David Ashton Honours Prize

This is an annual award for the best third year student as judged by their 3rd year grades.

The scholarship

This annual award is for $1000, available to the student as a living allowance. The award is not to fund the student's research.

Eligibility and terms and conditions

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Have completed their third year studies at La Trobe University
  • Be enrolled in Honours in the Department of Ecology, Environment and Evolution
  • The research thesis component of their Honours Degree be focused on the ecology of flora in Australia.

Application process

There is no application process – all eligible Honours students will be considered as candidates for the Scholarship.

Selection criteria

The scholarship will be awarded to the top-ranked student entering Honours in botanical ecology, as judged by their 3rd year grades.