Prize details

Rankine Brown Prize in Classics

Value:

$100

Closing date:

No application required

Eligibility

This prize arises from a fund subscribed in 1946 by the ex-students and friends of the Victoria University of Wellington to commemorate the work of Professor Sir J Rankine Brown in the Chair of Classics 1899-1945. It is awarded for the best work in LATI 104 or GREE 113 (LATI 214 in the case of a student entering 200 level Latin directly).

Information

This prize arises from a fund subscribed in 1946 by the ex-students and friends of the Victoria University of Wellington to commemorate the work of Professor Sir J Rankine Brown in the Chair of Classics 1899-1945.

1. The prize shall be open to any student completing a first year of Greek or Latin,i.e. by completing GREE 113 or LATI 104 (LATI 214 in the case of a student entering 200-level Latin directly).

2. The prize shall be offered annually and shall be awarded to the student who, on the report of the Chairperson of the Department of Classics, shall be judged by the Academic Board to be the best student of the year of the award, and to be worthy of the award.

3. The value of the prize shall be determined by the Academic Board after consideration of the income from the fund. The balance of income not expended shall be added to the fund.