WH Ferguson Memorial Prize


The WH Ferguson Memorial Prize was donated in 1959 by Joan (BAgrSc, 1936) and Neville Haughton to perpetuate the memory of Mrs Haughton's uncle William Hamilton Ferguson, Victorian Government Geologist, who in 1903, mapped the coast around Inverloch and uncovered the first recorded dinosaur fossils in Australia.

This prize is awarded to the highest placed  Agriculture student in agricultural geology (AGRI20038 Principles of Soil Science).

Scholarship Value


* based on 2019 prize

Terms & Conditions

This prize is determined by the FVAS Scholarships Committee.
Payments are made after the semester one census date.


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

How to apply

No application required.