All faculties

Prize Value Criteria
David Fleming Memorial Prize $1,500 The Prize will be open to all students at the University of Auckland who are members of the Auckland University Students’ Association (AUSA). The Prize will be awarded to the writer of the most meritorious article published in the official newspaper of the Auckland University Students’ Association or in any other student newspaper of a student organisation within the University of Auckland during the academic year. Individual writers will nominate their articles for consideration of the Prize. Nominations will be made to the Scholarships Office by 1 November in the year of the award.
First in Course Awards N/A The Awards will be allocated at the end of each semester to the student(s) whose academic performance identifies them as having achieved the highest final mark in a particular taught course for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree or diploma. Recipients must have achieved a minimum final grade of A-.The Award will be recorded on the recipients’ official academic transcript.
Fowlds Memorial Prize $400 The Prize will be awarded to the student in each Faculty who, in the opinion of the Faculty, was the most distinguished Honours or Masters student in that Faculty in the previous year.
Senior Scholar Awards $500 The Awards will be granted to students who are eligible to graduate with an undergraduate degree or diploma and who have achieved the top GPAs assessed over their last 90 or more points credited to that degree, commencing with the higher level points most recently taken in their degree. To be eligible for this Award, recipients must have achieved a minimum GPA of 6.5, equivalent to at least an A- average, across the courses used for this assessment. The Awards will be allocated at the end of each semester, or annually. (b) For the purposes of MBChB students, the Awards will be granted to students who are eligible to graduate with the MBChB degree and who have achieved the highest number of distinctions in the Part VI year. To be eligible for this Award, recipients must have also achieved at least 4 distinctions and achieved an overall distinction in Part V. The Awards will be allocated annually.
Vice-Chancellor’s Prizes for Best Doctoral Thesis $6000 pus Certificate A Prize will be awarded to the student or students who, in the opinion of the sub-committee formed by the Board of Graduate Studies to judge the nominations, completed the best doctoral thesis in the previous year.