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Prizes Information

History
Discipline Prize How Prize is Awarded Value of Prize QSP Ledger Student Recordcode
History   Judith Hook Prize in Cultural History   Awarded annually to the student who submits the best essay in any field of Cultural History in any level 1 course offered by the Board of Studies in Arts and Social Sciences. These should be submitted by 1 st May.   £50   (EN)EP101098-11   384  
History   John N Milne Prize in Economic History   Awarded annually to the best student in the Ordinary Class in Economic and Social History, provided a satisfactory standard attained by the candidate   £20   (EN) EP10090-11   586  
History   Forbes Medal in History   The medal is awarded annually to the student graduating in Honours in History, or in an Honours group of which History forms part, who shall be held by the examiners in History to be most proficient in the compulsory History subjects prescribed for the degree, provided always that the medal shall not be awarded unless the candidate has attained the standard of First Class Honours in the History part of the examination.   £100   (EN) EP10044-11   312  
History   Catherine Gavin Prize created in 2001   Awarded to a History Student who achieves a 1 st Overall in American History.   £50   Awarded by Development Trust   136  
History   Caithness Prize in History   Awarded to the student who attains the highest place in the examination for History Honours.   £20   (EN) EP10016-11   118  
History   Kathleen Edwards Prize in Medieval History   Awarded annually to students registered in the discipline who show meritorious performance in the field of Medieval History.   £100   (EN) 204 EP10150-11   286  
History   Robert Kemp Memorial Prize   Awarded annually for an essay or other original piece of work concerning the history of Scotland . Candidates are expected to have worked on contemporary sources, whether published or unpublished.   £10   Awarded by Development Trust   468  
History   Sybil Magee Prize in History   Awarded to the most deserving student in the Joint Honours year studying for an Honours degree, which includes either History or Economic History.   £30   (EN) EP10227-11   548  
History   Peter McCaffery Cultural History Prize   The University of Aberdeen ran an MA course in Cultural History for 25 years until 2011. The first director of Cultural History was the late Joan Pittock Wesson (d. 2012). Cultural history is now taught within the History MA. The Cultural History Prize recalls the university's pioneering role in Cultural History, and is awarded annually for the best cultural history essay or dissertation by a University of Aberdeen student. The prize is supported by the Cultural History Prize fund established in 2007.   £50   Awarded by Development Trust   210  
History   The University of Aberdeen History Dissertation Prize   Awarded to the student who submits the best dissertation in History, provided it is awarded a first class mark   No monetary value   2120 HI000 TZZ1111   829  
History   Dictionary of Aberdonian Biography Presentation Prize   Awarded to the student(s) deemed by the external panel to have given the best presentation in the Dictionary of Aberdonian Biography exercise, connected with HI353W.   £10   Awarded by Development Trust   249  
History   Best Early Modern History Dissertation Prize   This is an annual award of £30 to the student with the highest mark in a history dissertation on any subject in the early modern period (where the bulk of the topic of the dissertation falls within the general period 1450-1800). The dissertation must have attained a First Class mark and the student must have, overall, earned a First Class degree.   £30   Awarded by Development Trust   100  
History   Marischal Award for the Best Performance in History   Awarded for best performance by a Single Honours History student in the compulsory History assessments at Level 1, by GPA   No monetary value     528  
History   Hector Boece Award for the Best Performance in History   Awarded for best overall performance in History (HI/HS/CU/HA) assessments by a Single Honours History student at Level 2, by GPA   No monetary value     365  
History   Bishop Elphinstone Award for the Best Performance in History   Awarded for best overall performance in History (HI/HS/CU/HA) assessments by a Single Honours History student at Level 3, by GPA   No monetary value     103  
History   Marischal Award for the Best Performance in History (Joint Honours)   Awarded for best performance by a Joint Honours History student in the compulsory History assessments at Level 1, by GPA   No monetary value     529  
History   Hector Boece Award for the Best Performance in History (Joint Honours)   Awarded for best overall performance in History (HI/HS/CU/HA) assessments by a Joint Honours History student at Level 2, by GPA   No monetary value     366  
History   Bishop Elphinstone Award for the Best Performance in History (Joint Honours)   Awarded for best overall performance in History (HI/HS/CU/HA) assessments by a Joint Honours History student at Level 3, by GPA   No monetary value     104