Prize details

Lord Cooke of Thorndon Prize

Value:

$1,000 subject to available funds

Closing date:

No application required

Eligibility

This prize was established in 2000 via the Victoria University Foundation by Lord Cooke of Thorndon, former President of the New Zealand Court of Appeal Court of Appeal and subsequently a Law Lord of the House of Lords until his death in August 2006. It is awarded to a student who has achieved an outstanding result in his or her law courses, is commencing the Honours programme and is considered to be the best student entering that programme.

Information

This prize was established in 2000 via the Victoria University Foundation by Lord Cooke of Thorndon, former President of the New Zealand Court of Appeal Court of Appeal, and subsequently a Law Lord of the House of Lords until his death in August 2006.

1. The prize is of the annual value of $1,000 subject to available funds.

2. The prize is awarded annually to a student who has achieved an outstanding result in his or her law courses, is commencing the Honours programme and is considered by the Dean of Law to be the best student entering that programme and worthy of the prize.

3. Recipients will be asked to write a letter of thanks.