Awards and Grants
For lists of prizewinners, see the links on the left.
Charles Wellbeloved Award
This award (of £200) is made annually by the Society. It is given to the final year undergraduate in the Department of Archaeology at the University of York who, in the University’s view, has submitted the best dissertation on an archaeological subject during the year.
Herman Ramm Memorial Award
An annual prize (of £400) is awarded by the Society to perpetuate the memory of Herman Ramm OBE, MA, FSA (1922-91). The prize is awarded to the postgraduate student in the Department of Archaeology at the University of York who, in the University’s view, has submitted the best dissertation on an archaeological subject during the year.
The John and Anne Phillips Prize
This award (of £300) is made annually by the Society to the undergraduate at the University of Hull submitting the best geological mapping project during the year.
YPS Science Prize
This award was founded by John Hampshire. It is awarded to primary or secondary school students or to enable these schools to access activities in the Yorkshire Museum or Museum gardens or in other heritage settings.
The Malden Owen Engineering Award
This award (of £500) is given to the best graduating student on an MEng programme at the University of York.
The Malden Owen Askham Bryan Award
Awarded to a student from Askham Bryan College
Grants are occasionally available from the Society to aid independent research or exceptional publication costs. Special consideration is given to applicants working in the County of Yorkshire and the work should fall within the aims of the Society: “The promotion of natural science and the study of archaeology and antiquities in the County of Yorkshire and elsewhere”