D.H. Rankin Essay Prize

One annual award for the highest ranked honours thesis in Classics.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $700

Applicable study areas

Historical, philosophical, political and social studies

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Steph Zindilis
    "This award has come as a very welcome surprise at the end of a memorable year. The completion of this thesis was both challenging and rewarding, while the experience as a whole has been essential to my growth as a scholar and my own personal development. Thus, I cannot truly begin to express how grateful I am to have my effort validated by such a distinction."
    - Stephanie Zindilis
  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • have submitted an honours thesis in Classics
  • Application process

    There is no application process. The prize is awarded based on merit and the successful recipient will be notified via email.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    The award will be announced as soon as practical after the release of the end of year final results.

  • About the donor

    Miss Kathleen Rankin

    Miss Kathleen Rankin established a prize in 1975 in memory of her father, Donald Hamilton Rankin M.A., M.Ed.(1880-1974), Educationalist & Historian.

What are the benefits?

The award amount varies each year but is approximately $700



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