The Mary Renault Prize St. Hugh's College (University of Oxford)
Age limit: 16-18
You do not need to be studying Latin or Greek at A-level standard to apply.
The Principal and Fellows of St Hugh's College offer two or more Prizes, worth up to £300 each, for essays on classical reception or influence submitted by pupils. At least one prize will be awarded a pupil who is not studying either Latin or Greek to A-level standard. The winning essay will be published on the College's website.
Essays can be from any discipline and should be on a topic relating to the reception of classical antiquity - including Greek and Roman literature, history, political thought, philosophy, and material remains - in any period to the present; essays on reception within classical antiquity (for instance, receptions of literary or artistic works or of mythical or historical figures) are permitted. Your submission must be accompanied by a completed information cover sheet. Essays should be between two-thousand and four-thousand words and submitted by the candidate as a Microsoft Word document via an online form.