There are several prizes awarded annually for performance at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Undergraduates can apply to be considered for any of these prizes. Click on a prize for details about how and when to apply, as well as for additional information about the various criteria used by the Prizes & Awards Panel in selecting the short lists.
|Prize||Application||Deadline||Criteria||Value||Most recent winner|
|Salters' Prize Nomination||Final year Autumn term||Week 10 Autumn term||Intellectual ability, potential to occupy a leading position in the UK chemical industry||£1,000 (8 awarded nationally by Salters')||Alice-Jane McEllin (2018)|
|John Twycross prize||Year 3 Summer term||Week 2 Summer term||MChem at York, personal development record, academic progress, future plans||£400||
Charles Ombler, Connor Rutter, William Whitaker (2019)
Undergraduates do not apply for any of the following prizes and awards, the winners are identified by the examiners when results lists are drawn up. Click on a prize to obtain further details.
||2||Best performance on written examinations including option papers||£100||Rachel Brown|
|Astra-Zeneca prize||2||Best performance on Core Practical||£100||Jack Walters|
|Whinfield medal||3||Overall academic performance||£150||Alice Reading|
|Whinfield medal||4||Overall academic performance||£150||Becky Peel|
|Margaret Bishop prize||4||Best MChem in York project||£150||Amelia Gilio|
|Prize and criteria||Current winners|
Johnson Matthey Poster Competition
Best poster on research work
|Thomas Stephens, James Rossi Ashton, Jennifer Lewis and Mark Dowsett|
Kathleen Mary Stott Prize
Meritorious performance in research and course work
Gold winners: Yann Lie and Tom Stephens
Silver winners: Kirsten Hawkins, Jenny Lewis and Nick Yates.
Roger J Mawby Demonstrating Awards
A special commendation for exceptional support in the delivery of the undergraduate course
Robin Brabham, Mark Dowsett, Kirsten Hawkins, Jordan Herod, Jenny Lewis and Chris Maddocks