Awards and prizes

The list below is intended as a guide to some of the more prestigious prizes and awards. There are many prizes and awards offered by journals, conferences and professional organisations. Use Research Professional to find them.

If you find another opportunity, please lodge a Notice of Intent to Submit (NOIS) (DOC, 43KB) as soon as possible and submit the complete application and signed coversheet (DOC, 31KB) at least 10 working days prior to the external submission date via email to Amanda Notini at

Open awards and prizes

NOIS due Prize or Award Complete application & signed coversheet due
20 Feb 2017Australia-Vietnam Researcher Exchange Program06 Mar 2017
03 Mar 2017Club Melbourne Fellowship
Note: Application limits apply, late NOIS will not be accepted
17 Mar 2017
06 Mar 2017L'Oreal Australia and New Zealand For Women In Science Fellowships20 Mar 2017
17 Mar 2017Young Tall Poppy Science Awards
*** NOIS date has been extended ***
Info session will be held at Burwood campus on Wed 15 Mar from 10:00-11:30am. If you are unable to attend, you can access the session via VMP 5225 4629.
24 Mar 2017
15 Mar 2017Prime Minister's Prizes for Science
Includes Prizes for Science, Innovation, New Innovators, Life Scientist of the Year and Physical Scientist of the Year
29 Mar 2017
23 Mar 2017Australian Academy of Science - Honorific Awards
Note: Please specify the name of medal/award/prize in NOIS
06 Apr 2017
31 Mar 2017Top 5 Under 40 - Science Communicators14 Apr 2017
31 Mar 2017Australian Diabetes Society - ADS Kellion Award
*** closing date has been extended by the funding body ***
14 Apr 2017
31 Mar 2017Winston Churchill Memorial Trust - Churchill Fellowship
*** Info session will be held on Mon 3-Apr (Melb). See website for details. ** 
14 Apr 2017
31 Mar 20172016 David Syme Research Prize - for best original research in Biology, Physics, Chemistry or Geology in past 2 years14 Apr 2017
04 Apr 2017Awards of Excellence in Chemical Engineering
Note: Please specify the name of medal/award in NOIS
18 Apr 2017
07 Apr 2017Australian Museum Eureka Prizes21 Apr 2017
03 May 2017Perpetual - Ramaciotti Medal for Excellence in Biomedical Research
Nominations open 6 Mar 2017
Note: Self nominations not accepted
17 May 2017