Prize details

John Robson Prize in Criminology


$100 (subject to available funds)

Closing date:

No application required


This prize is awarded to the best student completing an Honours degree in Criminology.


This prize was established in 1996 to commemorate the work of Dr John Robson, founding Director of the Institute of Criminology, and to encourage excellence in the postgraduate study of Criminology.

This prize shall be offered annually, as judged by the Director, Institute of Criminology to the best student worthy of the award who is completing an Honours degree in Criminology. The Director, Institute of Criminology, reserves the right not to offer the prize in any given year.

No student shall be awarded the Prize a second time.

Recipients will be asked to write a letter of thanks, which will be forwarded appropriately.