Geography & Environmental Planning Awards and Prizes

Julia Sandford Scholarship

Awarded to a candidate entering honours or masters level studies in Geography and who demonstrates academic potential and commitment and focus on Geography as a field of study.

2011 winner: Emma Reed
2010 winners: Sean Glassie and Tredegar Hall
2008 winner: Kathryn Carter
2007 winner: Naomi Simmonds

Evelyn Stokes Scholarship

Awarded to PhD candidates.

2008 winner: Carey-Ann Morrison

Katherine M. Bell Memorial Prize

Awarded to a student taking 300 Level Geography as a major for a first degree at Waikato and who is the best student of the year and worthy of the award.

2011 winner: Rachael Hutt
2010 winner: Oliver Hulse-Sangster
2009 winner: Jonathan Finnerty
2008 winners: Mychelle Tomsett and Caroline Gabolinscy
2007 winner: Rachel MacMurray

NZPI (Waikato Branch) Outstanding Planning Student Prize

The NZPI (Waikato Branch) Outstanding Planning Student Prize is awarded annually to an outstanding student who is enrolled at the University of Waikato and studying to be a planner. The Prize is sponsored by the New Zealand Planning Institute (Waikato Branch).

2013 winner: Lana Gooderham
2012 winner: Abbie Fowler
2010 winner: Oliver Hulse-Sangster
2008 winner: Rachel MacMurray
2006 winner: Michelle Hutchins

Geog Soc (Waikato Branch) MacLachlan Award

This award is offered annually to nominees who are full-time graduates in Geography with a strong academic record. Other criteria to be considered in support of a nomination shall include contribution to Geography in the University or community.

2007 winners: Kathryn Carter and Chris Pellowe