Awards available for those undertaking a degree in American Studies in the School of Art, Media and American Studies Awards available for those undertaking a degree in American Studies in the School of Art, Media and American Studies

Prize for Outstanding Performance in First Year

This annual prize of £100 is awarded for outstanding performance in the first year of a degree.

Rules

The following prize may be awarded annually in the School of American Studies:

  1. A sum of £100 to be awarded by the Board of Examiners for outstanding performance in the first year of the degree programme.
  2. All students registered for undergraduate degree programmes shall be eligible.
  3. If two or more candidates are judged to be of equal and sufficient merit, the prize may be divided.


2008/09 winner - Isabel Lockhart Smith

2009/10 winner - Thomas Macarte

2010/11 winner - Rachel Mercer

2011/12 winner - Emily Brock

2012/13 winner - Maddy Smith

2013/14 winner -

2014/15 winner - Tom Gordon, Philip Jones and Benjamin Whitehead

2015/16 winner - Charles Pritchard and Rebecca Thompson

2016/17 winner - Jonathan Evans and Emma Goodyear

2017/18 winner - Thai Braddick

2018/19 winner - Madeleine Bracey

£100


Prize for Outstanding Performance in Second Year

This annual prize of £100 is awarded for outstanding performance in the second year of a degree.

Rules

The following prize may be awarded annually in the School of American Studies:

  1. A sum of £100 to be awarded by the Board of Examiners for outstanding performance in the second year of the degree programme.
  2. All students registered for undergraduate degree programmes shall be eligible.
  3. If two or more candidates are judged to be of equal and sufficient merit, the prize may be divided.


2009/10 winner - Isabel Lockhart Smith

2010/11 winners - Hamish Jackson and Mathew Andrews

2011/12 winner - Sophie Rowlands

2012/13 winner - Anthony Hope

2013/14 winner

2014/15 winner - Nathaniel Sikand-Youngs

2015/16 winner - Alyssa Girvan and Tom Gordon

2016/17 winner - Eve Bietry and Sophie Wiggins

2017/18 winner

2018/19 winner - Caitlin Boon

2017/18 winner - Emma Goodyear

£100


Prize for Outstanding Performance in Final Year

This annual prize of £100 is awarded for outstanding performance in the final year of a degree.

Rules

The following prize may be awarded annually in the School of American Studies:

  1. A sum of £100 to be awarded by the Board of Examiners for outstanding performance in the final year of the degree programme.
  2. All students registered for undergraduate degree programmes shall be eligible.
  3. If two or more candidates are judged to be of equal and sufficient merit, the prize may be divided.


2009/10 winner - Alexander Jenkins

2010/11 winner - Joe Rogers

2011/12 winner - Isabel Lockhart Smith

2012/13 winner - Otis Ingrams

2013/14 winner - Leo Hunt

2014/15 winner - Thomas Monson

2015/16 winner - Molly Eagles

2016/17 winner -

2017/18 winner - James Pickthall

2018/19 winner - Alexander Caesari

£100


Prize for Best Year Abroad Dissertation

This annual prize of £100 is awarded for outstanding performance in the final year of a degree.

Rules

The following prize may be awarded annually in the School of American Studies:

  1. A sum of £100 to be awarded by the Board of Examiners to an undergraduate student for the best year abroad dissertation.
  2. If two or more candidates are judged to be of equal and sufficient merit, the prize may be divided.


2009/10 winner - Rachel Silvia

2010/11 winner - Fuchsia Voremberg

2011/12 winners - Isabel Lockhart Smith, Matthew Spriggs and Laura Westerman

2012/13 winner - Otis Ingrams

2013/14 winner - Leo Hunt

2014/15 winner -

2015/16 winner -

2016/17 winner -

2017/18 winner - Tara Gulwell

2018/19 winner - Sophie John

£100


Prize For Best MA Dissertation

This annual prize of £100 is awarded for the best MA dissertation.

Rules

The following prize may be awarded annually in the School of American Studies:

  1. A sum of £100 to be awarded by the Board of Examiners for the best MA dissertation.
  2. If two or more candidates are judged to be of equal and sufficient merit, the prize may be divided.

2009/10 winner - Bridget Dalton

2010/11 winner - Edward Clough

2011/12 winner - Rachel Silvia

2012/13 winner - Alexis Acciani

2013/14 winner - Jack Massie

2016/17 winner - James Ball and Joni Wright

2017/18 winner - Adam Herron and Samantha Macintosh

£100


The Arthur Miller Institute Scholarships and Prizes

The Arthur Miller Institute for American Studies is an initiative designed to further interest in the study of the United States, to promote major new research projects and to facilitate the movement of people between Britain and America.  The Institute provides the Arthur Miller Scholarship to help students with their year abroad, valued at £1,000 each. The Institute also offers two prizes of £500, to be awarded annually by the American Studies Sector at the University of East Anglia.  Further details on this can be found on the Arthur Miller Institute webpages.

Best Journal Length Article

2018/19 winner - Professor Bridget Bennett

First Book Award

2017/18 winner - Nicholas Grant and Sam Reese

2018/19 winner - Tim Jelfs

Year Abroad Scholarships

2018/19 Awards - James Aspland, Matthew Cotton, Olivia Dixon, David Lewis, Emily Jane O'Callaghan, Daisy Walker, Holly Walker, Brooke West and Georgia Williams

 

£1,000 Scholarships £500 Book and Journal Prizes