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The ACHPER (SA) Prize

Awarded to the Sport and Recreation student with the highest grade point average across the first year Sport and Recreation courses.
Value: $250 plus ACHPER professional activities, workshop enrolment and mentoring to the value of $250 (Total value: $500)

Andersons Solicitors Prize for Torts A and Torts B

The Andersons Solicitors Prize for Torts is awarded to students who are enrolled in Bachelor of Laws program or associated double degrees. The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit to be determined by the highest cumulative mark achieved by the student in the following courses: Torts A and Torts B. Both courses must be undertaken in the same calendar year.

The recipient will receive an internship with Andersons Solicitors for a period of four weeks to be negotiated between the recipient and the donor and $500.
Value: $500

Australian Taxation Office Award

The Australian Taxation Office Award is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, with the most outstanding academic performance in ACCT 3002 Taxation Law 1.
Value:
$1,000

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BankSA Prize for Finance Investment

The BankSA for Prize Finance and Investment is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, who obtains the highest mark for the course BANK 2005 Finance and Investment.
Value:  $500

BankSA Prize for Business Finance

The BankSA Prize for Business Finance is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, who obtains the highest mark for the course BANK 2007 Business Finance
Value:  $500

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Prize for Management Accounting

The Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Prize for Management Accounting is awarded to the student enrolled in a School of Commerce program, who obtains the highest mark for the course Management Accounting (ACCT 2006).
Value: $1000

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Prize for Sustainability Accounting and Reporting

The Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Prize for Sustainability Accounting and Reporting is awarded to the student enrolled  in a School of Commerce program‚ who obtains the highest mark (distinction or above grade) for the course Sustainability Accounting and Reporting (ACCT 3010).
Value: $1000

Boost Business Results Prize

Awarded to the School of Management student with the highest mark in either BUSS 3010 Industry Project, BUSS 3080 Business Practicum or BUSS 3088 Business Internship.
Value: 'Personal Productivity' Boost Camp Module valued at $1500

Business SA Prize (Enterprise and Business Creation)

Awarded to the most outstanding student in the course Enterprise and Business Creation.  To be eligible for this award, students must be studying in Australia (onshore).
Value:  $600 voucher to attend any Business SA training courses, workshops or forums, plus a commemorative certificate

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CBRE Prize

The CBRE Prize is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, who obtains the highest mark for the course BANK 3007 Property Investment.
Value: $500

CIPS Australasia-Logistics and Supply Chain Management Prize

Awarded to the undergraduate Logistics and Supply Chain Management student with the highest grade point average in the major upon completion of the Logistics and Supply Chain Management program.
Value: 12 month complimentary student membership valued at $372, complimentary entrance to CIPS annual conference values at $300 and complimentary ticket to on South Australia Regional event.

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Prize

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Prize is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, who obtains the highest mark for the course ACCT 2006 Management Accounting.
Value:  $500

Coles Award

Awarded annually to the most outstanding School of Marketing student in the course Market Research based on Academic Performance.
Value: $500

Colgate-Palmolive Pty Ltd Award

Awarded annually to the most outstanding School of Marketing student in the course Integrated Marketing based on academic performance.
Value: $500 

Colliers International Prize

The Colliers International Prize is awarded to the student‚ enrolled in a School of Commerce Program and studying in Australia‚ with the most outstanding academic performance in ECON 3003 Property Research.
Value:  $500 plus a commemorative certificate

CPA Australia - Jack Harrison Memorial Award

The CPA Australia - Jack Harrison Memorial Award is awarded to student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program and studying in Australia, who obtains the highest marks for the courses ACCT 1008 Accounting for Business and ACCT 1006 Financial Accounting 1.
Value:  $500

CPA Australia Postgraduate Prize

The CPA Australia Postgraduate Prize is awarded the student who obtains the highest grade point average upon completion of DBMS Master of Business (Professional Accounting) program.
Value: $500

CPA Australia Prize for Contemporary Issues in Accounting

The CPA Australia Prize is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, with the most outstanding academic performance in ACCT 3003 Contemporary Issues in Accounting and is also enrolled in a School of Commerce program.
Value:  $500

CPA Australia Prize for Advanced Accounting M

CPA Australia Prize for Advanced Accounting M is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce postgraduate Program, with the most outstanding academic performance in ACCT 5013 Advanced Accounting.
Value:  $500

CPA Australia Young Professionals Award

The CPA Australia Young Professionals Awarded is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce program, who obtains the highest mark for the course ACCT 3007 Financial Accounting 3.
Value:  $500

CRMA Award

Awarded annually to up to two students nationally who have completed appropriate courses as part of an undergraduate program in business, economics or law and are accepted into the Bachelor of Business (Honours)/Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) program at UniSA. Awards recipients will write their honours thesis on some aspect of market regulation. The CRMA reserves the right to award only one award in the case of only one suitable applicant .
Value: $5,000

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David Pank Northern Areas High Achiever Encouragement Prize

This is an encouragement prize given to a David Pank Northern Areas High Achiever Scholarship applicant who strives to achieve their goals and has the determination to succeed.
Value: $1,000

David Pank UniSA College Diploma Prize

The David Pank UniSA College Diploma Prize will be awarded to a David Pank UniSA College Diploma Scholarship applicant who is unsuccessful for the scholarship‚ but strives to achieve their goals and has the determination to succeed.
Value: $1,000. Recipients' will receive two instalments of $500 after the Study Period 2 and 5 census dates.

David Pank UniSA-PAL Encouragement Prize

This is an encouragement prize given to a David Pank UniSA-PAL Scholarship applicant who strives to achieve their goals and has the determination to succeed.
Value: $1,000

The Dean's Community Spirit Award

The Dean's Community Spirit Award is awarded to an individual student or group of law students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws program or associated double degrees. The recipient/s of the prize will be nominated by academic and professional staff of the Law School and law student pers and will be selected by a panel including the Dean of Law.

Staff and Students of the Law School are encouraged to nominate either an individual law students wom they believe meet one or more of the requirements. Law students cannot self-nominate. Nominations must be accopanied by a statement detailing how the nominee meets one or more of the award criteria.

Recipients criteria:
Nominations will be considered for individual law students who best exemplify one or more of the following:
1) Shows leadership
 - works well with others, is motivated and supports and fosters teamwork

2) Fosters a positive student culture
 - is engaged in School and University activities and actively seeks to encourage others to participate

3)Enhances the reputation of the Law School
 - is involved in an initiative that actively promates the Law Schol within the University, the legal profesion or broader community.
Value: $500

Dean's Postgraduate Merit Award

Awarded to the graduating student with the top GPA in the UniSA Business School coursework Masters program
Value: $500 and a Certificate of Achievement

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Prize

Awarded annually to the student with the best academic performance in the course Global Issues for Accounting. To be eligible for this prize, students must be studying in Australia (onshore).
Value:  $500

Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Award

Awarded annually to the most outstanding School of Marketing student in the course Marketing for Health and Wellbeing based on academic performance.
Value: $500

Drake Supermarkets Prize

Awarded to the Master of Human Resource Management student with the highest grade point average upon completion of the program.
Value: $500

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The Economic Society of Australia (SA) Prize

The Economic Society of Australia (SA Prize) in awarded to the student‚ enrolled in a School of Commerce Program who obtains the highest mark (average) for the two level three courses ECON 3006 and ECON 3007 within the Applied Economics and Public Policy major sequence.
Value: $500 plus 24 months membership subscription of the Economic Society of Australia (SA)

Ernst & Young Prize

The Ernst and Young Prize is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program and studying in Australia, who obtains the highest mark for the course ACCT 1008 Accounting for Business.
Value:  $500

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Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) Award

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) Award is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, who obtains the highest marks for the courses BANK 3004 Portfolio and Fund Management and BANK 3009 Corporate Valuation and Risk Management.
Value:  $500 plus a commemorative certificate

The Finlaysons Prize for Equity and Trusts

 The Finlaysons Prize for Equity and Trusts is awarded to students who are enrolled in Bachelor of Laws program or associated double degrees. The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit to be determined by the highest cumulative mark achieved by the student in the following course: Equity Trusts
Value: $500

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Gary Lindblom Memorial Prize

Awarded by the Australian Property Institute (SA Division) to the student with the highest grade point average over three years of the Bachelor of Business (Property) program.  For students who reside in Australia.
Value: Gold medal plus $500

Global Experience

To be awarded GE students are required to successfully complete four components to the aggregate value of 120 points:

  • Orientation (5 points);
  • BUSS1056 (BUGE course 10 points);
  • Experience Suite (100 points); and
  • MyAdvantage Professional Development (5 points).

All four are compulsory.
Value: certificate of completion, transcript notation and a letter form the University outlining the student's activities whilst registered as a GE participant.

Graham Arnold Prize

The Graham Arnold Prize will be awarded to a PhD student at UniSA with the best dissertation in the area of Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, International Management or International Business. The recipient will receive $5,000. The $5,000 will be paid in one instalment at the next University of South Australia Scholarships and Grants Ceremony.

There will be no application process, a shortlist of the best dissertations in the areas of study mentioned above will be compiled by School of Management staff and forwarded to the selection panel for their consideration and selection of the prize recipient.

Recipients are expected to provide a report following receipt of their award on the impact it has had and how the funds have been utilised
Value: $5,000 to be paid in one instalment.

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Industrial Relations Society of South Australia Prize

Awarded to the undergraduate Human Resource Management student with the highest grade point average for the major upon completion of the program.
Value: One year's membership of the Industrial Relations Society of SA‚ including free entry to all seminar, book voucher to the value of $150 and $150 cash (value $500).

Inghams Enterprises Postgraduate HRM Prize

Awarded to the Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management student with the highest grade point average upon completion of the program.
Value:
$500

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Jarvis Group Prize

Awarded to the Master of Management student with the highest grade point average upon completion of the program.
Value: $500

Jones Lang LaSalle Award

The Jones Lang LaSalle Award is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, who obtains the most outstanding academic performance in BUSS 2061 Property Valuation.
Value:  $500

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Kellogg's Award

Awarded annually to the most outstanding School of Marketing student in the course Retailing based on academic performance.
Value: $500

Kmart Australia Ltd. Award

Awarded annually to the most outstanding School of Marketing student in the course Buyer and Consumer Behaviour based on academic performance.
Value: $500

KWP! Advertising Award

Awarded annually to the most outstanding School of Marketing student in the course Professional Development in Marketing based on academic performance.
Value: $500

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Leo Burnett Award

Awarded annually to the most outstanding School of Marketing student in the course Advertising based on academic performance.
Value: $500

Lewis Barrett Prize

Awarded to the graduand with the best academic performance in the Bachelor of Commerce professional stream courses of Auditing Theory and Practice and Taxation Law 1. To be eligible for this prize, students must be studying in Australia (onshore).
Value:  $500

LexisNexis Prize for Corporations and Partnership Law

Awarded to the most outstanding student in the course Corporations and Partnership Law. To be eligible for this prize, students must be studying in Australia (onshore).
Value: Six months online subscription to a LexisNexis Online Research Package to the value of $5,000.

LexisNexis Prize for Property Law

The LexisNexis Prize is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, who obtains the highest mark for the course COML 2003 Fundamentals of Property Law.
Value: Six months online subscription to a LexisNexis Online Research Package to the value of $5,000.

The Lipman Karas Prize for Civil Procedure

The Lipman Karas Prize for Civil Procedure is awarded to students who are enrolled in Bachelor of Laws program or associated double degrees. The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit to be determined by the highest cumulative mark achieved by the student in the following course: Civil Procedure.
Value: $500

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Mars Australia Award

Awarded annually to the most outstanding School of Marketing student in the course Brand Management based on academic performance.
Value: $500

McGraw-Hill Australia Prize

The McGraw-Hill Australia Prize is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, who obtains the highest mark for the course ECON1008 Principles of Economics.
Value:  $500 book voucher

McGraw-Hill Prize

Awarded to the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management student with the grade point average upon completion of the program.
Value: $500 book voucher

Master of Business Administration - Business SA Award

Awarded to the graduating student with the top GPA in the Master of Business Administration program
Value: $500 and a certificate of Achievement

Master of International Business Best Overall Student Prize

Awarded each year to the top graduate in programs namely Master of International Business (DMIB); Master of International Business (Extension)(DMIE) and Business Double Master(DMDD).
Value: IGSB will promote recipient in various internal and external communications. Certificate and $500

Master of International Business - Quality Concrete Holdings BHD Award

Awarded to the graduating student with the top GPA accross the Master of International Business program.
Value: $500 and a Certificate of Achievement

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The Nielsen Company Award

Awarded annually to the most outstanding School of Marketing student in the course Media Planning based on academic performance.
Value: $500

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Oxford University Press Award

Awarded annually to the most outstanding School of Marketing student in the course Marketing Principles: Trading and Exchange based on academic performance.
Value: $500

Pank/University of South Australia Prize for Social Innovation and Enterprise

The Pank/University of South Australia Prize for Social Innovation and Enterprise is open to all current UniSA students and alumni. The prize is designed to assist the recipient set up a new and innovative social enterprise in South Australia. Applicants can nominate a partner who is not a UniSA student or alumni member to assist with their application for the award, valued at $10,000 plus mentoring support.

The application and selection process consists of three stages: 
 - Stage 1: Interested parties must complete an online expression of interest and submit a brief description of their idea. They will receive feedback from a representative from the School of Management 
 - Stage 2: Applicants who meet the criteria will be asked to prepare and submit a short plan that details their idea and its implementation. Applicants will be directed to a website providing comprehensive information to help the applicant prepare their application 
 - Stage 3: The applications will be short listed by a panel of representatives from The School of Management. Each application will be assessed on the strength of the idea, the reality of the opportunity and the passion of the applicant for its implementation. Short listed applicants will then have a chance to present their proposal to the panel. The prize recipient will be selected by the panel including a representative from the School of Management and a representative of the Pank family. The prize recipient will be asked to develop an implementation plan, in conjunction with a School of Management mentor, which includes milestones and timelines for the first 12 months.

For further information:
Email: rita.mitkas@unisa.edu.au
Value: $10,000

Pearson Australia Prize

The Pearson Australia Prize is awarded to the student, enrolled in DBCB Bachelor Commerce/Bachelor of Applied Finance, who obtains the highest mark for the course BANK1005 Derivatives and Securities Markets.
Value: $500 Book voucher

People's Choice Credit Union Award

Awarded annually to the most outstanding School of Marketing student in the courses Marketing Practicum or Marketing Project based on academic performance.
Value: $500

Phil Hoffmann Business Travel Prize 1

Awarded to the undergraduate Tourism and Event Management student with the highest grade point average across the second year Tourism and Event Management courses.
Value: $500 travel credit

Phil Hoffmann Business Travel Prize 2

Awarded to the undergraduate Tourism and Event Management student with the highest grade point average for the major upon completion of the program.
Value: $500 travel credit

Pitcher Partners Prize

The Pitcher Partners Prize is awarded to the student, enrolled in either DBCC Bachelor of Commerce, DBBF Bachelor of Applied Finance or DBCD Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Applied Finance, who obtains the highest marks for the courses ACCT 1006 Financial Accounting 1, ACCT 2005 Financial Accounting 2 and ACCT 3007 Financial Accounting 3.
Value: $500

Port Adelaide Football Club Prize

Awarded to the Sport and Recreation Management student with the highest grade point average for the major upon completion of the program.
Value: $200 voucher voucher at The Port Store, a signed Guernsey and a family pass to attend a PAFC game (total $500).

Property Council of Australia

The Property Council of Australia Prize is awarded to the best student in the course BUSS 3032 Property Development. To be eligible the student must be enrolled in a School of Commerce program and be studying in Australia (onshore).
Value: $500

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Quality Concrete Holdings BHD Prize for the Top Student in International Business Strategy

Awarded to Postgraduate International Business student with the highest mark for the course BUSS 5034 International Business Strategy.
Value: MIB Program Director will promote recipient in various internal and external communications. Certificate and $500

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Real Estate Institute of South Australia Prize

The Real Estate Institute of South Australia Prize is awarded to the best student in the course BUSS 1059 Property Management and Agency. To be eligible, the student must be enrolled in a School of Commerce program and be studying in Australia (onshore).
Value: $500

Recreation SA - Gary Crilley Memorial Prize

Awarded to the Sports and Recreation Management student with the highest grade point average across the second year Sport and Recreation Management courses.
Value: $500

Awarded to the Bachelor of Sports and Recreation Management student with the highest grade point avearage across the second year Sport and Recreation Management courses.
Value: $500

The Robyn Layton Prize for Human Rights Law

The Robyn Layton for Human Rights Law is awarded to students who are enrolled in Bachelor of Laws program or associated double degrees. The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit to be determined by the highest cumulative mark achieved by the student in the following course: Human Rights Law
Value: $500

The Robyn Layton Prize for Workplace Relatins Law

The Robyn Layton Prize for Workplace Relations Law is awarded to students who are enrolled in Bachelor of Laws program or associated double degrees. THe prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit to be determined by the highest cumulative mark achieved by the student in the following course: Workplace Relations Law.
Value: $500

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Prize

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Prize is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, who obtains the highest mark for the course BUSS 3059 Property, People and Place.
Value: Fees, to the value of $500, for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Assessment of Professional Competence and Graduate Membership

RP Data Prize

The RP Data Prize is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, who obtains the highest mark for the course BUSS 1055 Discovering Opportunities in Property.
Value:  Subscription to RP Data Property Information to the value of over $3,500

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Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing Award

Awarded annually to the most outstanding School of Marketing student in the course Digital Marketing based on academic performance.
Value: $500

Savills Prize

The Savills Prize is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, who obtains the highest mark for the course AGEN 2002 Land Use, Planning and Sustainability.
Value: $500

School of Marketing Award for Excellence in Marketing Studies

Awarded annually on the basis of both academic achievement and personal qualities to a student who has completed a Bachelor of Management (Marketing), Bachelor of Marketing and Communication or Bachelor of Management (Marketing), Bachelor of International Studies. A short list of no more than five students will be selected, based on the results of the final year marketing courses. If required the candidates will be interviewed by a panel consisting of representatives of the School of Marketing.
Value: $1,000

The Schulz Law Honours Prize

The Schulz Honours Prize is awarded to the student with the best honours thesis that contributes to understanding and knowledge in the area of Law, Social Policy and Communications Theory. Preference will be given to applicants who are actively engaged in community service.
Value: $1,000

The Schulz Prize for Law Society and Justice

The Schulz Prize for Law, Society and Justice is awarded to the student with the highest aggregate score in 2009.
Value: $1,000

Shirley Chappel Tourism Prize

Awarded to the Tourism and Event Management student with the highest grade point average across the first year Tourism and Event courses.
Value: $500 Imprints book voucher

South Australian Auditor-General's Department Prize for Auditing Theory and Practice

The South Australian Auditor-General's Department Prize is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, who obtains the highest mark for the course ACCT 3005 Auditing Theory and Practice.
Value:  $500

South Australian Auditor-General's Department Prize for Auditing Principles

The South Australian Auditor-General's Department Prize is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, who obtains the highest mark for the course ACCT 5014 Auditing Principles M.
Value:  $500

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Unilever Award

Awarded annually to the most outstanding School of Marketing student in the course Business and Marketing Planning based on academic performance.
Value: $500

University of South Australia International Program (HK) - Bachelor of Accountancy Prize

Awarded to the graduating student with the highest grade point average in the Hong Kong Bachelor of Accountancy.
Value:  HK$5,000 with certificate

University of South Australia International Program (HK) - Bachelor of Business (Marketing) Prize

Awarded to the graduating student with the highest GPA in the (HK) Bachelor of Business (Marketing) program.
Value: HK$5000

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Valuer Generals Prize

The Valuer Generals Prize is awarded to the student, enrolled in a School of Commerce Program, who obtains the highest mark for the course MGMT 3002 Statutory Valuations.
Value: $500

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The W Sports and Media Prize for Sports Law

The W Sports and Media Prize for Sports Law is awarded to students who are enrolled in Bachelor of Laws program or associated double degrees or the Bachelor of Business (Sport and Recreation Management). The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit to be determined by the highest cumulative mark achieved by the student in the following course: Sports Law. The recipient of the prize will also receive individual professional mentoring from W Sports and Media on terms to be negotiated between the firm and the recipient.
Value: $500

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Wiley Prize for Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Awarded to the undergraduate Logistics and Supply chain Management student with the highest grade point average across the first year Logistics and Supply chain Management courses.
Value: $500 Book Voucher