Prizes for results in the University of Derby Diploma examinations will be awarded as follows and are based on the results calculated from assessed coursework and examination papers.
Leonard Clugston Prize
Prior to 1997 known as the Holman Award. The Clugston Award was endowed by Clugston Holdings in memory of Leonard Clugston and was initially offered at three-yearly intervals as a travel scholarship (similar to the Nordberg Travelling Scholarship). A single prize is awarded to the candidate who achieves the best marks in the nine papers which make up the second and third year examinations. Value: £1000.
Reginald W Coles Prize
Two prizes endowed in memory of Mr R. W. Coles, a Past President of the Institute. These prizes are available to the candidates gaining the best marks in the Safety, Health & Environment parts of the two Quarry Technology papers. Value: first prize £250, second prize £100.
Peter Preston Award
Endowed by the late Peter Preston, managing director of the Cliffe Hill Granite Co. Two prizes are awarded for the best marks in the Quarry Operations parts of the two papers in Quarry Technology. Value: first prize £250, second prize £100.
First endowed by the Rexnord Company (now part of Metso) as a prize for the then Concrete Materials paper. Awarded to the candidate with the best marks for Quarry Blasting. Value: First prize £250.
Goodwin Barsby Award
Originally endowed by Leicester-based Goodwin Barsby, now part of Metso, for the then Bituminous Materials paper. Awarded to the two best candidates in the Construction Materials, formerly Materials and Materials Processing) paper. Value: First prize £250, second prize £100.
Ransomes and Rapier Award
Endowed by the excavator manufacturers subsequently known as NCK-Rapier for the best marks in the Engineering Theory and Applied Engineering papers. Value: first prize £250, second prize £100.
Two prizes for the best marks gained in the Business Management paper. Value: First prize £250, second prize £100.
Longcliffe Calcium Carbonates Awards of Excellence
Foundation year (average of 3 modules) - Value: first prize £350, second prize £150. Certificate year (average of 4 modules) - Value: first prize £350, second prize £150.
This is awarded by the Scottish Branch to the pupil with the highest marks who is a member of the Scottish Branch. Value: £250.