This prize is inaugurated in 2020 by the Jane Austen Society to promote scholarship on Jane Austen among postgraduate and early career researchers at universities in the United Kingdom. It is supported by donations to the Society’s Jane Austen 250 Fund.
The prize is designed to promote scholarship on Jane Austen by Graduate and Early Career Researchers in any discipline at universities across the United Kingdom.
First prize is £200, and also includes publication of the winning essay, and one year’s free membership to the Jane Austen Society.
Professor Joe Bray, University of Sheffield
Professor Emma Cleary, Uppsala University
David Richardson, Trustee of the Jane Austen Society
Deadline for submissions 31 December 2020.
Please circulate the poster and share the link with post-graduates and ELCs currently working on Jane Austen.
Full details and guidelines on the Jane Austen Society UK website here.