Leslie Holdsworth Allen Memorial Endowment

Dr Holdsworth Allen (1879 – 1964) was the son of the Reverend and Mrs William Allen born in Maryborough Victoria. He was educated at Newington College Sydney, MA Sydney University, PhD Leipzig Germany. He was a Lecturer in English at Sydney Teachers College, Royal Military College Duntroon and first Head of the Department of English Classics at Canberra University College.

Leslie Holdsworth Allen Memorial Prize is awarded to a student who is enrolled in a program leading to the award of a degree of Bachelor with English IV Honours having the highest mark.

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