Rae Hammer Memorial Prize in New Zealand History

A Prize for the student who achieves the highest GPA in BA(Hons) courses or research related to the history of Aotearoa New Zealand.

About the scholarship

Application status: No application required
Applicable study: Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in the history of Aotearoa New Zealand
Opening date:
Closing date: By nomination
For: Prize
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $600

The Rae Hammer Prize in New Zealand History 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 the history of Aotearoa New Zealand at Honours level.


How to apply

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