J.M. Higgins Prize


In 1920 the University launched a general appeal to which Sir John and Lady Higgins donated funds and established this scholarship. Sir John Higgins(1862-1937) was Chairman of the British Australasian Wool Realisation Association. 

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate marks in the third year of the bachelor of Agriculture degree or the agriculture subjects undertaken in the third year of the bachelor of Science degree.


Prize Value: $500*

Duration: one-off payment

* Based on 2017 award

How to apply

Terms and Conditions

This prize is determined by the FVAS Scholarships Committee

Payments are made after the Semester 1 census date


Recipients are expected to attend an award ceremony. Failure to attend (without extenuating circumstances) may result in cancellation of the prize


No application required.