Memorial Awards from the 1920 Appeal - UTR6.72b

Recital

  1. In July 1920, the University launched an appeal, through an advertisement in "The Argus", seeking donations to its general funds for the purpose of endowing the teaching and equipment of the University.
  2. In 1923 Regulation No.XLIX was enacted to govern the administration of the Appeal Fund.  It provided, inter alia, that in order to perpetuate the memory of the donors of large sums to the Appeal Fund, the University has established commemorative exhibitions and scholarships bearing their names.
  3. In May 1996 the original regulation was revoked and in July 1996 Regulation R6.72B was made to govern these exhibitions and scholarships.
  4. The manner in which the gifts were donated indicated that no trusts attached to the donations.
  5. The University wishes to continue to commemorate the names of the donors or the name of the donor's nominee by listing the awards in the schedule to this regulation.

It is provided as follows-

  1. The condition of each award is set out in the schedule and, unless specified otherwise, must be awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the relevant faculties.
  2. Subject to the conditions referred to in section 1, the following provisions apply-
    1. The Academic Board has power where necessary to prescribe dates for entry of candidates, to appoint examiners and to decide questions of eligibility with respect to any award listed in the schedule.
    2. The awards listed in the schedule may be awarded only to a person who has been placed in the class list for the subject and who-
      • has not previously received the award
      • has not previously competed for the award
      • is enrolled in a course for a degree or diploma, and
      • if a course is divided into Years, has
        1. completed or received credit for the previous Year
        2. fulfilled in one year all the requirements for the relevant Year
        3. completed in the year of competition all the subjects of the Year
        4. not been awarded in any subject of the Year a supplementary assessment otherwise than under section 6 of Statute 12.4 or its subsequent enactment.
    3. If no student or applicant is considered worthy of the award, the award is not to be made.
    4. If a subject is common to two or more courses, only one award is to be made for that subject.
    5. If only one award can be made for any course or subject, the award is to be made only to one student.
  3. The minimum value of each award is that listed in the schedule but this sum may be increased by the Council on the recommendation of the relevant faculties.
1 THE J.M. HIGGINS PRIZE
Donation: £5,200
Donors: Sir John and Lady Higgins
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate marks in the third year of the bachelor of Agriculture degree or the agriculture subjects undertaken in the third year of the bachelor of Science degree.
2 THE JOHN GRICE EXHIBITION
Donation: £2,000
Donor: Sir John Grice BA, LLB, a former Vice- Chancellor of the University
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark for the first year subjects Beginners Latin A and B.
3 THE GEORGINA SWEET EXHIBITION
Donation: £1,500
Donor: Associate Professor Georgina Sweet, DSc
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in second year subjects in the discipline of zoology.
4 THE JOHN MACFARLAND  EXHIBITION
Donation: £1,000
Donor: Sir John MacFarland MA, MD a former Chancellor of the University
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the highest mark in a first-year subject in the discipline of pure mathematics as determined from time to time by the dean of the faculty of Science, following consultation with the head of the department of Mathematics and Statistics.
5 THE W. H. SWANTON EXHIBITION
Donation: £1,000
Donors: Mr. & Mrs. W. H. Swanton
Value: $500

Awarded to the student enrolled in the course for the degree of bachelor of Biomedicine with the highest aggregate mark in the first year subjects Biomolecules and Cells, and Genes and Environment.
6 THE JOHN SANDERSON EXHIBITION
Donation: £1,000
Donor: Mr John Sanderson
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in the first year English subjects.
7 THE J.F.W. PAYNE EXHIBITION
Donation: £1,000
Donor: Mr J.F.W. Payne
Value: $500
Donor: Mr J.F.W. Payne
Value: $500

Awarded to the student enrolled in the bachelor of Science degree with the highest aggregate mark in the first-year Biology subjects ‘Biology of Cells & Organisms’ and ‘Genetics & The Evolution of Life’.
8 THE W. M. McPHERSON EXHIBITION
Donation: £1,000
Donors: TThe Honourable and Mrs W.M. McPherson
Value: $500

Awarded to the top student in a subject, to be determined from time to time by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘dean’), in the field of hydraulics and hydrology.  The dean is authorised to award each exhibition on behalf of the University
9 THE DUNLOP RUBBER COMPANY EXHIBITION
Donation: £1,000
Donor: Dunlop Rubber Co. of Australasia Ltd
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in the third year subject Biochemistry.
10 THE H. B. HOWARD SMITH EXHIBITION
Donation: £1,000
Donor: Mr H.B. Smith
Value: $500

Awarded to the top student in a subject, to be determined from time to time by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘dean’), in the field of surveying. Council hereby authorises the dean to award each exhibition on behalf of the University.
11 THE WALTER AND ELIZA HALL EXHIBITION
Donation: £1,000
Donor: Walter and Eliza Hall Trust
Value: $500

Awarded to the student enrolled in the course for the degree Doctor of Medicine with the highest aggregate mark in the subject Foundations of Biomedical Science. The dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences is authorised to make this award on behalf of the University.
12 THE HERBERT BROOKS EXHIBITION
Donation: £500
Donor: Mr. Herbert Brooks
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the highest mark in a subject, to be determined from time to time by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘dean’), in the field of mechanics of solids. Council hereby authorises the dean to award each exhibition on behalf of the University.
13 THE HOWARD SMITH EXHIBITION
Donation: £500
Donor: Howard Smith Ltd
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the highest average mark in first year Engineering Systems Design subjects by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘dean’), such subjects to be determined by the dean from time to time. The dean is authorised to award each exhibition on behalf of the University.
14 THE EDWARD STEVENS EXHIBITION
Donation: £500
Donor: Mr Edward Stevens
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in second year English subjects.
15 THE G. A. SYME EXHIBITION
Donation: £500
Donor: Mr G.A. Syme MS
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in Principles of Clinical Practice 1 (PCP 1). The dean of the faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences is authorised to award each exhibition on behalf of the University.
16 THE H. B. HIGGINS EXHIBITION
Donation: £500
Donor: The Honourable Mr Justice Higgins MA
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the highest mark in Beginners Ancient Greek.
17 THE BAILLIEU EXHIBITION
Donation: £500
Donors: Messrs Baillieu
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in subjects in the first year French Post-Victorian Certificate of Education stream.
18 THE A. T. DANKS EXHIBITION
Donation: £500
Donor: Mr A.T. Danks
Value: $500

Awarded to the top student in a subject, to be determined from time to time by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘dean’), in the field of Structural Engineering. The dean is authorised to award each exhibition on behalf of the University.”.
19 THE JOHN MONASH EXHIBITION
Donation: £500
Donor: Sir John Monash, CC MC KCB VD BA DEng LLB
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the best overall performance in third-year undergraduate Electrical Engineering subjects, such subjects to be determined by the dean of Melbourne School of Engineering (‘dean’) from time to time. The dean is authorised to award each exhibition on behalf of the University.
20 THE MRS. WILLIAM SMITH EXHIBITION
Donation £500
Donor: Mrs William Smith
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in subjects in the third year studies in the French post-Victorian Certificate of Education stream.
21 THE E. J. B. NUNN SCHOLARSHIP
Donation: £500
Donor: Mr Eugene Joshua Barwell Nunn, a former solicitor to the University
Value: $500

Awarded to the student placed first in the final honours list for the degree of Juris Doctor.
22 THE E. F. MILLAR EXHIBITION
Donation: £4,000
Donor: Mr Edwin Franks Millar
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the highest average mark in second year Botany subjects.
23 THE MARION BOOTHBY  EXHIBITION
Donation: £1000
Donor: Marion Boothby
Value: $500

Awarded to the student with the highest mark in the first, second or third year subjects in the field of British History in that year.
24 THE FRED KNIGHT RESEARCH SCHOLAR
Donation: £5,000
Donors: Mr and Mrs Fred Knight
Value: $6,800

Awarded annually on the recommendation of the manager, Postgraduate Scholarships, Melbourne Scholarships Office to a student known as the Fred Knight Research Scholar who is enrolled in the course for a higher degree by research.

[Reg. Substituted 6/5/96,  Recitals B, C and Schedule subst. 11/7/05, Schedule effective 1/1/06. para 4 am 16/3/09,
para 14 am 25/5/09; para 10 amended 10/5/10; para 13, 18 and 19 am 31/1/11, para 5, 7 and 15 am 27/2/12, para 11 am 14/3/12; ; para 7 amended 7/3/13. para 3 amended 25/10/2016]