Scholarships in History

Scholarships and prizes available to students in History at the University of Auckland.

Undergraduate

Asian History Prize

A prize of $500 for the student who has demonstrated the highest level of commitment to the study of Asian History. 

Auckland Medical History Society Essay Prize

A prize of $500 for the most outstanding essay on a subject related to medical history.

Haydon Prize

A prize of $125 awarded annually to the student who has achieved the highest GPA, at any level of study, in courses relating to the history of empire.

Jacob Marx Memorial Prize in History

A prize of $500 that recognises the students who achieve the highest marks in undergraduate History courses at the University of Auckland.

Judith Binney Te Tomairangi O Te Aroha Prize in Aotearoa New Zealand History

A prize of $700 awarded annually to an undergraduate student majoring in history who has achieved the highest GPA across two or more courses at any level in Aotearoa New Zealand history.

Judith Binney Te Tōmairangi o Te Aroha Prize in Māori History

A prize of $700 awarded annually to an undergraduate student majoring in history who has achieved the highest GPA across two or more courses at any level in Māori history.

Lissie Rathbone Scholarship

A scholarship of up to $3,000 for full-time enrolment in Stage II of a Bachelor of Arts or conjoint degree studying English and History.

Nicholas Tarling Prize in History

A prize of $300 awarded to the BA or conjoint student majoring in History who has achieved the highest mark in a Stage II or Stage III course in Asian history.

Sir Robert Jones Scholarships in History

A scholarship of up to $5,000 p.a. for BA or conjoint students majoring in History who have completed at least two Stage I History courses.

Theodore Roosevelt Honours Award in United States History

A prize of $300 for the honours student majoring in History who has displayed the best overall academic performance in, and commitment to, US history.

Thomas Jefferson Prize in United States History

A prize of $300 for the senior student majoring in History who has demonstrated the best overall academic performance in and highest level of commitment to US history.

Tony Cotton Memorial Prize

Two prizes of $250 each awarded annually to the undergraduate and postgraduate students who have achieved the highest GPA in courses or research in European history.

Postgraduate

Asian History Prize

A prize of $500 for the student who has demonstrated the highest level of commitment to the study of Asian History. 

Forrest Capie Masters Scholarship in New Zealand History

This scholarship provides up to $10,000 to support a masters student to undertake research on the economic, political or cultural history of New Zealand.

Haydon Prize

A prize of $125 awarded annually to the student who has achieved the highest GPA, at any level of study, in courses relating to the history of empire.

Keith Sinclair Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship of up to $10,000 for a full-time PhD candidate undertaking a topic in the history of New Zealand.

Medieval and Early Modern European Studies Prize

A prize of $500 for the student enrolled in a BA(Hons) or MA who has achieved the highest mark in a dissertation or thesis in research related to the medieval or early modern period of Europe.

Myra and Eric McCormick Scholarship in History

A scholarship of up to $10,000 p.a for a full-time PhD student undertaking a topic in the history of New Zealand.

N.A.C. McMillan Memorial Award

An annual award of $900 to a student enrolled in a BA(Hons) or MA in a course on New Zealand history.

National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy Masters Scholarship

A scholarship up of to $10,000 for a research masters student developing contemporary knowledge or investigating the social or naval history of the New Zealand Navy.

Rae Hammer Memorial Prize in New Zealand History

An annual prize of $500 for the student who achieves the highest grades in a BA(Hons) in History that involves significant work in New Zealand history.

Steve and Susan West Visiting Scholarship in United States History

This scholarship will support a postgraduate student for up to two months, while they research an aspect of United States history at the University of Texas at Austin.

Tony Cotton Memorial Prize

Two prizes of $200 each awarded annually to the undergraduate and postgraduate students who have achieved the highest GPA in courses or research in European history.