Awards and Prizes
The John Masefield Prize
Information about this prize can be found on the following page:
John Masefield Prize
The Dublin Prize
The Dublin Prize (established 1892) is next available for award in 2017. The conditions for the award of the Prize as set out in Item (3) of the University Trust Records UTR6.72 - Lesser Awards
"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."
Information for applicants
This prize is awarded every five years.
This prize is open to:
- Enrolled undergraduate or graduate students of the University of Melbourne
- Graduates of the University
- Note: VCA students/alumni eligible to be considered for the prize are those who were enrolled or have graduated in courses after the VCA Act 1991 was enacted.
The prize will be determined by a committee of five members appointed by the President of the Academic Board.
Applicants must submit all documents at the same time. Applications are to be sent electronically or in hard copy directly to the Academic Secretary by the nominated closing date. Late applications will not be accepted.
Application documentation must not exceed four A4 pages comprising
1. the letter of application which argues the case for an outstanding contribution;
2. a brief CV;
3. any other supporting documentation; and
4. applicant’s contact details including their current mailing address and;
- for graduates, the name of their degree, the year it was conferred and applicant’s previous name if the applicant has changed their name since the degree was conferred
- for current students, their student email address and student number as evidence of their student status.
Applicants may submit their application electronically. Applications should be submitted electronically to the Academic Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org or in hard copy to:
The Academic Secretary
The Academic Governance Unit
1st floor Raymond Priestley Building
University of Melbourne
Awarding of the Prize
The judges' decision will be final and the University reserves the right not to award the prize in the event it is considered that no work of sufficient merit has been submitted. Applicants should note that the University of Melbourne reserves the right to publish the names of the recipients on its websites and other University of Melbourne publications.
University Trust Record:
Previous Recipients of the Dublin Prize
|2012||Professor Patrick McGorry
Dr Ruth Bright
|Youth Mental Health
|1977||Vincent Buckley||Literature (Poetry)|
|1967||Sir Keith Hancock||History - ‘Smuts: The Sanguine Years’|
|1946||H C Corben|
|1941||B C Fitpatrick|
|1933||A G Scholes||‘Education for Empire Settlement’|
|1929||C Daley||‘The History of Flora Australiensis’|
|1927||D H Rankin||A History of Education on Western Australia|
|1925||S H Roberts||‘The History of Australian Settlement’|
|1924||C W W Webster||Poetry - ‘Between Two Worlds’|
|1923||E Sweetman||‘A History of State Education in Victoria’|
|1922||Sir Neil H Fairley||‘Complement Fixation Reaction in Hydatid Disease’|
|1921||W H Downing||‘To the Last Ridge’|
|1920||K T Henderson||Khaki and Cassock’|
|1914||J A H Sherwin|
|1913||Bernard P O’Dowd|
|1912||J McKellar Stewart|