About us > The Berwyn Prize
The Berwyn Prize is awarded to the most promising candidate for Basic Membership, translation into English, if the required standard is achieved. It honours Berwyn Prys Jones, an inspiring leader in Welsh language translation, who was Chair of Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru for over a quarter of a century.
The Berwyn Prize is a new prize awarded for the first time in 2017.
Winners of the Berwyn Prize
Sophie Smith, Swansea
Ioan Rhys Davies, Cardiff
*Employer at time of winning the prize