Prizes

Every year prizes are awarded for the best first, second and third year honours thesis, as well as honours overall across each of the disciplines taught in the faculty. Prizes for best student in each undergraduate and master's by coursework course are also awarded, as well as a range of awards supported by generous donors.

Undergraduate/Honours

Archaeology and Ancient Cultures

Prize for best 1st year student in Archaeology and Ancient History

Prize for best 2nd year student in Archaeology

Prize for best overall student in Ancient History

Rosemary Cromby Prize for best Honours thesis in Egyptology ($100) Prize for the best essay in a Level Four coursework unit. Open to all Level 4 students enrolled in an Honours degree, on the nomination of their tutor. Essays are judged by two staff members.

Peter Bicknell Memorial Prize for best honours thesis in Archaeology and Ancient History


History prizes

History prizes have been named after previous academic staff who have made a significant contribution to the discipline:

Gwendda Milston Asian History Prize ($200) – The Gwendda Milston Prize in Asian History and Culture is awarded to the student in an Asian History unit with the highest aggregate mark.

John Laffin Memorial Prize for History ($500 monetary component and a three-year e-concessional FFFAIF membership) – The prize is annually awarded to an academically outstanding student studying the unit ATS2385 – Australians at War.

Prize for best 1st year student in History

Alan McBriar Prize for best 2nd year student in History

A.G.L. Shaw Prize for best overall student in History

J.D. Legge Prize for best honours student in History

The Ian Turner Memorial Prize ($200) – Prize for the best Honours thesis in history.


Human rights major and specialisation

Prize for best 1st year student in Human Rights

Prize for best 2nd year student in Human Rights

Prize for best overall student in Human Rights


International Studies

Prize for best 1st year student in International Studies

Prize for best 2nd year student in International Studies

Prize for best overall student in International Studies

Prize for best honours student in International Studies

Prize for best honours thesis in International Studies


Philosophy

John Bigelow and Robert Pargetter Prize for best 1st year student in Philosophy

Chin Liew Ten Prize for best 2nd year student in Philosophy

Peter Singer Prize for best overall student in Philosophy

Frank and Camo Jackson Prize for best honours student in Philosophy

Rae Langton prize for the best honours thesis in Philosophy


Religious Studies

Prize for best honours student in Religious Studies

Prize for best honours thesis in Religious Studies