Bruce Scott Memorial Prize

The Mackenzie District Council recognises the contribution of the late Bruce Scott by way of an annual prize to be awarded to a senior secondary student, resident of the Mackenzie District, who best exhibits sustained effort and application in all that they do and who always demonstrates good citizenship, practical skills and leadership potential.

Bruce was brought up and farmed on Godley Peaks Station for many years and was a former Councillor, County Chairman and the inaugural Mayor of the Mackenzie District.

The prize is awarded to the senior secondary student of the Mackenzie District who best exhibits sustained effort and application in all that they do and who always demonstrates good citizenship, practical skills and leadership potential.

The prize which is awarded annually, will be presented at the final meeting of the Council on 15 December 2020, will consist of book vouchers up to the value of $250.


Applications close 5:00pm on 23 November 2020.

Application forms can be downloaded below or collected from our offices in Fairlie or Twizel. Students from Mackenzie College and Twizel Area School can obtain an application form from their school office.


Applications must be on the prescribed form and received no later than 5pm on Monday 23rd November 2020. Applicants may be called for an interview which would be held on Thursday 3rd December.

Completed application forms can be posted to sam.molyneux@mackenzie.govt.nz or posted (Mackenzie District Council, PO Box 52, Fairlie, 7949) to arrive before the deadline.

Application Form

School Reference Form

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