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GEORGE MOREY RICHARDSON LATIN TRANSLATION PRIZE

Scholarship Description

The Richardson Latin Translation Prize is open to all UC Berkeley students. A first prize and second prize is awarded to an undergraduate student for the best translation of classical English into Ciceronian Latin. Visit Richardson Prize Passage for the selection to be translated. The passage is also available at the Classics Department Office, 7233 Dwinelle Hall. For complete information, read the General Rules. Prize Amounts. First prize is $1500; second prize is $500. When only a first place award is granted, the winner receives $2000. Prize awards are coordinated with the winner’s financial aid package for those winners receiving financial aid. Submissions must be hand-delivered by the author to the Undergraduate Scholarships, Prizes and Honors Office, 229 Sproul Hall. The author’s name must not appear on the entry. History of the Prize. The Richardson Latin Translation Prize was established through the will of George Morey Richardson of Berkeley, California, dated May 16, 1896: I give and devise to The Regents of the University of California, two lots or parcels of land, situated in Highland Trust, Oakland Township, Alameda County, State of California, to expend the income therefrom or from the proceeds thereof, when sold, for an annual prize know as the ‘Richardson Latin Translation Prize,’ to be awarded to undergraduates (later to include graduate students) of the University of California for the best translation of classical English into Ciceronian Latin. 

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 2

Min Award: 500

Max Award: 1500

Deadline: 2018-12-31

Website: http://students.berkeley.edu/finaid/undergraduates/types_prizes.htm

Sponsoring Organization University of California - Berkeley
Undergraduate Scholarships, Prizes and Honors 210 Sproul Hall University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-1960

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Phone: Phone: (510) 642-6363

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Web: http://students.berkeley.edu/finaid/undergraduates/types_prizes.htm

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