H R Rodwell Prize in Economics

A Prize to reward and recognise the student enrolled in an MCom in Economics who achieved the highest GPA in their most recent year of full-time study.

About the scholarship

Application status: No application required
Applicable study: BCom(Hons) entering into MCom (Economics) programme
Opening date: By nomination
Closing date: By nomination
Tenure: Prize
For: Prize
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $2,000

This Prize was established in memory of H R Rodwell, a lecturer in the Department of Economics at The University of Auckland from 1928, who retired after many years as associate professor, in 1959. He had a special interest in economic history, as well as in student welfare, and contributed widely to public debate through his writing and talks, which commented on the economic issues of the day.

The main purpose of the Prize is to encourage students enrolled in the Honours programme to continue their postgraduate study in economics.


How to apply

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