Awards and Scholarships for current undergraduates
Scholars and Exhibitioners
Undergraduate students who achieve a First or Distinction in their Preliminary (first-year) Examinations are elected to Scholarships. Scholars receive £200 per year, permission to wear the Undergraduate Scholars’ Gown, and invitations to the annual Scholars’ Dinner.
The following prizes are awarded for performance in Prelims and Moderations:
Garth Robinson Prizes for passing Prelims in Biochemistry (£50 worth of book tokens).
John Stubley Memorial Prize for the highest marks in the Part 1A Exams in Chemistry (£100).
The following prizes are awarded for essays, dissertations, and other coursework:
Steve Trout Dissertation Prize for the best dissertation by a student taking Finals in Medicine (£150).
Guy Clark Dissertation Prize for outstanding performance in coursework or fieldwork in Geography (£500) (ending 2016).
Adam Johnson Prize for outstanding performance in coursework or fieldwork in Geography (£500)
Finals Prizes of £100 are awarded for a First in the third-year exams in any subject (apart from Oriental Studies, Modern Languages, English and Modern Languages, History and Modern Languages, Philosophy and Modern Languages, and Law with Law Studies in Europe, where these are awarded for a First in the fourth-year exams).
Masters Prizes of £50 are awarded for a First in the fourth-year exams of the four year Undergraduate Masters courses: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science and Philosophy, Engineering, Maths, Maths and Philosophy, Physics, and Physics and Philosophy.
A wide range of prizes are awarded by subject for performance in Final Honour School examinations to students completing the final year of their studies:
Boase-Dangerfield Prize in History and Joint Schools, but excluding History and Modern Languages (£100).
Charnley Law Prize in Law - not awarded if no Firsts are achieved (£500) (ending 2017).
Hertford Subject Prizes for the best First in each subject, except History and Law (£100 each).