Departmental Prizes

English and Drama

Drama Prize

A prize to the value of £100 is awarded to the student who has produced the most outstanding work in their final year, on single honours Drama or Drama with English as a minor subject programmes.

Drama Special Prize

A prize to the value of £100, to be awarded to a student who has made an outstanding achievement or contribution to undergraduate Drama in the Department of English and Drama. The prizewinner will be selected at a meeting of Departmental staff.

English Prize

A prize to the value of £100 is awarded by the department of English and Drama to the student producing the most outstanding work in their final year on single and joint honours programmes in English and Drama.

English Special Prize

A prize to the value of £100, to be awarded to a student who has made an outstanding achievement or contribution to undergraduate English in the Department of English and Drama. The prizewinner will be selected at a meeting of Departmental staff.

Ernest Frost Prize

A prize of £75 is awarded annually to the final year student who submits the best original work of poetry, prose or drama.

Ernest Frost was educated internationally, in Italy and England, in a variety of schools, and after the Second World War attended a training college for teachers. Before coming to Loughborough, he taught successfully at several schools in London and the Home Counties. He also took a great deal of pleasure in teaching literature to adults. He was Lecturer and then Principal Lecturer in the Loughborough College of Education from 1963, and with the remainder of his Department in due course joined the University. He published poetry and six novels, three of which have been Book Society choices. In 1980, he was awarded the degree of Master of Arts, honoris causa by Loughborough University.

Publishing Prize

A prize to the value of £150 is awarded by the Department of English and Drama to the student producing the most outstanding work in their final year on the Publishing and English Programme.

Travelling Exhibition (Drama)

A prize of £100 to be awarded to the student with the most outstanding performance in Part B Drama programmes, including Single Hons Drama, Drama with a Minor in English, Drama with a Minor in Business Studies, English and Drama Joint Hons, in the view of the programme board. The prize is to be used to defray costs incurred when travelling to pursue an academic interest.

Travelling Exhibition (English)

A prize to £100 to be awarded to the student with the most outstanding performance in Part B English programmes, including Single Hons English, Drama with a Minor in English, English with a Minor in Business Studies, English and Drama Joint Hons, English and Sports Science Joint Hons, History and English Joint Hons in the view of the programme board. The prize is to be used to defray costs incurred when travelling to pursue an academic interest.

Stanley Evernden Memorial Prize

A prize of £750 to help fund an outstanding production by students of the School that has been successfully submitted to either the National Student Drama Festival or the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Stanley Evernden is recognised as the founder of undergraduate drama at Loughborough and the Fund, set up in his memory, will provide financial support to students taking their productions to festivals and events around the UK.  Showcasing their talent in this way will help them develop their performance skills and above all, ensure that Stanley will continue to inspire future generations of drama practitioners and professionals.