Centre for Gospels and Acts Research

CGAR Research Essay Prize

Submissions invited for 2019 SCD Centre for Gospels and Acts Research Essay Prize


The SCD Centre for Gospels and Acts Research is pleased to invite submissions for consideration for the third award of the SCD Centre for Gospels and Acts Research Essay Prize. This will be awarded for the essay deemed to be the most excellent amongst those tendered for consideration.

Essays for consideration must be on a Gospels or Acts topic, and must have

  • been submitted in 2019 as an assessment item towards any SCD Course;
  • and received a DISTINCTION or HIGH DISTINCTION.

The cash Prize will be presented at the 2020 SCD Graduation Ceremony on Saturday 16 May 2020. The recipient of the Prize will also be invited to present a version of the essay in a forum of the SCD Centre for Gospels and Acts Research.

What applicants must submit

Applicants for the prize should submit

  • The Essay for consideration, in clean copy.
  • A signed statement from the Academic Dean of the SCD Teaching Body which received and marked the essay confirming:
    • The SCD award in which the student is enrolled
    • The calendar year in which the essay was submitted
    • Confirmation of the Grade awarded for the essay

When and how to submit

Applicants must make the submission to Assoc. Prof. Peter Bolt by Tuesday, 31 December 2019.

More information

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The CGAR Research Essay Prize was introduced in 2017 and is presented annually. The past recipients are Mr Jason Israel (2017) and Mrs Pamela Reed (2018).

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