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The CM Donald Prize in Agronomy

The late Emeritus Professor CM Donald, C.B.E., F.A.A., Waite Professor of Agronomy from 1954 to 1973, bequeathed to the University of Adelaide the sum of $2,000 for the purpose of providing an Award within the Faculty of Sciences, and this sum being supplemented by the Faculty to bring the total sum to $2,500, the following rules are hereby made:

  1. The award shall be known as "The CM Donald Prize in Agronomy".
  2. The prize shall be available for award each year.
  3. The value of the prize shall be $650, or such other amount as the University shall from time to time determine provided that the value of the prize does not exceed the annual distribution of interest available from the Endowment Fund.
  4. The prize shall be awarded to the student in the final year of the program for the Degree of Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences who, in the opinion of the School of Agriculture, Food & Wine, is the best student in agronomy and is of sufficient merit.
  5. The award shall be made by the School of Agriculture, Food & Wine, which shall receive advice from the Department of Agricultural Sciences.
  6. If two or more students eligible for the prize are of equal merit, then the prize shall be shared equally among them.
  7. These rules may be varied from time to time in a manner consistent with the University’s legal obligations and policies.

Past Winners

2000 Therese Marie McBeath 2001 Giles Nolan Oster
2002 Alissa Jade Linklater 2003 Not Awarded
2004 Tristan Mark Baldock 2005 Samuel Peter Trengrove
2006 Michael Douglas Lines 2007 Joshua John Lade
2008 Kenton Dean Porker 2009 Katherine Elizabeth Dunsford
2010 Maximilian Leo Baka-Koch 2011 Lachlan Ryves Parker
2012 Stefan George Schmitt 2013 Abbie Susan Pens
2014 Lisa Ann Rorhrlach 2015 Adrianna McEwin Rudi
2016 William Charles Yelland Fairlie    
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