The Highland Society of London Award

This is an annual award worth £1,500 split into two prizes.

Prize 1: The first annual prize of seven hundred and fifty pounds (£750) will be for the best undergraduate dissertation of the year in the Humanities and Gaelic subject network on a Highlands and Islands theme.  Substantive content of the winning dissertation will be directly related to a social, cultural, environmental or historical aspect of the Highlands and Islands. The best dissertation will be one with the highest mark.

Prize 2: The second annual prize of seven hundred and fifty pounds (£750) will be awarded to the student with the highest mark overall on the creative writing module within the MLitt Highlands and Islands Literature programme.

There is no application process; eligible students will be nominated by programme leaders in consultation with the Subject Network Leader.

This prize is kindly donated by The Highland Society of London: a charity founded in 1778, whose activities promote and support the traditions and culture of the Highlands of Scotland.