Prize details

Von Zedlitz Prize

Value:

$160 (book and cash)

Closing date:

No application required

Eligibility

This prize arises from a fund subscribed in 1950 by ex-students and friends of the Victoria University of Wellington to commemorate the work of Professor G W von Zedlitz, first Professor of Modern Languages. It is awarded to the best student in French.

Information

This prize arises from a fund subscribed in 1950 by ex-students and friends of the Victoria University of Wellington to commemorate the work of Professor G W von Zedlitz, first Professor of Modern Languages.

1. No student shall be awarded both the von Zedlitz and the Eichelbaum Prizes in the same year.

2. The prize shall be offered annually and shall be awarded to the student judged by the Head of the French Section to be the best student in French worthy of the prize in the year of the award; provided that if in any year there should not be a student of French worthy of the award, the prize may be awarded to a student of any modern foreign language taught at the University judged by the Head of the School of European Languages to be worthy of the award.

3. The value of the prize in any year shall be determined by the Academic Board after consideration of the income from the fund and the number of prize winners.

4. Part of the prize money shall be spent on a book, or books.

5. If in any year the whole of the income from the fund is not expended the balance may be used in a subsequent year or, if the Academic Board so decides, may be added to the capital fund.