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Winchester Reading Prizes: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 1997, pp. 679 and 853

The Winchester Reading Prizes are open for competition to any junior member of the University, undergraduate or graduate, provided that they are in residence.

The examination for the Winchester Reading Prizes will be held in the Senate-House on Thursday, 7 May 1998, at 2 p.m. The names of the candidates shall be sent to the Registrary by their Tutors not less than fourteen days before the day of the examination, i.e. by 23 April 1998.

The examination shall be confined to reading in public, passages

(a) of classical English Prose and Poetry;
(b) of the Old and New Testament and the English Liturgy;
(c) of a work or portion of a work of some standard English Divine, to be announced by the Examiners at the conclusion of the preceding year's examination.

The Examiners may institute a preliminary trial in all or any of the foregoing subjects, and to admit only such candidates to the examination as shall have satisfied them in that trial.

The winner of a Prize shall not be eligible to compete a second time.

The selected subject for 1998 is John Dunne, 'A Sermon of Valediction at my going into Germany at Lincolns-Inne April 18, 1619'.

The Examiners may award a First Prize and a Second Prize or two prizes of equal value. The value of the First Prize will be £150 and the value of the Second Prize will be £75.

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Reporter Special No 7: Awards, Funds, Studentships, and Prizes - 12th November 1997
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