This award honours the former Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Eric Williams, a world-renowned historian. Introduced in 2008, the award is donated by the Eric Williams Memorial Collection and is for the Most Outstanding Candidate in CAPE History over his/her two years of study. The recipient is required to achieve Grade I in both Units of CAPE History.

Ann-sara Ramkissoon of Naparima Girls’ High School of Trinidad and Tobago is the 2012 winner. She achieved Grade I in History Units 1 and 2 with all As on the Module grades. Ann-sara also achieved Grade I in Caribbean Studies, Communication Studies, French Units 1 and 2, and Spanish Units 1 and 2.