Tenure: One year
Austin Henry Alabaster, Esq, bequeathed to the University of Canterbury an endowment for scholarships in classical literature in memory of his father, the Reverend Charles Alabaster.
The purpose of this award is to encourage tertiary study in Greek and Latin.
Each year, two scholarships are offered.
Candidates may apply for award in either Latin or Greek, or both. However, a general knowledge of both Greek and Roman history and literature will be required.