BIAJS 2023 Student Essay Prize Deadline: 19th June

We are pleased to announce the launch of the 2023 BIAJS student essay prize. Two prizes of £400, ordinarily for one outstanding undergraduate and one postgraduate essay by students at institutions in the UK and Ireland, are awarded annually.

Undergraduate submissions should be a final year dissertation from the current academic year on a subject relating to Jewish Studies.

Postgraduate offerings should be an essay (excluding dissertations) submitted to their institution in the current academic year on a subject relating to Jewish Studies. Submissions by postgraduate research students are not considered.

Only one submission per candidate is allowed, although departments may submit as many prize-worthy candidates as they wish. Please provide an electronic copy of the essay, clearly identified as an undergraduate or postgraduate entry, and the email address of the student. Submission can be made either by the supervisor of the essay or the department of which the student is a member and should be sent to David Tollerton ( The deadline for submission is Monday 19th June 2023.

The prize winners will be announced in July at the BIAJS 2023 conference.

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