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Gregg Bury Prize

Statutes and Ordinances, 2015, p. 759

The Gregg Bury Prize will be awarded for a distinguished dissertation on the subject of the Philosophy of Religion.

Any member of the University may be a candidate for the Gregg Bury Prize provided that on the latest day for the submission of dissertations not more than eighteen complete terms have passed after the candidate’s first term of residence, and provided that he or she has not previously been awarded the Burney Prize or the Gregg Bury Prize.

A candidate must send the proposed subject of his or her dissertation for approval by the Adjudicators to the Faculty’s Administrative Officer so as to arrive not later than 13 February 2017. The dissertation itself must be sent to him by 1 June 2017. Dissertations shall be of not less than 10,000 words and not more than 20,000 words in length. They should be typewritten, double spaced, on one side of the page only.

The attention of candidates is drawn to the statement required from them under Regulations 10 and 11 for Prizes and Medals (Statutes and Ordinances, 2015, p. 732). A candidate who does not comply with the regulations is liable to be disqualified.

The prize-money will not be paid to the successful candidate until a typewritten or printed copy of the essay has been deposited in the University Library. The value of the Gregg Bury Prize is £300.

Carus Greek Testament Prizes

Statutes and Ordinances, 2016, p. 762

The Faculty Board of Divinity announce that the examination for the Carus Greek Testament Prizes to be held in the Michaelmas Term 2016 will consist of two papers which will contain passages for translation together with questions on the criticism and interpretation of the New Testament in Greek. The value of the Prize is £500.

Any member of the University is eligible provided that at the time of the examination not fewer than five terms have passed after his or her first term of residence or, if a graduate, he or she is of not more than ten years’ standing from admission to a first degree, whether of this or another university. Previous winners of the Prize are not eligible. The examination shall include translation and questions on the criticism and interpretation of the New Testament in Greek with special reference to the prescribed texts which are: Mark, Luke, Romans, the Pastoral Epistles, Revelation.

The names of the candidates must be sent by their DoS or Supervisor to the Administrative Officer of the Faculty, so as to reach him not later than 20 October 2016.

Evans Prizes

Statutes and Ordinances, 2015, pp.791

The subjects for the Evans Prizes will be published in the Reporter in due course.
The papers will contain passages for translation and interpretation, together with questions on the history of early Christian literature and doctrine in connection with the writings selected and the period to which they belong. Candidates will not be expected to concern themselves with textual questions.

Any member of the University is eligible provided that at the time of the examination not fewer than five complete terms have passed after his or her first term of residence or, if a graduate, he or she is of not more than ten years’ standing from admission to a first degree, whether of this or another university. A person to whom a Prize has been awarded may not again be eligible.

The names of candidates must be sent by their DoS to Administrative Officer of the Faculty so as to reach him not later than 20 October 2016. The value of the Prize is £600.

Hulsean Prize

Statutes and Ordinances, 2015, p. 823

The Adjudicators give notice that candidates for the Hulsean Prize for 2017 must send the proposed subjects of their essays to the Administrative Officer of the Faculty so as to reach him not later than 15 March 2017. The essay must be on some subject connected with the history of the Christian Religion.

Any member of the University to whom the Prize has not previously been awarded may be a candidate, provided that on 19 December 2017, (a) eight complete terms at least, or if he or she is an Affiliated Student, five complete terms at least, have passed after his or her first term of residence; (b) he or she has not attained the age of twenty-seven years.

Candidates must submit their essays to the Administrative Officer of the Faculty, so as to reach him not later than 19 December 2017, each clearly written, or typewritten, or printed; they are recommended not to submit essays exceeding 40,000 words. The attention of candidates is drawn to the statements required from them under the general regulations for Prizes and Medals (Statutes and Ordinances, 2010, p. 738).

The prize-winner will receive one-tenth part (about £3,800) of the net income for the year arising from Mr Hulse’s benefaction. The prize-money will not be paid until a printed or typewritten copy of the essay has been deposited in the University Library.

Jeremie Prizes

Statutes and Ordinances, 2015, p. 828

The subjects for the Jeremie Prizes will be published in the Reporter in due course.

Any member of the University is eligible provided that at the time of the examination not fewer than five complete terms have passed after his or her first term of residence or, if a graduate, he or she is of not more than ten years’ standing from admission to a first degree whether of this or another university. A student to whom a Septuagint Prize has been awarded shall not again be eligible for a Septuagint Prize, nor shall a student to whom a Hellenistic Prize has been awarded again be eligible as a candidate for a Hellenistic Prize.

The value of each prize is £600. The names of candidates must be sent to the Administrative Officer of the Faculty, so as to reach him not later than 20 October 2016.

Norrisian Prize

Statutes and Ordinances, 2015, pp. 875

The Norrisian Prize is offered annually for an essay on a subject relating to Christian Doctrine or Systematic Theology. The Prize is open to all graduates of the University and to all persons whose names are entered on the Register of Graduate Students, provided that on the last day appointed for sending in essays, they are of not more than thirteen years’ standing from admission to their first degree, whether of this or another University, and provided also that no previous winner of the Prize shall be eligible to compete.

Each candidate shall submit the proposed subject of his or her essay to the Administrative Officer of the Faculty, not later than 13 February 2017. The Faculty of Divinity shall communicate the subject to the Adjudicators and shall inform the candidate by the last day of Full Lent Term of its approval or rejection by them. Candidates shall send their essays of not less than 10,000 or more than 20,000 words to the Administrative Officer so as to arrive not later than 19 December 2017.

The value of the Prize is £1,000. The prize-winner shall deposit a printed or typewritten copy of his or her essay in the University Library.

Seatonian Prize

Statutes and Ordinances, 2015, p. 914

The Examiners of the Seatonian Prize give notice that the subject for 2016-17 will be published in the Reporter in due course.

The Prize is open for competition among all members of the Senate, and all persons who are possessors of the status of Masters of Arts, or qualified for membership of the Senate at the next promulgation of the Register of the Senate.
Each candidate must send three copies of the exercise, together with a statement that it is his or her own original work, to the Administrative Officer of the Faculty, so as to reach him not later than 30 September annually. The exercises must be printed or typewritten. Each copy must bear a motto but not the candidate’s name and must be accompanied by a sealed envelope bearing the same motto outside and containing the name of the candidate, his or her College, and home address if not still at College.

The prize-money, about £2,000, will not be paid until the successful candidate has deposited a printed or typewritten copy of the poem in the University Library.

George Williams Prize

Statutes and Ordinances, 2015, pp. 967

The Faculty Board of Divinity give notice that candidates for the George Williams Prize, 2017, for an essay on some subject connected with liturgical study, must send the proposed subjects of their essays to the Administrative Officer of the Faculty, so as to reach him not later than 1 February 2017. The Faculty of Divinity will submit them to the Adjudicators and communicate their approval or rejection to the candidate by the last day of Full Lent Term.

Any member of the University to whom the Prize had not previously been awarded may be a candidate, provided that on 19 December 2017 not less than five complete terms will have passed after his or her first term of residence or, if a graduate, he or she is of not more than ten years’ standing from admission to a first degree, whether of this or another university.

Candidates must submit their essays to the Administrative Officer so as to reach him not later than 19 December 2017, each clearly written, or typewritten, or printed; they are recommended not to submit essays exceeding 20,000 words. The attention of candidates is drawn to the statements required from them under General Regulations 10, 11, and 12 for Prizes and Medals (Statutes and Ordinances, 2010, p. 738).

The value of the Prize is £400. The prize-money will not be paid until a printed or typewritten copy of the essay has been deposited in the University Library.

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