Cambridge University Reporter

Le Bas Prize: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2006, pp. 706 and 795

A Le Bas Prize will be offered in every year for an essay on a literary subject. The value of the Prize is £200.

Candidates must be members of the University who are graduates, of this or another university, and who will not have attained the age of thirty years on 30 June of the year of the award.

Candidates must send the proposed subject of their essay to the Registrary (addressed to the Awards Clerk), The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TN, so as to reach him not later than 14 February annually. The Registrary will submit the subject to the Examiners and will communicate their approval or rejection to the candidate. Essays must be submitted to the Registrary so as to reach him not later than 30 June each year and the award of the Prize will be announced no later than 31 October following.

Each essay must be clearly written, or typewritten, or printed, and be prefixed by a declaration of its length, which must not exceed 30,000 words and be not less than 15,000 words. An essay or dissertation for which any other University Prize has been awarded will be inadmissible. The successful candidate must deposit a printed or typewritten copy of the essay in the University Library.

N.B. Candidates' attention is drawn to the general regulations (Statutes and Ordinances, 2006, p. 706), and in particular to Regulations 10 and 11.