Richard Hillary Prize
An annual creative writing competition has been established in memory of the late Richard Hillary, former member of Trinity College and author of The Last Enemy, which was a bestseller after the Second World War. The Richard Hillary Prize, worth £500 and open to all undergraduates and graduates of Trinity College, will be awarded for pieces (verse or prose) not exceeding 3,000 words. Dramatic compositions will be acceptable. The competition will be judged by Professor Elleke Boehmer, Professor of World Literature in English, Wolfson College, Dr Kantik Ghosh and Dr Stefano-Maria Evangelista, Fellows in English at Trinity College.
Entries for the 2012 competition should be submitted to
Ulli Parkinson, Personal Assistant to the President
by Monday 16 April 2012.
Douglas Sladen Essay Prize
The Douglas Sladen Essay Prize is awarded in Trinity Term for the best-written essay by an undergraduate on any subject (including one within the range of the competitor's honour school). The essay must be an original piece of work, i.e. not one previously submitted for the student's course or exams, and should not exceed 3,000 words.
The first prize is £65, and a second prize of £40 may be awarded. Previous winners are not eligible.
Entries for the 2012 competition should be sent to
Ulli Parkinson, Personal Assistant to the President,
or by e-mail to email@example.com
by 21 May 2012.