N.A.C. McMillan Memorial Award

A $1,000 Award to support a BA(Hons) or MA student majoring in History, who is undertaking at least one course relating to the history of Aotearoa New Zealand.

About the scholarship

Application status: No application required
Applicable study: Bachelor of Arts (Honours) or Master of Arts level study in New Zealand history
Opening date:
Closing date: By nomination
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $1,000

Neville McMillan (1922-1997) attended the then Auckland University College following services in the RNZAF in World War II, and graduated MA (Hons) in History in 1954. His thesis was on the early New Zealand artist and adventurer G.F von Tempski. He was for 21 year Head of the Department of History at Auckland Grammar School. A champion runner in his youth, he also had a lifetime interest in rugby, and wrote (with R.H. Chester) several well-known histories of the game, including the best-selling Men in Black. Shortly before his death he collaborated with former Auckland history professor Russell Stone on a 75-year history of their old school, Mt Albert Grammar.

This Prize was given in his memory by his son, also a graduate of the University of Auckland.


How to apply

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