Prize details

A E Donne Prize in English


$500 (subject to available funds)

Closing date:

No application required.


Awarded to the best mature student at 300-level completing a BA major in English language or literature.

For the purposes of this prize, a mature student is defined as a student who is aged 25 or above.


This prize arises from a bequest made by Lorna Donne in recognition of her father's commitment to English Literature.

This prize shall be awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head, School of English, Film and Theatre.

The value of the prize in any year is subject to the balance of income from the fund. The balance of income not expended shall be added to the fund.

Recipients are encouraged to spend part of the prize money on a book or books.

The recipient will be asked to write a letter of appreciation, which will be forwarded appropriately.