Undergraduate and postgraduate student prizes and awards

2014 (will be awarded in 2015)

Faculty of Health Sciences

Dean's Scholars Award (P1305)

Awarded annually on recommendation by the Dean or nominee. This prize recognizes the highest performing students who completed the degree* with the highest weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 75, that is, at Distinction level, for the course.

*The degrees comprise of: Each undergraduate (Pass and Honours) course and Each Graduate Entry Masters (Pass and Honours) course including the Graduate Diploma of Rehabilitation Counselling. The degrees must have at least 3 graduands in the award year. The prize does not carry any financial benefit.

University of Sydney Academic Merit Prize (P1278)

The University of Sydney Academic Merit Prize was established in 2007 by the university to recognise meritorious undergraduate students. This prize recognises the outstanding work put in by an undergraduate student for the academic year and is based on AAM. The University of Sydney Academic Merit Prize is a perfect opportunity to be recognised as the cream of the crop in your faculty for a particular year, it is designed to recognise academic excellence in students. Value $1000.

Exercise and Sport Science

New South Wales Institute of Sport (Exercise and Sport Science) (P1077)

Awarded annually to the student with the highest aggregate mark in the final year of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) Pass course. Value $2,500.

New South Wales Institute of Sport Honours Research Thesis Prize (P1176)

Awarded annually to the student with the highest mark for their honours thesis in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) Honours course. Value $2,500.

The Elastoplast Sports Medicine Award (P1079)

Awarded to the current third year student with highest aggregate marks in the second year units of studies Exercise Physiology - Training Adaptations, and Exercise Physiology and Biochemistry, in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science), Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science)/Master of Nutrition and Dietetics, or Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology). Value $2,500.

medicalMedical Radiation Sciences

Carestream Student Excellence Award - Graduate Medical Radiation Sciences 1 (P1458)

A prize of $1000 will be awarded annually to the person who is awarded the highest mark in the unit of study MRSC5045 Medical Radiation Science 1 in the reference year.

Carestream Student Excellence Award – 2nd Year Undergraduate Diagnostic Radiography Physics (P1459)

A prize of $1000 will be awarded annually to the person who is awarded the highest mark in the unit of study MRTY2082 Radiographic Physics 2 in the reference year.

Carestream Student Excellence Award - 3rd Year Undergraduate Diagnostic Radiography Physics (P1460)

A prize of $1000 will be awarded annually to the person who is awarded the highest mark in the unit of study MRTY3107 Radiographic Physics 3 in the reference year.

Orthoptics

Lance Jolly Orthoptics Prize (P1437)

Awarded annually to the graduating student with the highest average mark in the orthoptic course. Value $1,000.

Physiotherapy

Mary Vallas (Vasseleu) Prize (P1300)

Awarded annually to a student with the highest marks in cardiopulmonary academic and clinical units of study in the final year of the Master of Physiotherapy course. Value $200.

Mack Boots (P1476)

The prize may be awarded annually by the Dean of the FHS to the student who achieves the highest overall mark in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) Honours units of study. In the event of two or more students having equal marks, the marks from the Pass degree units of study may be taken into consideration. Value $2,500.

Rehabilitation Counselling

ASORC Trevor Hawkins Prize (Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Counselling) (P1121)

Awarded annually to the graduate with the highest aggregate mark in the final year of the Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Counselling course. Only students who are student members of ASORC in their final year of candidature are eligible to win the prize.

The prize has a total value of $1,000 and consists of:

  • A cash component of $560
  • One years of ASORC full membership including application fee ($385+$55) = $440

ASORC Trevor Hawkins Prize (Master of Rehabilitation Counselling Prize) (P1258)

Awarded annually to the graduate with the highest aggregate mark in the final year of the Master of Rehabilitation Counselling course. Only students who are student members of ASORC in their final year of candidature are eligible to win the prize.

The prize has a total value of $1,000 and consists of:

  • A cash component of $560
  • One years of ASORC full membership including application fee ($385+$55) = $440


Enquiries
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