Prize details

Jim Robb Memorial Prize in Sociology


$600 in total

Closing date:

No application required


The prize will be awarded to the student or students with the highest overall grades in their 200 and 300 level sociology papers.


History or background of award

This prize was established by the Sociology and Social Policy Programme at Victoria University of Wellington in 2012.

Purpose of award

To recognise the top student or students majoring in Sociology and completing their BA at Victoria University of Wellington.

Number of awards offered

A minimum of one and up to three.

Decision makers

The award of the prize shall be determined by a committee consisting of at least three academic staff members of the Sociology and Social Policy Programme, including the Programme Director.

How and when do students learn of the decision?


What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?


Who else has information about this award?

Contact the Programme Director of Sociology and Social Policy at Victoria University.

For more information about this award contact:

The Scholarships Office
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600
New Zealand
Phone: (04) 463 5113 or (04) 463 5557