Prize details

N N Danilow Prize in Latin


$400 (subject to available funds)

Closing date:

No application required


The prize is awarded to the best student in 300 level Latin.
Students must be a New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.


This prize was established in 2013 via the Victoria University Foundation by Mrs Nina Berzins, a Victoria University graduate and former staff member, in memory of Dr Nicolas Danilow (1896-1981) who founded Russian Studies in New Zealand when he introduced a course in Russian at Victoria University College in 1943.

The prize is awarded on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Languages and Cultures. If in any year the prize is not awarded, the funds may be used in a subsequent year.

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