The Mary V. Hart Memorial Prize in Music was established at University College Cork in 1978. The current value of the prize is €100 along with an inscribed parchment. This prize is awarded annually. To be successful a candidate must obtain first place at the BMus (Hons) Degree Examination.
It is intended for the prize to be awarded to the student that obtains first place at the BMus (Hons) Degree Examination. The student must have been a student at Univeristy College Cork for the prior three years.