Prize details

Geoffrey Davies Memorial Prize

Value:

Subject to available funds

Closing date:

No application required

Eligibility

This prize is in memory of Geoffrey Allan Davies, the infant son of Bob Davies and Kathleen Davies, whose death has been associated with the toxic environment to which his father had been exposed during military service in South Viet Nam (1968-69). It is especially fitting that this prize be associated with the discipline of International Relations that was created in the first place to help solve the “scourge of war”.
Established via the Victoria University Foundation, it is awarded annually to the student in the Master of International Relations programme judged to be most worthy of the award who, in the year of the award, has completed the extended research essay in international relations (INTP 589).

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This prize is in memory of Geoffrey Allan Davies, the infant son of Bob Davies and Kathleen Davies, whose death has been associated with the toxic environment to which his father had been exposed during military service in South Viet Nam (1968-69). It is especially fitting that this Prize be associated with the discipline of International Relations that was created in the first place to help solve the “scourge of war”.

1. Established via the Victoria University Foundation, the prize shall be known as the Geoffrey Davies Memorial Prize.

2. The prize shall be awarded annually to the student in the Master of International Relations programme judged to be most worthy of the award who, in the year of the award, has completed the extended research essay in International Relations (INTP 589).

3. The prize shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Head of the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, in consultation with the academic staff and Head of Programme in the Political Science and International Relations Programme.

4. The names of the students awarded this Prize shall be inscribed on the Honours Board at the premises of the Political Science and International Relations Programme.

5. On receipt of the award, students will be asked to write a thank you letter which will be forwarded appropriately.