UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance

Please note: Prizes and Awards are subject to change and are awarded based on conditions current at the time of award

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Andrea Warden-Flood Prize (sponsored by the Australian Physiotherapy Association)

Awarded on completion of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy to the student with the highest mark in the adult component of the Rehabilitation course.
Value:  $500 inclusive of cash and a framed citation

Ann Wilcock Prize

Awarded annually to a final year student in the Masters of Occupational Therapy (Graduate Entry) who has the highest GPA on completion of the first 3 semesters of the program.
Value: $500

Audrey Simpson Prize (sponsored by the Australian Physiotherapy Association)

Awarded annually for overall highest academic achievement in Acute Care in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy.
Value: $500

Australia & New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine Prize

Awarded to the most outstanding student in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Nuclear Medicine) program, based on overall performance.
Value: Total prize value $500 and 12 months membership of the ANZSNM

Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Prize

Awarded to the student with the highest average mark in the core courses in the final year of the Bachelor of Nutrition and Food Sciences program.
Value: Food Australia Journal Subscription and 12 months AIFST Membership (intrinsic value of $500)

Australian Physiotherapy Association (SA Branch) Student Group Perpetual Trophy

Awarded to the student who is selected by their peers as making an outstanding contribution to the Australian Physiotherapy Association (SA Branch) Student Group in the current year.
Value:  New graduate membership of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, total prize valued at $500

Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy - Award in Medical Imaging

Awarded to the best student in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Medical Imaging) program, based on best performance.
Value: One year full membership of the Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (valued at $500)

Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy - Award in Radiation Therapy

Awarded to the best student in the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Radiation Therapy) program, based on best overall performance.
Value: One year full membership of the Australian Institute of Radiography Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (valued at $500)

Australian Sonographers Association Student Award

Awarded annually to the postgraduate medical sonography student submitting the best written paper pertaining to the practice of medical sonography, that is suitable for either oral presentation at the next ASA Annual National Conference or for publication in Sound Effects.
Value:  Framed certificate, free 1 year ASA membership, free full registration to next ASA conference, or publish article in bulletin, Sound Effects (or both), prize valued at $500

Brooks Running Prize

Awarded to the student in the Master of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy with the highest academic achievement in the sports component of the program.
Value: $500 performance pack voucher.

Cecilie Bearup Prize in Occupational Therapy

Awarded annually to the student in their final year of the program for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) is perceived by Academic Unit staff members, clinicians and student peers to embody the highest professional characteristics.

Value: Gift $100 and a $200 cheque

Elma Casely Prize

Awarded to the student in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy whose assessments throughout the program have shown the greatest clinical and human relationship skills.
Value: $500

Elma Casely Prize for Masters of Physiotherapy (Graduate Entry)

Awarded to the student in the Master of Physiotherapy (Graduate Entry) whose assessments throughout the program have shown the greatest clinical and human relationship skills.
Value: $500

Geoffrey Maitland Prize (sponsored by the Australian Physiotherapy Association)

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in Primary and Ambulatory Care in Physiotherapy and Advanced Rehabilitation in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy.
Value:  MPA Group Membership

Helen S Blair Prize in Paediatrics (sponsored by the Australian Physiotherapy Association)

Awarded to the student with the highest academic achievement in the paediatric components of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy.
Value:  $150

Jeanne-Marie Ganne Prize in Women's Health (sponsored by the Australian Physiotherapy Association)

Awarded to the final year student in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and application of knowledge in the area of Women's Health.
Value:  One year membership to the Continence & Women's Health Group, SA Chapter and $50 PD Voucher.

Kate Gilmore Reid Prize (sponsored by the Australian Physiotherapy Association)

Awarded to the final year student in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy who distinguishes herself/himself in the third and fourth years of the program and whose clinical work has been carried out with the greatest intelligence, skill and care.
Value: $500

Marie Hammond Postgraduate Award

Awarded to the student with the highest academic achievement in the Master of Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy.
Value:  Total value $500 inclusive of cash and a framed citation

Marjorie Black Prize

Awarded to the most successful final year student in the psycho-social sections of the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours).
Value:  $200

Nancy Whittingham Award

Awarded to the most outstanding first year student in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) who continues in the program.
Value:  $200 and a plaque

OT AUSTRALIA - Undergraduate Research and Evidence Based Practice Prize

Awarded annually to a final year undergraduate occupational therapy student who has demonstrated the highest academic performance in the courses relating to research and evidence based practice, with the exclusion of honours' related courses.
Value: $100 and Certificate

Outdoor Educators' Association Tertiary Outdoor Education Prize

Selection is based on the highest academic performance for a graduand that has completed the sub-major or major in Outdoor Education.
Value: Membership to Outdoor Educators, Association of South Australia (OEASA), prize and gift voucher. Total prize valued at $500.

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Patricia Trott Prize (sponsored by the Australian Physiotherapy Association)

Awarded to the student in the Master of Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) for the highest academic achievement in the clinical courses of the musculoskeletal component of the program (REHB 5114 Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy Clinical Studies 1 and REHB 5115 Advanced Physiotherapy Clinical Studies 2(Musculoskeletal)).

Value:  One year's subscription to the journal titled Manual Therapy. Membership of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia if the recipient is a member or associate member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association.

Physiotherapy Research Foundation Prize (sponsored by the Australian Physiotherapy Association)

Awarded annually to the student in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours who receives the highest mark for the Honours thesis.
Value: $150

Ruth Grant Prize (sponsored by the Australian Physiotherapy Association)

Awarded annually to Higher Degree Research (HDR) students enrolled in the UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance Academic Unit, who must be a physiotherapist and who distinguishes themselves in their dedication and application to research in physiotherapy. The prize will recognise achievements in research grants, publications, presentations and scholarly activity during their candidature. 
Value:  $500

Ruth Grant Prize for Academic Excellence (sponsored by the Australian Physiotherapy Association)

Awarded to the student with the highest academic achievement in the Master of Physiotherapy (Graduate Entry)
Value: New Graduate Membership for the following year to the Australian Physiotherapy Association

SASMA Community Sport Award

Awarded annually to a final year student completing a Bachelor of Human Movement or Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, (including double degrees). Eligible students will be notified of the application process at least six weeks prior to close of applications. Students will fulfil the study requirements for completion of one of the following programs during the current academic year: IBHT, IBHN, IBHC, IBXS, IBXP, IBXN; and achieve a minimum GPA of 5.00 in an eligible program of study (as calculated at the time of the close of nominations); and provide evidence of community involvement with community sporting clubs / events during undergraduate study including a statement addressing the selection criteria.

Value: $500 plus a One year membership with SASMA 

Sheila Bailey Physiotherapy Prize

The Sheila Bailey Physiotherapy Prize is open to South Australian students whose home is defined as Outer Regional Australia, Remote Australia, Very Remote Australia, or other locality that is clearly based in the regions and who have had to relocate to Adelaide in order to undertake their university program. Eligible students must be are enrolled full-time internal student in the second year of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) (IHPZ). They must have completed SACE Year 12 in a rural, remote or isolated area before commencing the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours). The prize will be awarded on the basis of program grade point average on completion of the first year of the program. The prize will provide $1,000 to assist with educational costs.
Value: $1000

Staff Award for Clinical Practice

Awarded to the student in the Bachelor of Podiatry whose assessments throughout the program have shown the greatest clinical and human relationship skills.
Value: $500, inclusive of a $200 book voucher and the intrinsic educational value of the books.

T G Mitchell Prize

Awarded to the student in the Bachelor of Podiatry with the highest academic achievement in Podiatry Clinical Studies 100, 101, 200, 201, 300, 301 and 400, Podiatry Practice 201, 400 and 401, and Applied Podiatry Practice 300 and 301.
Value: $300