Book & Essay Prizes


The Society is delighted to announce the launch of two new prizes in 2021, as follows:

The Peter Mackenzie Smith Book Prize: a prize of £5,000 for the book that best improves understanding of the history, economy, culture, arts, music, literature, religions, beliefs and practices of Egypt.

For further information on the Book Prize please see here.

The Elizabeth Symons and Philip Bassett Essay Prize: three prizes, of £600, £250 and £150 respectively, for the finest essays written by undergraduate or postgraduate students on the theme ‘The constituents of the future’.

For further information on the Essay Prize please see here.