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Prizes Information

Endowed Prizes and Medals

Divinity
Discipline Prize How Prize is Awarded Value of Prize QSP Ledger Student Recordcode
Divinity   John Hope Prize   Awarded to an outstanding post graduate student on the Taught Post Graduate Practical Theology course   100 Book Token   Christ's College   455  
Divinity   AM Hunter Prize in New Testament   Normally awarded in Programme Year 1 New Testament Studies.   18   2120 RE051 EBZ0166   399  
Divinity   Black Prize   The prize is awarded annually to the best Latin scholar taking the degree with Honours in Classics judged upon the Honours papers alone, and no candidate will receive the prize unless he or she had reached the standard of First Class Honours.   250   2120 RE051 EBZ0006   084  
Divinity   Burgess Prize in Divinity   Awarded to the undergraduate student who produces the best dissertation in the course of the session   200   2120 RE051 EBZ0015   110  
Divinity   Chenoweth Mary Prize   Awarded for excellence in Church History   No longer awarded   Development Trust   159  
Divinity   David Brown Prize in New Testament   Normally awarded in Programme Year 2 New Testament Studies.   100 Book Token   Christ's College   106  
Divinity   Dawson Scott Prize, 2 prizes   Awarded for excellence in Practical Theology.   50 each Book Token   Christ's College   225  
Divinity   De Gurbs Prize in Greek   Normally awarded in Programme Year 1 Greek studies.   50   2120 RE051 EBZ0057   223  
Divinity   DS Cairns Prize in Systematic Theology   Awarded to the best student in the Third Year Class of Systematic Theology.   100 Book Token   Christ's College   114  
Divinity   Eadie Prize   Normally awarded in Programme Years 3 or 4 New Testament studies. It must be expended on books.   100 Book Token   Christ's College   274  
Divinity   Earl of Buchan's Silver Pen   Presented to Marischal College in 1769 by the eleventh Earl of Buchan. The first prizeman in the Junior Greek Class had his or her name inscribed on a silver medal attached to the pen. The series of medals stopped short in 1838, but in 1901 was completed by Professor Harrower up to 1860, the year of fusion of the Colleges. The Senate authorised the revival of the distinction for the first prizeman of the Ordinary Greek Class, beginning with Session 1900-01. (This prize is not currently being awarded)   Not specified     270  
Divinity   Ewan Prize in Religious Studies   Awarded annually to the Senior Honours candidate who has been most successful in the papers in History of Religions. If in any year the prize is not awarded, the revenue may at the discretion of the Senatus Academicus be accumulated and used to increase the value of the prize subsequently awarded, or added to the capital of the fund.   5   2120 RE051 EBZ0042   304  
Divinity   Foote Prize   The prizes, for students of the First Year class in Hebrew, are awarded by the Council of Christ's College.   100 x 1 Book Token - 75 x 1 Book Token   Christ's College   308  
Divinity   George A Sefton Prize in Scottish Church History   Is awarded in the Department of Church History for excellence in Scottish History.   25   2120 RE051 EBZ0209   716  
Divinity   Henry Prize in Divinity   This is open to matriculated students in any year of their Divinity course and is awarded as the result of an essay competition on a prescribed subject. Entries must be lodged not later than the 15 th May.   50 (not currently awarded)     380  
Divinity   Iverach Prize in Systematic Theology   Awarded to the best first year student in the Systematic Theology class.   100 Book Token   Christ's College   444  
Divinity   Jenkyns Prize   Awarded annually to the candidate who attains the highest marks by examination in Classical Philology.   35   2120 RE051 EBZ0070   452  
Divinity   John Bissett Chapman Memorial Prize   Awarded to the most meritorious student in Classics.   500   2120 RE051 EBZ0023   154  
Divinity   John Hope Prize   Awarded to outstanding students in Church History, Systematic Theology, Practical Theology and related subjects.   100 x 3 Book Token   Christ's College   388 (CH) & 389(PT) & 390 (ST)  
Divinity   Liddel Prize   Awarded for excellence in Latin or Greek composition. (This prize is not currently being awarded)   10   Trustees   498  
Divinity   Aberdeen Scottish Hellenic Society Prize in Divinity   The prize may be awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head of School/Discipline of Divinity to the most deserving student taking the course DR1524 (Greek Language (New Testament) 2) in that department.   40     016  
Divinity   Lumsden & Sachs Prize in Biblical Studies   Awarded to the overall, most distinguished, graduate of the year   100 Book Token   Christ's College   514  
Divinity   Margaret Christie Prize in Church History   Awarded to a student in the first year class in Church History.   5   2120 RE051 EBZ0024   170  
Divinity   Mrs Elizabeth Stephen Wilson Prize in Practical Theology   The prize is awarded annually to a student who has distinguished himself or herself in the subject of Practical Theology. The prize is awarded on the recommendation of the Head of School/Discipline of the Practical Theology.   10   2120 RE051 EBZ0137   858  
Divinity   Neil Prize   Two prizes awarded annually according to the results of the examination for Honours in Classics, to candidates who have attained high distinction in both Greek and Latin Classics.   2 x 100   2120 RE051 EBZ0099   618  
Divinity   Robbie Medal   Awarded annually to the student who gains the Simpson Greek Prize (normally Programme Year 2 Greek Studies)   100   2120 RE051 EBZ0108   666  
Divinity   Salmond Prize in Systematic Theology   The prize, for senior students in the Department of Systematic Theology, is awarded by the Council of Christ's College and must be expended on books.   100 Book Token   Christ's College   692  
Divinity   Stuart Prizes   There are two prizes, which may be awarded annually to the most deserving students attending the second year Hebrew class. The value of the prizes shall be determined by the Board of Studies in Divinity, on the recommendation of the Head of the Discipline of Hebrew and Semitic Languages. Students awarded a Stuart Prize shall be eligible for additional awards from the funds of the prize for the purpose of pursuing the study of some aspect or aspects of the Hebrew Bible at home or abroad. Such additional awards shall be approved by the Board of Studies in Divinity on the recommendation of the Head of School/Discipline of Hebrew and Semitic Languages.   50 x 2   2120 RE051 EBZ0123   784  
Divinity   Torrance Prize in Christian Ethics         823  
Divinity   Walker prize in Old Testament   The prize may be awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head of the Discipline of Hebrew and Semitic Languages to the best student chosen from those taking the classes at level 3 or higher.   50   2120 RE051 EBZ0147   832