Prize details

Ferrier Award in Medicinal Chemistry


Up to $1,000 (subject to available funds)

Closing date:

No application requried


To be eligible students must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed the MDDD as a full time student, achieving a GPA greater than or equal to 8.1 over the 180 point course.
  • Demonstrate a quality of mind that exemplifies the objectives of the Master programme.


History of the Prize

The Ferrier Award in Medicinal Chemistry of $1,000 was established in 2018 in memory of Prof. Robin Ferrier, the first Professor of Organic Chemistry at Victoria University of Wellington in 1970 and a pioneer in developing carbohydrates as starting points for pharmaceutical development.