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21 February 2022

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The Julia Wood 2022 essay competition is now open!

Julia Wood Prize 2016

Established in 1971, in memory of a St Hugh’s College historian, the Julia Wood Prize is an annual History essay competition open to Sixth Form pupils who have not been in the Sixth Form of any school or college for a period of more than two years. The Prize, worth up to £500, is offered by the Principal and Fellows of St Hugh’s College for the best historical essay submitted by the closing date.

The choice of historical subject is left to candidates. Essays should be between two thousand and four thousand words and submitted by the candidate as a Microsoft Word document through the form on the College website.

Essays should be submitted by 5pm on Friday 29th July 2022. The winner will be announced on the College website by the end of September 2022. The winning essay will be published on the College’s website.

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