Prize details

Wai-te-ata Press Shakespeare Prize

Value:

Subject to available funds

Closing date:

No application required

Eligibility

This prize arises from a fund established by the Wai-te-ata Press in 1986 and is awarded for the best critical and/or scholary writing on Shakespeare's works by student enrolled in ENGL 200-499 or enrolled in a research degree in English.

Information

This prize arises from a fund established by the Wai-te-ata Press in 1986.

1. The prize shall be open to any student enrolled in ENGL courses numbered 200-499, or who is enrolled for a research degree in English.

2. The prize shall be awarded annually by the Academic Board on the recommendation of the Head, School of English, Film and Theatre to the student whose critical and/or scholarly writing on Shakespeare's works is judged best in that year. No student may hold the award more than once.

3. The value of the prize in any year shall be determined by the Academic Board after consideration of the income from the fund.

4. Part of the prize money shall be spent on a book, or books.

5. In any year, any part of the income from the fund not expended shall be added to the fund.