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The Fay Gale Prize in Geography

(Please note: this prize is currently under review)

Whereas Professor Fay Gale has provided funding to the University to establish an annual prize in the Discipline of Geography, Environment and Population for the purpose of encouraging and rewarding excellence in the study of Cultural or Indigenous or Human Geography, the following rules are hereby made:

  1. There shall be a prize called "The Fay Gale Prize in Geography".
  2. The value of the prize shall be $250 and it shall be awarded annually.
  3. The prize shall be awarded to the student enrolled in advanced level Cultural, Indigenous and Human Geography courses towards their Geography major, who in the opinion of the staff of the Discipline of Geography, Environment and Population, has attained the most outstanding overall result for the year.
  4. If, in any particular year, the examiners consider that no candidate is suitable for the prize, then no award shall be made.
  5. If the examiners deem that two or more candidates are of equal merit, the prize shall be divided equally among those candidates.
  6. If there are no courses relevant to these fields of geography offered in any particular year, then the prize shall be awarded to a student who has attained the most outstanding overall result from the Human Geography courses offered that year.
  7. These rules may be varied from time to time by the Faculty, but the title and the purpose shall not be changed.
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