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2012 Prizes, Awards and Scholarships

Every year, prizes and awards are presented to high achieving students. Explore the prizes and awards offered in 2012 below.

Scholarships Guide 2012

View the 2012 Scholarships Guide (PDF, 6.8 MB) to see the opportunities for access and equity and achievement scholarships available.

Undergraduate Prizes & Awards

University-wide prizes and awards

The Vice-Chancellor acknowledges students for their outstanding academic performance and contribution to the University and community by the awarding of the following student prizes and awards:

  • Undergraduate - Deakin Vice-Chancellor's Prize
  • Undergraduate - Austin and Valerie Asche Essay Prize in Contemporary Australian Society and Culture
  • Undergraduate - Alfred Deakin Medals
  • Postgraduate - The Isi Leibler Prize

Faculty of Arts and Education

Bachelor of Arts (International Studies) Travel Grant
The Faculty of Arts and Education offers a limited number of travel grants to assist students enrolled in A326 Bachelor of International Studies, D323 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Studies and D338 Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Commerce, seeking an international study experience. The grants are awarded to support:

  • In-Country Language Studies (Arabic, Chinese and Indonesian)
  • International Internships
  • Exchange/Study Abroad

Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry Travel Grant
Up to five grants are awarded to assist students undertaking the Arabic In-Country Language Program.

In-Country Language Program Travel Grants
Travel grants are offered to assist with travel costs towards an In-Country Language Program. The grants are open to students completing a major sequence in:

  • Arabic Language Studies (two grants)
  • Chinese Language Studies (one grant)
  • Indonesian Language Studies (one grant)

Global Experience Program Travel Grants
Travel grants are offered to assist with travel costs towards a Global Experience Program. The grants are open to Education students participating in:

  • Chinese Global Experience Program
  • Malaysian Global Experience Program
  • Vanuatu Global Experience Program
  • Thailand Global Experience Program
  • India Global Experience Program

Dr. Malcolm Crick Memorial Prize
A prize of $200 is awarded to the highest achieving second-year Anthropology student, who is continuing on to level three.

Rabbi Dr Israel Porush Prize
A prize of $250 for the best overall academic record by a new graduate in a social sciences discipline.

Renee Erdos Memorial Prize
A prize of $1000 for the best honours student in the Faculty of Arts and Education, more than half of whose honours program has been undertaken in the off-campus mode. The nomination will be based on the student's work in the honours year only.

Robert McDonald Prize
A prize of $100 for an outstanding graduating student of Journalism or International Relations.

The Standard Journalism Prize
An academic excellence prize of $1500 is awarded annually to a student majoring in journalism who resides within Warrnambool or the surrounding districts and meets the following criteria:

  • An Australian citizen or a holder of a permanent humanitarian visa;
  • Enrolled full time in the first year of a degree program at the Warrnambool Campus and majoring in Journalism
  • Completed ALJ111 (Contemporary Journalism) at the Warrnambool Campus;
  • Demonstrated a commitment to continuing studies at the Warrnambool Campus.

Australian Literacy Educators' Association (ALEA)
Two prizes of one year's membership to the ALEA awarded for graduating with a primary education degree and having achieved the highest aggregate marks in literacy education subjects (Melbourne Burwood Campus, and either Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus or Warrnambool Campus).

Australian Society for Music Education (ASME)
A prize of one year's membership to ASME and a selection of ASME publications for graduating with a secondary education degree and having achieved the highest performance in Music Method Studies.

Gillian Barnsley/ Victorian Association for the Teaching of English (VATE) Award
One prize awarded for graduating with a secondary education degree and having achieved the highest all-round performance in English education subjects and in English teaching practicum.

Mathematical Association of Victoria Prizes (MAV)
Three prizes of a year's membership of MAV and a selection of MAV publications awarded to the most outstanding students in mathematics and mathematics education: two for graduating with a primary education degree and having achieved the highest marks in mathematics education subjects (Melbourne Burwood Campus, and either Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus or Warrnambool Campus); and one for graduating with an education degree qualifying to teach secondary mathematics with the highest aggregate marks in mathematics and mathematics education subjects (any Campus).Primary English Teaching Association (e:lit)

Two prizes of one year's membership to e:lit awarded for graduating with a graduate-entry primary education degree and having achieved the highest aggregate marks in literacy education subjects (Melbourne Burwood Campus, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus and Warrnambool Campus).

Design and Technology Teachers' Association Victoria (DATTA)
Three prizes of a year's membership of DATTA and a selection of DATTA publications awarded to the most outstanding students in technology education in an undergraduate education course, having completed the unit EST400 Primary Technology Education: Creativity and Design (Melbourne Burwood Campus, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus and Warrnambool Campus) with distinction and within the unit focused on either the integration of all three strands of technology or on either systems or materials strands.



Victorian Teachers Credit Union (VTCU)


Two scholarships to the value of $500 each awarded to the highest achieving students together with outstanding results in teaching practice and having received no other scholarships (based on results of first three years of course) at the Melbourne Burwood Campus.

Two scholarships to the value of $500 each awarded to the highest achieving students together with outstanding results in teaching practice and having received no other scholarships (based on results of first three years of course) at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus.
Two scholarships to the value of $500 each awarded to the highest achieving students together with outstanding results in teaching practice and having received no other scholarships (based on results of first three years of course) at the Warrnambool Campus.



For further information regarding Faculty of Arts and Education Awards or Prizes email

artsed-awards@deakin.edu.au.

Faculty of Health

Faculty of Science and Technology

Faculty of Business and Law

Dean's Merit List
For outstanding academic performance throughout the course in any bachelor degree offered by the Faculty of Business and Law.

Geoff Neilson Prize
A prize of $1000 for the highest achieving Bachelor of Commerce student undertaking third year of study at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus.

School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Melbourne Burwood Campus
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Prize

A prize of $200 for the best student MAA350 Ethics and Financial Services.

Cengage Learning Prize
A prize of $200 book voucher for the best student in MAE101 Economic Principles
A prize of $200 book voucher for the best student in MAE102 The Global Economy

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Prize
A prize of $300 and a one year subscription to CIMA journal for the best student MAA262 Management Accounting.

CPA Australia Prizes
A prize of $100 and framed Certificate of Excellence for the best student in first year accounting and finance.
A prize of $200 and framed Certificate of Excellence for the best student in second year accounting.
A prize of $300, framed Certificate of Excellence and one free CPA Program segment for the best graduating student in accounting.

Deakin Commerce Society Prize
A prize of $300 for the best student in MAF305 Bank Management.

Economics Society of Australia - Victorian Branch Prize
A prize of $200 plus one year's membership of the Society for the best economics graduate.

John Scouller Prize
A prize of $110 for the Outstanding performance (Honours) in accounting, economics and finance with emphasis on individual or independent work.

KPMG Prize
A prize of $250 for the best student MAA363 Corporate Accounting.

LexisNexis Prizes
A prize of six month online subscription to LexisNexis Research Package for the best student in MAA310 Accounting and Society.
A prize of six month online subscription to LexisNexis Research Package for the best student in MAF203 Business Finance.
A prize of six month online subscription to LexisNexis Research Package for the best student MAF302 Corporate Finance.
A prize of six month online subscription to LexisNexis Research Package for the best student in MAF303 Treasury Management.
A prize of six month online subscription to LexisNexis Research Package for the best student in MAF307 Equities and Investment Analysis.
A prize of six month online subscription to LexisNexis Research Package for the best student in MAF308 Applied Investment Analysis.

McGraw Hill Education Australia Pty Ltd Prize
A prize of $250 book voucher for the best student in MAF202 Money and Capital Markets.
A prize of $250 book voucher for the best student in MAA103 Accounting for Decision Making.

Pearson Australia Prizes
A prize of $100 book voucher for best student in MAE302 Macroeconomics of Open Economies
A prize of $100 book voucher for best student in MAE303 International Trade

Productivity Commission Prize
A prize of $100 for the outstanding Honours Student in Economics.

Reckon Limited Prize
A prize of $200 plus a copy of Quicken Personal Plus for the best student MAA261 Financial Accounting.

Target Australia Pty Ltd Prize
A prize of $100 for the best student MAE305 Business and Financial Forecasting.
A prize of $100 for the best student MAF384 Financial Modelling.

WHK Prize
A prize of $100 for the best student MAF311 Superannuation Planning.

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Adroit Insurance Group Prize

A prize of $150 for the best project (1st Prize) MAE305 Business and Financial Forecasting.

Cengage Learning Prize
A prize of $200 book voucher for the best student in MAE101 Economic Principles
A prize of $200 book voucher for the best student in MAE102 The Global Economy

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Prize
A prize of $100 for the best project (2nd Prize) MAE305 Business and Financial Forecasting.

CPA Australia Prizes
A prize of $100 and Certificate of Excellence for the best student in first year accounting and finance.
A prize of $200 and Certificate of Excellence for the best student in second year accounting.
A prize of $300, Certificate of Excellence and one free CPA Program segment for the best graduating student in accounting.

Crowe Horwath Prize
A prize of $250 for the best student MAA303 Auditing.

Davidsons Prize

A prize of $250 for the best student MAA262 Management Accounting.
A prize of $250 for the best student MAA363 Corporate Accounting.

Deakin Commerce Students' Society Prize
A prize of $250 for the best first year Commerce Student.

GMHBA Limited Prize
A prize of $100 for the best student MAF307 Equities and Investment Analysis.

Kathleen Lewis Prize
A prize of $150 for the best female graduating student in an accounting and economics or finance major sequence.

Kelly and Associates Prize
A prize of $100 for the best student MAF302 Corporate Finance.

LBW Chartered Accountants Prizes
A prize of $200 for the best student in MAF312 Advanced Financial Planning.

LexisNexis Prizes
A prize of six month online subscription to LexisNexis Research Package for the best student MAF202 Money and Capital Markets.
A prize of six month online subscription to LexisNexis Research Package for the best student MAF203 Business Finance.
A prize of six month online subscription to LexisNexis Research Package for the best student MAF303 Treasury Management.

PB Financial Solutions Prize
A prize of $200 for the best graduating student in Bachelor of Commerce with best academic performance in Financial Planning

Robert W Gibson Prize
A prize of $180 for the best student MAA310 Accounting and Society.

The Geelong Chamber of Commerce Prize
A prize of $100 for the best class performance in MAE305 Business and Financial Forecasting.

Victorian Regional Channels Authority Prize
A prize of $200 for the best student MAF384 Financial Modelling.

WHK Prize
A prize of $250 for the best student MAF311 Superannuation Planning.

Warrnambool Campus
Cengage Learning Prize

A prize of $200 book voucher for the best student in MAE101 Economic Principles
A prize of $200 book voucher for the best student in MAE102 The Global Economy

Coffey Hunt Chartered Accountants Prize
A prize of $250 for the best student MAF101 Fundamentals of Finance.

CPA Australia (Western District Branch) Prize
A prize of $100 for the best student MAF307 Equities and Investment Analysis.

CPA Australia
A prize of $100 and a certificate for the best first year student in accounting and finance.
A prize of $200 and a certificate for the best second year student in accounting.
A prize of $300 and a certificate for the best graduating student in accounting.

LexisNexis Prizes
A prize of six month online subscription to LexisNexis Research Package for the best student MAA262 Management Accounting.
A prize of six month online subscription to LexisNexis Research Package for the best student MAA363 Corporate Accounting.
A prize of six month online subscription to LexisNexis Research Package for the best student MAF203 Business Finance.

McGraw-Hill Australia Pty Ltd Prize
A prize of $250 book voucher for the best student MAF302 Corporate Finance.

Pola and Co. Chartered Accountants Prize
A prize of $100 for the best student MAA310 Accounting and Society.

SHB Business and Wealth Advisers Prize
A prize of $200 for the best off campus student MAA303 Auditing.

Sinclair Wilson Accountants and Advisors Prize
A prize of $200 and framed certificate for the best student MAA261 Financial Accounting

WHK Prize
A prize of $250 for the best first year student in MAA103 Accounting for Decision Making.

School of Information Systems
School of Information Systems Prizes

The Head of School Prize and a certificate for the most outstanding Information Systems honours student.

Australian Computer Society Prize
12 months' ACS membership, and a certificate for the best performing student in the final year of the Bachelor of Business Information Systems and Bachelor of Commerce (in a major offered by the School of Information Systems).

Burwood Business Internship Prize
A prize and certificate for the most outstanding student completing an internship with an organisation based in the greater Melbourne region.

Geelong Business Internship Prize
A prize and certificate for the most outstanding student completing an internship with an organisation based in the greater Geelong region.

Warrnambool Business Internship Prize
A prize and certificate for the most outstanding student completing an internship with an organisation based in the greater Warrnambool region.

Cengage Learning Prize
A prize and a certificate for the best student in MSC244 Business on the Internet.

DeakinPrime Prize
A prize and certificate for the best students in MMI301 Business Internship 1 or MMI302 Business Internship 2.

A student who is awarded this prize is ineligible to receive a region based business internship prize.

GS1 Australia Prize
A prize and a certificate for the best student in MSC245 eSystems for Business.

John Wiley Prize
A prize and certificate for the best student in MSC228 Systems Analysis and Design.

Pearson Education Australia Prizes

A prize and a certificate for the best student in MSC120 Business Information Systems at Melbourne Burwood Campus, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Warrnambool Campus and off campus.
A prize and a certificate for the best student in MSQ171 Business Data Analysis at Melbourne Burwood Campus, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus , Warrnambool Campus and off campus.

Rodney Fountain Memorial Prize
A shared prize and certificates for the most outstanding group project in MSC303 Information Systems Project.

School of Law
Supreme Court Prize

Awarded to the best student completing the Bachelor of Laws.

Law Firm Prizes
Alan Missen Foundation Prize
Awarded to the best essay in MLL110 Law Society and Civil Rights.

Australian Taxation Office Prize
Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate score for MLC301 Principles of Income Tax Law and MLC305 Business Tax Law.

Arnold Bloch Liebler Prize
Awarded to the best student in MLL406 Taxation.

Australian Institute of Administrative Law Prize (AIAL)
Awarded to the student who submits the best essay in MLL324 Administrative Law.

Blake Dawson Prize
Awarded to the best student in MLL111 Contract.

Clayton Utz Prizes
Awarded to the best student in:
MLL213 Torts
MMLL327 Property.

Coulter Roache Prizes Awarded to the best student in:
MLL221 Business Organisations
MMLL342 Workplace Law.

Davies Collison Cave Prize
Awarded to the best student in MLL410 Intellectual Property.

Geelong Law Association Prize
A prize for the best student in MLL323 Constitutional Law.

Harwood Andrews Prize Awarded to the best student in MLL215 Commercial Law (G & B only).

Herbert Geer Prizes
Awarded to the best student in:
MLL217 Misleading Conduct and Economic Torts
 MLL409 Competition Law and Policy.

Kennedy Partners Prize
Awarded to the best student in MLL408 Family Law. 

LBW Chartered Accountants Prize
Awarded to the best student in MLC305 Business Tax Law.

Monahan and Rowell Lawyers Prize
Awarded to the best student in:
MLL393 Health and Biotechnology Law
MLL110 Law Society and Civil Rights.

Moore Stephens Prize
Awarded to the best student in MLC301 Principles of Income Tax Law. 

Taxpayers Australia Inc Eric Risstrom Prize
For the best Burwood student in Administrative Law MLL324.

Thomson Reuters Prizes Awarded to the best student in:
* MLL391 Civil Procedure and Alternative Dispute Resolution
* MLL214 Criminal Law
* MLL218 Criminal Procedure
* MLL325 Land Law
* MLL335 Legal Practice and Ethics
* MLL377 International Law
* MLL405 Equity and Trusts.

Transport Accident Commission Prize
Awarded to the best student in MLL324 Administrative Law.

Victorian Society for Computers and the Law Prize
Awarded to the best student in

  • MLL370 Law and the Internet.

Warrnambool Campus
Maddens Lawyers Prize
Awarded to the student with the highest academic achievement in second year LLB units (W only).

McLaren Buzolich O'Keeffe Prize
Awarded to the best student in MLC301 Principles of income Tax Law (W only).

Tait Leishman Taylor Lawyers Prize
Awarded to the best LLB or combined degree student in first year (W only).

School of Management and MarketingThe Bowater Trust Medal
The Bowater Trust Medal is awarded each year to the Bachelor of Commerce of Bachelor of Management graduate who has completed a major sequence offered by the School of Management and Marketing and is deemed to be most deserving of the title "Bowater Trust Graduate of the Year".

Business Communication Prize
Prizes for the students with the highest mark in MMH299 Business Communication at the Melbourne Burwood Campus; the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus; and the Warrnambool Campus and off campus.

Cengage Prize A prize for the student with the highest mark in MMM343 Business Ethics.

Human Resource Management The National Tertiary Education Union Deakin Branch Prize
A prize of $500 awarded to the student with the best essay on the nature and role of trade unions in MMH349 Industrial Relations.

Property and Real Estate
API Prize
A prize for the top graduand in the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate, recognising outstanding achievement throughout the course.

RICS Prize A prize for the student with the highest mark in MMP222 Advanced Property Development.

Sport Management
Athletics Victoria Prize
A prize for the top graduand in the Bachelor of Sport Development, recognising outstanding achievement throughout the course.

Australian Football League Prize
A prize for the top graduand in the Bachelor of Commerce, Sport Management major sequence, recognising outstanding achievement throughout the course.

Australian Football League Prize
A prize for the best strategic marketing plan in MMS308 Sport Marketing.Melbourne Cricket Club Prize

A prize for the best student in MLC310 Sport and the Law.

Netball Victoria Prize
A prize for the most outstanding student in MMS308 Sport Marketing.

 


 Postgraduate Prizes & Awards

University-wide prizes and awards

The Vice-Chancellor acknowledges students for their outstanding academic performance and contribution to the University and community by the awarding of the following prizes and awards:

  • Undergraduate - Deakin Vice-Chancellor's Prize
  • Undergraduate - Austin and Valerie Asche Essay Prize in Contemporary Australian Society and Culture
  • Undergraduate - Alfred Deakin Medals
  • Postgraduate - The Isi Leibler Prize

Visit the Student awards and prizes website for further information in regard to these prizes and awards, including the nomination/selection process.

Deakin Education Abroad Travel Grants
Deakin University offers travel to students taking part in a formal international exchange program with an exchange program with an exchange partner University.

Applications are invited from both Australian residents and international students. Award of the Education Abroad travel grants is based on the eligibility criteria for the Education Abroad program.

Enquiries should be directed to Education Abroad, Deakin International. Further information is available at the Deakin International website or email intlink@deakin.edu.au

Faculty of Arts and Education

Naomi and Isi Leibler Prize
A prize of $500 for the best MA or PhD thesis approved during the previous year in the area of Social Sciences.

Philip Brown Award
A prize of $3000 is awarded annually to an enrolled higher degree by research student within the Faculty of Arts and Education, for research into Australian History entailing the use of primary sources. Where possible, preference will be given to research relating to the state of Victoria. The award is named in memory of Dr Philip Brown, an eminent historian whose work is characterised by meticulous research and the extensive use of primary sources.

Roslyn Lawry Award
The Roslyn Lawry Award is awarded annually to a student enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies who has achieved standards of excellence in his or her academic record and demonstrated a personal commitment to museum training. The recipient will receive a museological book and a framed certificate.

Lynne Alice Prize
The prize of $500 is awarded annually to a student enrolled in the Master of Arts (International Relations) course who has achieved standards of excellence in his or her academic record in the Human Rights and International Law specialisation.

Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL)
Awarded annually to a student enrolled in an Education postgraduate course who has illustrated excellence in educational leadership. The prize includes:
* A professional, framed ACEL Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Educational Leadership
* A Membership Subscription for one year to the value of $175
* A Book Voucher valued at $100, redeemable from the ACEL Bookshop
For further information regarding Faculty of Arts and Education Awards and Prizes, email artsed-awards@deakin.edu.au

Faculty of Business and Law

Deakin Graduate School of Business
Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) PrizeA prize of $500 for the best graduating student in the Graduate Diploma of Financial Services.

Brookes Scholar Award
A medal and citation will be awarded to the two most outstanding students in the MBA graduating class.

Deakin Business Practicum PrizeA prize of $500 for the best project conducted in MPI701 Business Practicum.

Easy Forex FX Trading PrizeAwarded to the best student in each trimester in MPE707/907 International Banking and Finance. $300 currency trading account with Easy Forex.

Graduate Management Association of Australia Award
A prize of $250 for the best on-campus student in MPM706 Strategic Management in Trimester 1 and Trimester 2.

Michael King Prize
A prize of $500 for the best business plan assignment in MPR705 Entrepreneurship (Residential).

Not for profit sector - MBA Residential Unit Scholarship
The Deakin Graduate School of Business, in conjunction with the Australian Scholarships Foundation, also offers scholarships up to $1200 for students who enrol in an MBA residential unit and are employed in the not for profit sector.  Three per annum. Subject to eligibility criteria.

School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Cengage Learning James Dimelow PrizeA prize of $200 book voucher for best student in Graduate Diploma of Accounting.

Institute of Public Accountants Prizes
A prize of $300 for the best student in the Graduate Certificate of Accounting.
A prize of $300 for the best student in the Master of Commerce in Accounting.

Powercor Australia PrizeA prize of $200 for the best student in MAA702 Corporate Accounting.

School of Accounting Economics and Finance Prize
A prize of $1000 for the best graduating student in Graduate Certificate of Chartered Accounting Foundations

School of Information SystemsGS1 Australia Prize
A prize and a certificate for the best student in MSC753 eBusiness and Supply Chain Management.

School of LawVictorian Society for Computers and the Law Prize
For the best student in MLM786 Electronic Crime.

School of Management and Marketing
Arts and Entertainment Management
George Fairfax PrizeA prize for the best graduand in the Graduate Certificate of Arts and Entertainment Management.

Human Resource Management
A prize for the best graduand in the Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management.

Sport Management
Tennis Australia Prize
A prize for the best graduand in the Master of Business (Sport Management).

Cricket Australia Prize
A prize for the best case study in MMS712 Sport Marketing.

Cricket Victoria PrizeA prize for the best case study in MMS736 Strategic Management.

IMG Prize
A prize for outstanding research in MMS716 Sport Organisation Theory.

Faculty of Health

School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Nestle Healthcare Nutrition Prize in Clinical Dietetics
A $100 gift voucher and a certificate to be awarded annually to the student with the highest mark in HSN747 Clinical Dietetic Practice

Professor's Prize in Dietetics
A prize of $250 for the most outstanding graduating student from the Master of Dietetics based on a combination of high level academic achievement and professional practice in the applications of dietetics.

Postgraduate Human Nutrition Awards
Two prizes will be offered consisting of a $100 gift voucher and a certificate to be awarded annually to one student with the highest mark in HSN701 Principles of Nutrition and one student with the highest mark in HSN702 Lifespan Nutrition enrolled in the Graduate Certificate of Human Nutrition and Master of Human Nutrition (one award per unit).

School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences Award for Best PhD Paper
Three prizes of $50 and a certificate to be awarded annually to the three best papers published by PhD candidates in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, the recipients will be chosen by the School Executive committee.

School of Health and Social DevelopmentYungaburra Foundation Award
A prize of $500 is presented to an honours or postgraduate student with leadership potential in the disability field.

School of Nursing and MidwiferyAustralian Society of Anaesthesia and Post Anaesthesia Nurses (ASPAAN) AwardA prize of one year's membership to ASPAAN, presented to the highest achieving perioperative nurse for demonstration of commitment to the perioperative program.

Box Hill Hospital DeVoil Medal
Awarded to a postgraduate student from Box Hill Hospital specialising in Critical Care or Perioperative Nursing who demonstrates excellence of academic results and promotes leadership and excellence in the field of either perioperative or critical care nursing.

Elsevier Australia
A $100 book voucher awarded to the highest achieving Master of Nursing Practice student.

JR Medical Books Prizes
A $100 book voucher is awarded for the best all-round academic and clinical performance by a student enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Nursing Practice (Critical Care).

A $100 book voucher is awarded for the best all-round academic performance by a student enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Nursing Practice (Perioperative).

A $100 book voucher is awarded for the best all-round excellence of academic results and clinical performance by a student enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery.

Matrix Surgical Award
A prize of $100 and a certificate to be awarded annually to the highest achieving student from the Graduate Diploma of Nursing Practice (Perioperative), specialising in the Intraoperative Nursing Stream, in Unit HNN744.

Novo Nordisk Award
A prize of a $200 book voucher and a certificate to the highest achieving student for the Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education.

School of PsychologyAustralian Academic Press AwardA prize of $250 and a certificate awarded for the most outstanding graduate thesis from a student enrolled in the Master of Psychology (Clinical) course.

Australian Academic Press AwardA prize of $250 and a certificate awarded for the most outstanding graduate thesis from a student enrolled in the Master of Psychology (Industrial and Organisational) course.

Australian Academic Press Award
A prize of $250 and a certificate awarded for the most outstanding thesis from a student enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Psychology.

Australian Academic Press AwardA prize of $250 and a certificate awarded for the most outstanding graduate thesis from a student enrolled in either the Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), Doctor of Psychology (Health) or Doctor of Psychology (Forensic) courses.

Career Focus AwardA prize of $750 plus three months career transition assistance by Career Focus awarded to the most outstanding student completing the Master of Psychology (Industrial and Organisational).

Faculty of Science and Technology

Coltman Prize
The Coltman Prize of $3000 is awarded annually to a current higher degree by research student who is undertaking research in the biomedical sciences.  The award recognises outstanding achievement and research endeavour.

The Bennett Research Scholarship
An award of $10000 per annum is made to an outstanding student undertaking projects in the study of fibres or textiles at the Institute for Technology Research and Innovation.  The recipient must be enrolled in either a research Masters or PhDdegree and be an Australian citizen. The duration of the Scholarship is two years for Masters ($20,000) or three years forPhD ($30,000).

School of Architecture and BuildingChartered Institute of Building (CIOBA) Building Research Postgraduate Award
Awarded to an excellent postgraduate student enrolled in the Master of Construction Management by Research.

Graham Treloar Research PrizeA prize of $500 awarded to the most outstanding HDR student publication in relation to embodied energy and sustainability.

School of Information TechnologyProfessor of Information Technology AwardA prize of $500 and a certificate are awarded to students in the School of Information Technology in each of the following categories:
- the most academically outstanding postgraduate student graduating with the Master of Information Technology, Master of Information Technology (Professional), or Master of Networking and Security.
- the most academically outstanding PhD student enrolled within the School of Information Technology on the basis of demonstrated research and academic merit.  Applicants are expected to have completed an equivalent two years full-time candidature and currently enrolled in the third year.

School of Life and Environmental Sciences Loch Postgraduate Research Award
A prize of $1000 is awarded annually to a  postgraduate research student in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences who demonstrates outstanding achievement and research endeavour. The successful recipient will be currently enrolled and have completed between 12 and 24 months of their candidature on a full time equivalent basis. Recipients can receive the Loch Postgraduate Research Award only once in their candidature.

Rex Williamson Prize
A prize of $5000 and a certificate is awarded annually to a PhD student in the Faculty of Science and Technology whose research involves a significant component of chemistry. The prize will be awarded on the basis of demonstrated research potential and academic merit. The successful recipient will be currently enrolled in PhD studies and have completed an equivalent of two years full-time candidature. Recipients can only receive the Rex Williamson Prize once in their candidature.

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