Curzon Memorial Prize 2021

Curzon Memorial Prize 2021

14 January 2021

The Curzon Memorial Prize will be awarded in Hilary Term 2021 for an essay on some aspect of Indian life or history.

The prize has a value of approximately £1250 and is open to all members of the University who had not exceeded fifteen terms from matriculation by the closing date for entries (13 March 2021). The prize cannot be awarded a second time to the same person. A second prize may be awarded for an essay of sufficient merit.

Entries should comprise no more than 12,500 words and need not reach that length. A bibliography should be attached. Entries must be sent to before 13 March 2021.

Essays should be unmarked. However, authors are required to send with their entry a separate sheet detailing their name, college, contact details, title of their work, and date of matriculation.

Essays submitted for the prize may be submitted also as theses for the Honour Schools of Modern History or of Modern History and Modern Languages or of Modern History and Economics or of Oriental Studies in accordance with the faculty board's regulations.

If you have any questions about the prize, please contact Professor Christopher Minkowski, Chair of the Board of Management for the Frere Exhibition, on