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Ada Wells Memorial Prize
Purpose and objectives
Open to all undergraduates and all graduates of not more than three year's standing from their first degree.
Applicants must complete an essay which involves the exposition of some subject chosen from literature having reference to social ideas. The subject of the essay shall be prescribed from year to year. Details of the topic for a particular year may be obtained from the Registrar.
The prize is awarded for an essay the subject of which involves the exposition of some subject chosen from literature having reference to social ideals. The subject of the essay shall be prescribed from year to year.
Details of the topic for a particular year will be available when the application form is online.
The Ada Wells Memorial Prize, awarded annually, is open to all undergraduates and all graduates of not more than three years' standing.
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How to apply
Information required with application
Application forms are available approximately 8 weeks before applications close.
Candidates are recommended to keep their essays within the limit of 3,000 words.
Three examiners, appointed by the Academic Board.
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Conditions of acceptance
All Applicants Must sign the Declaration attached with the application form.
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The value of the prize shall be determined by the Council, and one-fifth of it shall be spent on books, to each of which, where appropriate, a suitable plate shall be affixed; the list of books chosen to be submitted to the Professor of the subject concerned for approval.
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