Postgraduate study and research awards and prizes

Humanities

Deen Support Fund (PhD)

Award type: Cheque
Amount: £100

The fund provides hardship assistance to overseas PhD students from developing countries. It also provides financial support to PhD students attending conferences where they are presenting a paper. The award(s) will be made annually from the interest provided by the capital fund.

Applications should be made to the Head of School. An annual report on the awards made will be submitted to Professor S M Deen (or his named successor).

MRes Humanities Student of the Year Prize

Awarded annually to the MRes Humanities student with the highest average mark.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR, and will be announced at graduation.

Regina Oppman Prize

Award type: Cheque
Amount: not less than £20

This prize was established in 1974 by Dr John Coutouvidis in recognition of the generous help provided to him in his doctoral studies by Mrs. Regina Oppman, Chief Archivist of the Polish Institute from 1949 to 1980. In 1984, this prize was endowed on a permanent basis by the Polish Institute. It is normally awarded annually to the postgraduate student, registered in the History Department, who has, in the opinion of the Head of School, made the most significant advance in scholarly work during the year.

This prize will be listed on the student transcript.

The Margaret Spufford Prize

Award type: Cheque
Amount: £100

The prize is to be established in memory of Margaret Spufford’s career as a distinguished historian, and her important connections with Keele University. It will be awarded annually by the School of Humanities to a PGT student registered for a PGT award in History [currently the Humanities MRes (History) or the M.A. in History] and would be awarded to the student who submitted the best dissertation.

This prize will be listed on the student transcript, and will be announced at graduation.