Free support services for all students. Find out more.

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment prizes and awards for postgraduate students

Rex Williamson Prize
A prize of $3,000 and a certificate is awarded to the highest achieving PhD student enrolled within the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment whose research involves a significant component of chemistry.  The prize shall be awarded on the basis of demonstrated research potential and academic merit.  Applicants are expected to have completed an equivalent of two years full-time candidature and are to be currently enrolled in their third year of candidature.  Recipients can only receive the Rex Williamson prize once.

Coltman Prize
Awarded to a higher degree by research (HDR) student undertaking research in the field of biomedical science. The Coltman Prize recognises outstanding ability and achievement. The prize is valued at $1500 and is awarded as a cash payment. To be eligible for the prize applicants must be enrolled in a higher degree by research program within the Faculty of Science and Technology.

The Bennett Research Scholarship
An award of $10,000 per annum is made to an outstanding student undertaking projects in the study of fibres or textiles at the Institute for Frontier Materials.  The recipient must be enrolled in either a research Masters or PhD degree and be an Australian citizen. The duration of the Scholarship is two years for Masters ($20,000) or three years for PhD ($30,000).

School of Architecture and Built Environment
Chartered Institute of Building (CIOBA) Building Research Postgraduate Award

Awarded to an excellent postgraduate student enrolled in the Master of Construction Management by Research.

City of Greater Geelong Landscape Architecture Award
An award of $500 is made annually to the student enrolled in the Master of Landscape Architecture and who achieves the highest aggregate marks in the unit SRR717 Thesis (Landscape Architecture).

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

National Trust of Australia (Geelong and Regional Branch) Heritage Award
Two awards of $500 are made annually to students studying at either undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) level in the School of Architecture and Built Environment and who are judged as promoting the value and importance of heritage as part of the built environment. They will have demonstrated in their tertiary education studies a greater understanding of heritage principles and conservation and advance the spirit of the aims and objectives of the National Trust of Australia.

Places Victoria Planning Award
An award of $500 is made annually to the student who achieves the highest aggregate marks in the unit SRM781 Managing Change and Innovation.

The Warralily Urban Design Award
An award of $500 is made annually to the student who achieves the highest aggregate marks in the unit SRD764 Urban Design Studio.

School of Information Technology
Professor of Information Technology Postgraduate Coursework Degree Award

An award of $500 and a certificate is presented to the student who has graduated with either the Master of Information Technology; the Master of Information Technology (Professional); or the Master of Networking and Security and has achieved the highest overall weighted average mark.

Professor of Information Technology Postgraduate Research Degree Award
An award of $500 and a certificate is presented to the PhD student enrolled in the School of Information Technology who has demonstrated the highest research and academic merit. The recipient will have completed an equivalent of two years full-time candidature and be currently enrolled in their third year of study.

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 has demonstrated outstanding achievement and research endeavour. The successful recipient must 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.

Page custodian: Division of Student Administration
Last updated:

Back to top