Available Prizes for University Wide Prizes

Available Prizes for University Wide Prizes

Aberdeen Internship Project Presentation Award

Awarded to the student who gives the best presentation

Value of Prize
n/a
Budget Code
Careers Administer
Student Record Code
1051

Bobby Aitken Memorial Award

This prize is awarded annually for the best creative prose or poetry and is open to any fulltime undergraduate student of the university.

Value of Prize
£50
Budget Code
(EN) EP10199-11
Student Record Code
024

Calder Prize

This prize is awarded triennially and is open to all students matriculated in the academic year of the award. Each entry must consist of a poem in English or a recognised dialect of Scots and must not exceed 200 lines in length. It must be typed and bear a motto but nothing else, along with the candidates name and address.

Value of Prize
£300
Budget Code
(EN) EP10017-11
Student Record Code
119

Enterprise-Rent-A-Car Careers Education Prize

Awarded for best overall academic performance in the careers education course ED2550

Value of Prize
£50
Budget Code
Careers Administer
Student Record Code
292

Lyon Prize

Awarded in turn in successive years to the most distinguished graduate of the year in Science, Arts & Social Sciences, Divinity, Education, Law, Medicine and Engineering. The prize is awarded to the most distinguished graduate of the year.

Value of Prize
Medicine in 2020/21 £100
Budget Code
(EN) EP10079-11
Student Record Code
518

Principal's Scholar

Funded by Ede & Ravenscroft, the University Robe Supplier, 10 awards to Level 1 students for academic excellence or outstanding contribution to the University.

Value of Prize
£1,000
Budget Code
N/A
Student Record Code
613

Thomas Reid Prize for Book Collecting

The prize is open to all registered students of the University of Aberdeen. It seeks to encourage the collection of the printed word in physical form. Applications are based around a written list or catalogue of items owned and anticipated future purchases (which may be illustrated), and a separate statement of the idea of the collection, its scope, intent, and meaning.
The prize is advertised and awarded during the academic year by Aberdeen Humanities Fund.

Value of Prize
£500 to spend on an item/s for their own collection, and £250 to spend on a gift of their choice to
Budget Code
Awarded through Development Trust
Student Record Code
801

Thomson Memorial Prize

Founded in 1968 under the will of Mrs D C Gracie, Edinburgh in memory of her father John Thomson, Managing Director, Aberdeen University Press Ltd. The prize is awarded annually to the student who in the opinion of the Principal has by his or her conduct or eminence in sport done most to advance of enhance the reputation of the University.

Value of Prize
£300
Budget Code
(EN) EP10126-11
Student Record Code
808