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Awards and Prizes

A number of prizes are available to students in the Department of Religions and Theology, fuller details of which may be found in the University Calendar (College Calendar)

Junior Freshman Year

The Carson Biblical Prize
Awarded to those in the Junior Freshman Year who perform best in Biblical Studies.

Senior Freshman Year

The 1983 Prize in Biblical Greek
Awarded to the student who achieves the highest mark in Senior Freshman Year.

The Church Formularies Prize and Ryan Prize
Awarded annually to the Senior Freshman student who performs best in systematic theology.

The Elrington Prize
Awarded for the best essay (on a set topic) written by a Senior Freshman student.

The Bishop Forster's Divinity Premium
Awarded to those students who come first or second in Biblical Studies and to those who come first or second in Theological Studies in the Senior Freshman year.

Junior Sophister Year

The John Boland Prize
Awarded for the best essay written on a theological subject (on a set topic) by a Junior Sophister student. 

Lambert Prize
Awarded for the highest marks in the course "Greek Texts" in the Junior Sophister year.

Newport White Prize
Awarded to the student who achieves the second highest marks in the course "Greek Texts" in the Junior Sophister year.

There are two more prizes for which students are eligible depending on their exam results, which are now located in the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies

The Haddick Memorial Prize
Awarded for Hebrew in the Junior Sophister year.

and

The Hincks Memorial Prize
Awarded to a Junior Sophister student and to a postgraduate student for the writing of a dissertation within a designated subject area.

Senior Sophister Year

The Robert King Memorial Prize in Ecclesiastical History
For the best dissertation on a theological subject in the Senior Sophister year.

Toplady Memorial Prize
For the best Senior Sophister dissertation in the Biblical Studies area.

NB: Awards are made only when the work submitted is deemed to be of a sufficient standard.

 


Last updated 4 March 2013 cathriona.russell@tcd.ie (Email).