Bundey Prize For English Verse Application Form

A prize of $200 is offered for the best poem or group of poems. The competition is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students of the University of Adelaide.

The following rules apply:

  • Only applicants born in Australia can be considered for the prize. Please note, this is a requirement held by the donor of the prize and The University is required to comply with the terms set out under that Charitable Trust.
  • Only applicants born in Australia will be considered
  • Each poem (preferably typed) must be accompanied with the name of the author in full
  • Copies of all poems presented shall be retained, and a copy of the successful poem shall be deposited in the Barr Smith Library
  • The prize winner will need to provide a copy of their birth certificate on receipt of the prize.

Please read the official Prize Rules in full prior to completing this application form.

The Prize will be awarded to the applicant who submits the best poem as judged by the Selection Committee.

Applications close at 5pm, 30 September 2023.