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There are a number of bursaries, prizes and scholarships funded by the ACU National Foundation and various benefactors. Some are open to all enrolled students; others are restricted to students in particular courses or even at particular campuses. Bursaries, prizes and scholarships are given at the discretion of the University and are subject to funding being available. For information contact the Foundation Coordinator. Email: Foundation@acu.edu.au

Students In All Faculties At All Campuses Students In All Faculties At Ballarat Campus
Students in All Faculties at Ballarat and Melbourne Campuses Students in All Faculties North Sydney and/or Strathfield Campuses
Students in Faculty of Arts and Sciences - Ballarat Campus Students in Faculty of Arts and Sciences - North Sydney Campus
Students in Faculty of Arts and Sciences - Brisbane Campus Students in Faculty of Arts and Sciences - Canberra Campus
Students in Faculty of Arts and Sciences - Melbourne Campus Students in Faculty of Education - Strathfield Campus
Students in Faculty of Education - Ballarat and Melbourne Campuses Students in Faculty of Education - Canberra Campus
Student in Faculty of Health Sciences - All Campuses Students in Faculty of Health Sciences North Sydney Campus
Students in Faculty of Health Sciences - Brisbane Campus  

STUDENTS IN ALL FACULTIES AT ALL CAMPUSES

ACHS James MacGinley Award

The Australian Catholic Historical Society, wishing to encourage serious and well-documented study of Australian Catholic history by younger scholars, has established a History Award.

Students are asked to submit a paper not exceeding 3000 words in length. The topic is to be directly on, or of relevance to, some aspect of Australian Catholic history.

Eligibility: The Society invites entries from students enrolled at any campus of ACU National either graduate or undergraduate.

This award will comprise:

Value: $400.

Consideration for publication of the winning entry in the ACHS Journal (refereed).

Applications: Submissions should be forwarded to: The Secretary, Australian Catholic Historical Society, PO Box A621, Sydney South NSW 1235. Closing date is 30 November each year.

Further Info.: A cover sheet giving the name and address of the student, and the university and faculty of his/her current enrolment should accompany each entry. This cover sheet should also be signed by a relevant member of the academic staff endorsing the eligibility of the writer for the award as a student of the university.

Entries should conform to the current academic requirements of bibliographical and end notes details, and be presented in double space typing.

 

Anne Lyons Memorial Fellowship

The Anne Lyons Memorial Fund has been established as a tangible memorial to the life and contribution of Anne Lyons (nee Byrne), a scholar, wife and teacher who died of cancer in 1987 at the age of 42 and whose prevailing passion was the study and pursuit of social justice in Australia.

Eligibility: Either a traveling fellowship will be offered to a final year undergraduate or postgraduate student of ACU National for one semester to carry out relevant research into an area of Social Justice or a visiting fellowship will be offered for a suitable local or overseas scholar to attend ACU National for one semester.

Value: $6,000 or 2 x $3,000.

Applications to be made by 30 June each year.

Further info.: Foundation@acu.edu.au.

 

Equity Scholarship Program - Equity & Equal Opportunity Unit

ACU is committed to improving the retention of students from lower socio economic backgrounds, rural and isolated areas, Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders, students with disabilities and students from non-English speaking backgrounds. The ACU Equity Scholarship Program has been established to assist students to complete their studies.

Eligibility: Undergraduate students in receipt of a Centrelink benefit including Youth Allowance, Austudy, Abstudy, Disability Support Pension or a Parenting Payment (Single) at the time of application are eligible to apply.

Value: There are eight (8) scholarships with a value of $500 each. The scholarships are a one off payment to be used at the discretion of the student, and will be awarded prior to the beginning of second semester.

Applications:Closing date is 30 March each year. Endorsed by Head of School or Course Coordinator.

Further info.: Contact the Equity Officer (03) 9953 3076 or fax (03) 9953 3145. Scholarship information sheets and application forms are also available at each campus from Student Services, Student Administration, the Student Association and the Disability Adviser or at http://www.acu.edu.au/ucevents/student.html.

 

Philip Malouf Perpetual Scholarship

The Philip Malouf Perpetual Scholarship Fund has been established to enable two students each year to enrich their studies by a travel grant for the purpose of overseas professional experience. The scholarship is to be taken during the final year of study.

Eligibility: The applicants must be in the penultimate year of their undergraduate courses and be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

Value: 2 x $2,500.

Applications: Students to apply by 30 June in the second last year of their course, and endorsed by Head of School or Course Coordinator.

STUDENTS IN ALL FACULTIES BALLARAT CAMPUS

Dr Henry Backhaus Scholarship

Sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Sandhurst (Bendigo), the scholarship honours the memory of Dr Henry Backhaus, the first priest appointed to the Victorian goldfields.

Eligibility: Given to an undergraduate student from the Diocese of Sandhurst enrolled at Ballarat campus as a reward for excellence based on a balanced combination of academic merit, genuine need, and service to the University and the community.

Value: $5,000 in two instalments.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Rector’s office, Ballarat campus.

STUDENTS IN ALL FACULTIES BALLARAT AND MELBOURNE CAMPUSES

Melbourne Cathedral Choral Scholarships

Up to fourteen Choral Scholarships, funded by the Archdiocese of Melbourne and the University, are available to students enrolled at ACU National in Ballarat and Melbourne.

Eligibility: Students must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate music course on at least a half-time basis. Successful recipients are required to participate in the liturgical music program of Melbourne Cathedral, Melbourne, as members of the Melbourne Cathedral Choir or the Melbourne Cathedral Singers or both.

Value: 6 x $2,000 per annum (Cathedral Choir).

          8 x $1,000 per annum (Cathedral Singers).

Applications: called for annually.

STUDENTS IN ALL FACULTIES North Sydney AND/OR STRATHFIELD CAMPUSES

Cecil Assange Bursary

This annual bursary is funded by a bequest made to the Neutral Bay – Kirribilli Parish by the late Cecil Assange to support an undergraduate student enrolled at North Sydney campus.

Eligibility:Determined on basis of genuine need and consistent academic performance.

Value: 2 x $1,250 (one each Semester).

Selection: in confidence by a committee convened by the Campus Minister, North Sydney campus.

Dan Stewart Community Service Prize

This prize is sponsored by Mr Jeff Egan, an education graduate of ACU National and a member of the Council of the City of the Blue Mountains.

Eligibility: Given to a student of the Sydney campuses who has demonstrated outstanding community service.

Value: $250

Selection: by Student Services staff at North Sydney and Strathfield campuses.

John F. Slowey Memorial Bursary

Established by the ACU National Foundation to commemorate the life of Monsignor John F. Slowey whose leadership and vision contributed to the survival and development of Catholic Education in New South Wales.

Eligibility: Given to an undergraduate student of the North Sydney campus on basis of genuine need.

Value:$2,000.

Selection: in confidence by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Campus Minister, North Sydney campus.

Lidcombe Catholic Workmen’s Club

Sponsored by the Lidcombe Catholic Workmen’s Club Ltd, the bursary is given to encourage students in genuine need to achieve academic excellence in the final year of their undergraduate program at the Strathfield campus.

Eligibility: Students in final year of undergraduate program who has a genuine need.

Value: 2 x $2,000.

                              Selection: Committee involving Student Services will select recipient confidentially.

Lidcombe Catholic Workmen’s Club Scholarship

Sponsored by the Lidcombe Catholic Workmen’s Club Ltd as an initiative of the University Foundation, the scholarship is awarded to encourage academic excellence in the final year of the undergraduate programs at the Strathfield campus.

Eligibility: Students must be in the final year of their undergraduate program and have an outstanding academic record.

Value: $3,000 in two instalments.

Selection: Recipient selected by a panel comprising the Heads of Schools offering courses on the Strathfield campus.

Siloam Korean Presbyterian Church Scholarships

Sponsored by the Siloam Korean Presbyterian Church, the scholarships are awarded to two students studying at Strathfield campus.

Eligibility: Second or third year students who have successfully completed first year and who have displayed a commitment to community service and social justice.

Value: $1,000 each in two instalments.

                              Selection: Selection committee, involving Campus Ministry, selects scholarship recipients.

STUDENTS IN FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES BALLARAT CAMPUS

Michael Myers Scholarships

The Michael Myers scholarships have been established to assist students completing the Master of Management course at Ballarat campus.

                                   Eligibility:

Value: 2 x $2,500.

Applications: will be called for by mid-July each year, endorsed by Head of School or Course Coordinator.

STUDENTS IN FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES NORTH SYDNEY CAMPUS

Australian Computer Society Inc (NSW Branch) Prize

Eligibility: The prize is made by the Society to an outstanding third year student enrolled in the Bachelor of Information Systems course at North Sydney campus.

Value: $250 and a plaque.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Australian Human Resources Institute Prize for Excellence in the Study of Human Resource Management

The Institute offers a prize to students undertaking the Bachelor of Business course at North Sydney campus.

Eligibility: Given to the best graduating student in the Bachelor of Business course who has completed a Human Resource Management Major.

Value: Membership of Australian Human Resources Institute ($300) and Certificate.

Selection:by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

CPA Australia Prizes

The Society offers prizes to students undertaking accredited accounting courses.

Eligibility: The three prizes are made to students in the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) course who achieve the best academic result in the stages indicated below.

Value: First Year Accounting - $500 and Medal.

          Second Year Accounting - $500 and Medal.

Best Graduating Student in Accounting Framed Certificate and Medallion, and one year free membership of CPA Australia ($408) and enrolment fees for one segment of the CPA Program ($550)

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

STUDENTS IN FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES BRISBANE CAMPUS

Archdiocese of Brisbane Theology Scholarships

The Archdiocese of Brisbane has established a fund to provide support and encouragement for postgraduate students undertaking higher degree studies in Theology at Brisbane campus.

Eligibility: Given to up to three postgraduate students on a competitive basis. Applications will be called for in March. Recipients must be enrolled in Theology at Brisbane campus and resident within the Archdiocese of Brisbane.

Value: 3 x $1,000 each.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info: Contact the Course Coordinator.

STUDENTS IN FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES CANBERRA CAMPUS

Laurie Daniels Memorial Scholarships

Established by the ACU National Foundation to commemorate the life of Laurie Daniels, a founding member of the University Senate, an active supporter of ACU National, and a life long advocate of Catholic education.

Eligibility: Given to up to five postgraduate students enrolled in the Master of Social Work program at Canberra campus.

Value: 5 x $1,000 each.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info: Contact the Course Coordinator.

STUDENTS IN FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES MELBOURNE CAMPUS

National Institute of Youth Performing Arts - Australia (Australian Youth Choir) Scholarships

Up to eight choral scholarships of $1,000 each are awarded to selected Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts – Bachelor of Music students in the first and second year to encourage excellence in choral training.

Eligibility: Scholarships are awarded to students in the first and second year of the Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts – Bachelor of Music programs, determined by audition and merit.

Value: 8 x $1,000 each.

Selection: by audition and merit.

STUDENTS IN FACULTY OF EDUCATION STRATHFIELD CAMPUS

Association of Catholic School Principals Inc. Prize

This prize was established in 1996 by the Association of Catholic School Principals Inc. who saw it as being important to encourage committed teachers to be part of the Association’s work in Catholic education.

Eligibility: The prize is made to a graduating student in the Graduate Diploma in Education program who displays enthusiasm for teaching, leadership potential, and commitment to the ethos of the Catholic school whilst at ACU National.

Value: $500.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info: Contact the Course Coordinator.

 

Australian College of Education Prize – South Harbour Regional Group

Sponsored by the South Harbour Regional Group of the NSW Chapter of the Australian College of Education, an association which encourages, supports and promotes the professional development of teachers.

Eligibility: The prize is made to the most outstanding graduating student from the Primary Teacher Education course at Strathfield campus.

Value: $100 and Certificate.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Australian College of Education Prize - Western Sydney Regional Group

Sponsored by the Western Sydney Regional Group of the NSW Chapter of the Australian College of Education, an association which encourages, supports and promotes the professional development of teachers.

Eligibility: The prize is made to the most outstanding graduating student from the Secondary Teacher Education course at Strathfield campus.

Value: $100 and Certificate.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Australian Council for Educational Leaders, Inc. – NSW Prize

The Association encourages excellence in leadership in primary, secondary and tertiary level of education.

Eligibility: The prize is made to a student who, in the opinion of the University, has achieved the best overall academic performance in the Educational Studies (Administration) course.

Value: $100 and Certificate.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Bill Ritchie Prize for Excellence in Aboriginal Studies

The Bill Ritchie Family Trust has committed support to an undergraduate student undertaking Aboriginal studies.

Eligibility: The recipient must have completed and excelled in the unit Australian Indigenous Peoples: Past and Present, or its equivalent.

Value:$2,000.

Selection:by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Brother Kieran Geaney Prize

Established in 1987 by the Marist Brothers in honour of Brother Kieran Geaney, a former Provincial of the Sydney Province of the Order and a Vice-Principal of Catholic College of Education Sydney.

Eligibility: Open annually to students completing the pre-service teacher education courses and achieving excellence in Religious Education studies.

Value: $100 and Certificate.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Brother M. B. Hanrahan Religious Education Prize

Established in 2001 by the School of Religious Education at ACU National in honour of Brother M.B. Hanrahan (1877-1953), a Christian Brother who through his writing, teacher education and inspirational educational practice was a leader in the move to have Catholic School Religious Education founded on sound educational theory and practice.

Eligibility: The prize is awarded to the graduate from the Master of Religious Education Program who, in the opinion of the selection committee, has displayed excellence and has achieved the highest overall results among that year’s graduates.

                              Value: Monetary award and a Certificate.

                              Selection: by a committee chosen by the Head of School of Religious Education.

 

Centacare Prize for Habilitation

As the national organisation for the welfare work of the Catholic Church, Centacare expects that the course aims of Habilitation studies will nurture appropriate professional understanding and skills which are central to the exercise of the Mission of Centacare and other relevant community service groups.

Eligibility The prize is given to the most outstanding graduate in the Bachelor’s course in Habilitation.

Value $500.

Selection by a committee.

Further info Contact the Course Coordinator.

Council of Catholic School Parents (NSW) Scholarship

The Council of Catholic School Parents (NSW) has continuing interest in the role and needs of, and challenges facing parents in the Catholic education system, particularly in New South Wales. The Council has established an annual scholarship to encourage study in this area.

Eligibility: The scholarship is available to a final year undergraduate student enrolled in the School of Education who is a resident of New South Wales and who can demonstrate an interest in the role of parents in the Catholic education system as well as academic merit and community service.

Value:$1,000 and a Certificate.

Selection by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Graham White Prize

Established in 1991 in memory of Graham White, former Senior Lecturer, by his friends, colleagues and graduates of the University.

Eligibility: The prize is awarded to a graduate who, in the opinion of the selection committee, has achieved the best overall results in Academic and Curriculum Studies in Humanities in the two major teaching subjects in Years Three and Four of the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) course.

Value: Monetary award and Certificate.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Institute of Technology Education Prize

Eligibility: Awarded by the Institute of Technology Education to an outstanding graduate of the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Technological and Applied Studies) program.

Value: Medallion and Certificate.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

James Carroll Scholarships

Sponsored by the Catholic Education Office, Sydney, in memory of Archbishop James Patrick Carroll who was influential in the development of an equitable system of schools in Australia, the James Carroll Scholarships are to be awarded to students who have completed the first year of the Primary (2) and Secondary (2) teacher education programs. The scholarships are to be allocated on the basis of excellence and equity with attention to students most in need. Special consideration will be given to Indigenous students.

The successful applicants will be awarded $2,000 each year across the second and third years of their program. The continuation of the support in the third year is dependent upon successful completion of studies in the second year of their program. Two scholarships will normally be distributed to students enrolled in Primary teacher education and two scholarships to students enrolled in Secondary teacher education.

Eligibility: The successful applicants need to:

Value: 4 x $2,000 pa.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

 

John F. Slowey Memorial Scholarship

Established by the ACU National Foundation to commemorate the life of Monsignor John F Slowey whose leadership and vision contributed to the survival and development of Catholic education in New South Wales.

Eligibility: Given to 2 final year undergraduate students of the School of Education in New South Wales based on a balanced combination of academic merit and community service.

Value: 2 x $2,000.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Lesley Ann Gleeson Prize

Established by the Gleeson family in memory of Lesley Ann Gleeson who graduated in 1983 from Catholic College of Education Sydney and whose vision was Christ in the role of teacher of children.

Eligibility: Awarded annually to a student graduating in the Primary Teaching program who has shown performance in the Religious Education component of the program and during the Practicum of the final year and who has contributed to the Christian life of the University and the wider community.

Value: Monetary award and Certificate.

Selection: by a committee.

Parents Representative Council of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Parramatta Prize

This prize was established in 1996 to encourage research in the area of Parent-School communication.

Eligibility: Given to a Master of Education student undertaking research in the Parent-School communication process, especially parent-teacher interviews.

Value:$2,000.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

St Vincent de Paul Society Indigenous Scholarships

Sponsored by the Canberra and Goulburn Archdiocesan Council of St Vincent de Paul Society, up to three scholarships will be offered for Indigenous students enrolled in either the Bachelor of Education (Primary – Indigenous Education) or the Bachelor of Education (Secondary – Indigenous Education) program.

Each scholarship will be made available following the student’s enrolment for the second or third year of the course. A scholarship awarded to a second year student can be expected to continue into the third year providing all components of the second year are completed and funds are available.

Eligibility: To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must

Value: The value of any one scholarship will not exceed $2,000 per course year.

Selection Applications will be called for in October each year with a closing date of 30 November. The winner will be formally notified by Christmas of the same year, with payment being made in February the following year. The Committee may decide that there is no appropriate applicant and not award any scholarship that year.

Sister Isabel Menton Prize

Endowed in 1977 by the Catholic Education Office, Archdiocese of Sydney, to commemorate the long and outstanding contribution to Catholic Teacher Education by Sr Isabel Menton rsj, first Principal of Catholic Teachers’ Sydney.

Eligibility: Awarded to a student graduating in the Primary teaching course who has an outstanding record of achievement throughout the course, both academically and in practice teaching, and who has made an exceptional contribution to the corporate life of the University and the general community.

Value: $50 and Medal.

Selection: by a committee.

 

Sisters of the Good Samaritan Prize for Commitment to Social Justice

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan were founded in Australia in 1857 to help alleviate the social, spiritual, and physical conditions of the poor in the colony, especially poor women. Their special interest in social justice is demonstrated by their sponsorship of this prize.

Eligibility: The prize is made to a graduate who has shown a strong commitment to social justice in the area of Habilitation. The prize reflects the charism of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan in the area of social justice and its commitment to the provision of pastoral care and education of persons with disabilities.

Value: $500.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

MANSW Mathematics Teacher Education Student Prize

The Mathematical Association of New South Wales Inc. (MANSW) is awarding a new prize. Also hopes to encourage students to continue with their life-long learning in mathematics education by participating in MANSW.

Eligibility: The prize is made to 2 final-year students recognizing their outstanding performance and positive interest in promoting quality mathematics learning and teaching. One to a primary education student and one to a secondary education student.

Value: Membership of MANSW for the following year and a selection of MANSW materials valuing $50.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

STUDENTS IN FACULTY OF EDUCATION BALLARAT AND MELBOURNE CAMPUSES

The Sarah Frawley Scholarship

The Sarah Frawley Scholarship has been established by the Sarah Frawley Memorial Trust through the ACU National Foundation. The scholarship remembers Sarah Frawley who was an ACU teacher education student at Melbourne campus. Sarah died on June 3rd, 2001 aged 19 years.

The scholarship financially supports a teaching practicum at Murrupurtiyanuwu Catholic School at Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory.

         Eligibility:

Value: The Trust will provide one student with funds for an airfare and an incidentals allowance up to a total of $1 200.

Selection: Written applications will be invited from eligible students. A selection committee comprising the Trustees of the Sarah Frawley Memorial Trust and ACU staff will consider applications and make the selection. The successful applicant will also be required to report on their travel to the Trustees eight weeks after completion.

Further Info.: Faculty of Education Melbourne and Ballarat campus. ACU National Foundation.

STUDENTS IN FACULTY OF EDUCATION CANBERRA CAMPUS

Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn Education - Dr Louise Welbourne op Scholarships

Up to six annual scholarships valued at $3,000 each are sponsored by the Catholic Education Commission of the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn.

Eligibility: Primary Bachelor of Education students at Canberra campus whose course of study enables them to teach religious education in Catholic schools and who, in the opinion of the selection committee, have achieved academic merit based on results in their previous years of the course, performance at practicum, and participation in community activities.

Value: $3,000 each.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

STUDENTS IN FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES ALL CAMPUSES

Richard Charles Carroll Scholarship

The Richard Charles Carroll Scholarship has been established as a tangible memorial to Richard Carroll, son of one of the founding members of the University Senate, who died in an accident at Luna Park in 1979, aged 13 years.

Eligibility: The recipient must be:

Value: $2,000.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Royal College of Nursing, Australia – High Achiever Prize

This prize was established to acknowledge the hard work of graduating students with a record of consistent academic achievement, demonstrated leadership qualities, excellence in nursing practice and professional inolvement. To acknowledge the hard work of these students who are just starting out in the nursing profession, the College awards a year’s membership of the College.

Eligibility: Given (one each in New South Wales, Queensland, and Victoria) to a graduating student who is a high achiever in an undergraduate nursing course.

Value: One year of associate membership of the College valued at $264.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

STUDENTS IN FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

NORTH SYDNEY CAMPUS

Australian Council of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER-NSW) Prize

Eligibility: Given to a graduating student in the Bachelor of Exercise Science course who has displayed characteristics or qualities that are consistent with ACHPER’s mission in the Australian community in the areas of health, physical education and recreation.

Value: Certificate, and one year of professional membership of ACHPER.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Harcourt Australia Prize for Nursing

Harcourt Australia provides quality texts and resources to meet the needs of instructors, students and practitioners. The company is proud to be associated with the education of nurses and pleased to be able to donate this prize to recognise student achievement.

Eligibility: Given to the first year nursing student who shows most outstanding progress in the Bachelor of Nursing course, based on academic record during the period of full-time candidature. The award will be decided at the end of first year.

Value: $250 book voucher and Certificate.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Royal Life Saving Society Australia (New South Wales Branch) Student Prize

Presented to a student who has demonstrated involvement with The Society in furthering its teachings (in the areas of first aid, swimming, life saving or resuscitation).

Eligibility: Given to a third or honours year student in the Bachelor of Exercise Science course at North Sydney campus.

Value: Registration in a RLSSA course to the value of $150, one year of membership of The Society (with the ability to stand for election and vote at the AGM), and a certificate.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

School of Nursing (NSW) Special Achievement Award

Presented to a mature-age male student in the Bachelor of Nursing course, in recognition of outstanding dedication and perseverance during the period of candidature. The award will be decided at end of third year

          Eligibility: Given to a third year student in the Bachelor of Nursing at North Sydney campus
          Value: $200 and Certificate
          Selection: by committee


Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator

St Vincent’s Hospital Prize

Sponsored by St Vincent’s Hospital since 1988.

Eligibility: Given to a student completing the Bachelor of Nursing course who has consistently demonstrated above-average knowledge and understanding of the academic component of the course and displayed exceptional ability to combine theory and practice in the provision of total nursing care.

Value: $200 and Certificate.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Zonta Club of Sydney (North) Special Achievement Awards

Zonta International is a service organisation aiming to advance the status of women worldwide. The Zonta Club of Sydney North, as one of the 220 Zonta clubs in Australia, concentrates its activities in North Sydney and the metropolitan area.

1. Exercise Science

Eligibility:Given to the most outstanding female student in the Bachelor of Exercise Science course based on academic record during the period of fulltime candidature. The award will be decided at the end of third year.

Value: $200 book prize and Certificate.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

2. Nursing

Eligibility: Given to the most outstanding female student in the Bachelor of Nursing course, in recognition of outstanding dedication and perseverance during the period of candidature. The award will be decided at the end of third year.

Value: $200 book prize and Certificate.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

STUDENTS IN FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES BRISBANE CAMPUS

Centaur Memorial Prize for Nurses

Given to a graduating student who has achieved the highest grade point average in the final year of study.

Eligibility: Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing (Pre-registration) course.

Value: Gold medal and Certificate.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Palliative Care Association of Queensland Inc. Prize

Eligibility: Given to a graduating student enrolled in the Palliative Care units in the Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Nursing course.

Value: Book prize.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Queensland Orthopaedic Nurses Prize

Eligibility: Given to an undergraduate student with the highest aggregate mark in the unit Nursing II.

Value: Book prize.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.

Queensland Paediatric Nurses Association Inc Prize

Eligibility: Given to two graduating students who have achieved the highest academic standard in the Child and Adolescent Health and Paediatric units within the Graduate Certificate / Diploma in Nursing course.

Value: Book prize.

Selection: by a committee.

Further info.: Contact the Course Coordinator.