The AJ can exclusively reveal the students vying for the annual 3DReid Student Prize - the UK’s largest student award worth £1,500 to the winner
A five-strong shortlist is expected to be named early next week and will include the victor of an online poll.
The overall winner of the contest will be chosen by a panel of judges, including AJ editor Christine Murray, and will be announced on the evening of 21 July.
The competition, which is now into its sixth year, celebrates the best Part II students from schools across the country with each university nomanting their hopefuls.
For more information about all the nominees and the voting process click here.
Last year’s competition was won by Part II student Alan Keane of the University of Dundee (pictured below) Competition judge and 3DReid chairman, Charles Graham-Marr, described Keane’s theatre scheme as ‘extremely sophisticated, extremely powerful and unfettered by fashion or tradition.’