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Hulsean Prize: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2008, pp. 716 and 799

The Adjudicators give notice that candidates for the Hulsean Prize for 2009 must send the proposed subjects of their essays to the Registrary (addressed to the Awards Clerk), The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TN so as to reach him not later than 15 March 2009. The essay must be on some subject connected with the history of the Christian Religion. The Registrary will submit the essay subjects to the Adjudicators and communicate their approval or rejection to the candidate.

Any member of the University to whom the Prize has not previously been awarded may be a candidate, provided that on 19 December 2009, (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 Registrary (addressed to the Awards Clerk), The Old Schools, Cambridge CB2 1TN so as to reach him not later than 19 December 2009, 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, 2008, p. 716).

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.


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Cambridge University Reporter 07 November 2008
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