Scholarships and Prizes

Scholarships

The University has a scholarships office and advice for other types of financial support.

For Engineering Scholarships please go to the Faculty Scholarships Page.

Prizes

The following list of prizes represent the kind bestowment of benefactors of Sydney University School of Civil Engineering. All awards and prizes are determined automatically by the school, except the J.A.L. and D.L. Shaw Award which is by application. Final year students will be notified by email when and how that application should be made.

A.S. Macdonald Prize of the Association of Consulting Structural Engineers of N.S.W.
The prize is awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering, to the honours candidate in civil engineering whose work in the field of structural engineering shows the highest merit.

Bradfield Memorial Prize
Awarded annually to the most distinguish student graduating with first class honours in Civil Engineering. The award is made on t recommendation of the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering.

Civil Engineering Graduates Prize
Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering to the intermediate year candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering who shows the greatest proficiency in the courses Structural Mechanics and Introduction to Structural Concepts, provided that the candidate's work is of sufficient merit.

D. Campbell-Allen Prize
Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering to the senior year candidate for the degree o Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering who demonstrates the greatest proficiency in the annual examinations, provided the candidate's work is o sufficient merit.

D.G. Walkom Prize
Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering to the most distinguished student graduating with first class honours in civil engineering, provided the student's work is of sufficient merit.

The Easson-Geha Prize for the Highest Achievement in Construction or Project Management
Awarded annually, on the recommendation of the HOS, to the student who achieves the best over-all performance in construction or project management at any level of study.

The Easson-Geha Prize for the Best Thesis In Construction or Project Management
Awarded annually, on the recommendation of the HOS, to the student who presents the best thesis in construction or project management.

E.H. Davis Prize
Awarded annually by the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering to the candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering enrolled in final year Civil Engineering or in final year Mining Engineering who is most distinguished in geotechnical engineering, provided that the candidate's work is of sufficient merit.

Frank Ientile Prize
Greatest proficiency in B.Eng in Civil Engineering (Environmental Programme) in Final Year.

Graduates of 1966 Prize
The prize is awarded annually to the student who comes first in the course Civil Engineering 1, provided the work is of sufficient merit.

Harvey Dare Prize
Awarded annually to the student, graduating BE in Civil Engineering with first class honours, who is most distinguished in Hydrodynamics and Hydraulic Engineering at the final year examination. The award is made on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering.

J.A.L. and D.L. Shaw Award
Awarded under the following conditions: 1. The name of the award shall be the J.A.L. Shaw Award. 2. The object of the award shall be to recognise academic proficiency in the study of civil engineering and significant continuing contributions to the life of the University or the general community. 3. The award will be open to graduands for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering in the School Civil and Mining Engineering. 4. The award may be made annually by the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering on the recommendation of a selection committee consisting of the Head of School, who shall be Chair, and the Professors in the School of Civil and Mining Engineering. 5. The award shall be made only if the selection committee considers that there is a graduand whose work is of sufficient merit.

J.W. Roderick Prize
Awarded annually to the candidate who graduates Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering, and who has shown the greatest proficiency in the final year thesis, provided that the candidate's work is of sufficient merit.

Jeffery and Katauskas Prize
Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering to the candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering enrolled in final year civil engineering or in final year mining engineering who demonstrates the greatest proficiency in all the courses related to geomechanics, provided the candidate's work is of sufficient merit.

John Main Prize
Awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering to the student who, graduating Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering with first class honours, is most distinguished in all the examinations for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering.

Mining Engineering Graduates' Prize
Awarded annually, on the recommendation the senior lecturer in Mining Engineering, to a candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Mining Engineering who shows the greatest proficiency in Engineering Geology 1 and Engineering Geology 2, provided that the student's work is of sufficient merit.

Murray Rainsford Smith Prize
Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering to a student for general proficiency in senior courses in Materials, Structural Analysis and Structural Behaviour, provided the student's work is of sufficient merit.

Nicholas Snowden Trahair Prize
To student enrolled in Civil Eng, who is the most distinguished in the field of steel structures, on recommendation of the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering, provided the work is of sufficient merit.

The Partridge Partners Prize for Art in Civil Engineering
The Partridge Partner Prize in Civil Engineering is offered to the student in Civil Engineering Design who has demonstrated an outstanding ability to express emotional response to art and to articulate self-expression through art.

R.L. Aston Prize
Awarded annually to the student who shows the greatest proficiency in Surveying in the Bachelor of Engineering degree course.

Steel Reinforcement Institute of Australia Prize
Awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering to the senior year candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering who demonstrates the greatest proficiency in the field of reinforced concrete design, provided that the candidates work is of sufficient merit.

Tuh Fuh And Ruby Lee Memorial Prize in Civil Engineering
To Bachelor of Engineering student for highest mark overall in the area of Project Management or Construction Engineering, on recommendation of HOS, provided the work is of sufficient merit.

The Blackwood Hodge Prize
Awarded annually, on the recommendation the Head of the School of Civil and Mini Engineering, to the student graduating with the degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering who has demonstrated the high overall proficiency and ability in the course including theses in construction engineering and management, provided the student's work is sufficient merit.

The Civil Engineering Graduates of 1950 Prize
Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering to the senior year candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering who demonstrates the greatest proficiency in the field of soil mechanics, provided that the candidate's work is of sufficient merit.

The Donald John Douglas Memorial Prize
Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering to the student who presents the most outstanding thesis on a subject in Geotechnical Engineering, provided that the candidate's work is of sufficient merit.

The Smyth Prize in Environmental Engineering (Civil Eng)
To the final year Civil Engineering student for most academic merit in environmental subjects, on recommendation of HOS, provided work is of sufficient merit.

Wargon Chapman Partners - R.F. Chapman Memorial Prize
The prize is awarded under the following conditions: 1. The name of the prize is the 'Wargon Chapman Partners - R.F. Chapman Memorial Prize'.2. The prize may be awarded annually to a candidate or group of candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering for design submissions of excellence in Civil Engineering Design. 3. The award will be based on student submissions for a selected major assignment, provided the student's work is of sufficient merit. 4. Selection of the assignment, judging of the submissions and the division of the prize money shall be at the discretion of the Consultant for Design Studies and academic members of staff nominated by the Head of School. 5. The prizes will be presented before the final class in Civil Engineering Design in any given year.

The Australian Steel Institute Prize
Awarded on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Civil and Mining Engineering to the senior year candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering who demonstrates the greatest proficiency in the field of steel structures, provided that the candidate's work is of sufficient merit.