Rae Hammer Memorial Prize in Latin Studies

A Prize for the student enrolled in Latin at Stage II, III or Honours level who has demonstrated the highest level of commitment to the study of Latin.

About the scholarship

Application status: No application required
Applicable study: Stage II, III or Honours level study in Latin
Opening date: By nomination
Closing date: By nomination
Tenure: Prize
For: Prize
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $600

The Rae Hammer Memorial Prize in Latin Studies was established in 2016. Margaret and Paul Hammer have endowed two prizes in memory of their mother, Rae Hammer, who majored in Latin and History during her BA degree. Rae had a long and successful career in secondary education, teaching Latin, History and English during her 31 years as the Papakura High School Deputy Principal. She remained closely associated with the University of Auckland due to her tireless voluntary work on committees and trusts.

The main purpose of the Prize is to encourage and reward student achievement in, and commitment to, the study of Latin at the University of Auckland.


How to apply

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