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Ker Memorial Prize

Founded in 1940 by Miss L. M. Eyre, a former student of the late Professor W. P. Ker

  1. A Prize, known as the Ker Memorial Prize, may be awarded in each session for distinction and promise in the study of English Language and Literature. The Prize takes the form of books to the value of £15.

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

  3. A candidate must be a student of the College who has attended courses for not more than three terms, and who intends to continue the study of English at University College.

  4. No application is necessary.

  5. The qualifications of candidates are considered by the Quain Professor of English Language and Literature and the Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature, who advise the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

  6. The award is announced in July.

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