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IBM Computing and English Essay Prize

Founded in 1985 by IBM United Kingdom Limited, for an initial period of three years

  1. The IBM Computing and English Essay Prize may be awarded in each session.

  2. The Prize is awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

  3. The IBM Computing and English Essay Prize takes the form of books to the value of £100, and will be presented formally by IBM.

  4. A Candidate must be a student of the College in the Department of English Language and Literature who is either taking a BA or MA Degree.

  5. Candidates may write an essay on a subject of their own choosing within the broad field of Computing and English, subject to the approval in each case of the Quain Professor of English Language and Literature and the Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature for the time being. Essays should show some original ideas and be more than a survey of current work.

  6. Candidates must send their essays to the Registrar of the College on or before 28 February.

  7. The examiners for the Scholarship are the Quain Professor of English Language and Literature and the Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature, acting with one other person appointed by IBM.

  8. The award is announced in March.

  9. The successful candidate is required to supply a typewritten copy of his/her essay for preservation in the College Library.

  10. Awards are subject to the provisions of the General Regulations.

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