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UTR6.72 - Lesser Awards

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Recital-

Since 1873 the University has accepted donations and bequests for the purpose of endowing prizes, exhibitions, scholarships, bursaries and other awards.

It is provided as follows-

  1. The amount of each donation or bequest forms a fund and with any additions and accumulations, the amount must be paid into an investment pool or common fund and remain there until Council directs otherwise.
  2. The net annual income from each fund must be applied for the purposes of that fund as set out in the schedule.
  3. The provisions of Statute 10.3 apply to this regulation.

THE SCHEDULE*

1 (1873) BOWEN PRIZE
Original Amount of fund: £100
Amount of fund at 7 September 2005
Capital: $14,763.45
Accumulated Income: $5,908.39
Donor: Sir George F. Bowen. The prize is to be awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Arts (“the dean”) to the student who has submitted the best essay on a subject in the field of British History or British literature. Before making any such recommendation the dean must consult the heads of the departments of History and English. The value of the prize is to be the net annual income of the fund.
2 (1884) PROFESSOR WILSON PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £150
Donor: Friends and pupils of Professor W. P. Wilson, first professor of Mathematics, Pure and Mixed, in the University. The prize was awarded in 1981 and thereafter annually for the best original memoir on some subject in Pure or Applied Mathematics and consists in 1981 of the net income of the fund for the two preceding years and thereafter of the net annual income of the fund. It is open to graduates who are on 1 January in the year of award of not more than seven years' standing from first enrolment. The prize is not to be awarded to the same person more than once.
3 (1892) DUBLIN PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £260
Donor: Subscribers to a fund to celebrate the tercentenary of the University of Dublin. The prize was awarded in 1967 and is thereafter awarded quinquennially by the Academic Board on the recommendations of a committee of five appointed by it. The prize is open for award to students and graduates of the University for an outstanding contribution to Art, Music, Literature or Science and consists of the net income of the fund for the preceding five years
4 (1902) ALEXANDER SUTHERLAND PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £105
Donor: Subscribers to a fund to provide for a memorial to Alexander Sutherland, Registrar of the University. The prize consists of books to the value of the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually to the student who stands highest at the assessment in English literature in the third year of the Arts course. The books must be submitted to the President of the Academic Board for approval and be stamped with the name of Alexander Sutherland.
5 (1908) THE JAMIESON PRIZE
Original amount of Fund: £134 14s 3d (an additional sum of £300 was donated in 1960)
Amount of Fund at 30 July 2008: $3,788.78
Donor: Dr James Jamieson MD, ChM (Glasgow), for a prize in Clinical Medicine. The prize is to be awarded annually by the University on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences to the student with the highest mark in the subject ‘Integrated Clinical Practice’ . Before making any such recommendation the dean must consult the head of the school of Medicine. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. Pursuant to the sanction of the Attorney-General for Victoria dated 31 October 2006, if the subject ‘Integrated Clinical Practice’ ceases to be taught, the prize is to be awarded for the subject closest to the original subject at that time.
6 (1911) PROFESSOR MORRIS PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund:
Donor: Subscribers to a fund to provide a memorial of Professor E.E. Morris, professor of English, French and German Languages and Literature in the University. The Prize consists of books not exceeding in value the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually for an essay on any subject approved by the professor of English Language and Literature, whether as a dissertation for the final assessment or otherwise. It is open for competition to all enrolled students of not more than six years' standing. The books must be submitted to the President of the Academic Board for approval. Unapplied or surplus income may be devoted by the Council to the purposes of the English section of the University library or to such other purposes relating to the school of English as the Council may determine and failing such application must be added to the fund.
7 (1916) LAURIE PRIZES
Original Amount of Fund: £192
Donor: Subscribers to a fund to provide a memorial to the services of Professor Henry Laurie, professor of Logic and Philosophy in the University. There are two prizes. The major prize is of the value of 35% of the net income of the fund, or such other percentage as may be determined by the dean of the faculty of Arts from time to time, and is open for award annually to the candidate who has been placed second in the first class honours list in the final year of the pure honours course in Philosophy for the degree of bachelor of Arts and who ranks in the class list next to the winner of the Hastie Scholarship. The minor prize is of the value of 25% of the net income or such other percentage as may be determined by the dean of the faculty of Arts from time to time, and is open for award annually to the candidate who has been placed first of those taking a combined honours course including Philosophy in the first class honours list.
8 (1920) WILLIAM SUTHERLAND PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £60
Donor: Subscribers to a fund to provide a memorial of William Sutherland. William Sutherland was a physicist and physical chemist who acted as an examiner, lecturer and professor at the University. He conceptualized the Sutherland model (now known as the 'Sutherland potential') of attractive forces and Sutherland's Constant of gas viscosity. William Sutherland published 78 scientific papers during his career, mostly in major international journals, and also published regularly for The Age newspaper. The prize consists of a book voucher or vouchers, not exceeding in value the net annual income of the fund, and is open for award annually to the student who stands highest at the honours assessment in Physics part II and who is proceeding to the further study of the subject. The dean of the faculty of Science is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
9 (1921) BALDWIN SPENCER PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £293
Donor: Subscribers to a fund to commemorate the invaluable service to the University and the community of Professor Sir Baldwin Spencer, first professor of Biology in the University. The prize is to be awarded annually to the student who receives the highest mark in the practical component in the subject 'Animal Structure and Function' such prize to be awarded by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Science. The value of the prize is to be the net annual income of the fund. If the subject 'Animal Structure and Function' ceases to be taught, the prize is to be awarded for the subject determined by Council to be closest to the original subject proposed to the University on behalf of the donors.
10 (1921) BERTRAM ARMYTAGE PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £500
Donor: Mrs F.W. Armytage. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually for research in Medical Science to any graduate in Medicine or Surgery of the University other than heads of departments or institutes, research scholarship or bursary holders, persons to whom scholarships or prizes other than degrees have already been awarded in respect of such research, and previous Bertram Armytage prizewinners.
11 (1921) ALBAN C. MORLEY PRIZE IN COMMERCE Original Amount of Fund: £100 Donor: Mr A.C. Morley. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually to the candidate who completes the First Year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Commerce and whose performance is adjudged the most meritorious by examiners appointed on the recommendation of the faculty of Economics and Commerce.
12 (1924) GYLES TURNER PRIZE Original Amount of Fund: £50 Donor: Subscribers to a fund to commemorate the services of Henry Gyles Turner. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is open to undergraduates of not more than three years' standing after their first enrolment, for an essay on some branch of Australasian History approved by the professor of History. The prize is not to be awarded to the same person more than once.
13 (1924) HUGH CHILDERS MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £100
Donor: Charles E E Childers and Mrs Stephen L Simeon in memory of the Rt Hon Hugh Culling Eardley Childers, Vice-Chancellor of the University. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually to the candidate who, at the assessment, receives the second highest aggregate mark in the course for the degree of master of Teaching (Secondary).
14 (1924) PROFESSOR NANSON PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £150
Donor: Subscribers to a fund to provide a memorial of Professor E. J. Nanson, professor of Mathematics, Pure and Mixed, in the University from 1875 to 1923. In 1981 and thereafter the prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually for the best original memoir on some subject in Pure or Applied Mathematics. It is open to graduates of not more than seven years' standing after their first enrolment, but not to one who has already been awarded the prize.
15 (1925) KERNOT MEMORIAL MEDAL
Original Amount of Fund: £334/12/1
Donor: Subscribers to a fund to provide a memorial of Professor William Charles Kernot, professor of Engineering in the University. The prize consists of a medal and is open for award for distinguished engineering achievement in Australia. The award is made by the faculty of Engineering (‘the faculty’) upon the recommendation of a selection committee consisting of the heads of departments within the faculty, and two members of the faculty, appointed by the faculty, who do not hold teaching or research appointments in the University. It is open to persons resident in Australia for at least five out of the last seven years before the award. Any surplus income after meeting the cost of the medal and the expenses associated with its award and presentation are to be expended on books or equipment for the Engineering departments.
16 (1930) LIET MEMORIAL PRIZES
Original Amount of Fund: £500
Donor: Subscribers to a fund to perpetuate the memory of Monsieur Augustin Liet and Madame Augustine Marie Liet. The prizes consist of the net annual income of the fund in the proportions of three-fifths for the first prize and two-fifths for the second prize, and are open for award annually on the results of the assessment for French Part 1A at the University. Such prizes are awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the faculty of Arts. No candidate who is over the age of 20 years or who has any exceptional advantage by reason of foreign nationality or prolonged residence abroad may be awarded either prize. If two or more candidates are of equal merit the total value of both prizes must be divided equally among them.
17 (1932) LADY TURNER PRIZES IN MUSIC
Original Amount of Fund: £200
Donor: Mary Turner and Grace Turner to perpetuate the memory of Lady Turner widow of Sir George Turner. At the time of the gift, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). There are two prizes each of the value of half the net annual income of the fund and each consists at least in part of a book suitably bound and inscribed. The prizes are open for award annually at the assessments for the First Year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Music. The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the prizes on behalf of the University to the two students who show the most outstanding musical promise.
18 (1935) JOHN GRICE RESEARCH PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £250
Donor: Sir John Grice, Vice-Chancellor of the University. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is open for competition annually to candidates who are undertaking post-graduate research in Architecture. The prize is awarded by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning.
19 (1937) JOHN MASEFIELD PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £76/5/6
Donor: John Masefield, Poet Laureate of England. The prize consists of the net income of the fund for the two years preceding each award and is open for competition in 1949 and thereafter biennially to enrolled students. Candidates must submit an original poem in English, of not more than fifty lines, on a subject prescribed by the Academic Board.
20 (1939) THE ORMSBY HAMILTON RADIO PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £200
Amount of Fund at 30 July 2008: $20,338.85
Donor: John William Hamilton of 25 Drayton Gardens, South Kensington, London in memory of his father, for a prize for the encouragement of the study of Radio Science. The prize is to be awarded annually by the University on the recommendation of the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering to the student who achieves the highest mark in either the subjects ‘Digital Signal Processing’ or ‘Digital Control’. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. Pursuant to the sanction of the Attorney-General for Victoria dated 31 October 2006, if either or both the subjects ‘Digital Signal Processing’ or ‘Digital Control’ cease to be taught, the prize is to be awarded for the subject or subjects closest to the original subject at that time.
21 (1940) D.J.M. RANKIN PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £100
Donor: Donald Hamilton Rankin, to provide a memorial of his son, Donald Joseph Malcolm Rankin. The prize consists of books to the value of the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually to the candidate who stands highest in the Industrial Management in Engineering. In 1975 Miss Kathleen Rankin, the sister of Donald Joseph Malcolm Rankin, gave $1,000 to augment the fund.
22 (1943) THE ENID DERHAM PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £140
Donor: By subscription to perpetuate the memory of Enid Derham, senior lecturer and sometime acting professor of English Language and Literature in the University. The prize is funded from the net annual income of the fund and is open to candidates who complete in the year of award their fourth year of the study of English whether as candidates for the degree of bachelor of Arts (degree with honours) in English Language and Literature or in a combined honours course of which English Language and Literature forms a part. The prize is open for award annually to the candidate who shows the greatest appreciation of poetry and is awarded by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean’) upon the recommendation of the professor of English Language and Literature. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
23 (1943) A.G.M. MICHELL PRIZE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Original Amount of Fund: £165
Donor: Institution of Engineers, Australia to perpetuate the name of Anthony George Maldon Michell. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund, and is open for competition annually among students studying undergraduate Mechanical Engineering at the University. The prize may be awarded annually to the author of the best essay, thesis, report or design presented in the year of award on a subject relating to Mechanical Engineering and approved by the dean of the faculty of Science (‘dean’) from time to time, preference being given to a work having a theoretical basis. If there are no candidates of a sufficient merit in any year, the prize is not to be awarded and the net annual income is to be added to the capital of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
24 (1944) ROSEMARIE KENNY PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £373
Donor: Miss Rosemarie Kenny. The gift was the capital and accumulated income of a fund raised in 1939 to enable the donor to study abroad. Due to the outbreak of World War II, the donor was unable to travel abroad as planned. At the time of the gift in 1944, the discipline of Music was offered by the then school of Music within the faculty of Music which in April 2009 amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts to form the school of Music in the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund. The prize is open for competition annually among students taking the final year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Music in the faculty and is to be awarded to the candidate who in the opinion of the examiners shows most promise in solo classical pianoforte playing.
25 (1945) THE T.F. RYAN PRIZE FOR ANATOMY
Original Amount of Fund: £350
Donor: Dr Thomas Francis Ryan of 33 Collins Street, Melbourne in Victoria (‘the donor’), for a prize and gold medal to be known as the ‘T.F. Ryan Prize for Anatomy’. The prize is to be awarded annually by the University on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Science (‘the dean’) to the student in the faculty of Science awarded the highest mark in a subject in the discipline of Anatomy, such subject to be determined from time to time by the dean. Before making any such determination or recommendation the dean must consult the head of the department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund which remains after providing to the winner a bronze medal engraved with the arms and motto of the University on one side and the title of the medal and the name of the winner on the other. Pursuant to a declaration of the donor in a letter dated 1 December 1945, ‘… the Governing Body shall have power from time to time to make further regulations as to the awarding of the Prize and Gold Medal or to the repeal or alteration of the conditions attached thereto, provided always that any such new regulations or repeal or alteration of any condition shall be promulgated with due regard to my object and design as hereinbefore set out and to be calculated to carry such object and desire into effect.
26 (1945) THE T.F. RYAN ROENTGEN PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £350
Donor:Dr Thomas Francis Ryan of 33 Collins Street, Melbourne in Victoria (‘donor’), for the ‘T.F. Ryan Roentgen Prize’.
The prize is to be awarded annually on behalf of the University by the dean of the faculty of Science to the student enrolled in the bachelor of Biomedicine who receives the highest mark in a first-year Modern Physics subject which involves the study of the physics of x-rays, such subject to be determined from time to time by the dean of the faculty of Science on the recommendation of the head of the school of Physics.
The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund which remains after providing to the winner a bronze medal engraved with the arms and motto of the University on one side and the title of the medal and the name of the winner on the other.
Pursuant to a declaration of the donor in a letter dated 1 December 1945, ‘The Governing Body of the University to have power from time to time to make further regulations as to the awarding of the Prize and the Medal or to repeal or alter the conditions attached thereto, provided that any new regulation, repeal or alteration of any condition shall be promulgated with due regard to my object and design as above and be calculated to carry such object into effect.’
27 (1946) THE WILLIAM J. TUCKFIELD PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £500
Donor: Commonwealth Dental Supply Co. Pty. Ltd., to mark the contributions made to the science of dental prosthesis by Dr William John Tuckfield DSc (N’wstn) (1925), DDSc (Melb.) (1944), LLD (Melb) (1936) FACD, dean of the University’s faculty of Dental Science from 1922 until 1923 and acting professor of Dental Prosthetics from 1949 until his retirement in 1959. The prize is to be awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Dental School to the student undertaking the doctor of Dental Science with the top mark in the subjects Specialist Dental Practice 1 and 2. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund after providing a bronze medal. Pursuant to the sanction of the Attorney-General for Victoria dated 31 October 2006, if the subject ‘Dental Practice 4’ ceases to be taught, the prize is to be awarded for the subject closest to the original subject at that time.  The subject ‘Dental Practice 4’ was last taught in 2012. The closest subjects to the original subject, Dental Prosthetics, and the replacements for Dental Practice 4 for the purpose of the teaching of Dental Prosthetics, are the subjects Specialist Dental Practice 1 and 2.
28 (1946) HAROLD COHEN PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £500
Donor: Brigadier Harold Edward Cohen, CMG CBE DSO VD. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund. Council hereby authorises the dean of Melbourne Graduate School of Education to award the prize annually on behalf of the University to the candidate who receives the highest aggregate mark in the final 100 points of the course for the degree of master of Teaching (Secondary).
29 (1947) CROMARTY PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £200
Donor: Former teachers and pupils of Cromarty School, Elsternwick, Victoria. The School opened in 1897 and closed in 1923. The prize consists of books not exceeding in value the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually to the student who submits the best essay during the year in any first year English subject. The books are chosen by the student and approved by the professor of English Language and Literature. (Note : The University has power if it should become impracticable to administer the benefaction for the original purpose to apply it to some similar purpose.)
30 (1947) THE MURRAY SUTHERLAND PRIZES
Original Amount of Fund: £500
Amount of Fund at 10 August 2005
Capital: $8,231.94
Accumulated Income: $2,860.37
Donor: Family of the late Murray Sutherland, to commemorate his dramatic work during his University career. There are two prizes, each of the value of half the net annual income of the fund. Each prize is to be open for award annually by a committee appointed by the vice-chancellor. The first prize is open for award to the undergraduate who in the opinion of the committee gives in the year concerned the most outstanding performance in a dramatic production of the Queen's College Music and Drama Society. The second prize is open for award to the person who in the opinion of the committee gives in the year concerned the most outstanding performance in any other dramatic production in the University. The committee may at its discretion award either prize to any person connected with the appropriate dramatic activities otherwise than as a performer. Neither prize is to be awarded to the same person more than twice. In any year in which the committee considers it impracticable to award either or both of the prizes, it may with the approval of Council apply to an appropriate and similar purpose the amount available for award after providing for any prize which may be awarded.
31 (1948) HERMAN LAWRENCE PRIZE IN CLINICAL DERMATOLOGY
Original Amount of Fund: £130
Donor: Victorian Branch of the British Association of Dermatology and Syphilology (since 1952 known as the British Association of Dermatology) to perpetuate the memory of Dr Herman Lawrence. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund, and is open for award annually to the medical student who stands highest in a clinical and written assessment in Dermatology conducted by examiners appointed by the Council on the recommendation of the Victorian Faculty of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. The prize may be awarded to a candidate who has competed for, but not been awarded it, in a previous year.
32 (1946) GEORGINA SWEET BURSARY IN SOCIAL STUDIES
Original Amount of Fund: £500
Donor: Dr Georgina Sweet, associate professor of Zoology in the University. The bursary is open for award annually to students of sufficient academic merit who in the opinion of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences are in special need of financial assistance in meeting the expenses of their continuous period of field work in the course for the degree of master of Social Work. The dean of the faculty is authorised to award the bursary on behalf of the University. The bursary is to be funded from the net annual income of the fund.
33 (1942) THE GUY BRADSHAW SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: £400
Amount of Fund at 9 June 2004
Capital: $2,955
Accumulated Income: $295
Donor: Mrs Mary Jane Bradshaw, to perpetuate the memory of her son, Joseph Guy Bradshaw. The scholarship is of the value of the net annual income of the fund, consists of books or instruments approved by the dean of the faculty of Engineering, and is open to competition annually among students pursuing a course for the degree of bachelor of Engineering. The award is made by the student’s loan fund and bursaries committee of Council, which shall take into account the applicant’s ability, means and character. A scholar is eligible for re-award until the completion of his or her course.
34 (1948) BRUNNING PRIZE FOR PLANT COLLECTION IN AGRICULTURE
Original Amount of Fund: £200
Donor: F.H. Brunning Pty. Ltd. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually. Council hereby authorises the dean of Melbourne School of Land and Environment to award the prize to the undergraduate student who submits the best collection of agricultural plants.
35 (1908) MAUDE HARRINGTON PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £50
Donor: Miss Maude Harrington. At the time of the gift, music was taught by the University Conservatorium of Music, which was established in 1894 and became the faculty of Music in 1926. A school of Music was established within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). Since the amalgamation the prize is referable to students of classical pianoforte given the origin of the gift. The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University. The prize consists of books not exceeding in value the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually to a student who shows proficiency in the art of accompanying a singer on the pianoforte and who is taking a full course for a degree or diploma in Music in a course conducted by the faculty. The assessment is held in December and consists of (a) prepared rehearsal accompaniments of various schools and styles; (b) unrehearsed work comprising reading at sight and transposing.
36 (1929) SCHUBERT BURSARY
Original Amount of Fund: £172/15/-
Donor: Committee arranging the Schubert Centenary Concert given by the University Symphony Orchestra, and other donors. The purpose of the gift was to establish a fund ‘for the assistance of needy students in music at the Melbourne University’, which the University initially implemented by applying the income of the fund to the provision of a bursary for the assistance of needy students in the then faculty of Music. Since the amalgamation in 2009 of the faculty of Music with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts which resulted in the formation of the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’), the net annual income of the fund is applied to the provision of a bursary for the assistance of needy students in the school of Music in accordance with rules prescribed from time to time by the dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music. The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the bursary on behalf of the University.
37 (1949) JOHN AND ANN GIBSON PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £300
Donor: Eric J. L. Gibson, Esther Law, Aubrey H. L. Gibson, in memory of John Gibson and Ellen Ann Gibson. The prize consists of books selected by the prizewinner and approved by the head of the department of Infrastructure Engineering (‘head’), which must not exceed in value the net annual income of the fund. The prize is open to award annually to a student who, in the head's opinion, has made good progress in his or her course, and has shown in the appropriate subjects ability in dealing with problems associated with the manufacture of portland cement and with concrete. The prize is not to be awarded to a student who has been awarded any other exhibition or prize in the year concerned.
38 (1950) THE FRANCES GRAY PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £500
Donor: Mrs Frances Innes BDS (née Gray), of London, to found an annual prize in Conservative Dental Surgery. The prize is to be awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Dental School to the student with the highest weighted average mark in the subjects Clinical Practice 4 and 5 and Comprehensive Dental Practice 1 and 2 within the degree of doctor of Dental Surgery. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund after providing a bronze medal. Pursuant to the sanction of the Attorney-General for Victoria dated 31 October 2006, if the subject ‘Dental Practice 4’ ceases to be taught, the prize is to be awarded for the subject closest to the original at that time. The subject Dental Practice 4 was last taught in 2012. The closest subjects to the original subject, Conservative Dental Surgery, and the replacement for Dental Practice 4, are the subjects Clinical Practice 4 and 5 and Comprehensive Dental Practice 1 and 2.
39 (1949) ARTHUR SIMS SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: £500
Donor: Sir Arthur Sims. The scholarship consists of the net annual income of the fund and is to be awarded annually. Council hereby authorises the dean of Melbourne School of Land and Environment (‘dean’) to award each scholarship on behalf of the University to the student in their final year with the highest average marks in animal science subjects, such subjects to be determined from time to time by the dean.
40 (1954) JOHN ADEY PRIZE IN PSYCHIATRY
Original Amount of Fund: £374/3/-
Donor: By public subscription at the instance of the then Medical Officers’ Association of Victoria to mark the long service of Dr John Kellerman Adey in the practice and teaching of Psychiatry. The prize is to be funded from the net annual income of the fund and is awarded to the candidate placed first in the mental health component of the subject Principles of Clinical Practice 3 in the course for the degree of Doctor of Medicine.
41 (1954) RENNIE MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £453/17/6
Donor: By public subscription to perpetuate the memory of E.J.C. Rennie, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering in the University. The prize consists of books selected by the prizewinner and approved by the professor of Mechanical Engineering, and which must not exceed in value the net annual income of the fund. The prize is open to award annually to the student who stands highest at the final honours assessment in Mechanical Engineering.
42 (1954) THE ROSEMARY MERLO PRIZES
Original Amount of Fund: £400
Donor: Mrs J. G. Lloyd. There are two prizes each of the value of half the net annual income of the fund open for award annually to candidates under the age of 21 on December 31 of the year for which the award is made. The prizes are awarded by the dean of the faculty of Arts on the recommendation of the head of the academic unit responsible for the discipline of History. One prize is open for competition among candidates in the first year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Arts and is awarded for the best essay submitted as part of the prescribed work for a history subject. The other prize is open for competition among candidates in the second year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Arts and is awarded for the best essay submitted as part of the prescribed work for a history subject. A proportion of each prize as determined by the head of the academic unit responsible for the discipline of History must be awarded in the form of books bearing a book-plate commemorating Rosemary Frances Merlo. The dean is authorised to award the prizes on behalf of the University.
43 (1954) CHARLES SINDREY PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £177
Donor: Lecturers and Tutors in the Department of Accounting. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually at the honours assessment in Accounting B but shall not be awarded to the recipient of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia Exhibition.
44 (1956) STEPHEN BELL EXHIBITION
Original Amount of Fund: £335
Donor: In 1956, the Barkly Brick Co. Pty. Ltd. gave the sum of £335 to the University ‘for the purpose of establishing an Exhibition for Engineering Mathematics-Part four, to be named ‘The Stephen Bell Exhibition’’. The prize is to be funded from net annual income of the fund and is awarded to the top student in Engineering Mathematics. The dean of the faculty of Science is authorised to award this prize on behalf of the University.
45 (1958) GORDON HUNT MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £111/2/-
Donor: By public subscription to perpetuate the memory of Gordon Thomas Hunt (B.C.E., 1953). The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is open to competition annually among candidates who are enrolled in a course for the degree of bachelor of Engineering at the assessment in Engineering Mathematics part II
46 (1959) RONALD RISEBOROUGH PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £200/23/6

Donors: By subscription from his fellow students of Chemistry and by gift of Mrs F. Riseborough to perpetuate the memory of her son, Ronald Riseborough. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is to be open to competition annually among students enrolled in the school of Chemistry in any one of the following:

  1. the final year of the degree of bachelor of Science with Honours;
  2. a postgraduate diploma in Science; or
  3. a research training program in the master of Science.

The prize is awarded to the student who submits the best research report in applied chemistry. Council hereby authorises the dean of the faculty of Science to award the prize on behalf of the University, on the recommendation of the head of the school of Chemistry.

47 (1959) W. H. FERGUSON MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £210
Donor: Joan and Neville Haughton to perpetuate the memory of Mrs Haughton’s uncle, William Hamilton Ferguson, Government Geologist. The prize is to be awarded annually. Council hereby authorises the dean of Melbourne School of Land and Environment (‘dean’) to award each prize on behalf of the University to the student with the highest mark in a subject in the field of agricultural geology, such subject to be determined from time to time by the dean. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund.
48 (1960) KATHARINE WOODRUFF MEMORIAL EXHIBITION
Original Amount of fund : £331/6/5
Donor: This fund was subscribed by friends in Australia and overseas to perpetuate the memory of Katharine Woodruff, the late wife of Professor William Woodruff, formerly Professor of Economic History. The Exhibition is to be awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Business and Economics (‘dean’), to the student awarded the top mark in a subject in the discipline of Economic History, such subject to be determined from time to time by the dean, on the recommendation of the head of the department of Economics. The Exhibition has the value of the net annual income of the fund. If the Exhibition is not awarded in a particular year, the net annual income is to be used instead to acquire books in the discipline of Economic History, with suitably inscribed bookplates, for the Giblin Business and Economics Library. The dean is authorised to apply the net annual income in accordance with the record on behalf of the University.
49 (1962) THE WILLIAM LESLIE ELVINS PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £500
Donor: Hilda Coldham Elvins, following the suggestion of the University, for a prize in Oral Surgery (including Exodontics). The prize is to be awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Dental School to the top student in the subject Oral Surgery and Special Needs Dentistry. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund after providing a bronze medal. Pursuant to the sanction of the Attorney-General for Victoria dated 31 October 2006, if the subject ‘Dental Practice 4’ ceases to be taught, the prize is to be awarded for the subject closest to the original subject at that time. The subject Dental Practice 4 was last taught in 2012. The closest subject to the original subject, ‘Oral Surgery (including Exodontics)’, and the replacement for Dental Practice 4, is the subject ‘Oral Surgery and Special Needs Dentistry’.
50 (1960) W. JULIAN KING PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £381/13/6
Donor: The prize has been established by P. L. Henderson, professor of Mechanical Engineering, through the generosity of W. Julian King, a professor of the University of California. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund for the preceding year. The prize is open for award annually for the best essay or thesis written in the subject ‘Finance and Human Resources for Engineers’, or such other subject in the field of Industrial Engineering as approved by the head of the department of Mechanical Engineering from time to time. The dean of Melbourne School of Engineering is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University, on the recommendation of the head of the department of Mechanical Engineering.
51 (1961) THE DR KATE CAMPBELL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £500
Donor: Executive medical staff of the Royal Women’s Hospital and the staff of the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, for a prize in Neonatal Paediatrics. The prize is to be awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Medical School to the top student in the women’s health component of the subject Principles of Clinical Practice 3 (PCP3). The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. Pursuant to the sanction of the Attorney-General for Victoria dated 12 July 2007, if the subject ‘Women’s and Children’s Health (Women’s Health Stream)’ ceases to be taught, the prize is to be awarded for the subject closest to the original subject at that time. The subject ‘Women’s and Children’s Health (Women’s Health Stream)’ was last taught in 2013. The closest subject to the original subject, neonatal paediatrics, and the replacement for ‘Women’s and Children’s Health (Women’s Health Stream)’, is the women’s health component in the subject Principles of Clinical Practice 3.
52 (1963) THE KATHLEEN FITZPATRICK EXHIBITION
Original Amount of Fund: £400
Donor: Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Associate Professor of History in the University. The exhibition is funded from the net annual income of the fund. The exhibition is open for competition annually in the combined honours course in English and History at the final assessment in the course for the degree of bachelor of Arts (degree with honours). The exhibition is awarded by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean) upon the joint recommendation of the head of the academic unit responsible for the discipline of English and the head of the academic unit responsible for the discipline of History. The dean is authorised to award the exhibition on behalf of the University.
53 (1963) THE MARGARET KIDDLE PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £400
Donor: By her Will, Margaret Loch Kiddle bequeathed royalties to the University. The fund is constituted from part of the money received by the University from this bequest. The prize is funded from the net annual income of the fund and is open for competition annually among candidates undertaking an honours course in History (including candidates in a combined honours course in which History is combined with another subject). The prize is to be awarded by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean’) to the candidate who, in the opinion of the head of the academic unit responsible for the discipline of History (‘head’), submits the best final honours essay and who otherwise completes the work appropriate to the final year of the honours course for which he or she is enrolled; provided that an essay submitted by a candidate taking a combined honours course must, in the opinion of the head, be primarily a History essay. The prize is not to be awarded to a candidate who already holds a degree or diploma of the University or some other university recognised for this purpose by the Board.
54 (1964) W.S. ROBINSON PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £300
Donor: Conzinc Riotinto of Australia Ltd. and New Broken Hill Consolidated Ltd. The prize is the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually to the candidate who heads the class list in the subject or subjects in the field of economic, social and technological development within the context of technological training as the faculty of Engineering from time to time determines, provided he or she has obtained at least second class honours.
55 (1964) THE MAURICE H. BELZ PRIZES IN STATISTICS
Original Amount of Fund: £848
Amount of fund at 27 April 2005:
Capital: $14,373.95
Accumulated income: $280.54
Donor: By public subscription in honour of Maurice Henry Belz, first Professor of Statistics in the University. Two prizes are awarded annually. The first and second prizes are to be awarded to students with the highest and second highest aggregate marks in the major second year subjects Probability and Statistics. The value of the first and second prize is to be two thirds and one third of the net annual income respectively.
56 (1964) FELIX RAAB PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £224
Donor: Friends of Dr Felix Raab, Lecturer in History, who was killed in a mountaineering accident in Italy in 1962. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is open to award annually. It is awarded for an essay written as part of prescribed work in early modern European history and is open to competition among candidates, not already graduates of this or any other university, who are enrolled in this field of study for the first time at the University. A proportion of each prize as determined by the professors of History may be awarded in the form of books bearing a book-plate commemorating Dr Felix Raab. The dean of the faculty of Arts is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
57 (1967) THE EDWARD BROOKE NICHOLLS PRIZES
Original Amount of Fund: £100
Donor: The late Edward Dunham Brooke Nicholls, DDSc (Melb.) who died on 12 November 1937. Two prizes are awarded annually, each consisting of half of the net annual income of the fund and called The Edward Brooke Nicholls Prize. One prize is to be awarded to the top student in the subject Oral Structure and Function 1, and the other prize to be awarded to the top student in the subject Oral Structure and Function 2. By cy près application sanctioned by the Attorney-General for Victoria on 31 October 2006, if either or both of the subjects ceases to be taught, the respective prize is to be awarded for the subject or subjects closest to the original subject, Comparative Dental and Dental Anatomy, at that time. Both prizes are to be awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the Melbourne Dental School. The dean is authorised to award the prizes on behalf of the University.
58 (1966) THE LOUISE HOMFREY PRIZES
Original Amount of Fund: $200
Amount of Fund at 18 March 2004:
Capital: $1,043.95.
Accumulated Income: $489.58.
Donor: Miss Louise Homfrey. There are two special commendation prizes each of the value of half the net annual income of the fund and each consisting of books. The awards are made by the Murray Sutherland Prizes Selection Committee. The prizes are to be awarded to students performing in University dramatic productions
59 (1966)THE IAN PURVES MACNEIL MEMORIAL EXHIBITION
Original Amount of Fund: $928
Donor: Subscribers to a fund to provide a memorial to Ian Purves Macneil, student and tutor in the faculty of Economics and Commerce 1955-61, whose field of interest was economic history. Mr Macneil was killed in a mountaineering accident on the Isle of Skye in Scotland in 1965. The exhibition is to be awarded by the dean of the faculty of Business and Economics (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the department of Economics (‘head’) to the student enrolled in the degree of bachelor of Commerce who is awarded the highest mark in a subject in the discipline of economic history, such subject to be determined by the dean on the recommendation of the head. The value of the exhibition is to be the net annual income of the fund.
60 (1967) THE MEMORIAL PRIZE IN VETERINARY SURGERY
Original Amount of Fund: $500
Donor: In memory of those veterinary graduates and students who gave their lives in the two world wars. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually. The prize is awarded to the candidate in the final year of the course for the degree of doctor of Veterinary Medicine who in the opinion of the examiners has demonstrated the greatest proficiency in veterinary surgery. The dean of the faculty of Veterinary Science is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
61 (1970) WALTER MASSY-GREENE PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $1,011
Donor: Lady (Lula) Massy-Greene. The prize is awarded annually and consists of the net annual income of the fund. Council hereby authorises the dean of Melbourne School of Land and Environment to award each prize annually on behalf of the University to the student with the highest aggregate marks in the final year of the master of Forest Ecosystem Science.
62 (1968) H.C. FORSTER PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $1,299
Donor: By subscription from friends and associates of Professor Howard Carlyle (Carl) Forster OBE, former dean of the faculty of Agriculture. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is to be known as the H C Forster Prize. Council hereby authorises the dean of Melbourne School of Land and Environment to award the prize annually on behalf of the University to the candidate in the second year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Agriculture who gains the highest aggregate marks in the subjects of the course for that year. In the event that the degree of bachelor of Agriculture is no longer offered, the prize is to be awarded to the candidate in the second year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Science with a major in agricultural science who gains the highest aggregate mark in the subjects of the course for that year.
63 (1969) LEWIS PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $400
Donor: The late James Monahan Lewis, whose main interest in dental science was in the speciality of periodontics. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is to be awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Dental School to the student with the highest mark in Clinical Dental Practice 5 within the doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
64 (1970) A.J. FRANCIS SCHOLARSHIPS
Original Amount of Fund: $3,158
Donor: By subscription from friends and associates of Professor A. J. Francis. The income is to be used for the award of scholarships to students enrolled or enrolling in the master of Engineering degree. The value, duration and number of scholarships awarded in any year is to be determined by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘MSE’).   The dean of MSE is authorised to award the scholarships on behalf of the University.
65 (1969) CLARICE MALYON MIDDLETON SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $1,000
Donor: Thomas Leslie Middleton, for the purpose of establishing a scholarship for the benefit of a female student of singing. At the time of the gift, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). Since the amalgamation the scholarship is referable to students of opera or classical singing given the origin of the gift. The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the scholarship on behalf of the University. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually to any female student studying singing whether she is enrolled in the course for a degree in the faculty or not.
66 (1971) TUCKFIELD AND SHEPHERD PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $1,200
Donor: William John Tuckfield DSc (N’wstn) (1925), DDSc (Melb.) (1944), LLD (Melb.) (1963), FACD who was a member of the faculty of Dental Science at the University from 1908. He was later appointed dean of the faculty in 1922 until 1923, and acting professor of dental prosthetics in 1949 until his retirement in 1959. Dr Tuckfield died on 19 December 1969 and left a bequest to the University for an annual prize in dental prosthetics. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and is to be awarded annually. The prize is awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in the subjects Specialist Dental Practice 1 and Specialist Dental Practice 2 within the doctor of Dental Surgery. By cy-près application sanctioned by the Attorney-General for Victoria on 31 October 2006, if either or both of the subjects ceases to be taught, the prize is to be awarded for the subject or subjects closest to the original subject, Dental Prosthetics, at that time. The prize is to be awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Dental School. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
67 (1970) HEDLEY F. SUMMONS PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $1,300
Donor: 2/9th Australian Field Ambulance Unit Association to commemorate the services of the late Col Hedley F. Summons to Australia in peace and war, his services to the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and his services in the Military Forces and also in honour and recognition of him as Commanding Officer of the 2/19 Field Ambulance Unit and as first President of the Association. The prize consists of the annual income of the fund. The prize is to be awarded annually by the Council to the candidate who received his or her training in Otolaryngology at the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital and who is in the opinion of the William Gibson Professor of Otolaryngology the best candidate in Otolaryngology in the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Years of the course for the degrees of bachelor of Medicine and bachelor of Surgery. The prize may be awarded to a candidate who has competed for, but not been awarded, the prize in a previous year.
68 (1974) SIR WILLIAM UPJOHN MEDAL
Original Amount of Fund: $2,850
Donor: By subscription from friends and associates of Sir William Upjohn. The prize consists of a gold medal and is open for award every five years for distinguished services to medicine in Australia by a graduate in any faculty of any university who has been resident in Australia for at least three out of the five years preceding the award. It is awarded by the Council on the recommendation of a committee consisting of the dean of the faculty, Dentistry and Health Sciences (‘the faculty’) (or nominee) and such other persons as may be appointed by the Council on the recommendation of the faculty. Nominations may be received from time to time by the dean of the faculty from members of the medical profession in Australia. The dean must refer all nominations received by him or her to the committee appointed for the consideration of each award at a time specified by the committee. The medal is presented on each occasion of its award at an appropriate ceremony arranged by the University. The Council may direct that both the capital and income be expended for the provision of the award.
69 (1974) THOMAS EWING SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $2,000
Donor: Thomas Ewing of Tylden, Victoria, BEng (1890) MCE (1893)Melb. civil engineer and surveyor, who died on 28 August 1940, bequeathed to the University subject to life interests, the sum of £1,000 ‘to found a Scholarship in Civil Engineering to be called “The Thomas Ewing Scholarship” to be awarded when and on such conditions as Melbourne School of Engineering may from time to time decide.’ The University received the fund in 1972. The scholarship is open for award to a graduate student in the department of Infrastructure Engineering. The scholarship is awarded from time to time and has the value of the income of the fund since last awarded.
70 Revoked.  
71 (1974) THE JOHN AND ELIZABETH ROBERTSON PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $1,000.00
Additional donation: $5,000
Donors: Mrs Harriet Hall McIndoe. The prize is awarded annually or biennially as the University thinks fit by the dean of Melbourne Graduate School of Education (‘MGSE’) to the student enrolled in the degree of master of Education who submits the best research essay in Education. The prize is to be awarded from the available income of the fund, and must not be awarded to any person more than once. On her death in 1987, Mrs McIndoe bequeathed to the University the sum of $5,000 to augment the fund. The dean of MGSE is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
72 Revoked.  
73 Revoked.  
74 ( ) THE WESLEY MICHEL WRIGHT PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $3,577
Donor: Wesley Michel Wright. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund as at 30 June in the year of the award and is open for award annually to an author or composer of original English verse or English poetry who is an Australian citizen. Each candidate must submit for assessment an appropriate poetic work. The prize is awarded by the Council, on the recommendation of a selection committee appointed by the Council on the recommendation of the faculty of Arts, to the candidate who, in the opinion of the committee, submits the best work. If in any year the committee considers that no work submitted is of a sufficiently high standard the prize is not to be awarded in that year
75 Not allocated.  
76 (1977) THE EDGAR ROUSE PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $4,000
Donor: The late Edgar John Rouse, company director, who died on 24 December 1974, by his will dated 22 June 1973 (‘will’), as amended by a sanction of the Attorney-General for Victoria dated 21 November 2006, for ‘The Edgar Rouse Prize’. The prize is to be awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Medical School to the student with the highest aggregate mark in the subject Principles of Clinical Practice 3 (PCP 3). The value of the prize is not to exceed two thirds of the net annual income of the fund, and the balance of such income is to be added to the capital of the fund. Pursuant to the will, if Council at any time decides to discontinue the prize, the whole of the fund is to be used for research in radiology as directed by the professor who holds the Edgar Rouse Chair of Radiology.
77 (1957) ELIZABETH STAINKAMPH MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £250
Donor: Eileen Morris, to commemorate her mother, Elizabeth Stainkamph. At the time of the gift, the discipline of Music was part of the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’) from April 2009. The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University. The prize is the net annual income of the fund or such lesser amount as the dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music may recommend. The prize  is open for award annually to the candidate who is placed highest in the public assessments in 8th grade piano and 5th grade theory conducted by the Australian Music Examinations Board in that year. Should the Australian Music Examinations Board discontinue the holding of public assessments in the State of Victoria, the prize is to be awarded by the dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music  to a student who shows outstanding promise in the study of piano and theory in any of the courses conducted or supervised by the faculty.
78 (1977)THE NEIL JOHNSON PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $2,500
Donor: Neil Johnson. The Neil Johnson Prize is to be awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Medical School to the candidate who secures the second highest aggregate marks in the surgery and anaesthetics component of the subject Principles of Clinical Practice 2. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. The donor has directed that should in any year the net annual income of the fund be less than $250 the capital of the fund may be resorted to for the purpose. Pursuant to the sanction of the Attorney-General dated 30 August 2008, ‘the income of the trust be applied to provide a prize to the second top student in the subject Integrated Clinical Studies’ and ‘if the subject Integrated Clinical Studies ceases to be taught, the prize be awarded for the subject closest to the subject ‘Surgery’ as taught in 1977. The subject Integrated Clinical Studies was last taught in 2013. The closest subject to the subject, ‘Surgery’ as taught in 1977, is Principles of Clinical Practice 2.
79 (1970) BERTHA JORGENSEN EXHIBITION
Original Amount of Fund: $1,069
Donor: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Subscribers, to honours the long and distinguished service of Miss Bertha Jorgensen to the musical life of Melbourne. The exhibition consists of the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually. The exhibition is awarded by the Council, on the recommendation of the Ormond professor of Music, to the student who is, in the opinion of the Ormond professor after the annual assessments, the most outstanding student of the violin in the Third or Fourth Year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Music or bachelor of Music Education. If in any year the Ormond professor considers that no student is of a sufficiently high standard the exhibition is not awarded in that year. The exhibition is not to be awarded to the same person more than once
80 (1980) JEAN POLGLAZE MEMORIAL PRIZES
Original Amount of Fund: $3,877
Donor: By subscription from friends and associates of the late Associate Professor Jean Polglaze, a founding member of the then-faculty of Economics and Commerce who served the University with distinction and dedication for over forty years, to establish prizes in Economics in commemoration of Associate Professor Polglaze, or to continue to commemorate her work and name by other suitable means should the award of prizes become impractical in later years. The University has determined that there are four prizes. The main prize, being of the value of 40% of the net annual income, is open for award annually for the best essay submitted for assessment in the subject Economics Research Essay (or by whatever name then called) by a student in the course for the degree (with honours) of either bachelor of Commerce or bachelor of Arts. The other three prizes, being of the value of 20% each of the net annual income, are open for award annually to the students who, in the assessments in the third year of either of those courses, in the subjects Econometrics, Applied Econometric Modelling and Time Series Analysis and Forecasting (or by whatever names then called), achieve, in the respective opinions of the examiners, the best overall results. Any surplus income may be added to the capital of the fund or retained as income to be spent in a later year. The dean, faculty of Business and Economics, is authorised to award the prizes on behalf of the University.
81 (1956) OMERO SCHIASSI PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £125
Donor: Mr V. N. T. Karagheusian, to perpetuate the name of Dr Omero Schiassi. The prize is awarded to any student who is awarded the Mollison Scholarship in Italian and consists of the net income of the fund for the year in which it is awarded. The income of the fund in any year in which no award is made must be added to and form part of the capital of the fund .
82 (1982) THE ROY AND IRIS SIMMONS AWARD – IN GRATITUDE
Original Amount of Fund: $5,000
Amount of Fund at 2 July 2002
Capital: $21,300
Accumulated Income: $2,723
Donors: Bequest of Dr Roy Simmons ($2,000) of 51 Banksia Street, Heidelberg in the State of Victoria who died in 1982 and the gift of his daughters ($3,000) Mrs Ann Torode, Mrs Margot Bergstrom and Mrs Pat Stuart. Dr Simmons, DSc (Honoris Causa Melb.) FRACRS FRCPA(Hon) FISH FACMT FACBS was Principal Scientific Officer, CSL and made outstanding contributions to the understanding of blood groupings, to the achievement of safety in blood transfusion and to the field of bacteriology. In 1984 the department of Microbiology donated $2,000 to augment the fund. The annual award is for outstanding work in some aspect of Microbiology by a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled in the department of Microbiology and Immunology (‘the department’). The award is made by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences who before making any recommendation must consult the head of the department. The value of the award is the net annual income of the fund .
83 (1983) THE S.A.F. POND-M.U.R. SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $5,000
Donor: Samuel Austin Frank Pond. The scholarship is open for award annually by the Council to an undergraduate student who is an active member of the Melbourne University Regiment being one of a number of eligible students who apply for the award and are nominated by the Commanding Officer of the Regiment who in making nominations must take into account the academic attainments of the student, and his or her financial needs. The value of the scholarship is the net annual income of the fund. The donor died on 26 January 1986 and bequeathed to the University the sum of $5,000 to augment the fund which sum the University received on the expiry of a life interest on 14 February 1990. In 2003 a further sum of $430 was contributed to the fund by donors associated with Melbourne University Regiment
84 (1983) THE PROFESSOR A.R. CHISHOLM MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $1,000
Donor: Anonymous - to perpetuate the name of Professor Alan Rowland Chisholm, foundation professor of French at the University. The prize is open for award annually to a student undertaking French studies in the academic unit responsible for the discipline of French in the fourth year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Arts with honours and is awarded by the dean of the faculty of Arts on the recommendation of the examiners on the basis of excellence judged by the attainment of a grade which is the equivalent of first class honours for the thesis required to be submitted for assessment in that year. The prize is funded from the net annual income of the fund. In any year in which the prize is not awarded, the net annual income for that year may be added to, and form part of, the capital of the fund.
85 (1975) R.G. & A.U. MEADE SCHOLARSHIP IN SURGERY
Original Amount of Fund: $1,500
Donor: Frampton Garnsey Meade, medical practitioner of Brisbane, in memory of his parents Robert Garnsey Meade and Anna Unee Meade, early pioneers of Victoria. The scholarship is awarded to a medical graduate for the purpose set out in UTR6.104 governing the Sir Thomas Naghten Fitzgerald Scholarship, being ‘to enable medical graduates to further their surgical training by study in Australia or overseas’. It may be held concurrently with that scholarship and will be funded from the income of the fund. The dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences is authorised to award the scholarship on behalf of the University.
86 (1984) EDWARD AND PENELOPE BILLSON PRIZE IN ARCHITECTURE
Original Amount of Fund: $2,000
Donor: Professor F. A. Billson, Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney. To perpetuate the name of Edward Fielder Billson, one of the first graduates in Architecture from the University, and his wife, Penelope. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund and of a medal to be known as the ‘Edward Fielder Billson Medal for Architectural Design’. The prize is open for award annually for the time being to a student who has completed the final-year studio subjects in the course for the degree of master of Architecture, and whose work, in the opinion of the dean (or his or her nominee) of the faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, displays the most promise in architectural design, particularly in regard to aesthetic content. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
87 (1984) PEG OLDFIELD PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $5,000
Donor: Wing Commander Brian Armiger, O.B.E., R.A.F. (retd.), to perpetuate the name of his late wife Peg Oldfield. According to correspondence between the donor and the University, the purpose of the gift was to provide for the ‘… award of a prize annually, of an amount which would be the equivalent of the income… to be awarded to the student of a stringed instrument who obtains the highest mark in the Fourth Year Performing honours examinations’. At the time of the gift, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music. In 2010, the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Music became known as the Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (‘faculty’). The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the director, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University. To implement the trust terms, the University has decided that the prize is open for award annually to the student who, in the assessments of the final year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Music or bachelor of Music with honours in the faculty, obtains, in the opinion of the examiners, the best results for performance with a stringed instrument. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund. The dean of the faculty is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
88 (1984) DAME MARGARET BLACKWOOD PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $5,000
Donor: By subscriptions from friends and associates of Dame Margaret Blackwood, sometime Deputy Chancellor of the University. The prize consists of the net annual income of the fund or such proportion of the net annual income as is approved by the Council from time to time and is open for award annually to a student who achieves the highest mark in a subject in Genetics nominated by the department of Genetics and classified by it as a Second-Year subject and being undertaken by a student undertaking studies within that department or the highest aggregate mark of subjects in Genetics so nominated and classified by the department of Genetics and being undertaken by a student undertaking studies within that department .
89 (1977) THE ELLIS STONES MEMORIAL AWARDS
Original Amount of Fund: $20,000
Donor: By subscription from friends, colleagues and associates of the late Ellis Stones, an eminent and respected Australian landscape architect, for the purpose of promoting teaching and research in Landscape Architecture. In August 1980, Council directed that the sum of $20,000 from the appeal fund form a separate endowment to support awards for excellence in research in Landscape Architecture, to be known as the Ellis Stones Memorial Award.
One or more such awards are open for competition annually to students enrolled in either a minor thesis in the master of Landscape Architecture degree or a higher degree by research, either in Landscape Architecture or relevant to the practice of Landscape Architecture.
The dean of the faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning (‘dean’) is to determine the number and value of any awards to be made in a particular year, and the recipient or recipients, on the recommendation of the head of the discipline of Landscape Architecture who must consult with other academics in the discipline.
Each award is payable from the available income of the fund.
The dean is authorised to make each award on behalf of the University.
90 (1984) HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING GRADUATES PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $1,357
Donor: By subscription from graduates of the then department of Civil Engineering (now part of Infrastructure Engineering) of the then faculty of Engineering. The prize is open for award annually by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘dean’) to the student who demonstrates the best overall performance in all aspects of the subject, Civil Hydraulics, or if this subject is no longer taught by the University, in a subject in the field of Hydraulic Engineering as determined by the dean from time to time. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund for the year preceding the award.
91 (1986) DORIS F. CHANDLER MEMORIAL BURSARY
Original Amount of Fund: $20,000
Donor: The late Edward Valentine Rupert Chandler by his will. At the time of the bequest, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music. A bursary which may be awarded to one or more students in any year consists of the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually to students of the piano in the school of Music in the faculty of the VCA and Music, and which since the amalgamation is referable to students of classical piano given the origin of the bequest. The award of the bursary is made by the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor and Vice-Principal for the time being of the University being the persons appointed as special Trustees under the will. In accordance with the provisions of the will the special Trustees have absolute discretion in the selection of students eligible for a bursary and in the formation of rules applicable to its award. If more than one bursary is awarded in any year the special Trustees must determine how the net income of the fund is to be shared between recipients of the bursaries. The special Trustees by the terms of the Will ‘in the selection of students and in the formation of rules for the awarding of the said bursary or bursaries … shall have the fullest powers including the power to withhold any award at any time or times’. Accordingly, the said special Trustees have determined that if in any year the special Trustees consider that no award should be made they direct the University as to whether any surplus income from the fund is to be added to the capital of the fund or whether it is to remain available to be used as income in any subsequent year.
92 (1985) THE GRACE FUNSTON SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $69,207
Donor: Miss Grace Teresa Funston by her will. At the time of the bequest, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The scholarship is open for award annually to a graduate or undergraduate student aged 25 or under who is undertaking studies in pianoforte in the faculty. Since the amalgamation the scholarship is referable to students of classical pianoforte given the origin of the bequest. The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the scholarship on behalf of the University. In making a recommendation, the head of the school of Music must take into account the academic attainments and financial needs of the student. The value of the scholarship is the net annual income of the fund.
93 (1987) H.J. HEINZ SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $67,608
Donor: The Trustees of the H. J. Heinz Foundation. A scholarship which may be awarded in any year to one or more students enrolled in the Second Year of the course for the degree of Master of Business Administration consists of the net annual income of the fund. The award of the scholarship is made on the recommendation of the Director of the Melbourne Business School and the President of H. J. Heinz Company Australia Ltd. who determine how many scholarships are awarded in any year and how the net income of the fund is to be shared between recipients of the scholarships. The criteria applicable to the award of the scholarship are academic performance and potential, financial need, and success in work experience programmes. Any surplus income from the fund in any year must added to the capital of the fund but remains available to be used as income in any subsequent year.
94 (1987) THE R.D. WRIGHT FUND
Original Amount of fund : $24,000
Amount of fund at 31 January 2007
Capital: $219,653.39
Accumulated Income: $20,812.38
Donors: The heads of the department of Physiology, the department of Surgery in the Austin and Repatriation General Hospitals, The Howard Florey Institute of Experimental Physiology and Medicine and the Royal Children's Hospital. One prize is to be awarded annually to the student enrolled in the course for the degree of bachelor of Science or bachelor of Biomedical Science with the highest aggregate mark in second and third year physiology subjects. One or more research studentships may be awarded annually to undergraduates to enable them to undertake research in the University's department of Physiology during the long vacation. One or more additional prizes may be awarded annually to the best student or students in undergraduate Physiology subjects for other courses for degrees of the University. The prizes and research studentships are to be awarded by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences ('the dean') who, before making any such recommendation including the value of each, must consult the head of the department of Physiology. The dean must determine each year how much, if any, of the net income of the fund is to be added to the capital of the fund. If at any time Council determines that it is impossible or impracticable to award the prizes as prescribed, they may be awarded for the subject considered by Council at the time of such determination to be closest to the subject originally specified.
95 (1988) G.I. FEUTRILL AWARDS
Original Amount of Fund $5,000
Donor: Smith Kline & French Laboratories of Swedeland, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. made a donation to the University and provided that ‘the interest from this amount would then constitute the award to contribute to the expenses of a full time Ph.D. student from the Department of Organic Chemistry attending a conference of organic chemistry outside Victoria.’ The gift memorialises the late Dr Geoffrey Ian Feutrill, a senior lecturer in the University's then department of Organic Chemistry who was on study leave and working with the company at the time of his death in 1987. In order to implement the trust terms, the University determined that the awards, which are funded from the net annual income of the fund, are to be made, on the recommendation of the head of the School of Chemistry, to one or more full-time Ph.D. candidates in the School of Chemistry to assist them to travel to conferences in organic chemistry which are held outside the State of Victoria. The dean of the faculty of Science is authorised to make this award on behalf of the University.
96 (1987) THE CARL DE GRUCHY AWARD
Original Amount of fund: $20,000
Amount of fund at 31 January 2007
Capital: $122,290.73
Accumulated Income: $14,169.41
Donor: Miss Denise de Gruchy of 17 Mary St, Kew to commemorate her brother Professor Carl de Gruchy, Professor at St Vincent's Hospital from 1962 to 1969. 'The Carl de Gruchy Prize' is to be awarded annually to the student who provides the best project report in medical history. 'The Carl de Gruchy Scholarship' is to be open for award annually to a student enrolled in the course for a higher degree in the field of medical history. The value of each such prize and scholarship is to be decided by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences who before making any such recommendation must consult the director of the Johnstone-Need Medical History Unit. The total of the prize and scholarship in any year must not exceed the net annual income of the fund but if in any year the scholarship is not awarded, the balance of the income after awarding the prize must be added to the capital of the fund. If at any time Council determines that it is impossible or impracticable to award the prize or scholarship on these terms, the prize or scholarship may be awarded on the terms considered by Council at the time of such determination to be closest to the terms originally specified by the donor.
97 (1991) E S HILLS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $24,000
Donors: The Adult Education Association Geology Group and friends and colleagues of the late Professor Emeritus Edwin Sherbon Hills, distinguished scientist and internationally renowned geologist. The scholarship is to be awarded annually to a postgraduate student in Geology who displays outstanding academic ability and demonstrates financial need. The value and recipient of the scholarship are to be determined each year by the dean of the faculty of Science on the recommendation of the head of the school of Earth Sciences.
98 (1992) KENNETH MYERS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $28,994
Donor: By subscription from family, friends and associates of the late Mr Kenneth Myers. The scholarship, which is awarded from time to time by the Council, is open for award to students who are graduates in Engineering of the University who are undertaking postgraduate study in that discipline. The scholarship, which has a tenure of two years, is to be used to assist the scholar to travel overseas to pursue postgraduate study and research. A committee comprising the dean of the faculty of Engineering, the head of the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, or its successor department, and a senior member of the academic staff of the department nominated by the dean, must recommend to the Council from time to time the frequency of award of the scholarship, the amount of net income payable to the scholar and the percentage of the net annual income which is to be added to the capital of the fund.
99 (1992) MAUD ISABELLA AIRD SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $27,833
Donor: Maud Isabella Aird late of Sandringham in the State of Victoria by her will. Mrs Aird's bequest of her residuary estate to the Victorian Ministry of Education has been transferred by the Ministry to the University which in 1992 became the trustee of the residuary estate. The scholarship is available to female students undertaking the study of Veterinary Science. The scholarship is awarded by the dean of the faculty of Veterinary Science (‘dean’) who must take into account the donor’s desire that the recipient should be a student who would otherwise be unable to carry out her studies by reason of a lack of finance. The tenure of the scholarship and its value must be determined by the dean on each occasion of its award. The scholar is not precluded from holding any other scholarship or award during the tenure of this scholarship and more than one Aird scholarship may be awarded at any time. The dean is authorised to award the scholarship on behalf of the University.
100 (1992) J.S. ANDERSON PRIZE Previously transferred to R6.72A, subsequently re-incorporated in this Regulation. See s. 146 (below)
101 (1993) THE COLIN McCORMICK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $25,000
Donors: The contributors to an appeal set up to establish a scholarship in memory of Professor Colin Angus McCormick (1924 – 1987), who founded the department of Italian Studies at the University in 1959. He was the head of that department from its foundation, and was appointed professor in 1975, a position which he held until his retirement in 1981. The Colin McCormick Memorial Scholarship is to be awarded to the first applicant ranked on a final list who has received the average of "B" grade or higher in the VCE Italian assessment and who has accepted a place to pursue Italian studies as part of a degree course. A committee, to be established by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean’) from time to time, must determine, each year, the value of the scholarship to be awarded and the recipient. The committee has the discretion to select more than one scholarship recipient in a particular year where there is available unspent income (but the value of each additional award must not exceed the value of the initial award for that year). The dean is authorised to award the scholarship on behalf of the University.
102 (1995) MATTHEW LENNARD FUND
Original Amount of Fund: $20,518
Donor: Under the Will of George Julius Lennard late of Leeds in the United Kingdom ‘... to establish a fund to be known as the ‘MATTHEW LENNARD FUND’ in memory of my late father the income from which is to be applied in or towards the furtherance and encouragement of public performances of musical works by Graduates of the Faculty of Music of the University ... and I FURTHER DIRECT that the Council may in its absolute discretion direct that the capital of the fund be resorted to for the purposes of giving effect to this bequest.’ At the time of the gift, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to apply the income of the fund on behalf of the University for the ‘furtherance and encouragement of public performances of musical works by Graduates’ of the faculty.
103 (1995) R.L. SIMPSON MEMORIAL FUND
Original Amount of Fund: $25,000
Donors: Friends and colleagues of the late Dr. Robert Lyndon Simpson who subscribed to a limited appeal approved by the University. The Council is to approve expenditure from the fund from time to time, on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, to support the education of undergraduate and postgraduate medical students, particularly in the field of public health.
104 (1995) LEO STACH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund $10,000
Donor: Mr Leo W Stach of Middle Park, in the State of Victoria, to establish a scholarship to assist a student of Geology at the University. Mr Stach, who holds a M.Sc. of the University, has spent his working life in the petroleum and mineral sector, often in remote parts of the world, and provided advisory services to the United Nations as well as to many government agencies. Subject to Statute 10.2 the scholarship is to be awarded by the Council every second year to a student of Geology who, at the end of the first Year of a course, shows academic ability and also demonstrates financial need. The scholarship has an annual value of $600 or such greater sum as the Council may from time to time determine and a tenure of two years, provided the student continues the study of Geology in the second and third years of his or her course, and is awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the head of the department of Geology or its successor department. The donor has directed that, if at any time, and for whatever reason, it becomes impracticable or impossible to continue to award the scholarship on the above terms and conditions, or for the above purposes, then the Council may apply the income from the fund and, where necessary, the capital, for such purposes as in the Councils’ opinion would accord with the intentions of the donor.
105 (1996) MANUEL GELMAN AWARD FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE Revoked and remade into UTR 6.324  – 14/11/2013
106 THE SIR WILLIAM McKIE SCHOLARSHIP
Original amount of Fund: $11,500
Donor: Sir William McKie Memorial Trust in memory of the late Sir William McKie, who was City Organist Melbourne and Organist of Magdalen College Oxford before taking up the position of Master of Choristers at Westminster Abbey in 1941. He occupied the post with distinction until 1963 and was knighted for his services to music in 1953, the year in which he was Director of Music for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. The Sir William McKie Memorial Trust was established for the advancement of education and learning in music or in the playing of the organ in Victoria and activities related thereto. The trustees Professor Margaret Cameron, Mr Alan Hamer, Bishop John McKie and Sir Robert Southey, had undistributed funds on hand the income of which they wished to be applied towards a travelling scholarship for students of the faculty of Music. At the time of the gift, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music in the faculty of Music, which faculty amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the faculty now called the faculty of Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (known as the faculty of VCA and MCM (‘faculty’), and comprising two discrete parts. Classical music is taught within MCM. As a consequence of a further determination made by the University in 2012, the net annual income from the fund is to be used to provide a scholarship called ‘The Sir William McKie Travelling Scholarship’ to enable a student studying piano or organ to study at a school of music in London approved by the director of MCM. The University has determined that the recipient must have graduated not more than five years prior to the making of the award. The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the director of MCM is authorised to award the scholarship on behalf of the University, and also to determine the frequency of award of the scholarship and the value of the scholarship on each occasion of its award.
107 HELEN McKAY MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $21,56
Donors: Family, friends and colleagues of the late Helen McKay, a fourth year Commerce and Arts student at the time of her tragic death in a car accident in July 1994. Because Helen had won the Katherine Woodruff Memorial Exhibition in 1993, in what would have been the penultimate year of her undergraduate studies, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A J. McKay of Keilor East have requested that this prize should also be awarded in the penultimate year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Commerce. The prize is awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Economics and Commerce to the student with the most meritorious academic performance who is intending to specialise in Economics or Economic History in the final year of the course. The amount to be awarded in any year is to be determined by the Council.
108 (Revoked.)  
109 (1998) THE MONICA ELIZABETH REUM MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $4,500
Donors: Family, friends and colleagues of the late Dr. Monica Elizabeth Reum. The prize is to be awarded by the Council from time to time, on the recommendation of the head of the school of Chemistry after he or she has consulted with colleagues, to the person who submits for assessment an outstanding PhD thesis in an area of Organic Chemistry. The prize will consist of a substantial monograph on some aspect of Organic Chemistry, with a suitably inscribed book-plate, and the remainder of the available income in cash.
110 (1998) ROBERTSON SCHOLARSHIP
Amount of Fund: $60,000
Donor: Diana Pringle Robertson, who died on 13 May, 1992 by her Will. The scholarship may be awarded annually by the Council from the income of the fund to a physically handicapped student enrolled or enrolling at the University unless, in the opinion of the Council, there is no student qualified to receive it. Recommendations regarding the award of the scholarship are to be made by the Students Loan Fund and Bursaries Committee on the basis of academic merit and need. In any year where no scholarship is awarded or where the scholarship does not fully expend the income the unexpended income of the fund is to be added to the corpus of the fund
111 (1999) MADGE O'SHANASSY BEQUEST
Amount of Fund: $94,326.56
Donor: Mrs. Madge O'Shanassy, late of 1 Eton Court, Frankston in the State of Victoria, who died on 10 August 1998. The net income of the fund is to be applied by the Council, on the recommendation of the Students Loan Fund and Bursaries Committee, ("the committee") to assist a student or students in necessitous circumstances. On the recommendation of the committee, the Council may authorise expenditure from the capital of the fund for the purpose stated above.
112 (2000) ROBERT AND JOHANNA EXINER SCHOLARSHIP
Original amount of Fund: $25,000
Donor: James and Ron Exiner, in the State of Victoria, on behalf of Exintel Pty Ltd and Exincorp Pty Ltd, to acknowledge the great pleasure their father Robert derived from studying German at the University between 1976 and 1998, given that his affinity with German language and culture as a young person was adversely affected by the historical circumstances prevailing earlier in his life. The scholarship is to be awarded every second year by the dean of the faculty of Arts and is to have the value of the total net annual income of the two preceding years. It is to be awarded to an undergraduate student, on the recommendation of the head of the school responsible for teaching languages, in consultation with the relevant academic staff of the school who teach German, to defray the costs of undertaking a course of study approved by the department, in Germany. As provided in section 43 of the Act, Council has delegated its power to make awards to the dean of the relevant faculty, in this case Arts.
113 (1993) LAURIE R. GARDINER PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $5,290
Amount of Fund at 31 October, 1999: $5,628
Donors: Family, friends and colleagues of Laurie Gardiner a lecturer in the department of History ("the department") who died in 1991. The prize is awarded annually to the undergraduate student enrolled in the department who submits the best essay on early modern British History (1400-1700) on the recommendation of the head of the department of history after consultation with staff in the department who teach in the relevant field. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
114 (1998) THE PETER BROWNELL PhD SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $54,200
Amount of Fund at 13 February 2004: $58,180.97
Donor: The fund was established by friends and associates of the late Peter Brownell, professor of Accounting from 1991 until 1997 and by contributions from the faculty of Economics and Commerce and the department of Accounting. On 3 November 2003 the Supreme Court made an Order varying the terms of the scholarship that were contemplated by the appeal letter. The Scholarship is now awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the Faculty of Economics and Commerce to the student enrolling in the second year of the degree PhD in Accounting who was awarded the highest mark in the first year coursework program. The value of the scholarship is to be the net annual income of the fund.
115 (1992) FREDERICK JOHN GLADMAN PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $1,913.58
Donor: Public subscription moneys were raised from the pupils, colleagues and friends of the late Frederick John Gladman. The money was gifted to the predecessor in office of the retiring trustee, the Ministry for School Education, as a trust fund upon trust for the purpose (inter alia) of founding and maintaining the awarding of prizes at Melbourne Teachers’ College (now amalgamated with the University and part of Melbourne Graduate School of Education (‘MGSE’)). The University received the sum of $1,913.58 from the previous trustee of the fund to form the capital sum of the fund. Frederick John Gladman, BA BSc, formerly Principal of the Central Training Institution of Victoria, died in 1884 after making an important contribution to the improvement of teacher education in Victoria by promoting a new scientific approach to education, child development and learning - as essential to education and by his insistence that emphasis be placed equally on the development of intellectual and teaching abilities in teacher training programs. A prize of $100 per annum, or such other sum as the dean of MGSE (‘dean’) decides, may be awarded from the income of the fund. Applicants for award of the prize must be enrolled in the final year of the primary teaching course. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
116 (1966) SALTAU-PRICE SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $4,100
Amount of Fund at 31 October 1999: $6,500
Donor: Mrs. Sylvia Adeline Rolfe late of 28 Bryson Street, Canterbury, in the State of Victoria, by her will. Mrs. Rolfe who died on 5 June 1966, bequeathed £1,500 to the University to establish a scholarship in memory of her grandparents, pioneers in the Warrnambool district. The Scholarship is open to students in any year of a University course and is awarded annually on the recommendation of the director, Student Financial Aid. Both the academic ability and financial circumstances of candidates are considered. A preference may be given to a descendant of the donor or of Henry and Anne Saltau of Warrnambool and to students of Warrnambool High School.
117 (pre-1978) W.L. WEICKHARDT SCHOLARSHIPS
Original Amount of Fund: $55,000
Amount of Fund at 31 October 1999: $75,000
Donors: The Council of International House donated the sum of $55,000, to which sum Dr. W.L. Weickhardt, some time deputy vice-chancellor of the University, added a further $5,000, to establish two scholarships to be known as the W.L. Weickhardt scholarships. These are awarded annually by the Council on the recommendation of the warden of International House, ('the warden'), the first to the student resident in International House and enrolled in the first Year of a course in the University who has achieved the best year 12 results. The second scholarship is to be awarded to the student who, as a resident of International House in the previous year, received the best University results of all the students who have returned to International House the following year. The value of each scholarship is such sum as the warden may recommend to the Council. The scholarships, each together with a medal, are awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the warden.
118 (1991) OSCAR ADOLF OESER BEQUEST
Original Amount of Fund: $8,625
Amount of Fund at 30 September 2000: $16,418
Donor: Professor Oeser, late of 14 Darling Street, East Melbourne, a former professor of Psychology in the University, by his will. The net income of the fund is to be applied by the Council on the recommendation of the Students Loan Fund and Bursaries Committee 'for the support of needy and deserving Final Honours or Postgraduate students of Psychology.'
119 (1999) THE MONA McCAUGHEY SCHOLARSHIP THE ELISE WEIDERMAN SCHOLARSHIP
THE UNA BOURNE SCHOLARSHIP

Original Amount of Fund: $9,532
Donor: Miss Mona Malvina McCaughey of 44 Walsh Street South Yarra Victoria who died on 13 December 1962 by her will bequeathed £6,000 to establish three scholarships for necessitous students in the Conservatorium of Music to be known as The Mona McCaughey Scholarship, The Elise Weiderman Scholarship and The Una Bourne Scholarship. At the time of the gift, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music (which had previously been known as The University Conservatorium of Music from its establishment in 1894 until 1926) which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). Since the amalgamation the scholarships are referable to students of opera or classical singing given the origin of the bequest. The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the scholarships on behalf of the University. The Mona McCaughey Scholarship and The Elise Weiderman Scholarship are awarded to students of vocal music and The Una Bourne Scholarship is awarded to a student of the piano. The value of each Scholarship is one third of the net annual income of the fund. In 1999 the University became trustee when it received the fund from the Union Company of Australia Limited.
120 (2000) THE FRANK BARZYK BRASS AWARD
Original Amount of Fund: $14,822
Donor: The award was established with the proceeds of a concert in memory of the late Frank Barzyk a former student of the faculty of Music . At the time of the gift, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the scholarship annually on behalf of the University to the student who achieves an outstanding performance on a brass instrument at the faculty’s annual examinations provided that the award will not be made if it is considered that there is no candidate of sufficient standard. The value of the award is determined from time to time by the dean on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music.
121 (1974) I.J. MARKS AND T.C. ADAMSON PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $400
Donor: Dr Isidore Jacob Marks, dental surgeon of 6 Chilcote Avenue, Malvern, Victoria who died in 1962 bequeathed the sum of two hundred pounds to the Australian College of Dentistry to establish an annual prize for the advancement of dental education at the College to be known as the I.J. Marks and T.C. Adamson Prize. The bequest was received by the University as successor to the Australian College of Dentistry, on the extinction of a life interest in 1973. The prize is open to both students and staff of the School of Dental Science ('the school') and is awarded annually by the Council on the recommendation of the head of the school for the most significant contribution to the advancement of dental education in the University. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
122 (1998) THE DORIAN LE GALLIENNE COMPOSITION AWARD
Original Amount of Fund: $9,044.63
Donor: The Dorian le Gallienne Composition Trust. The award was established in 1964 by subscribers in memory of Dorian le Gallienne, a Melbourne composer who taught composition in the Conservatorium between 1954 and 1960, and who died in 1963. At the time of the gift, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music (which had previously been known as The University Conservatorium of Music from its establishment in 1894 until 1926) which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The University became trustee of the fund in 1998. The dean of the faculty, on the recommendation of the Dorian le Gallienne Award Committee (‘committee’), is authorised to make the award biennially in June on behalf of the University, to a composer resident in Victoria whom the committee considers merits recognition and encouragement. The committee commissions the winner to compose a chamber composition to be completed and performed within such period as the committee determines. The score (or other material in an appropriate format) of the commissioned composition must be lodged with the school of Music. The committee is appointed by the dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music and comprises the head of the school of Music, two composition staff of the school of Music and two composers outside the University. The value of the award is such as the dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the committee may decide but must not exceed the income of the fund during the preceding two years.
123 (2001) THE LOIS WOODWARD SCHOLARSHIP FOR INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS
Original Amount of Fund: $30, 000
Amount of fund at 31 October 2007: $55,029.52
Donor: Sir Edward Woodward AC, OBE, QC, LLB, LLM, LLD and Lady Woodward BA donated $5,000, and the University of Melbourne through the Office of Vice-Chancellor provided $25,000, in recognition of Lady Woodward’s services to the University. The scholarship is to be awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the Indigenous Scholarships and Awards Committee (or such other University committee or body as may be determined by the University from time to time) to enable a mature–age (non-school leaver) indigenous Australian woman, who is also an Australian citizen or permanent resident, to pursue any undergraduate course at the University. The scholarship may be awarded for up to three years at a time to any one person, but may be awarded for the normal duration of the awardee’s course if such course exceeds three years. The value of the scholarship in each year is the net annual income of the fund.
124 (2001) THE RICHARD GUNTER PRIZES
Original Amount of Fund: $3,821.39
Amount of Fund at 31 May 2004 Capital: $9,223 Accumulated Income: $259,53
Donor: Mr Richard Gunter BA(1948), MA (1949)(Melb), 8 More Close, St Paul’s Court, London UK, through the Friends of the University of Melbourne UK Trust, in 2001 donated the sum of £1,450.00 ($3,821.39) to establish a prize in French and in 2002 similarly donated a further sum of £2,000.00 ($5,407.36) to establish a prize in English. The prizes are to be awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Arts. The prize in French is to be awarded to the student who obtains the highest overall marks in third year French and who enrols in fourth year French (Honours). The prize in English is to be awarded to the student who obtains the highest overall marks in third year English and who enrols in fourth year English (Honours). The value of each prize is $200 or such sum as may be determined by the dean of the faculty of Arts from time to time. Council, on the recommendation of the dean, may direct that any sum remaining from the net annual income of the fund, after awarding the prizes, be added to the capital of the fund.
125 (1969) THE NORMAN WESTMORE MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $2,117
Donors: The St Barbara's Brown Coal Mining Fraternity, friends and colleagues contributed the sum of $1,117 to establish a prize to commemorate Norman Westmore who died on 31 October 1968 and who for over 40 years made a distinguished contribution to the brown coal mining industry of Victoria. In 1983 Mrs AM Westmore, widow of Norman Westmore contributed a further sum of $1,000. The prize is open for award annually by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering to the student enrolled in the final year of the course for the degree of master of Engineering who submits the best research or design project related to mining engineering. The prize is awarded from the income of the fund. If there is no suitable research or design project related to mining engineering in a particular year and the prize is not awarded, the unspent income may be added to the capital of the fund.
126 (1927) THE JOHN SMYTH AWARD
Amount of Fund at 8 June 2001: $6,111.01
Donor: Subscription fund to commemorate John Smyth, Principal of the Training College in Victoria (which subsequently became the Melbourne Teachers’ College) from 1902 to 1927 and the first Professorial Chair of Education at the University from 1919 until his death in 1927, in which dual role in 1923 he was primarily responsible for establishing the first Master of Education degree in Australia at the University. John Smyth was a respected figure in education in Victoria who valued scholarship, and who recognised the benefits to both the individual and the community from the advanced study of education. The award is made annually by the dean of Melbourne Graduate School of Education on behalf of the University to the student who submits the most meritorious thesis for the degree of Doctor of Education. The value of the award is to be funded from the net income of the fund.
127 (1974) THE SIR RUPERT HAMER PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $1,000
Further donation in 1977 of $500.
Donor: Maurice Cohen, solicitor, Melbourne, Victoria. In 1973 Mr Cohen gave $1000 to establish the prize to commemorate Sir Rupert Hamer, Premier of Victoria. In 1977 Mr Cohen gave a further sum of $500 towards the endowment. From 2008, the faculty of Law became a graduate school established as a faculty known as Melbourne Law School (‘MLS’). The prize is awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the dean of MLS to the student awarded the highest mark in a subject, to be determined from time to time by the dean of MLS in the field of administrative law. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
128 (1974) THE EDGAR AND MABEL COLES PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $3,000
Donors: Sir Edgar and Dame Mabel Coles of ‘Hendra’, Williams Road, Mount Eliza in Victoria, for a prize in Obstetrics. The prize is to be awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Medical School to the top student in the women’s health component of the subject Principles of Clinical Practice 3 (PCP3). The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. Pursuant to the sanction of the Attorney-General for Victoria dated 31 October 2006, if the subject ‘Women’s and Children’s Health (Women’s Health Stream)’ ceases to be taught, the prize is to be awarded for the subject closest to the original subject at that time. The subject ‘Women’s and Children’s Health (Women’s Health Stream)’ was last taught in 2013. The closest subject to the original subject, ‘Obstetrics’, and the replacement for ‘Women’s and Children’s Health (Women’s Health Stream), is the women’s health component in the subject Principles of Clinical Practice 3.
129 (1975) JOAN ROSANOVE QC MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $5,000
Donor: Dr Emmanuel ('Mannie') Rosanove of Melbourne in memory of his wife, the late Joan Mavis Rosanove QC, who died in 1974. In 1923, Joan Rosanove was the first woman to sign the Bar Roll in Victoria, and in 1965 she was appointed Victoria’s first female Queen’s Counsel. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of Melbourne Law School to the female student in the final year of the course for the degree of Juris Doctor who is placed highest in the class list. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
130 (1981) THE WILLIAM BARDSLEY AWARD
Original Amount of Fund: $5,000
Donor: Bequest of Mrs Jessie Dorcas Taylor of Barkly Street Mornington Victoria. At the time of the bequest, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to make the award on behalf of the University. The prize is awarded annually to assist a deserving and needy student enrolled in a course in violin performance by the provision of music strings and other equipment. The value of the award is the net annual income of the fund.
131 (1984)THE A.D. HALLAM MEMORIAL PRIZES
Original Amount of Fund $7,111
Donors: Family, friends and colleagues of the late A.D. Hallam, Honorary Fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and for many years lecturer in the department of Middle Eastern Studies, who died in 1983.
There are three prizes awarded from the available income of the fund by the Dean of the faculty of Arts (‘Dean’) on the recommendation of the Director of The Centre for Jewish History and Culture (‘Director’), as follows-

  1. a prize awarded annually to the student who achieves the best overall result in the two semesters of Beginners Hebrew;
  2. a prize awarded annually to the student who achieves the best overall result in Intermediate Hebrew, with preference being given to students who have completed two semesters at intermediate level; and
  3. a prize is awarded annually to the student who achieves the best overall result in Advanced Hebrew, with preference being given to students who have completed two semesters at the advanced level.
The value of each prize is to be determined from time to time by the Dean on the recommendation of the Director.
132 (1984)THE STANLEY HARVEY PRIZE
THE J.H. HARVEY PRIZE
Original Amount of each Fund: $300
Amount of each Fund at 8 June 2001:
The Stanley Harvey Prize: $531
The J. H. Harvey Prize: $531
Donor: Bequest of John Henry Harvey of 128 Powlett Street, East Melbourne, Victoria. The University received the bequest in 1984 on the expiry of a life interest. The prizes are awarded annually by the Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Science ('the dean'). The Stanley Harvey Prize is awarded to the student awarded the Professor Kernot Scholarship in Chemistry and The J.H. Harvey Prize is awarded to the student awarded the Professor Kernot Scholarship in Geology in the same year. Each prize has the value of the net annual income of the respective fund.
133 (1986) CLARE LESLIE MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $7,000
Donors: : Family, friends and colleagues of Clare Leslie. Ms Leslie died tragically while a final-year student in Agricultural Science. Council hereby authorises the dean of Melbourne School of Land and Environment to award each prize annually on behalf of the University to the student enrolled in the final year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Agriculture ('degree') who is voted the best all-round student by the final-year students for the degree. The prize consists of the Clare Leslie Medal and the remainder of the net annual income of the fund after meeting the cost of the medal.
134 (1986)THE BRENDA JUDGE PRIZES IN PHILOSOPHY
Original Amount of Fund: $5, 262
Donors: Family, friends and colleagues of Dr Brenda Judge, a member of the Department of Philosophy, who died in October 1985. There are two prizes awarded annually to the two students who submit for assessment the best piece of written work in a second or third year Philosophy subject. The prizes are awarded by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean’) upon the recommendation of a selection committee comprising the Boyce Gibson professor of Philosophy (‘professor’) and the head and deputy head of the academic unit responsible for the discipline of Philosophy or their respective nominees. In the event that the professor is also the head or deputy head of the school, then the dean or the dean’s nominee will be substituted for the professor. The two prizes will be equal in value, and funded from the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prizes on behalf of the University.
135 (1989) WILLIAM CULICAN MEMORIAL AWARD
Original Amount of Fund: $7,121
Donors: Friends and colleagues of the late William Culican. The award is made annually by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the school responsible for the discipline of Archaeology and or Ancient History to either an undergraduate or postgraduate student who shows outstanding ability in the field of Archaeology or Ancient History. The award is funded from the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to make the award on behalf of the University.
136 (1989) IAIN CHARLES MEDGETT POSTGRADUATE STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD
Original Amount of Fund: $15,000
Amount of Fund at 8 June 2001: $18,000



Donor: Mrs Catherine Medgett of 6 Birks Hill, Irvine, Scotland in memory of her son, Dr Iain Medgett, who died in February 1989 from injuries sustained in an accident in the United States while undertaking postdoctoral studies. Dr Medgett graduated from the University with the degrees of bachelor of Science with honours in 1977 and doctor of Philosophy in 1979. An award is made by the Council on the recommendation of a committee appointed by the Council, which must comprise the head of the department of Pharmacology ('the department') and not less than two members of the department. More than one award may be made in any year. The Awards are to assist postgraduate students in Pharmacology to attend scientific meetings concerning Pharmacology or to undertake short courses of study in Pharmacology in Australia or overseas. The value of each award is determined by the Council on the recommendation of the committee having regard to the travel expenses of each recipient. In recommending candidates for an award the committee must take into account both the personal qualities and scholastic abilities of each candidate and must also be satisfied that the proposed meeting or course of study is appropriate for the purpose of the award. Recipients of an award must provide the department with a report of the meeting attended or course of study undertaken as soon as practicable after their return.
137 (1989) THE HAROLD ATTWOOD PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $7,000.00
Donor: Town and Country Pathologists’ Club. The prize is to be awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Medical School to the student with the highest mark in the written assessment component of the subject Principles of Clinical Practice 2 (PCP2). The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
138 (1990) HANSEN YUNCKEN PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $8,115
Amount of Fund at 8 June 2001: $9,738
Donor: Hansen Yuncken Pty Ltd, Builders, East Melbourne, Victoria and staff and students of the department of Architecture and Building in memory of Michael Hansen a student in the department until his death in 1987. The prize is awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning to a student entering the Fourth Year of a Building course who has achieved excellent results in the previous years of the course and performed with distinction in the practical year or its equivalent both of which criteria must be given equal weight in recommending a recipient for the award. Assessment of a student's practical year performance is based on the reports of the student's supervisors. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
139 (1990)THE ERNEST FOOKS MEMORIAL AWARD
Original Amount of Fund: $10,000
Donor: Mrs Noemi Fooks in memory of her late husband, Dr Ernest Fooks, architect, artist and influential member of the modern town planning movement and part-time lecturer in the faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning ('faculty') between 1952 and 1954. The award is made annually by the dean of the faculty to an outstanding student in architectural design. The value of the award is the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to make the award on behalf of the University.
140 (1993) GLADYS AND GEORGE CAMPBELL SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $9,900
Donor: Mrs Gladys McLeod Campbell formerly of 16 George Street, Alexandra Headland, Queensland, on the death of her husband George Johnstone McMillan Campbell, dental surgeon who died on 7 October 1983, gave to the University the sum of $4,950 to carry out the wish of her husband to establish a scholarship ('scholarship') in the then faculty of Dental Science. Mrs Campbell, who died on 15 October 1988, bequeathed to the University the further sum of $4,950 to augment the scholarship fund. The scholarship is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Dental School to the student enrolled or enrolling in the second year of the doctor of Dental Surgery degree with the highest weighted average mark in the first-year subjects Preclinical Dental Practice 1 and 2 and Clinical Dental Practice 1. The value of the scholarship is the net annual income of the fund.
141 (1990) GWEN PROCKTER VIOLONCELLO PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $10,000
Donor: Miss Gwen Prockter of Chatswood, Sydney to encourage a high standard of performance of the violoncello. At the time of the gift in 1990, this discipline was part of the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’) from April 2009. The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the prize annually on behalf of the University to the student who, after successfully completing the final year of a course for a bachelor's degree, whether at pass or honours level, in the school of Music is judged by the head of the school of Music to be the most outstanding violoncello performer. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
142 (1992) THE MARGARET SEFTON DELMER PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $10,000
Donor: Bequest of Miss Margaret Sefton Delmer of Sydney who died on 30 July 1990. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean’) to the student who achieves the best result in a subject in the field of German language studies, such subject to be determined from time to time by the head of the academic unit responsible for German language studies. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
143 (1992) GEORGIANA ELIZABETH MOORE HESKETH SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund $19,595
Amount of Fund at 8 June 2001: $21,792
Donor: Bequest of Miss Georgiana Elizabeth Moore Hesketh of 53 View road, Ararat, Victoria who died on 27 July 1980. A scholarship is awarded in any year to one or more undergraduate or postgraduate students enrolled in a course in the School of Medicine. The criteria for awarding a scholarship are academic merit and financial need. The value and term of a scholarship are determined by the Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences on each occasion a scholarship is awarded.
144 (1992) DAVID VICTOR ISAACS PRIZE
Original amount of Fund: $10,000
Donor:Mrs Rebecca Isaacs of Cremorne, New South Wales, in memory of her husband, David Victor Isaacs who graduated with a degree in Engineering with honours and was winner of a University medal. He became one of Australia's most distinguished civil engineers with his pioneering work on electric welding, consulting work on several major bridges, his contribution to the recovery of gold bullion from the sunken RMS Niagara during the Second World War and his role as Director of the Commonwealth Experimental Building Station from its inception in 1949 until his retirement in 1969. The prize is open for award annually by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘dean’) to the student enrolled in the final year of an Engineering course in Civil Engineering who produces the most innovative but practical design. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
145 (1992) THE PERCY JONES AWARD
Original Amount of Fund: $10,000
Donor: Bequest of the Reverend Dr Percy Jones, Catholic Priest, of Eastern View, Geelong, Victoria who died on 17 November 1992. Percy Jones is a former member of the Committee of Convocation and a former member of the teaching staff of the then faculty of Music. The purpose of the bequest was to establish an award to be made ‘to a Post-Graduate student for the pursuit of studies of Musicology at the University of Melbourne’. At the time of the bequest in 1992, the discipline was part of the then school of Music within the faculty of Music which later amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts to form the school of Music in the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’) from April 2009. The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music (having first consulted with the head of Musicology where applicable) is authorised to make the award on behalf of the University to a postgraduate student studying Musicology in the school of Music. The award is made in alternate years, or such other intervals as Council may decide. The value of the award is the net annual income of the fund.
146 (1992) THE J.S. ANDERSON PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $10,200
Donors: Gift of Mrs Janet Groves, Mrs Elizabeth Smith, Miss Ursula Anderson and Mr Malcolm Anderson in memory of their father, Professor John Stuart Anderson, Senior Lecturer in the then department of Chemistry from 1939 to 1947 and Professor of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry 1954 to 1959. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Science on the recommendation of a committee appointed by the head of the school of Chemistry to the student enrolled in the final year of the degree of bachelor of Science with honours, in a research training program in the master of Science or in a postgraduate diploma in Science, who is majoring in chemistry and who displays the greatest aptitude and potential for research. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
147 (1981) THE DONALD MACKAY HISTORY PRIZES
Original Amount of Fund: $4,000
Capital of the Donald Mackay Prize in British History as at 8 June 2001: $6,378
Capital of Donald Mackay Prize in History at 8 June 2001: $4,252
Donor: Friends and colleagues of Dr Donald Mackay, lecturer in the department of history who drowned in 1979. There are two prizes awarded annually by the Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Arts; one prize is awarded to the student awarded the highest mark in the Second Year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Arts in British History, the other prize is awarded to the student receiving the highest mark in any other History subject in the Second Year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Arts. The capital for each prize is held in separate accounts. Each prize has the value of one half the net annual income of the fund.
148 (2000) THE SHIRLEY McLAREN PRIZE FOR MIDDLE ENGLISH LITERATURE
Original Amount of Fund: $10,000
Donor: Professor John McLaren BEd BA (Hons) PhD (Melb.) MA (Monash). The donor has published widely on Australian literature, pacific studies, multiculturalism and education, and was foundation editor of the second series of Australian Book Review, and associate editor and later editor of Overland, a long-standing Australian literary and cultural magazine. The donation was made in memory of the donor’s wife, the late Shirley McLaren, who died in 1999 and was formerly a student in the department of English, and active in Australian literary studies including as treasurer of Overland and a member of its editorial board. The prize is awarded biennially by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the academic unit responsible for the discipline of English (‘head’) to the student who during the preceding two years has submitted the best honours or postgraduate thesis in the field of Middle English Literature. For the purpose of the prize, Mediaeval Scots will be considered as a part of Middle English. The head must determine the procedure for judging the prize, which will take into account originality, imagination and scholarly excellence. The prize has the value of half the net income during the preceding two years, the other half of which is added to the capital of the fund. If in any year in which the prize is due to be awarded no entry of sufficient standard is submitted, the total net income of the fund for the preceding two years is to be added to the capital. The dean is authorised to award this prize on behalf of the University
149 (1983) THE AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY OF ENDODONTOLOGY (VICTORIAN BRANCH) FUND Original Amount of Fund: $3,000 Donor: The Australian Society of Endodontology (Victorian Branch). At the request of the donor, the prize now memorialises Dr Ephraim Ehrmann, a founding member of the discipline of Endodontics in Victoria and Australia, who died on 27 April 2011. The Ephraim Ehrmann Memorial Prize is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Dental School to the final year dental science student who achieves the best performance in Endodontics throughout their course. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. Any unspent income may be retained as income for award in a subsequent year or may be added to the capital of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
150 (1993)THE DINNY O'HEARN SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $14,000
Amount of Fund at 8 June 2001: Capital: $17,000
Accumulated Income $7,549.52
Donors: Friends and colleagues of J.D. (Dinny) O'Hearn, sub-dean of the faculty of Arts, first executive officer of the Australian Centre in the faculty of Arts and nationally renowned man of letters. The fellowship is awarded not less frequently than once every three years by the Council on the recommendation of the director of the Australian Centre to enable an Australian writer not exceeding twenty five years of age at the commencement of the fellowship to work on his or her own writing at the Centre. Each fellowship is to be of such period and value as Council on the recommendation of the director of the Australian Centre determines.
On 31 October 2002 the Attorney General of Victoria made an Order that-
'This Fellowship be awarded not less frequently than every three years. Each Fellowship to be of such period and value as the Council determines.'
151 (1995) THE AAII PRIZE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
Original Amount of Fund: $20,000
Donor: The Australian Artificial Intelligence Institute. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘MSE’) on the recommendation of the head of the department of Computing and Information Systems to the top student in a third-year subject to be determined from time to time by the dean of MSE, in the discipline of artificial intelligence which includes the fields of computing theory, computing languages and language design, and logic. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. The dean of MSE is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
152 (1992) THE W. MACMAHON BALL PRIZE IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
Original Amount of Fund: $7,000
Donor: Mrs Katrine Ball in memory of her late husband, William Macmahon Ball, Foundation Professor of Political Science and prominent scholar and teacher in international relations. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the academic unit responsible for the discipline of Political Science (‘head’) to the student enrolled in a postgraduate course in that academic unit who submits the best essay in international studies. Before making any recommendation the head must consult the relevant academic staff who teach international studies. The prize is to be funded from the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
153 (1993) THE LESLIE BARKLAMB FLUTE AWARD
Original Amount of Fund: $3,528
Donors: Subscription appeal by the Council of the Australian Music Examiners Board (Victoria) Ltd ('the AMEB'), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University, to commemorate Leslie Barklamb, for many years an AMEB Examiner and a former lecturer in the faculty of Music. The award is open for award annually by the AMEB Victorian Board to the candidate who is 23 years of age and under, demonstrates exceptional flute performance skills in the AMEB Associate in Music, Australia (A Mus A), and satisfies the theory requirement. Candidates for the AMEB Licentiate in Music, Australia (L Mus A) or Eighth Grade in flute may be considered for the award if there is no suitable A Mus A candidate. If there are no suitable candidates in a particular year, the award is not to be made and the unspent income is to be held as income for award in a subsequent year.
154 (1992) THE CONCETTA BENN SOCIAL JUSTICE BURSARY
Original Amount of Fund: $5,000
Donors: Colleagues and friends to commemorate Professor Concetta Benn's term as a professor in the department of Social Work ('department') and to establish the Concetta Benn Social Justice Bursary (‘bursary’). The bursary is awarded by the dean, faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, on the recommendation of the head of the department responsible for the teaching of Social Work. The bursary will be awarded to one or more students enrolled in the course for the degree of master of Social Work or any other comparable degree in its place in that discipline. Preference will be given to a student who, as an adult, migrated to Australia from a non-English speaking country. The bursary will be funded from the annual income of the fund.
155 (1996) THE COMPUTER GRAPHICS MERIT AWARD
Original Amount of Fund: $7,343
Donor: The Australian Computer Graphics Association Inc on being wound up. The award is made annually by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the department of Computing and Information Systems (‘head of department’) to an undergraduate student who has the top mark in a subject in the field of Computer Graphics, such subject to be determined from time to time by the dean on the recommendation of the head of department. The value of the award is the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to make the award on behalf of the University.
156 (1990) THE HAROLD CHARLES CHATFIELD MEDAL
Original Amount of Fund: $1,400
Additional donation: $5,000
Donors: Mrs Thelma Chatfield and Messrs Daryl, Merrick and Bralen Chatfield, the wife and sons of Harold Charles Chatfield, organist, composer, choirmaster and teacher. At the time of the gift, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to make the award annually on behalf of the University. The Medal is awarded to a student enrolled in any year of a course in the faculty for excellence in Grand Organ Playing. The capital of the original donation was resorted to in order to fund the Medal. In 1991 Mrs Chatfield donated the further sum of $5,000, the net annual income of which is awarded as a prize together with the Medal.
157 (1989) THE DESMOND J. CLEARY MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $2,655
Donors: Family, colleagues and friends of Desmond J. Cleary, a graduate of the University who had a distinguished career in the Reserve Bank and who died in 1986. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Business and Economics to the student enrolled in the fourth year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Commerce who is awarded the highest mark in such subject in the field of financial economics as determined by the dean, on the recommendation of the head of the department of Economics, from time to time. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
158 (1987) THE SIR ALBERT COATES PRIZE IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Original amount of Fund: $2,000
Donors: Dr A. A. Coates of Shepparton donated the sum of $1,000, and friends and colleagues of Sir Albert a further sum of $1,000 to establish a prize to commemorate Sir Albert Coates OBE MS Hon LLD FRCS FRACS, lecturer in Anatomy from 1925 to 1946, lecturer in Surgery from 1949 to 1956 and Chairman of the Board of Management of Fairfield Infectious Diseases Hospital from 1956 to 1974. In October 2013, the University received a further donation of $500 towards the fund from Sir Albert’s daughter and her husband. The Prize is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (‘dean’) to the student who achieves the highest performance in the written questions on infectious diseases and an oral examination in the third year of the course for the degree of doctor of Medicine. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
159 (1999) THE JOHN AND ELSIE JAGO PRIZE IN COMMUNITY DENTISTRY
Original Amount of Fund: $5,000
Donor: Visiting Professor John Jago of Sale, Victoria to endow a prize in memory of his parents John and Elsie Jago. Professor Jago had provided a prize in Community Dental Health each year since 1989. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Dental School to the most outstanding student in Introduction to Professional Dental Practice. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. By cy près application sanctioned by the Attorney-General for Victoria on 31 October 2006, if the subject ceases to be taught, the prize is to be awarded for the subject closest to the original subject, Community Dental Health, at that time.
160 (1981) THE MAX KOHANE PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $1,000
Donor: Bequest of Maximillian Kohane for the general purposes of the Faculty of Medicine, as directed by Professor Sir Lance Townsend. In 1981, Professor Townsend proposed, and the University accepted, that the bequest be applied to establish an annual prize, to be called The Max Kohane Prize, to be awarded to the top student, from the clinical school at the Austin Hospital and the Repatriation General Hospital (now Austin Health), in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Medical School to the student from the Austin Health Clinical School who is ranked top in the final class list in the women’s health component of the subject Principles of Clinical Practice 3 (PCP3). The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
161 (1977) THE E. R. LOVE PRIZE Original Amount of Fund: $457
Amount of fund at 8 June 2001: $2,038
Donors: Friends and colleagues on the retirement of Professor E.R. Love, professor of Mathematics from 1940 to 1977, to establish a prize to be known as the E.R. Love Prize. The prize is awarded annually by the Council on the recommendation of the head of the department of Mathematics and Statistics to the undergraduate placed first in the subject considered to have the largest content of analysis. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
162 (1985) THE NORMA McARTHUR PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $1,220
Donor: The Applied Probability Trust in memory of Norma McArthur, to establish a prize in statistics and probability. Norma McArthur was a distinguished Australian demographer, founder and a trustee of the Applied Probability Trust, well known for her landmark research and study in population statistics as relevant to the island colonies of the Pacific. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Science (‘dean’), on the recommendation of the head of the department of Mathematics and Statistics to the student placed first in the subject Statistics in the third year of the course for the degree of bachelor of Science. The value of the prize is half the net annual income of the fund. The remaining half of the net annual income of the fund must be added to the capital of the fund in order to preserve the value of the prize. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
163 (1976) THE GEORGE BRYCE McINDOE PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $1,000
Donor: Mrs Harriet Hall McIndoe of Armadale in memory of her husband to provide a prize in the field of comparative education. The prize is awarded biennially on the recommendation of the dean of Melbourne Graduate School of Education (‘MGSE’) to the student who in the preceding two years has obtained the highest mark in a subject in the field of comparative studies in education in the degree of master of Teaching (Primary). The subject in the field of comparative studies in education for which the prize is to be awarded is to be determined from time to time by the dean of MGSE. Mrs McIndoe, who died in 1987, made a number of bequests to the University including the sum of $5,000 to augment this fund. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
164 (1993) THE KEN McKAY PRIZE FOR BEGINNERS GREEK
Original Amount of Fund: $2,575
Additional donation $5,000
Donor: Friends and colleagues of the late Associate Professor Ken McKay, a member of the Classics Department from 1952 to 1992 and who died in 2011, following an appeal to commemorate his work at the University upon his retirement. A further amount of $5,000 was donated by his widow, Mrs Gloria McKay of East Malvern Victoria on 15 November 2013. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean’) to the student enrolled for the degree bachelor of Arts who achieves the best overall results in the subject Beginners Ancient Greek (or equivalent), provided that the student was a genuine beginner of the subject. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to make the award on behalf of the University.
165 (1993) THE HEPHZIBAH MENUHIN PIANO SCHOLARSHIP ADMINISTRATION FUND
Original Amount of Fund: $6,054
Amount of Fund at 8 June 2001: $6,604
Donor: Friends and former students to establish a scholarship to commemorate Miss Hephzibah Menuhin, renowned concert pianist who died in 1981. The appeal closed in 1983. The scholarship is awarded annually to an Australian pianist between the 18 and 25 years of age who gives the most outstanding performance at a national competition usually held alternately in Sydney and Melbourne. The scholarship is organised by the Hephzibah Menuhin Scholarship National Council which has representatives from the University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne ('the University'). The scholarship fund is administered by the University of Sydney and the income applied to providing the scholarship. In 1993 the donors gave to the University of Melbourne the sum of $6,054, the net annual income to be applied by the University towards the costs of administering the scholarship competition in the years that it is held in Melbourne.
166 (1992) THE TAKAMITSU MURAOKA PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $1,738
Donor: Friends and colleagues of Professor Takamitsu Muraoka, Professor of Middle Eastern Studies from 1980 to 1991, when he was appointed to the chair of Hebrew Studies at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Arts on the recommendation of the Director of the Centre for Jewish History and Culture, or the head of the academic unit responsible for the teaching of Hebrew language studies if in the future this is not the Centre, to the student or students enrolled in the degree of bachelor of Arts, whether at pass or honours level, or other University award course, including but not limited to the Diploma of Modern Languages, who achieves the highest mark overall in beginners, intermediate or advanced Hebrew language subjects. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
167 (1999) THE MARY O'DONOGHUE PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $3,000
Further contribution: $4,046.02 on the winding up of the Mary O’Donoghue Postgraduate Travel Award fund - November 2006
Donor: The Melbourne St Patrick's Day Ball Committee to commemorate the contribution of the late Mary O'Donoghue to Irish culture in Melbourne. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the academic unit responsible for the discipline of History for the best piece of work (which should not exceed 3,000 words excluding bibliographies and appendices) submitted by an undergraduate student of the University in the field of Irish Studies, provided that the prize will not be awarded if it is considered that there is no entry of sufficient merit. The University will have the right to publish the prize-winning piece of work, either in whole or abridged, but the copyright in that piece of work will remain the property of the author. The prize is funded from the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
168 (1996) THE DR JOHN PATTERSON PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $12,000
Further donation: £6,000 ($9,362.26)
Donor: Mrs Mary Patterson of Whitstable, Kent, England in memory of her husband, Dr John Patterson, later Professor Patterson, a member of the then faculty of Engineering between 1960 and 1973. The University subsequently received a grant of £6,000 ($9,362.26) from The Friends of the University of Melbourne Charitable Trust (‘Charitable Trust’) in May 2012, which was made possible by a gift to the Charitable Trust by Mrs Patterson. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the department of Mechanical Engineering ('department') to the student in the department who submits the best thesis in the general field of thermo-fluids. The prize is to be funded from the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
169 (1975) THE D.H. RANKIN ESSAY PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $1,000
Donor: Miss Kathleen Rankin to establish a prize in memory of her father, Donald Hamilton Rankin. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the academic unit responsible for the discipline of History to the student enrolled in the course for the degree of bachelor of Arts with honours in that academic unit who submits the best thesis in Classics. The prize is to be funded from the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
170 (1994) THE IAN ROBERTSON TRAVEL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $5,000
Donors: Family and friends to commemorate the outstanding contribution to the research culture of the department of History (‘department’) of Ian Robertson, senior lecturer in the department from 1961 to 1997. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the academic unit responsible for the discipline of History to a student enrolled in the course for a higher degree in History in that academic unit to enable the recipient to travel overseas to pursue his or her research. The prize will not be awarded if there is no candidate considered worthy of the prize. The prize is funded from the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University, in accordance with resolutions passed by Council in 2010.
171 (1991) THE ANITA RODGERS SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $5,000
Donor: Dr Anita Rodgers, senior lecturer in the department of Science Languages. The scholarship is awarded at least every third year, and can therefore be awarded annually, biennially or triennially, by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the school responsible for teaching languages (‘school’), to assist a student of German to further his or her studies by studying in Germany. Before making any recommendation the head of the school must consult the relevant academic staff of the school who teach German. The value of each scholarship is to be determined by the dean but must be no more than the available income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the scholarship on behalf of the University.
172 (1980) THE RICHARD SAMUEL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $6,550
Donors: Friends and colleagues to commemorate the 80th birthday of Professor Richard Samuel, who retired as head of the department of Germanic Studies in 1967. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the academic unit responsible for the discipline of German to the most outstanding student enrolled in German in that academic unit, in the fourth year of an undergraduate course in German or in a postgraduate course in German in that academic unit. The prize is funded from the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
173 (1983) THE DAVID SILVER PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund $1,000
Additional donation: $1000
Donors: Mr and Mrs G. Silver of Kew, Victoria in memory of their son who graduated in Electrical Engineering in 1979 and completed his Masters degree shortly before his death in 1982. In 1984, the donors gave a further sum of $1,000 to be added to the fund. The prize is awarded annually by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘MSE’) to the top student in the subject Foundations of Electrical Networks, or if this subject ceases to be taught by the University, in a subject closest to this subject as nominated by the dean of MSE. The prize is to be funded from the net annual income of the fund.
174 (1995) THE ALICE TAYLOR SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund $4,050.00
Donor: Miss Claire Taylor (BAgSc 1938) of Brighton, Victoria in memory of her mother Alice Taylor (DipEd 1914). The scholarship is to be awarded triennially by Council on the recommendation of the dean of Melbourne Graduate School of Education (‘MGSE’) to the top student in the final year of the course for the degree of master of Teaching in the year in which the scholarship is to be awarded. The value of the scholarship is to be the net income in the preceding years. Miss Taylor, who died on 6 May 2003, bequeathed the sum of $8,000 to augment the fund and prescribed in her will that the award, formerly the Alice Brokenshire Taylor Scholarship be named the Alice Taylor Scholarship.
175 (1997) THE CHARLES ANTHONY TAYLOR PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $8,000
Amount of Fund at 13 September 2004: $15,452.98
Accumulated Income: $386.68
Donor: Miss Claire Taylor (BAgSc 1938) of Brighton, Victoria in memory of her father, Charles Anthony Taylor (BSc 1914) who had an outstanding career as a chemical analyst with the Victorian Police Force. Both were graduates of the University. The prize is to be awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the head of the department of Chemistry to the student enrolled in the course for the degree of bachelor of Science who is awarded the top mark in Second Year Chemistry and who is intending to major in Chemistry. The value of the prize is to be the net annual income of the fund. Miss Taylor who died on 6 May 2003 bequeathed the sum of $8,000 to augment the fund and prescribed in her will that the award, formerly a scholarship, be named the Charles Anthony Taylor Prize.
176 (1996) THE IAN CHARLES TAYLOR PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund $4,100
Donor: Claire Taylor (BAgSc 1938) of Brighton, Victoria in memory of her brother, Charles Taylor, a civil engineer. The prize is to be awarded annually by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering to the student awarded the top mark in Geomatics in his or her final year of studies in the department of Infrastructure Engineering. The prize will be funded from the net income of the fund. Claire Taylor, who died on 6 May 2003, bequeathed the sum of $8,000 to augment the fund and prescribed in her will that the award, formerly a scholarship, be named the Ian Charles Taylor Prize. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
177 (1997) THE THORNTON-SMITH PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $17,000
Amount of Fund at 8 June 2001: $17,000
Donors: The then department of Geomatics to commemorate James Thornton-Smith, who began his career in the University in 1952, between 1951 and 1965 was foundation head of the then department of Surveying, and was instrumental in the development and introduction of the course for the degree of bachelor of Surveying. The award is made annually by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering on the recommendation of the head of the department of Infrastructure Engineering ('the department') to the graduate of the department who is considered to have made the most outstanding contribution to the engineering profession in the field of geomatics. Preference will be given to graduates who have made such a contribution early in their career. Before making any recommendation the head of the department must consult the senior academic staff of the department. The prize comprises a medal and the net annual income of the fund after meeting the cost of the medal.
178 (1993) THE R.S. FOX FORESTRY BURSARIES
Original Amount of Fund: $20,000
Donor: Bequest of Rhys Stapleton Fox of 49 Kenny Street, North Balwyn who died on 5 May 1993 to be used 'in furtherance of the interests of forestry generally.' The net annual income of the fund is to be used to award one or more bursaries annually, on the recommendation of the head of the department of Forest and Ecosystem Science (‘head of department’), to a postgraduate student enrolled or enrolling in forestry and who is in financial need. The head of department is to determine each year the number of bursaries and the value of each bursary. Council hereby authorises the dean of Melbourne School of Land and Environment to award each bursary on behalf of the University.
179 (1994) THE DAVID TREZISE ROBERTSON SCHOLAR
Original Amount of Fund: $5,000
Amount of Fund at 30 November 2010: $8.479.94
Donors: Patricia M Robertson (the widow of the late David Trezise Robertson), and Melbourne School of Engineering. Commencing in 2013, the prize is to be awarded annually to the top Civil Engineering student in the final year of the master of Engineering degree. Until then, unspent income will be added to the capital of the fund. The top student is to be determined by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘MSE’) in consultation with the head of the department of Infrastructure Engineering. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. The dean of MSE is authorised to award each prize on behalf of the University.
180 (1986) THE NELLIE MELBA PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $1,679
Donor: Madame Nellie Melba in 1902 gave the sum of fifty pounds for the assistance of Music students. At the time of the gift, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The gift was originally applied to loans to students. Since there were no obligations imposed on the University by the terms of the gift, in 1983 the University on the recommendation of the then faculty of Music renamed the fund the Madame Nellie Melba Prize, which was later renamed The Nellie Melba Prize. The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the prize to a student enrolled in the second year of a course in the school of Music who achieves the top examination marks, preferably in classical voice. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
181 (1997) THE JULIET FLESCH CAMBRIDGE STUDIES PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $2,000
Donor:Pierre Gorman of Findon Avenue, Caulfield North to commemorate Juliet Flesch a special collections librarian in the Baillieu Library until her retirement. The prize is awarded annually in December by the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘faculty’) on the recommendation of the head of the academic unit within the faculty responsible for the discipline of Historical Studies to the student who submits the best essay using the collection known as 'the Cambridge in Books' in the Baillieu Library. The essay should not exceed 3000 words excluding bibliographies and appendices. A copy of the prize winning essay is deposited in the CAM collection in the Baillieu Library and the University has the right to publish the essay, either as a whole or abridged, provided that the copyright remains the property of the author. The prize is to be awarded from the income of the fund. The prize will not be awarded if no entry of a sufficient standard is submitted. The prize is open to all History students. The dean of the faculty of Arts is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
182 (1987) THE SIR IAN CLUNIES- ROSS PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $7,000
Amount of Fund at 8 June 2001: $12,389
Donors: Lady Clunies-Ross who died on 27 September 1986 bequeathed to the University the sum of $2,000 to establish an award and the CSIRO (Institute of Animal Production and Processing) donated the sum of $5,000 from the Clunies-Ross Fund established by friends of Sir Ian Clunies-Ross for the benefit of his widow and which became the responsibility of CSIRO on the death of Lady Clunies-Ross. The terms of the Clunies-Ross Fund require that it be applied towards research in connection with wool. The prize is awarded from time to time by the Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Veterinary Science for veterinary research, carried out in Australia, which will benefit the Australian sheep and wool industry. In awarding the prize preference must be given, whenever possible, to research in the field of veterinary parasitology. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
183 (2001) THE WOODWARD MEDAL IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AND THE WOODWARD MEDAL IN THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Original Amount of Fund: $40,000
Donors: Sir Edward Woodward, a former Chancellor of the University, and Lady Woodward ($20,000), supplemented through the office of the vice-chancellor ($20,000) on behalf of the University. The Woodward Medal in Science and Technology is awarded annually to a member of staff for research published in the preceding five years which is considered to have made the most significant contribution by a member of staff to knowledge in a field of science and technology. The Woodward Medal in The Humanities and Social Sciences is awarded annually to a member of staff for research published in the preceding five years which is considered to have made the most significant contribution by a member of staff to knowledge in the field of humanities. Each medal is awarded by Council on the recommendation of a separate committee. Each committee comprises the deputy vice-chancellor (research) or nominee who is chair and a minimum of four members of academic staff appointed by the deputy vice-chancellor (research). Candidates must submit the published research with a statement of its significance. Members of staff may nominate candidates. A member of staff may be awarded a medal for his or her contribution to published research by a research team. If in any year it is decided that the research submitted is not of an appropriate standard only one or neither medal may be awarded whereupon such part of the annual net income remaining unexpended may be added to the capital. The value of each medal must not exceed half the net annual income of the fund. Any unexpended income after meeting the costs of medals may be added to the capital.
184 (1972) THE ADA MARY A'BECKETT AWARD
Amount of Fund at 16 August 2001:
Capital: $6,100.00
Accumulated Income: $846.98
Donors: Friends and colleagues of Ada Mary A’Beckett to commemorate the outstanding contribution to the Institute of Early Childhood Development of Mrs A’Beckett, president of the Free Kindergarten Union when in 1921 it purchased the site on which the department of Learning and Education Development, faculty of Education ('the department') subsequently stood. The department moved to the Parkville campus in 1997. The award is open to students enrolled in the master of Teaching (Early Childhood) and is awarded annually to a student who has achieved distinction in some aspect of the course such as overall performance in theoretical and practical elements, performance in a particular component or aspect of study activity provided that preference will be given to a student whose performance is considered likely to enhance his or her teaching capabilities and the quality of his or her work with young children. The dean of Melbourne Graduate School of Education is authorised to make the award on behalf of the University. The value of the award is to be funded from the net income of the fund.
185 (1987) THE CLELIA VITTORIA MEDEN SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $10,000
Donor: Dr. Clelia Vittoria Meden to commemorate her long and happy association with the University’s then department of Italian Studies. In accordance with a cy-près scheme sanctioned by the Attorney-General on 17 July 2006, the scholarship is awarded to the student who receives the highest mark in the honours course in Italian and who intends to enrol in a higher degree course in Italian, with no requirement that the scholarship recipient apply the scholarship money to spending time in Italy. In the event that it becomes impossible or impracticable to award the scholarship, the University may amend the terms of the scholarship to its closest possible terms, including to provide that where there are no suitable candidates in a given year, the scholarship may be awarded to a student who receives the highest mark in a third-year course in Italian and who intends to enrol in an honours course in Italian. The scholarship is to be awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Arts, on the recommendation of the head of the school of Languages and Linguistics, who must consult with the head of the academic staff teaching the Italian language. The scholarship is to be funded from the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the scholarship on behalf of the University.
186 (1919) THE ROBERT BAGE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: £1,000
Amount of Fund at 14 November 2001: $54,284
Donor: Mrs Edward Bage of 'Cranford' East St Kilda Victoria gave the sum of £1,000 in 1919 to establish a scholarship in memory of her son Edward Frederick Robert Bage, BCE, Lt Royal Australian Engineers, Captain, 3rd Field Company Engineers First Division AIF, killed at Gallipoli on 7 May 1915. Mrs Bage gave a further £50 to the fund in 1920 and Anne Frederica Bage, OBE MSc HonLLD Qld. FLS Lond. who died in 1971 bequeathed to the University the sum of $2,000 of which $1,000 was to augment the fund. The Scholarship is awarded annually by the Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Engineering and is open to students enrolled in the course for a higher degree by research. The value of the scholarship is the net annual income of the fund.
187 (1951) THE ROBERT CRAIG EXHIBITIONS
Original amount of fund: (approx) £1,300
Donor: Sophie Godfrey Craig of Grove Street, Vermont in the State of Victoria who died on 7 September 1951, bequeathed to the University one third of her residuary Estate with the request that it 'establish a prize or scholarship in the Law School' in memory of her father. Robert Craig graduated BA in 1863, in 1865 was the first graduate to be admitted by the University direct to the degree LLB and was later Assistant Inspector-General of the Education Department and Principal of the Teachers' Training College. From 2008, the faculty of Law became a graduate school established as a faculty known as Melbourne Law School (‘MLS’). There are two exhibitions in the fields of Asian law and international economic law. One exhibition is to be awarded to the student awarded the highest mark in a subject in the field of Asian law, and one exhibition is to be awarded to the student awarded the highest mark in a subject in the field of international economic law. The subjects are to be determined from time to time by the dean of MLS. The exhibitions are to be awarded annually. Council hereby authorises the dean of MLS to award each exhibition on behalf of the University. The value of each exhibition is half the net annual income of the fund.
188 (2002) THE P.W. CROHN SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $30,000
Donor: Mrs Valerie Crohn of 1 Durham Road, Surrey Hills in the State of Victoria in memory of her husband Peter Wolfgang Crohn, BSc MSc Melb. who died on 22 November 2000. His career as a geologist included being a member of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition at Mawson and later Director of Mines in the Northern Territory. By cy près application sanctioned by the Attorney-General for Victoria on 1 June 2010, the scholarship is to be awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Science on the recommendation of the head of the school of Earth Sciences, or such other name as may be determined by the faculty of Science as covering the relevant discipline (‘school’). The scholarship is open to students enrolling in the school in the final year of a degree of bachelor of Science with honours or in a research training program in the master of Science or in a postgraduate diploma in Science and preference may be given to a student intending to pursue study in the field of Antarctic geology or glaciology or in regional mapping in Australia. The scholarship is to be awarded on academic merit but financial need may also be considered in determining the recipient. The value of the scholarship is the net annual income of the fund provided that the scholarship may be divided between more than one student. If in any particular year no candidate is considered worthy of the scholarship, the net annual income in that year must be added to the capital. The dean of the faculty of Science is authorised to award the scholarship on behalf of the University.
189 (2002) MICHAEL KIERCE PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $4,981
Donors: Family, friends and colleagues of Michael Kierce, BHealthSc VictoriaUT GDipCritCareNurs RN, who died on 1 June 2001 aged 34. Michael Kierce was a lecturer in the school of Postgraduate Nursing and an inspired teacher and academic who encouraged his students to take a leadership role through combining clinical excellence with research. The prize is to be awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences to a student who during the fourth year of a nursing course has demonstrated research excellence, clinical excellence and the potential for leadership in clinical practice research. All three criteria must be accorded equal weight; a student's clinical excellence and leadership in clinical practice is to be assessed on reports of the student's supervisors and research excellence is to be assessed on a research subject undertaken as part of the course. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. No prize is to be awarded if there is no candidate considered of sufficient merit and in any such year the income will be added to the capital.
190 (1970) THE HAROLD CLARKE ENGLISH AND ELIZABETH ENGLISH SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $2,000
Donor: Mrs Elizabeth English of Armadale Victoria by her will established the Harold Clarke English and Elizabeth English Scholarship. At the time of the bequest, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music (which had previously been known as The University Conservatorium of Music from its establishment in 1894 until 1926), which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music within the faculty is authorised to award the scholarship annually to the student who submits the best essay on a musical subject. The value of the scholarship is the net annual income of the fund. On 31 October 2002 the Attorney General of Victoria made an Order that ‘The Scholarship be open to students without any religious limitation’ concerning the conditions of the scholarship to remove a limitation stipulated in the original bequest that the scholarship be awarded only to protestant students.’
191 (1980) THE MARGARET ANNE LINDGREN FUND
Original Amount of Fund: $7,000
Donor: Mrs Maude Laidlaw Lindgren to improve the library in the Russian Department in memory of her daughter who graduated with a BA(Hons) at the University in 1960 and a MA in 1962. As the University had ceased to have a Russian Department, pursuant to section 4 of the Charities Act 1978 (Vic), on 31 October 2002, the Attorney General of Victoria sanctioned a scheme to apply the fund ‘to purchasing books and periodicals relating to Eastern European studies’. Subsequently, the faculty of Arts came to have a department of German, Russian and Swedish Studies, with Russian again being taught at the University from 2006. Accordingly, the net annual income of the fund is to be expended from time to time by the head of the academic unit responsible for the discipline of Russian studies to purchase books and periodicals relating to Eastern European studies, with a preference for books and periodicals on Russian studies.
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193 (1993) THE E.S.J. KING PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $4,000
Donor: Mrs Jean Gittins to establish a prize to commemorate Edgar Samuel John King, Professor of Pathology 1951-66. The donor stated that the E.S.J. King Prize ‘ …. should be awarded for the best essay in the third year course in Pathology. In the event that the course be changed in the future and the essay abolished, I would wish the prize to be transferred to another suitable portion of the third year course.’
The University has determined that the prize is to be awarded to the best performing student in the three compulsory subjects in the Pathology major, being Mechanisms of Human Disease, Techniques for Investigation of Disease and Frontiers in Human Disease, such major being undertaken in the third year of either the bachelor of Science or the bachelor of Biomedicine. The prize is to be awarded by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences on the recommendation of the head of the department of Pathology. The prize is to be awarded from the available income of the fund.
194 (2001) THE AILEEN SINCLAIR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $50,000
Donors: Mr and Mrs Trevor Sinclair of Patricia Street, Keilor East, Victoria to establish a scholarship in memory of their daughter and to continue the support she gave to students while for eight years a member of staff, at first in the faculty of Engineering office and later in the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Aileen Sinclair was killed in a car crash in December 2000. Council hereby authorises the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘faculty’) to award the scholarship annually to a student who is an Australian citizen or permanent resident enrolled in the first or second year of a degree course in the faculty and who is in financial need or experiencing some other disadvantage. The scholarship is to consist of the net annual income of the fund and is tenable for one year. A student must not be awarded the scholarship more than twice. If in any year there is no candidate considered worthy of the scholarship two scholarships may be awarded in the following year.
195 (1985) THE SELMA BERGSTRAND PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $500
Donor: Mr J.L. Davis 12 Palmerston Street Wheelers Hill Victoria the executor of the estate of Selma Inez Bergstrand donated $500 to establish a prize to endow an annual prize in her memory. Miss Bergstrand who died on 15 December 1983 graduated BMus with First Class Honours from the University in 1932. At the time of the gift, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the prize annually on behalf of the University. The prize is to be awarded to a fourth year student of music who is awarded the highest aggregate mark in music education subjects. The value of the prize is to be the net annual income of the fund augmented by the University to the sum of $100.
196 (2001) THE A.E. PERRY MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $11,000
Donor: The fund was subscribed by friends and colleagues of Professor Anthony Perry to establish the A.E. Perry Memorial Prize and given by his wife Mrs Lorna Perry of 29 Leonard Street, Burwood, Victoria to the University. Professor Perry, who died in 2001, joined the department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering in 1963 and was head of the department from 1990 to 1991. The prize is to be awarded annually by the dean, Melbourne School of Engineering, on the recommendation of the head of the department responsible for the teaching of mechanical engineering. The prize is to be awarded to the student who achieves the most outstanding performance in fluid mechanics in the master of Engineering course and is to be funded from the income of the fund.
197 (2003) THE FREDERICK HARLOCK SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $40,000
Donor: Mrs Grace Adeline Oddy Craig of 99 Lucan Street Bendigo in the State of Victoria who died on 4 March 2002 bequeathed to the University the sum of $40,000 to establish ‘an annual scholarship for a promising young pianist to be known as the Frederick Harlock Scholarship’ in memory of her brother who was a pianist. At the time of the bequest, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the scholarship on behalf of the University to a promising young pianist. The value of the scholarship is the net annual income of the fund.
198 (1990) SIDNEY CLIFTON PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $8,000
Donor: Bequest of Sidney John Clifton of 3 Wynstay Crescent, Ivanhoe, Victoria who died on 11 November 1990, retired lecturer in the faculty of Engineering (now called Melbourne School of Engineering). The prize is awarded annually by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘MSE’) to the student enrolled in the master of Engineering degree who achieves the highest aggregate result in the subjects Mechanics 2 and Mechanics 3 or, if either or both of those subjects ceases to be offered by MSE, in the subject or subjects that most closely resemble it or them, as determined by the dean of MSE from time to time. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
199 (1990) THE S.F. POND PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $2,000
Donor: Samuel Austin Frank Pond, OBE ED BA (1927) LLD (1929) MA (1931) DipCom (1936) of 7 Willis Street, North Balwyn, Victoria was a resident of both Ormond and Trinity Colleges and was awarded a University Blue. He died on 26 January 1986 and bequeathed to the University, subject to a life interest which expired on 14 February 1990, the sum of $2,000 to provide prizes in the faculty of Law in memory of his father. From 2008, the faculty of Law became a graduate school established as a faculty known as Melbourne Law School (‘MLS’). The prize is awarded by MLS to the student with the highest mark in a subject, to be determined from time to time by the dean of MLS, in the field of feminist legal theory or in the field of legal theory. The value of the prize will be the net annual income of the fund.
200 (1953) THE EDWARD WALTER OUTHWAITE PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: £1,000
Donor: : Mrs Margaret Outhwaite, 789 Malvern Road, Toorak in memory of her husband Edward Walter Outhwaite BA(1890) MA(1892)(Melb) a student at Trinity College who was awarded the Supreme Court Prize in 1890. From 2008, the faculty of Law became a graduate school established as a faculty known as Melbourne Law School (‘MLS’). The prize is to be awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the dean of MLS to the student placed first in a subject in the field of Human Rights, such subject to be determined from time to time by the dean of MLS. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
201 (2004) THE ALASTAIR NICHOLSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $18,259.50
Donor: Judicial officers past and present and staff of the Family Court of Australia to establish a scholarship to honour Chief Justice Alastair Nicholson and to commemorate his retirement as Chief Justice of the Family Law Court of Australia. From 2008 the faculty of Law became a graduate school established as a faculty known as Melbourne Law School (‘MLS’). The scholarship, which is to mark His Honour’s distinguished career and his commitment to social justice, including advancing the interests of indigenous Australians, is awarded for significant academic achievement by an indigenous student. Until such time as the fund is exhausted, the scholarship is to be awarded annually to an indigenous student enrolled in MLS who has demonstrated significant academic achievement. The scholarship is to have a value of $2,000 and is to be awarded by Council on the recommendation of the dean of MLS and a Judge of the Family Court after consultation with academic staff of MLS.
202 (2002) THE HANNAH BARRY MEMORIAL AWARDS
Original Amount of Fund: $9,657.16
Donors: Family, friends and colleagues of Hannah May Barry, a talented actress and artist and a student in the school of Creative Arts, who was killed in a motor cycle accident on 18 June 2002. At the time of her death Hannah was enrolled in the third year of the Bachelor of Creative Arts degree; in 2004 the degree was awarded to Hannah posthumously. At least one award named ‘The Hannah Barry Memorial Award’ is to be made annually, in each case to an undergraduate student of the University to assist in the development of a creative work in the performing arts. The combined value of the award(s) made each year is the net annual income of the fund. The chair of the Theatre Board of the University (‘chair’), upon the recommendation of a selection committee (‘committee’), is to determine the number of awards to be made each year and the value of each award, and is to select each recipient. The chair is to determine from time to time the name, terms of reference and composition of the committee. Council hereby authorises the chair to make each award on behalf of the University.
203 (2003) THE RONALD WILLIAM CAPORN PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $8,000
Donor: Ms Claire Rosalie Henrietta Taylor (BAgSc Melb.1938) of Brighton in the State of Victoria who died on 6 May 2003. By her will she established a prize to commemorate Ronald William Caporn who was killed in a motorcycle accident aged 21 years. At the time of the bequest, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The dean of the faculty (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the prize annually on behalf of the University to a student enrolled for a degree in the school of Music, for an outstanding performance in playing an instrument selected by the head of the school of Music.
204 (1999) THE SIR LOUIS MATHESON PRIZE
Amount of Fund at 27 July 2004:
Capital: $23,275
Accumulated Income: $6,750.39
Donors: Graduates in Civil Engineering at the University between 1947 and 1952, to establish a prize to honour Sir Louis Matheson who, during that period, was the first professor of Civil Engineering in the University and later the inaugural Vice-Chancellor of Monash University. Sir Louis Matheson was knighted in 1976 for his services to education, and died in 2002 at the age of 90. The prize, which is to be awarded to the best student enrolled in a higher degree by research in Civil Engineering, and who is an Australian citizen, is to be awarded annually by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering, who, before making any such recommendation, must consult the head of the department of Infrastructure Engineering. The value of the prize is to be funded from the net annual income of the fund.
205 (2004) THE EDWARD J DARBYSHIRE TRUST
Original Amount of fund : $52,000
Amount of fund at 31 January 2007
Capital: $55,654.23
Accumulated Income: $5,489.84
Donor: The late Edward James Darbyshire formerly of 46 Fraser Street, Richmond, Victoria, who died on 3 March 2000, bequeathed the sum of $45,000 ‘to be applied to set up a trust for the purpose of an Australian Aboriginal Scholarship in such manner as Jonathan Nathan of 5a Cairnes Crescent, Brighton, in the said State shall in his absolute discretion direct.’ On 18 August 2004 Mr Nathan gave a cheque for $52,000 to the University to provide The Edward J. Darbyshire Scholarship for an indigenous student enrolled in the University. The scholarship is to be awarded by Council on the recommendation of the Indigenous Scholarships and Awards Committee, or such other Committee as is appointed by Council from time to time to award scholarships to indigenous students. The scholarship is to be awarded to an indigenous Australian who is enrolled as a full time student in an undergraduate course at the University. Selection of the recipient will be on the basis of financial need and academic performance. The value of the scholarship in each year is to be the net annual income of the fund. The term of the scholarship is to be the normal period prescribed for the degree for which the recipient is enrolled, conditional on the recipient maintaining satisfactory academic progress in the course.
206 (2004) THE SIDNEY MYER FUND GEOFFREY COHEN SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $50,000
Income: $272.64;
Donor: The Sidney Myer Fund on behalf of Geoffrey Cohen. The net annual income of the fund will be applied to providing disadvantaged school students with a Melbourne Theatre Company (“MTC”) main stage production or an Explorations event each to be known as a Sidney Myer Fund Geoffrey Cohen Scholarship. The scholarships are to be awarded by Council on the recommendation of the director of MTC. After a period of ten years from the 16 January 2004 Council, after consulting the trustees of the The Sidney Myer Fund and Mr Cohen, will review the value of the capital and decide whether it is to continue to be invested or the capital expended in full for the MTC Education Program.
207 (2003) THE CALLUNA PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $13,000
Donor: Ms Claire Rosalie Henriette Taylor (BAgSc 1938) of Brighton Victoria who died on 6 May 2003 by her will established The Calluna Prize. Council hereby authorises the dean of Melbourne School of Land and Environment (‘MSLE’) to award a prize on behalf of the University. The prize is to be awarded annually by the dean, alternating between the student with the highest aggregate marks in the first year of a postgraduate degree in agriculture offered by MSLE and the student with the highest aggregate marks in the first year of a postgraduate degree in forest science offered by MSLE. The value of the prize is to be the net annual income of the fund.
208 (2003) THE PETER HONE RUGBY SCHOLARSHIPS FUND
Original Amount of Fund at 19 July 2004 $12,730
Donor: Subscription fund to provide Peter Hone Rugby Football Scholarships to commemorate Peter Hone, a player, coach and president of the Melbourne University Rugby Football Club (‘the Club’). The scholarships are to be awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of a committee comprising the director of the University Sport Association, the coach of the Club, one past member of the Club held in high regard by the Club, one current member of the Club who is a player held in high regard by the Club and one other member appointed by the annual general meeting of the Club. Members other than ex officio members are to hold office for a term of one year and may be reappointed. The scholarships are to be awarded for a term of one year to members of the Club who are players enrolled in a course at the University or other tertiary institution. In any year the scholarships are to be of such number and value as Council on the recommendation of the committee may determine. Council, on the recommendation of the committee, may have recourse to the capital of the fund for the purpose provided in this paragraph.
209 (2004) THE KATHARINE WOODRUFF PRIZE IN PALLIATIVE MEDICINE
Original Amount of Fund: $10,741.82
Donor: Professor William Woodruff MCom(Hon)(Melb 1957), MA(Oxon), DPhil(Notts) of Gainesville, Florida, USA through the Melbourne University USA Foundation. Professor Woodruff who was professor of Economic History in the University from 1956 to 1966 established the prize on behalf of the family to commemorate his late wife Katharine Woodruff. The prize is to be awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences after a viva examination in Palliative Care of the six students with the highest aggregate mark in the written exam and the Observed Structured Clinical Examination of Specialty Health Rotation of the course for the degrees of bachelor of Medicine and bachelor of Surgery. The value of the prize is to be the net annual income of the fund. If at any time it becomes impossible or impractical to award the prize Council may apply the income for a prize for the subject closest to the original at that time.
210 (2004) THE ESTHER ROFE AWARD
Original Amount of Fund: $7,000
Donor: Miss Lillian Rangecroft Rofe of 18 Frank Street Newtown in the State of Victoria donated $7000 to establish an award in memory of her late friend Miss Esther Rofe. At the time of the gift, the discipline of Music was part of the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’) from April 2009. The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to make the award on behalf of the University. The award is to be awarded annually to a student who is an Australian citizen enrolled in the course for the degree of bachelor of Music who shows promise in the field of music composition. A preference is to be given to female students and the value of the award is to be the net annual income of the fund.
211 (2004) THE SHELLEY PHILLIPS SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $50,000
Donor: Dr Shelley Phillips BA(1949)(Melb) PhD(1949)(Syd) of 64A Tramway Road, Beach Haven, North Shore City, Auckland, New Zealand to establish a scholarship to encourage female students from rural Australia enrolled as full time students for an undergraduate degree. The scholarship is to be awarded by Council on the recommendation of the manager, Undergraduate Programs, Melbourne Scholarships Office, to a female student who has completed her secondary education in rural Australia and who is enrolled as a full-time student in a course for an undergraduate degree. The term of the scholarship is to be the normal period of the degree for which the student is enrolled. The value of the scholarship is to be the net annual income of the fund.
212 (1989) THE JOHN INGLIS LOTHIAN MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $2,700
Donor: Mr Thomas Robert Noel Lothian OBE of Crafers, South Australia, in 1989, in memory of his grandfather, John Inglis Lothian, a successful orchardist in the Ringwood area. In 1997 the trust was transferred to the University when it amalgamated with the Victorian College of Agriculture and Horticulture. The prize is to be awarded annually to the student who has completed the final year of a degree course and who is considered to be the most improved student over the course of the degree in the practical component of the subjects undertaken for that purpose. The prize is to be awarded by the dean of Melbourne School of Land and Environment (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of Burnley Campus. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
213 (1993) THE MAURICE AND HELEN WOOD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Amount of Fund at 31 December 2004:
Capital $26,427.43
Accumulated income: $9,280.37
Donor: The family of Maurice and Helen Wood, founders of Woodlyn Nurseries, Five Ways, Victoria. The scholarship consists of the net annual income of the fund and is open for award annually to students undertaking or intending to undertake postgraduate study in horticulture at the University. The scholarship is awarded based on demonstrated academic excellence in the student’s undergraduate studies. Applicants must be Australian citizens or have permanent resident status. Preference is to be given to applicants who demonstrate the potential to benefit from the scholarship and to make a major commercial contribution to the nursery industry. The scholarship is to be awarded by the dean of Melbourne School of Land and Environment (‘dean’) in consultation with the head of Burnley campus. The dean is authorised to award the scholarship on behalf of the University. In 1997 the trust was transferred to the University when it amalgamated with the Victorian College of Agriculture and Horticulture.
214 (1989) THE THOMAS AND EFFIE LOTHIAN MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of Fund: $2,100
Donor: Mr Thomas Robert Noel Lothian OBE of Crafers, South Australia, in 1989, in memory of his parents, Thomas Carlyle and Effie Marian Lothian. In 1997 the trust was transferred to the University when it amalgamated with the Victorian College of Agriculture and Horticulture. The prize is to be awarded annually to the student who has completed the final year of a higher education program in Horticulture at the Burnley campus and who most demonstrates all round excellence in ornamental horticulture, being urban or environmental horticulture. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. The prize is to be awarded by the dean of Melbourne School of Land and Environment (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of Burnley Campus. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
215 (1970) THE E.T. HEARD SCHOLARSHIP

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216 Revoked  
217 (About 1980) THE GLENORMISTON SCHOLARSHIP

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218 (About 1980) THE R.C. WEBB SCHOLARSHIP

Revoked 30-7-12

 
219 (2005) The Klemperer- Ducker Scholarship
Original Amount of Fund: $50,000
Donor: Dr Sophie Charlotte Ducker of 36 Percy Street, Balwyn, Victoria who died on 20 May 2004 bequeathed to the University the sum of $50,000 to establish the Klemperer-Ducker Scholarship for research in indigenous Australian flora. Dr Ducker, BSc MSc DSc HonLLD Melb. had a lifelong association with the School of Botany and was a member of staff from her appointment as Research Assistant in 1945 until her retirement as reader in 1974 and thereafter until her death was an honorary Senior Research Associate. The scholarship is to be awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of a committee comprising the dean of the faculty of Science, or his or her nominee, as chair, and the professors of Botany, to a student who is an Australian citizen and who is studying indigenous Australian flora and who is enrolled in the honours year of the degree of bachelor of Science or the first year of a research training program in the degree of master of Science. If in any year there is no appropriate candidate, the income in that year may be retained as income to be added to the income of future years for the purpose of providing a scholarship or scholarships, or may be added to the capital of the fund. The scholarship is to be the equivalent to the net annual income of the fund, provided that if in any year the net annual income of the fund is equal to or greater than $6,000 the committee may recommend, and the dean of the faculty of Science may award, two scholarships of equal value.
220 (1928) THE HARRY EMMERTON LAW SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: £2,000
Donor: The gift of Alice Mabel Maud Emmerton of Raveloe, Domain Road, South Yarra to establish a scholarship in memory of her late husband Harry Emmerton, a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria from 1872 until his death in 1927. In accordance with the scheme sanctioned by the Attorney-General for Victoria on 28 October 2010, the net annual income will be used to provide prizes. The dean of Melbourne Law School (‘dean’) will nominate from time to time the subjects for which prizes will be awarded, from the compulsory subjects in the Juris Doctor degree. Each prize will be awarded by the dean from the net annual income to the top-ranked student in the nominated compulsory subject. The amount of each prize up to the net annual income will be determined by the dean. Any unspent net annual income will be given to the Melbourne Law School Library. The dean is authorised to apply the net annual income on behalf of the University in accordance with the terms of this University trust record.
221 (1946)THE J.R. MAGUIRE EXHIBITION
Original Amount of Fund: £1,433
Donor: Bequest of Mrs Elizabeth Maguire of 15A Alma Road, East St Kilda, Victoria who died on 31 May 1952 to establish a fund to provide J.R. Maguire prizes or exhibitions. In accordance with a scheme sanctioned by the Attorney-General on 12 October 2010, the exhibition is to be awarded annually by the University on the recommendation of the dean of Melbourne Law School (‘dean’) to the student awarded the highest mark in Torts, or if this subject is no longer taught by the University, in a subject in the field of torts law as determined by the dean. The value of the exhibition is to be the net annual income of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the exhibition on behalf of the University.
222 (1977) THE TOM BENSON BURSARY
Original Amount of Fund: $10,000
Amount of fund at 25 October 2005
Capital: $67,329.28
Accumulated Income: $7,033.47
Donor: The gift of Dr Michael Benson and Dr Ida Benson who each gave $5,000 to establish a bursary in memory of their son Thomas David Benson, known as Tom Benson, who died on 14 November 1977 after bearing increasing physical handicaps to complete the final year of the course for the degrees of bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. The net income is to provide The Tom Benson Bursary to be awarded by Council on the recommendation of the Student Loans and Bursary Committee (‘the committee’) to assist physically handicapped students enrolled in the course for a degree or diploma who are deserving of help by the award of bursaries. The committee is to recommend the value and term of the bursary. A candidate may be nominated by the dean of a faculty in which the candidate is pursuing a course of study or the head of an affiliated college. Should it become impractical to apply the income to providing the bursary, Council may apply the fund in whole or in part towards adapting existing facilities or providing additional facilities designed to meet the particular needs of physically handicapped students provided that the name of Tom Benson must be associated with such application or commemorated in such other manner as Council deems fit.
223 (1921) THE FRANCIS J. WRIGHT EXHIBITIONS
Original Amount of Fund: £500
Amount of fund at 20 January 2006
Capital: $37,914.69
Accumulated Income: $2,031.35
Donor: Henry Berry and Company Proprietary Limited to establish The Francis J Wright Exhibitions in the School of Commerce. The school of Commerce is now the faculty of Economics and Commerce (“the faculty”). There are three exhibitions in the subjects Globalisation and the World Economy, Agricultural Economics, and Quantitative Methods 1. The exhibitions are awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty and each exhibition has the value of one third of the net annual income of the fund.
224 (1944) THE RENTON FUND
Original Amount of fund £2,702
Amount of fund at 23 September 2005
Capital: $23,991.81
Accumulated Income: $4,592.72
Donor: Rupert Gordon Renton, Leading Aircraftsman RAAF, of 172 Munro Street, West Coburg, who died on 30 September 1944, bequeathed to the University his residuary estate “for the purpose of rendering assistance to needy students”. The net annual income of the fund is to be applied by Council on the recommendation of the Student Loans Fund and Bursary Committee to assist students in need.
225 (2005) THE DR OSCAR OSHER STEINBERG BURSARY
Original amount of fund (incorporating later donation): $20,000
Donors: Mrs Phyllis Peshke Steinberg of 26 Hughenden Road, East St Kilda who died on 28 September 1994 bequeathed to the University the sum of $10,000 to establish an award in memory of her late son Dr Oscar Osher Steinberg MBBS (Melb)(1958). In 2005, Mrs Alice Miller and Mrs Joan Held, daughters and executrices of the testatrix, donated a further sum of $10,000 to augment the fund with the wish that the income provide an award in surgery with consideration given to financial need. The Dr Oscar Osher Steinberg Bursary is to be awarded on behalf of the University annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Medical School in the faculty, to a student commencing the Surgery and Anaesthetics term of the subject Principles of Clinical Practice 2, with consideration given to financial need. If at any time it becomes impossible or impractical to award the bursary the income may be applied towards some other award that is as close as possible to the donors’ intentions and continues to commemorate the name of Dr Oscar Osher Steinberg, as determined by the dean on the said recommendation. The value of the bursary is to be the net annual income of the fund.
226 (2005) THE DESMA WOOLCOCK SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of Fund: $8,000
Donor: Ms Desma Woolcock of 138A Edward Street, Brunswick, Victoria to establish a scholarship to be awarded to a student enrolled in the course for the degree of bachelor of Music based on results in the final examinations in the previous year. At the time of the gift in 2005, the degree of bachelor of Music was administered as part of the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which later amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts to form the school of Music in the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’) from April 2009. The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the scholarship on behalf of the University. The scholarship is to be awarded annually. The value of the scholarship is to be the net annual income of the fund.
227 (1995) THE IRENE MITCHELL AWARD
Original amount of fund: $25,000.
Amount of fund at 31 December 2006 (the date immediately prior to the date on which the Victorian College of the Arts became a faculty of the University): $34,267.75
Donor: The late Irene Gladys Henderson (also known as Irene Gladys Mitchell) a prominent theatre practitioner in Melbourne. The donation was a bequest under her will to the Victorian College of the Arts (‘the College’). The College determined to use the bequest to provide for an award for Acting students. In 2009 the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts amalgamated with the faculty of Music which resulted in the formation of the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). Separate schools have been established within the faculty for each discipline offered by the faculty, one being the school of Performing Arts. The dean of the faculty (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the school of Performing Arts (‘head of school’) is authorised to make the award annually on behalf of the University to reward an outstanding Acting student who has successfully completed second year. Before making any such recommendation the head of school is to consult the second year teaching staff in the discipline of Drama at the faculty. The value of the award is to be determined by the dean on the recommendation of the head of school. If recommended by the head of school the dean may make one or more minor awards as well as or in place of the award. If the head of school recommends that the award is no longer appropriate the dean may direct that the capital and income of the fund be applied in some other way for the benefit of Acting students of the discipline of Drama within the faculty.
228 (2006) THE AUSTRALIAN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION CENTENNIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of fund: $10,500.00
Donors: Members of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission to commemorate 100 years of federal conciliation and arbitration and to record their appreciation of the work of Professor Joe Isaac and Professor Stuart Macintyre as honorary editors of 'A New Province for Law and Order' (Cambridge 2004). The prize is to be awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the deans of the faculties of Arts and Business and Economics (‘the deans’) to the undergraduate or postgraduate student in either of those faculties, who completes the best research work, assessed by thesis or essay, in the field of industrial relations or labour history (which as an administrative matter for the purposes of performing the trust terms, and until their further determination, the deans have determined includes industrial/employment relations, labour economics, labour history and labour/industrial law). Before making any such recommendation the dean must consult the President of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission or its successor. The value of the prize is to be the net annual income of the fund.
229 (1992)THE NORMA DE GRUCHY AWARDS
This fund is derived from two donations totalling $6,000 made in 1992 and 1996 to the Victorian College of the Arts Foundation.
Amount of fund at 10 May 2007 (the date upon which the fund was received by the University on the winding up of the Victorian College of the Arts Foundation):
$17,165.99.
Donor: The de Gruchy family represented by Denise de Gruchy. The income of the fund is to be applied by Council to award two annual awards to recognise talent and commitment in the study of classical dance at the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts (‘the faculty’). In 2009 the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts amalgamated with the faculty of Music which resulted in the formation of the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). Separate schools have been established within the faculty for each discipline offered by the faculty, one being the school of Performing Arts. The dean of the faculty (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the school of Performing Arts (‘head of Performing Arts’) is authorised to make the awards on behalf of the University in or around September to students enrolled in second year of full time study in the discipline of Dance at the faculty (‘Dance’). The prizes are to be awarded, on the recommendation of the head of Performing Arts after consulting the relevant academic staff, to students who have demonstrated the most talent (‘the talent prize’) and the most improvement (‘the improvement prize’) respectively in classical dance. The value of each prize is to be determined by the dean on the recommendation of the head of Performing Arts, provided the value of the talent prize is generally greater than that of the improvement prize, and the total amount awarded does not exceed the sum of net annual income and any other unexpended income in the fund.
230 (1994) THE BRUNNER PRIZES FOR VIOLIN OR VIOLA
This fund is derived from a donation of $20,000 in October 1994 to the Victorian College of the Arts Foundation.
Amount of fund at 10 May 2007 (the date upon which the fund was received by the University on the winding up of the Victorian College of the Arts Foundation):
$36,654.42
Donors: The Brunner family. In 2009 the faculty of Music amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts which resulted in the formation of a new school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The dean of the faculty of the VCA and Music on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to make the award on behalf of the University. The income of the fund is to be applied to award two annual prizes to recognise excellence and commitment in the study of the violin or viola at the faculty. The prizes are to be awarded in February to students enrolled, for the first time, in the second year of full-time study in violin or viola in the school of Music. The prizes are to be awarded on the recommendation of the majority of members of a selection panel made up of the head of the school of Music and at least two others appointed by the head of the school of Music, including two other members of staff in the school of Music who between them have proficiency in violin and viola. In the case of a tie, the head of the school of Music is to have the casting vote. The prizes are to be awarded to students demonstrating the greatest natural ability (‘the excellence prize’) and the greatest improvement (‘the improvement prize’) respectively. The value of each prize is to be determined by the dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music, provided the value of the excellence prize is approximately double that of the improvement prize and the total amount awarded does not exceed the sum of the net annual income and any other unexpended income in the fund. Each prize is to be paid in two equal instalments, payable in February and June. Should a prize winner discontinue their study prior to receiving the June instalment, their June instalment is to be paid into the SAF Music Provident Fund or any other fund held by the University to support students in Music. The faculty must notify the donor’s representative of the prospective winners by 15 December each year.
231 (1999) THE ROB RAMAGE SCUPLTURE PRIZE
Original amount of fund: $2,500 followed by further donations totalling $500.
Amount of fund at 31 December 2006 (the date immediately prior to the date on which the Victorian College of the Arts became a faculty of the University): $1,897.41
Donors: Family and friends of the late Rob Ramage a former student of the Victorian College of the Arts including Susan Manderson and Margaret Burdett to establish a fund to provide for a prize in his memory. In 2009 the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts amalgamated with the faculty of Music which resulted in the formation of the faculty now called the faculty of Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (‘faculty’). The faculty comprises two discrete parts known as Victorian College of the Arts (‘VCA’), and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Separate schools have been established within VCA for each visual and performing arts discipline it offers, one being the school of Art. The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Art (‘head of school’) is authorised to award an annual prize to a third year Sculpture student in the school of Art who demonstrates quality work and a spirit of helpfulness to others studying at the faculty. Before making any such recommendation the head of school must consult the relevant academic staff in the discipline of Sculpture at the faculty. The value of the prize is to be $200. If at any time the University determines that it is impossible or impracticable to carry out the purpose for which the fund was established then it may apply the fund for such purpose as most closely accords with the original purpose after consulting with Susan Manderson a donor and the wife of the late Rob Ramage for as long as she remains willing and able to so participate.
232 (1989) THE IVAN OLIVER LISTENING MUSICIAN AWARD
Original amount of fund in 1989: $5,500.
Amount of fund at 31 December 2007 (the date immediately before the date upon which the Victorian College of the Arts became a faculty of the University):
$11,300
Donor: Ms P W Tynan. In 2009 the faculty of Music amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts which resulted in the formation of a new school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The dean of the faculty of the VCA and Music on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to make the award on behalf of the University. The income of the fund is to be applied to make an annual award to students in the school of Music at the faculty who specialise in jazz or improvised music. The purpose of the award is to encourage promising students who otherwise for any reason would be unable or would struggle to complete their studies. The award is to be made on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music after consulting with relevant members of staff to a student who has completed at least six months study at the faculty usually taking into account their examination results or other academic assessments. It may be awarded to a student more than once. The value of the award is to be determined by the dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music provided the value does not exceed the sum of the net annual income and any other unexpended income in the fund. If recommended by the head of the school of Music, the dean of the faculty may decline to make the award in any year. Any unexpended income in the fund may be added to the capital of the fund or be retained as income to be available in any subsequent year for the specified purpose.
233 (1981) THE WILLEM VAN OTTERLOO MEMORIAL AWARD
The fund was established as a result of a number of donations made between 1981 and 1996.
Amount of fund at 31 December 2006 (the date immediately before the date on which the Victorian College of the Arts became a faculty of the University): $48,079.85
Donor: A number of donors following a fundraising appeal in Australia and The Netherlands including the Erasmus Foundation, The Netherlands Consulate in Australia and Dame Elisabeth Murdoch. The award was established by the former Victorian College of the Arts (which became a faculty of the University in 2007) to perpetuate the memory of Willem Van Otterloo, Chief Conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra from 1967 to 1973, who died in a car accident on 27 July 1978. The purpose of the appeal was to establish a scholarship for ‘students of orchestral instruments graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts’, to assist them in ‘undertaking specialised programmes of extra study with distinguished teachers overseas (preferably Holland) before becoming professional orchestra players’. In 2009 the faculty of Music amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts which resulted in the formation of the faculty of Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (known as the faculty of VCA and MCM) (‘faculty’). The faculty comprises two discrete parts known as Victorian College of the Arts (‘VCA’), and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (‘MCM’). Orchestral or classical music is taught within MCM. The dean of the faculty (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of the MCM is authorised to make the award from time to time on behalf of the University to a final year graduate or postgraduate student of an orchestral instrument in MCM. The purpose of the award is to assist awardees to travel to Europe, and preferably Holland, to further their studies in music. Before making any such recommendation, the head of MCM must consult the relevant academic staff in MCM. The value of the award is to be determined by the dean on the recommendation of the head of MCM provided that it is no more than the net annual income and any other unexpended income in the fund. Any unexpended income in the fund is to be retained as income to be available in any subsequent year for the award.
234 (2003) THE ANTHONY GANIM POSTGRADUATE AWARD
This fund was established through a number of donations made to the Victorian College of the Arts from 2003.
Amount of fund at 31 December 2006 (the date immediately prior to the date on which the Victorian College of the Arts became a faculty of the University):
$11,094.94
Donors: Family and friends of the late Anthony Ganim (a noted designer and passionate supporter of the arts) to establish a fund to provide for an award in his memory. The capital and income of the fund is to be applied by the University to make one or more annual awards to postgraduate students at the faculty of the VCA and Music (previously the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts at the time of the establishment of the award, and which was amalgamated with the faculty of Music in April 2009) to enable them to pursue significant projects in the visual or performing arts. Eligible projects are to be course related or approved by the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’) and made possible only with financial assistance. The dean of the faculty (‘dean’) is authorised to make each award on the recommendation of a selection committee appointed by the dean, in consultation with Rae Ganim and Marcia Roberts, the widow and sister of Anthony Ganim respectively, for so long as they remain willing and able to so participate. The number and value of awards is to be determined by the dean on the recommendation of the selection committee. If recommended by the selection committee, the dean may decline to make any award in any year. Any unexpended income remaining in the fund is to be retained as income and be available in any subsequent year for the award. If at any time the University determines that it is impossible or impractical to carry out the purpose for which the fund was established, then it may apply the fund for such other purpose as most closely accords with the original purpose. The University must consult with Rae Ganim and Marcia Roberts, for so long as they remain willing and able to so participate, before determining any such other purpose.
235 (1992) THE DARYL WILKINSON SCHOLARSHIP
Original Amount of fund: $9,341.54
Amount of fund at 31 December 2006 (the date immediately prior to the date on which the Victorian College of the Arts became a faculty of the University): $11,203.98
Donor: Daryl Wilkinson to establish a fund to support an encouragement award for second year students specialising in stage management. When establishing the fund Daryl Wilkinson was a sessional staff member in the discipline of Production at the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts. In 2009 the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts amalgamated with the faculty of Music which resulted in the formation of the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). Separate schools have been established within the faculty for each discipline offered by the faculty, one being the school of Performing Arts. The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Performing Arts (‘head of school’) or equivalent position is authorised to award a scholarship annually to the most promising second year bachelor of Production student at the faculty who is specialising in stage management. Before making any such recommendation the head of school must consult the teaching staff in stage management at the faculty. The value of the scholarship is to be $1,000 or, in the event of a shortfall in the fund, the balance of the fund.
236 (1988) THE ERWIN RADO MEMORIAL AWARD
A number of donations were made to this fund which was established by the Swinburne Institute of Technology (the predecessor of the discipline of Film and Television at the Victorian College of the Arts) from 1988
Amount of fund at 31 December 2006, (the date immediately prior to the date on which the Victorian College of the Arts became a faculty of the University): $18,658.39
Donors: Mrs A Rado (the widow of Erwin Rado) and others to establish a fund to support an award in memory of the late Erwin Rado the founder of the Melbourne Film Festival to foster excellence in the production of short film. In 2009 the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts amalgamated with the faculty of Music which resulted in the formation of the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The dean on the recommendation of the head of Film and Television at the faculty or equivalent position (‘head of Film’) is authorised to make an award annually to a student graduating with a bachelor of Film and Television a graduate diploma in Film and Television or a master of Film and Television (by coursework) at the faculty for a short film produced by them in connection with their course. . The value of the award is to be determined by the dean on the recommendation of the head of Film provided it is no more than the net annual income and any other unexpended income in the fund. If recommended by the head of Film, the dean may decline to make the award in any year. Any unexpended income is to be retained as income and be available to be applied for the award in any subsequent year.
237 (1992) THE FILM VICTORIA BRIAN ROBINSON MEMORIAL SCRIPT AWARD
Original Amount of fund: $5,000
Further donations were made to the fund from 1992
Amount of fund at 31 December 2006 (the date immediately prior to the date on which the Victorian College of the Arts became a faculty of the University): $14,768.47
Donors: Film Victoria and others to establish a fund to support a script writing award in memory of the late Brian Robinson who died in 1991. Brian Robinson was the founding head of the Swinburne Film and Television School and a board member of Film Victoria for eight years. The Swinburne Film and Television School became a part of the Victorian College of the Arts in 1992. The Victorian College of the Arts became a faculty of the University on 1 January 2007, and in July 2010, became known as the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (‘faculty’). The dean of the faculty (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of Film and Television at the faculty or equivalent position (‘head of Film’) is authorised to make an annual award to a student enrolled in the degree of Master of Film and Television at the faculty to assist them to produce a film based on their winning script. The award is to be made by the dean on the recommendation of a selection committee appointed by the head of Film. The value of the award is to be determined by the dean on the recommendation of the head of Film provided it is no more than the net annual income and any other unexpended income in the fund. If so recommended by the selection committee, the dean may decline to make the award in any year. Any unexpended income is to be retained as income and be available to be applied for the award in any subsequent year. The dean is authorised to award the scholarship on behalf of the University.
238 (2005 -2006) THE HERBERT BOWER MEMORIAL PRIZE IN PSYCHIATRY OF OLD AGE
Original Amount of fund: $5,910.00
Donors: Various donors, including the Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age and Professor David Ames, following an appeal to fellows of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, current and former staff and alumni of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. The appeal was to establish a fund for ‘the annual award of a prize in the field of old age psychiatry’ in memory of Dr Herbert Bower (formerly Bauer). Dr Bower, who died on 29 August 2004 aged 90, studied medicine at the University from 1943-1947 and was an Australasian pioneer in the psychiatry of old age. The prize, which is funded from the net annual income of the fund, is to be awarded annually by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (‘dean’) to the student enrolled in the degree of doctor of Medicine who receives the top mark for his or her answer to the Psychiatry of Old Age question at the annual oral examination conducted by the faculty. The six students with the highest marks in the aggregate of the written exam and the Observed Structured Clinical Examination of the Aged Care component of the subject Principles of Clinical Practice 3 (or any successor subject) are eligible to attend the oral examination and compete for the prize. Before making the recommendation, the dean must consult the professor of Psychiatry of Old Age or if that professorial post is vacant then the Cato Professor of Psychiatry or nominated representative. Any unexpended income in the fund in any year may be added to the capital of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
239 (2007) THE GENETICS RESEARCH AWARD
Original Amount of fund: $25,000
Amount of fund at 12 September 2007:$25,193.32
Donors: Two anonymous donors, who wish to encourage others to contribute to the fund. One or more of The Genetics Research Awards are to be awarded by Council each year on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Science to students in or to be enrolled in the first year of a research higher degree in the department of Genetics and who are undertaking their research in a laboratory of the department. Each award is to be made on the basis of previous academic excellence and demonstrated research potential. Before making each recommendation the dean must consult with the head of the department of Genetics. The total value of the awards in each year is to equal the net annual income of the fund. However, if in any year the head determines, after receiving advice, that there is no suitable applicant, the income available for award in that year is to be added to the capital of the fund.
240 (2006-2007) THE KARL DAVID YEOMANS PRIZE
Original Amount of fund : $14,450.00
Amount of fund at 30 September 2007: $14,649.59
Donors: The Yeomans and Buxton families, their friends and associates, to establish an annual prize in memory of the late Karl David Yeomans. The late Karl David Yeomans, who died on 28 April 2006 from brain cancer at age 33, was the son of professor Neville Yeomans, formerly associate dean (Academic Programs) in the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences and also formerly head of the department of Medicine at The Western Hospital. The prize is to be awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (‘the dean’) to the student who submits the best 3000 word essay on brain cancer. Before making any such recommendation the dean must consult a panel of three members, those members being appointed by him from year to year, for the purpose of selecting the best essay from those submitted. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund.
241 (2005) THE KLEIN PRIZE IN EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS
Original Amount of fund : $13,000
Amount of fund at 31 October 2007: $20,032.84.
Donors: Professor Anthony Klein AM, BEE, PhD, DSc, FAIP, FAA and his family donated $13,000 to establish The Klein Prize in Experimental Physics, and further sums have been received from the donors for the same purpose. Professor Klein held a personal Chair in Physics at the University from 1983 to 1998 was Head of the School of Physics from 1987 to 1996 and was a member of the University Council from 1995 to 1997.
The prize is to be awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Science (‘dean’) to the student enrolled in a research higher degree in the school of Physics (‘school’) who has carried out the most creative project in Experimental Physics in the previous year in the school in any one of the following:
  1. the final year of the degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours;
  2. the postgraduate diploma in Science; or
  3. in a research training program in the degree of Master of Science.
Before making any such recommendation the dean must consult the head of the school. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. If in any year no student is considered of sufficient merit the prize is not to be awarded and the income for the relevant year is to be added to the capital of the fund.
242 (2007) THE WOMEN IN PHYSICS AWARD
Original Amount of fund: $30,000.00.
Amount of fund at 31 October 2007: $30,570.38.
Donor: Edna Valerie Crohn (née Sheriff), MSc (Melb.) (1948) to encourage female students to pursue higher studies in physics. The award is to be made annually by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Science (‘the dean’) to one or more female students enrolled in the first year of a research higher degree in Physics. Awardees are to be selected on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated research potential. Financial need may also be considered in determining the awardee. Before making any such recommendation the dean must consult the head of the school of Physics. The combined value of the awards in any year may not exceed the net annual income of the fund. If in any year the head determines, after receiving advice, that there is no suitable applicant, the net annual income thereby unexpended is to be added to the capital of the fund.
243 (2007) THE VICTORIAN BAR–JUSTICE KENNETH HAYNE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Original Amount of fund: $41,320.00
Amount of fund at 18 February 2008: $40,878.00
Donor: Members of the Victorian Bar to celebrate the career of Justice Kenneth Hayne AC BA LLB (Melb.) BCL (Oxon.). Justice Hayne was elected a Rhodes Scholar for Victoria in 1969, joined the Victorian Bar in 1971 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel for Victoria in 1984. He was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 1992, and appointed to the High Court in 1997. One or more scholarships, each to be called ‘The Victorian Bar – Justice Kenneth Hayne Scholarship’ are to be awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the Melbourne Law School (or its successor) (‘the dean’) to students studying law who in the opinion of the dean are both academically able and in need of financial assistance. The value of the scholarships in each year may not exceed the net annual income of the fund. Each scholarship is tenable for one year. Unexpended income in any year may be added to the capital of the fund or be retained as income to be applied in any subsequent year for the purpose of the fund.
244 (2007) THE INTERNATIONAL HOUSE GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP FUND
Original Amount of fund: $25,000.00
Amount of fund at 31 March 2008: $25,418.15.
Donor: Professor Frank Larkins AM, BSc (Hons) (Melb.), MSc (Hons) (Melb.), BEd (Melb.), DSc (Melb.), DPhil (Oxon.), Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International) and Mrs Valerie Larkins (‘the donors’) in memory of Frank and Cecilia Larkins, the parents of Professor Larkins. The capital and net annual income of the fund may be applied from time to time by Council, on the recommendation of the head of International House (‘the head’) and a committee appointed by the head, for scholarships each to be called ‘The International House Global Citizenship Award’, to enable students resident at International House to spend time contributing to a humanitarian aid project, preferably for the benefit of citizens of an underdeveloped region. The scholarships are to be based on both financial need and academic merit. Any unspent income in any year may be retained as income and be available in any subsequent year for the purpose of the fund, or may be added to the capital of the fund for the purpose of the fund. If at any time the University determines that it is impossible or impracticable to carry out the purpose or purposes for which the fund is established, it may apply the income, and where necessary the capital, of the fund for such purpose or purposes as it determines most closely accords with the purpose originally specified by the donors.
245 (2008) THE BEBBINGTON PRIZE
Original Amount of fund: $10,000.00
Donor: Professor Warren Bebbington MA, MMus, MPhil, PhD, Pro Vice Chancellor (Global Relations) at the time of The University of Melbourne, Victoria who was formerly a tutor from 1974 to 1977, a lecturer from 1979 to 1985, professor of Music from 1985 to 1991, and dean of the faculty of Music from 1991 to 2005. At the time of the gift, music was taught by the University within the then school of Music within the faculty of Music, which amalgamated with the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in April 2009 to form the school of Music within the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’). The dean of the faculty on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University. The prize is to be awarded to a student who demonstrates excellence in a wind instrument, based on examination results. The value of each prize is the net annual income of the fund.
246 (2007) THE BRUCE C HARTNETT BURSARIES
Original Amount of fund: $20,500.00
Amount of fund at 28 May 2008: $21,398.62
Donor: Bruce Hartnett BE, MEngSc (Melb.), and Louise Einfield and friends. The net annual income of the fund is to be applied by Council from time to time on the recommendation of the Indigenous Scholarships and Awards Committee (or its successor) for bursaries for indigenous Australian students who are in financial need. Unspent income in any year may be added to the capital of the fund, or be retained as income to be applied in any subsequent year for the purpose of the fund.
247 (2006-2007) THE DANNY SANDOR PRIZE IN CHILDREN’S RIGHTS
Original Amount of fund: $18,930.00
Amount of fund at 5 June 2008: $18,768.52
Donors: Friends and colleagues of the late Danny Sandor, who graduated LLB in 1995, and died of cancer on 21 February 2006, aged 45. Until the further determination of the University, the prize is to be awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the dean of Melbourne Law School (‘the dean’) to either-
  1. the top student in the subject ‘Children and the Law’, or in a related subject offered in the courses for the degrees of bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor, or
  2. the student enrolled in either such course who submits the best essay on the topic of children’s rights.
The prize is of such value as the University on the recommendation of the dean determines. Any unspent income in the fund in any year is to be retained as income and be available in any year to award scholarships to law students on equity grounds.
248 (2006) THE BJ SHAW LAW PRIZE
Original Amount of fund: $19,000.00
Amount of fund at 6 June 2008: $19,811.75
Donors: Various donors to a limited appeal who expressed the wish that their donation be applied by the University to establishing an annual prize in honour of Brian J Shaw QC. Until the further determination of the University the prize, established by the University in 2007, is to be awarded annually by Council on the recommendation of the dean of the Melbourne Law School to the student with the highest academic score gained in either of the graduate subjects Corporate Taxation (Companies and Consolidation) or Corporate Taxation (Shareholder, Debts and Equity). The value of each prize is the net annual income of the fund.
249 (2008) THE SHERIDAN FAMILY STUDENT ASSISTANCE FUND
Original Amount of fund: US$33,975.00
Grantor: The University of Melbourne USA Foundation (‘Foundation’), with a request to establish ‘The Sheridan Family Student Assistance Fund’, where ‘income generated by the fund is to be used to assist students with demonstrated financial need’. This followed a request made to the Foundation by the Sheridan family, whose gifts to the Foundation made the grant by it to the University possible. Dr William Sheridan graduated MBBS from the University in 1977 and is a director of the Foundation. The net annual income of the fund is to be applied by the University from time to time to assist students with demonstrated financial need. Until the further determination of the University, such application is to be on the recommendation of the Student Loan and Grant Committee. Unspent income in any year must be applied in any subsequent year for the purpose of the fund.
250 (2005) THE M L URQUHART PRIZES
Original Amount of fund: $29,390.48
Donor: Professor Rupert Thomas Leslie, BSc (Melb.), BA (Hons) (Melb.), MA (Melb.), PhD (Melb.) and Roberta J Leslie, both of Glasgow, Scotland.
The donors donated $29,390.48 in July 2005, for ‘Activities in the Faculty of Mathematics, to commemorate M L Urquhart’.
In June 2006 the department of Mathematics and Statistics (‘department’) decided to apply the donation to establish a trust (‘fund’) from which two prizes will be awarded in memory of Malcolm Livingstone Urquhart, a mathematician who lectured at the University between 1932 and 1944. In February 2009 the University received from the late Professor Leslie a bequest of $4,313.53 for ‘Department of Mathematics, University of Melbourne’ and decided to apply that bequest to augment the capital of the fund.
Two prizes are to be open for award annually, to be named ‘The M L Urquhart Third Year Prize’ and ‘The M L Urquhart Graduate Prize’ respectively.
The M L Urquhart Third Year Prize is to be awarded to the student who has the best overall performance in subjects in the ‘Discrete Mathematics and Operations Research’ specialisation, within the Mathematics and Statistics major, such subjects to be determined by the dean of the faculty of Science (‘dean’) from time to time, on the recommendation of the head of the department; the value of this prize is 20 per cent of the net annual income of the fund (together with any income retained from an earlier year (being 20 per cent of that year’s net annual income) in which this prize was not awarded).
The M L Urquhart Graduate Prize is to be awarded to the student with the best overall performance in mathematics who was enrolled in the master of Science degree incorporating a research training program, who has graduated in the relevant year with the best overall performance among all students from that cohort; the value of this prize is 80 per cent of the net annual income of the fund (together with any income retained from an earlier year (being 80 per cent of that year’s net annual income) in which this prize was not awarded).
The dean, on the recommendation of the head of the department, is authorised to award each prize on behalf of the University.
If in any year the dean, upon the recommendation of the head of the department, declines to award either or both of the prizes, unspent income may be added to the capital of the fund, or be retained as income for award of the relevant prize or prizes in a subsequent year.
If at any time Council, upon the recommendation of the dean, determines that both prizes are no longer to be awarded, Council may authorise the dean to apply all or part of the capital or the income (or both) of the fund for such other activities in the department as are recommended by the head of the department, and all such activities are to commemorate Malcolm Livingstone Urquhart.
251 (2008) THE E.W.P. KERNOT MEMORIAL BURSARIES
Original Amount of fund: $15,367.17
Amount of fund at 21 July 2008: $15,526.22
Donor: The late Ian Crosbie Kernot formerly of Pymble, in New South Wales, Commonwealth public servant, who died on 3 December 1966, by his will dated 30 April 1964 (‘the will’). The net annual income of the fund is to be used annually or at such other periods as the University shall think fit to provide such bursary or bursaries as in the opinion of the University from time to time are appropriate. Each bursary is to be awarded by the University on the recommendation of the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering to students of outstanding ability in Melbourne School of Engineering. As stipulated in the will, each bursary is to be called the ‘E.W.P Kernot Memorial Bursary’. Any unspent income in the fund in any year is to be retained as income to be applied in any subsequent year for the purpose of the fund.
252 (2006) THE PRUE TORNEY MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original Amount of fund: $10,000.00
Amount of fund at 18 July 2008: $23,103.16
Donor: Professor Susan Magarey AM, FASSA to establish a postgraduate travelling scholarship or prize in Asian Studies, in the name of the late Prue Torney who was a staff member in the school of Historical Studies before her death on 28 April 2006. The prize is to be awarded annually by the University on the recommendation of the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘the dean’) to a postgraduate female research student enrolled in the school of Historical Studies, to be used for travel to Asia to further her historical research studies. Before making any such recommendation the dean must consult the head of the school of Historical Studies. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. If for any reason there are no suitable candidates in any year, the income available for application in that year is to be added to the capital of the fund
253 (2009) THE WILL POSKITT PIANO SCHOLARSHIPS
Original amount of fund: $25,000.
Further sums totalling $7,200 had been received to 5 March 2010.
Donors: Donald Stephen Poskitt and Linda Poskitt. The donors wish to memorialise their son, William Andrew (Will) Poskitt, a versatile virtuoso pianist who died on 8 November 2008 at the age of 31. He began playing at a very early age, and studied at the Victorian College of the Arts between 1997 and 2005, completing his Bachelor of Music Performance (Honours) in the improvisation stream in 2001, and his Masters in Performance, focusing primarily on classical repertoire, in 2005.
The gift is for the purpose of funding in perpetuity one or more scholarships, each to be called ‘the Will Poskitt Piano Scholarship’, open for award annually for students undertaking piano as their principal instrument of study in the improvisation and/or classical stream, in memory of William Andrew Poskitt. Further sums may by donated by the donors, and family, friends and colleagues of William Poskitt, or from other sources.
Piano is taught by the University in the faculty of Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (known as the faculty of VCA and MCM) (‘faculty’). The faculty comprises two discrete parts known as Victorian College of the Arts (‘VCA’), and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (‘MCM’). Improvisational music is taught by VCA within its school of Contemporary Music. Classical music is taught by the MCM.To implement the trust terms the University has determined-

  • that each scholarship will be awarded by the dean of the faculty on the recommendation of a selection committee (‘committee’);
  • that the committee is to include piano teaching staff nominated by the head
  • that Donna Coleman, who was Will Poskitt’s mentor, will be invited (whilst she is so able) to be a member of the committee from time to time;
  • that the dean is to determine on the recommendation of the committee-
    the value of each scholarship;
    the number of scholarships awarded each year; and
    the term of each scholarship; and
  • that each recipient will be selected based on his or her demonstrated excellence as a performer, and personal contribution to the general musical activities of the faculty.
254 (2010) THE GRACE DURLING ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD
Original amount of fund: $15,000
Donor: Coral Jane McIntosh
The capital sum is to be invested and a prize of $1000, to be called the ‘Grace Durling Encouragement Award’ is to be awarded annually or on such basis (including as to whether annually or not) as the University in its sole discretion decides. Both the income and capital of the fund are to be expended for this purpose, until the fund is extinguished. Until otherwise determined by the University, the dean of the faculty of the VCA and Music (‘faculty’) is authorised to award the prize, on the recommendation of the head of the school of Music (‘school’) within the faculty, to a student enrolled in the school.
255 (2010) THE DANIEL McCLUSKEY SOCIAL JUSTICE PRIZE
Original amount of fund: $25,000
Donor: James McCluskey and Eva Strinovich – Daniel’s parents, and Hannah Richardson – Daniel’s friend.
The prize is in memory of Daniel McCluskey, who died suddenly while completing a double degree in Law and Music. The prize seeks to reward Daniel’s passion for social justice, human rights and equity in other students. The income of the fund is to be used to award one or more prizes, which are open for award annually, to a student in Law at the University who has demonstrated an involvement in social justice, human rights, equality or a related area (including, but not limited to, having completed a law subject in one of those areas). Each prize is to be called ‘The Daniel McCluskey Social Justice Prize’. Any unexpended income should be retained as income for expenditure in a subsequent year. The dean of Melbourne Law School is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
256 (2010) THE MARTIN JILOVSKY PRIZE IN ACTUARIAL STUDIES
Original amount of fund: $20,000
Donors:  Catherine Jilovsky, Esther Jilovsky, Leah Jilovsky and Rachel Jilovsky.
The gift is for the purpose of funding in perpetuity a single annual prize named ‘The Martin Jilovsky Prize in Actuarial Studies’, for final-year students in the bachelor of Commerce degree (or its equivalent) at the University who have undertaken major studies in Actuarial Studies. The prize is to be awarded by the dean of the faculty of Business and Economics or relevant faculty (‘faculty’) to the graduating student who is an Australian citizen with the highest aggregate mark in final-year actuarial subjects as determined by the faculty. If in a particular year more than one student achieves the same highest aggregate mark, the prize is to be shared equally between those students.  The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
257 (2010) THE ADELE HENDERSON PRIZE
Original amount of fund: $4,000
Donor: Jan Tadeusz Jerzy Srzednicki, academic editor, in memory of the late Adele Henderson, who was a PhD student in the department of Philosophy in the 1980s. The Adele Henderson Prize is awarded annually to the person who submits the best political philosophy and social philosophy essay to the academic unit responsible for the discipline of Philosophy in the preceding academic year. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. The dean of the faculty of Arts is authorised to award the prize to the prize-winner, who is to be selected by the head of the academic unit responsible for the discipline of Philosophy.
258 (2010) THE JOHN R IRWIN SCHOLARSHIP
Original amount of fund: $25,166.94
Donor: The University of Melbourne USA Foundation.  On 11 November 2010, The University of Melbourne USA Foundation made a grant of US$25,000 to the University ‘for the purpose of ‘The John R Irwin Scholarship Fund’’.  The University received the sum of A$25,166.94 from the Foundation. The grant was made possible by a gift to the Foundation by John Irwin. Mr Irwin requested that his gift be used to establish ‘The John R Irwin Scholarship’, for the purpose of funding in perpetuity one or more annual scholarships for students who are studying a graduate degree under the Melbourne Model curriculum at the University, and the University has determined to establish a perpetual trust for that purpose.

The income of the fund is to be applied for the purpose of awarding one or more annual scholarships for students who are studying a graduate degree under the Melbourne Model curriculum. The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (University Affairs) is authorised to award the scholarships on behalf of the University.
259 (1996) THE DR RAY MARGINSON PRIZE
Original amount of fund: $10,000
Donor: Melbourne Parks and Waterways, to acknowledge Dr Ray Marginson AM. Dr Marginson was the Chair of the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works and Vice-Principal of the University from 1965 until his retirement in 1988. In 1997 the trust was transferred to the University when it amalgamated with the Victorian College of Agriculture and Horticulture. The Dr Ray Marginson Prize is to be awarded annually to the student with the highest marks in the final year of the master of Urban Horticulture degree offered by the Burnley campus. The value of the prize is the net annual income of the fund. The prize is to be awarded by the dean of Melbourne School of Land and Environment (‘dean’) on the recommendation of the head of Burnley Campus. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
260 (2012) THE PROFESSOR COLIN HOWARD MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original amount of fund: $10,000, augmented by a further gift of $10,000
Donors: Mervyn Howard and Lesley Jane Howard, who are the son and daughter of Colin Howard, and Professor Carolyn Evans, the dean of Melbourne Law School (‘MLS’), in memory of Colin Howard QC, who was Hearn Professor of Law at the University from 1965 to 1990, and dean of Law at the University from 1978 to 1983. One or more annual prizes, each called The Professor Colin Howard Memorial Prize, are to be open for award to a student or students enrolled in law and undertaking research in a current and topical area of law as determined by the dean of MLS. While Professor Carolyn Evans is the dean of MLS, the area of law for which a prize is awarded must also be approved by the MLS Executive. The dean is authorised to award each prize on behalf of the University.
261 (2011) EPHRAIM EHRMANN PRIZE IN ENDODONTICS
Original amount of fund: $20,000
Donor: Mrs Susie Ehrmann donated $20,000 to the University to establish an annual prize for a graduate student studying Endodontics at the Melbourne Dental School (‘MDS’), faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (‘faculty’) in memory of her late husband, Dr Ephraim Ehrmann, who was closely connected with the teaching of Endodontics. The Ephraim Ehrmann Prize in Endodontics is awarded annually to the student with the best overall performance in the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Endodontics) degree.  The prize is awarded by the dean of the faculty, on the recommendation of the head of MDS, and is to be funded from the net income of the fund. In the event that there are no suitable candidates in any given year, the income will be added to the capital of the fund. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
262 (2012) MARGARET COHAN RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS
Original amount of fund: $26,426.84
Donor:  The late Margaret Anne Cohan, who died on 2 July 2011. One Margaret Cohan Research Scholarship is to be open for award annually to a 4th year or graduate student enrolled in the discipline of criminology or psychology, who is undertaking research into child abuse. The scholarship is to fund research-related expenses, including conference or seminar attendance, or travel for such purposes. The recipient is to be decided by a committee consisting of the dean of the faculty of Arts (‘dean’) (or nominee), and the heads of the academic units responsible for teaching the disciplines of criminology and psychology, or their nominees. The value of the scholarship is the available income of the fund. Any unspent income may be added to the capital of the fund or held as income for award in a subsequent year. The dean is authorised to award the scholarship on behalf of the University.
263 (2013) THE MICHAEL WEBBER DOCTORAL PRIZE IN GEOGRAPHY
Original amount of fund: $12,500
Principal donor: Professor Ruth Fincher, professor of geography at the University and the president of the University’s Academic Board. The donation commemorates Professor Michael Webber BA (Cantab), PhD (ANU), eminent economic geographer, for his visionary leadership of geography at the University as chair in geography from 1985 to 2003, the head of the department of geography from 1986 to 1990, and again from 1994 to 1996 and the supervisor of 24 students undertaking a doctor of Philosophy degree. The Michael Webber Doctoral Prize in Geography is to be awarded by the dean of Melbourne School of Land and Environment, on the recommendation of the head of the department of resource management and geography, to a student or students undertaking a PhD in geography at the University. Any unspent income is to be retained for the award of a prize in a subsequent year, or added to the capital of the fund. Until its further determination, and in order to implement the trust terms, the University has determined, as requested by the principal donor, that the prize will be awarded early in the student’s PhD candidature; will be used to support field work or travel associated with the PhD; and will be awarded to the student or students who give the best research proposal at their PhD confirmation as determined by the professors of geography who may decide not to award the prize in a particular year if there are no suitable candidates.
264 (2012) THE GOLDA ISAAC PRIZE
Original amount of fund: $30,000
Donor:  Professor Emeritus Joseph Isaac, BCom BA(Hons)(Melb), PhD (Lond), Hon DEcon(Monash), Hon DCom(Melb), Hon LLD (Macquarie), AO . In honour of his wife, Golda Isaac (nee Taft).

The Golda Isaac Prize is to be open for award annually from the income of the fund to a part-time student working in the human resources industry who is graduating with a master of Management (human resources management) degree, and who has achieved the highest grade point average over the degree, provided the student has achieved at least a second class honours division B standard. In such years where there are no students working in the human resources industry or studying part-time, the prize will be awarded to the student graduating with a master of Management (human resources management) degree, who has achieved the highest grade point average, provided that the highest grade point average across the degree is at least equivalent to the 2B Honours standard. Where more than one student is eligible for the prize, the prize will be shared. If the master of Management (human resources management) degree ceases to be offered by the University, the dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics (‘dean’) may apply the income for the promotion of high quality teaching and research in the field of human resource management, provided any expenditure from this trust is named in recognition of Golda Isaac. The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University.
265 (2013) THE GREG HJORTH MEMORIAL PRIZE
Original amount of fund: $20,000
Donor: the family of Greg Hjorth, in memory of Gregory Hjorth BA(Hons) 1987 (Melb), PhD 1993 (UC Berkeley), who died in 2011.  Professor Hjorth was ARC professorial fellow in the department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University.  The Greg Hjorth Memorial Prize is open for award every two years from the net income of the fund for the most outstanding postgraduate thesis in mathematics, with preference given to areas of logic, set theory, measure theory or related topics, submitted by a student enrolled at the University and passed by examiners within the previous two calendar years. If there are no suitable candidates when the prize is due to be awarded, any unspent income may either be retained as income and applied for the purpose of the trust in a subsequent year, or added to the capital of the trust.  The dean is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University, on the recommendation of the head of the department of Mathematics and Statistics.
266 (2013) DR RODNEY LLOYD BENJAMIN HISTORY PRIZE
Original amount of fund: $25,000
Donors: Carmel Benjamin AM and her children, and a donor who wishes to remain anonymous, donated a total of $12,000 to the University in 2012, to establish a prize in memory of Rodney Lloyd Benjamin BA MA PhD OAM. The University applied $13,000 to augment the donation. The Dr Rodney Lloyd Benjamin History Prize is to be awarded from the income of the fund for the best essay in Australian history by a student enrolled in a postgraduate degree in the faculty of Arts (‘faculty’), with preference given to essays that focus on aspects of the history of the state of Victoria, provided that if in any year there are no suitable postgraduate essays entered for the prize, essays at honours seminar level may also be considered. The prize is to be open for award annually. The dean of the faculty is authorised to award the prize on behalf of the University
267 (2013) THE DEAN A. CINQUE SCHOLARSHIP
Original amount of fund: $25,000
Donor: Dean Anthony Cinque, LLB (Melb.).
Dean Cinque migrated to Australia from Italy in 1956 at the age of eight. When he enrolled in the Articled Clerks’ Course at the then faculty of Law at the University in 1979, as a mature-age student, he was the first in his family to attend university. After establishing the firm now known as Cinque Oakley Senior Lawyers in 1984, he resumed his studies part-time at the University to graduate with a bachelor of Laws in 1986.
One or more annual scholarships each to be called The Dean A. Cinque Scholarship are to be open for award each year for students who are studying or planning to study the Melbourne Juris Doctor and who are in financial need. Any unspent income in any year may either be retained as income and applied for the purpose of the trust in a subsequent year, or added to the capital of the trust. The dean of Melbourne Law School is authorised to award each scholarship on behalf of the University.
268 (2014) THE RAE BANGER MUSIC BURSARY
Original amount of fund: $30,000
Donor: The late Rae Lesley Banger, who died on 6 May 2013, in recognition of the contribution music made to her life. A bursary will be open for award from the income of the fund bi-annually to a student enrolled in Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (‘MCM’) within the faculty of VCA and MCM (‘faculty’) who is undertaking studies in voice. The recipient of the bursary is to be selected by the head of the discipline of voice. If the terms of the bursary are too prescriptive for the proper benefit of the students, the terms may be amended by the head of voice. The dean of the faculty is authorised to award the bursary on the recommendation of the head of voice on behalf of the University.
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