Nicholas Tarling Prize in History

A Prize to reward and recognise the BA History major who has achieved the highest mark in a Stage II or Stage III course in Asian History.

About the scholarship

Application status: No application required
Applicable study: Stage II or Stage III courses in Asian History
Opening date:
Closing date: By nomination
For: Prize
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $2,500

This Prize was established in 1997 by the Department of History as a tribute to Emeritus Professor Nicholas Tarling for his contribution to the study of Asian History and to mark his work on the staff of the University of Auckland, 1965-1997 as Professor of History, Dean of Arts, and Deputy and Acting Vice-Chancellor. Following a further 20 years of service to the alumni and University community, Professor Tarling passed away in 2017. His students, colleagues, friends and family continue to raise funds to support the Prize to preserve, honour and celebrate his life and achievements.


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