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Sir Edmund Hillary Medal

Provided by: Sir Edmund Hillary Programme

Provided by: Sir Edmund Hillary Programme

Value: $1,500

Tenure: One year

The Sir Edmund Hillary Medal was established in 2006 to recognize the most significant contribution to excellence among graduates of the Sir Edmund Hillary Programme.

It is offered yearly to students who are currently on the programme and who will be completing their degree in the year of application. 

In order to be eligible, applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • outstanding academic achievement
  • a high level of performance in either a sporting code, or a performing/creative art
  • exceptional leadership

The award consists of a medal, as well as a $1,500 cash award.