UniSA STEM

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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The Arthur J Smith Prize

The Arthur J Smith Prize is awarded to the student who has completed the Bachelor of Environmental Science (LBVT)‚ Bachelor of Science (LBSC) Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Surveying) (LHES) or the Bachelor of Geospatial Science (LBSP); has completed Earth Systems (EART1010)‚ Soils in the Australian Landscape (EART 1011)‚ Engineering and Environmental Geology (EART 3012) and Earth and Landscape Evolution (EART 3020) and has achieved the highest aggregate mark for these four courses as deemed by the Program Director.
Recipients must be Australian citizens or permanent residents and have been enrolled full-time.

The prize has been established in honour of Arthur John Smith‚ a gold prospector who in 1906‚ was the first Australian to discover radioactive ore at Radium Hill which is located approximately 460 km north-east of Adelaide.

Value: $500

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Australian Computer Society (South Australia Branch) Prize

Awarded to the most outstanding graduate from a Bachelor program in Information Technology. Selection will be made based on grade point average ranked high to low, and who in the opinion of the Program Director performed with great distinct throughout their studies.

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Information Technology – all specialiations

Essential criteria includes:
- Must have graduated in the previous year from an eligible program.

Value: $400 Gift Card which can be redeemed at Dymocks Booksellers; 2 years complimentary membership to the Australian Computer Society as an IT Graduate or continuing student to the value of $144; and an ACS Award Certificate which we hope you will display with pride.

The payment will be made in one installment following the UniSA STEM Prizes and Awards Night.

For more information contact:

UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au

Condition of the prize: UniSA reserves the right to make changes to the name of programs and courses.

Australian Institute of Building, South Australian Chapter - First Year Award

- Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be enrolled full-time in an eligible program.
- Must be in the 2nd year of an eligible program.

Value: $200; two (2) tickets to the South Australia Building Excellence Awards‚ $240 in value; AIB framed certificate.

The payment will be made in one installment at the donors awards event by the donor.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Australian Institute of Building South Australian Chapter - Bachelor of Construction Management Award

Awarded to the student with the most outstanding academic performance‚ and who obtains the highest grade point average (GPA) upon completing the Bachelor of Construction Management program.

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Construction Management

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be enrolled full-time in an eligible program.

Value: $200, two (2) tickets to the South Australian Building Excellence Awards ($240 in value); AIB framed certificate
The payment will be made in one installment at the donors awards event by the donor.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM 
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Australian Institute of Building, South Australian Chapter - Chapter Medal

Awarded to the best student who has completed all of the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) program and who has performed with great distinction throughout his/her program.

Eligible programs include:
Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

Essential criteria includes:
- Must have completed an eligible program.

Value: Medal; $200; two (2) tickets to the South Australia Building Excellence Awards ($240 in value); AIB framed certificate.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Australian Institute of Building, South Australian Chapter - H F Sarah Award

The H F Sarah Award was established in the late 1970’s by Harry F Sarah‚ the founder of Sarah Constructions in 1961. Harry F Sarah had a vision of advancement through learning and the intent of this award is to encourage and support the best students to further compliment their studies and expand their knowledge by travelling to other regions to witness other methods of construction.

Awarded annually to a high achieving third year student in the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) program. The student must have completed the first three years of the program and be a member of the Australian Institute of Building.

The names of three (3) eligible candidates in order of academic merit will be submitted by the University to the Australian Institute of Building (AIB)‚ South Australian Chapter for consideration. The students will be invited to attend an interview and talk about their desired career path within the Construction Industry‚ their interests in the science of building or any particular project that they would like to conduct further research on. The selected recipient will be required to write a full report following the conclusion of the trip and present this to the AIB‚ SA Chapter and members.

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be in the 4th year of an eligible program.
- Must be a member of The Australian Institute of Building.

Value: One week's accommodation and airfares paid to visit either Singapore‚ New Zealand or an Australian capital city (up to the value of $2‚000); two (2) tickets to the South Australia Building Excellence Awards ($240 in value); AIB framed certificate.
Reimbursement of the accommodation and airfares are to be arranged with the donor directly.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 2227
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Australian Institute of Building, South Australian Chapter - R A O'Neill Award

Awarded to final year students in the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)program who submit the best Research Dissertation for the year as a group and as recommended by the Program Director.

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be in the 4th year of an eligible program.

Value: Each group member receives a ticket to the South Australia Building Excellence Award and an AIB framed certificate.

Tickets to the donors awards event will be sent to recipients directly from the donor.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Australian Institute of Building South Australian Chapter - Second Year Award

Awarded to the student achieving the highest aggregate marks upon completing their second year in the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) program.

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be enrolled full-time in an eligible program.
- Must be in the 3rd year of an eligible program.

Value: $200; two (2) tickets to the South Australia Building Excellence Awards($240 in value); AIB framed certificate.
The payment will be made in one installment at the donors awards event by the donor.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM 
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Australian Institute of Project Management Prize

The Australian Institute of Project Management Prize will be awarded to a student achieving the highest grade point average (GPA) upon completing their final year in the Master of Project Management (IMPA) degree and who, in the opinion of the Program Director, has performed with great distinction throughout his/her program.

Value: A complimentary one year student membership with the AIPM and one year complimentary access to all AIPM events held in South Australia.
Total prize value of approximately $1,200.

For more information contact:

UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 2227
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors Prize

Awarded to a final year student in the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) program who has achieved the highest aggregate marks upon completing the two (2) final year Quantity Surveying specialisation courses (BUIL 4021 & BUIL 4022) and as recommended by the Program Director.

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be in the 4th year of an eligible program.
- Must have completed the two (2) final year Quantity Surveying specialisation courses (BUIL 4021 & BUIL 4022).

Value: $1‚000 cash; one year subscription to the Built Environment Economist; one year Graduate Grade membership of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (upon graduation)(Total prize valued at $1‚400).

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Australian Library and Information Association Prize - Graduate Diploma in Information Management (Library and Information Management)

One prize will be awarded annually to the student having the best academic performance and who obtains the highest grade point average upon completion of the Graduate Diploma in Information Management (Library and Information Management).

Eligible programs include:

  • Graduate Diploma in Information Management (Library and Information Management

Essential criteria includes:

  • Must have recently completed an eligible program.

Value: Total of $500 minimum (Consisting of a one year graduate membership which includes a subscription to the Association's news magazine INCITE valued at $205, a two-year subscription to the Journal of the Australian Library and Information Association (JALIA) online valued at $79.20, access two ALIA 101 courses valued at $200, an award certificate and pack valued at $20.

Australian Library and Information Association Prize - Master of Information Management (Library and Information Management)

Australian Library and Information Association will award a prize to the Highest Achieving Graduate of the Master of Information Management (Library and Information Management). Students can complete the program on either a part-time or full-time study load.

Eligible programs include:

  • Master of Information Management (Library and Information Management)

Essential criteria includes:

  • Must have recently completed an eligible program.

Value: Total of $500 minimum (Consisting of one year graduate membership which includes a subscription to the Association's news magazine INCITE valued at $205, a two-year subscription to the Journal of the Australian Library and Information Association (JALIA) online valued at $79.20, access two ALIA 101 courses valued at $200, an award certificate and pack valued at $20.).

Australian Society of Archivists Margaret Jennings Award

The Margaret Jennings Award is awarded annually by the Australian Society of Archivists (ASA) to students having completed an ASA accredited diploma or masters program in archives administration in the previous year. The award commemorates former University of Melbourne Records Manager‚ Margaret Jennings‚ one of the founding members of the ASA and a past President of the Society‚ who was a strong advocate for the introduction of graduate programs for records managers and archivists.

One prize will be awarded annually to the student who obtains the highest grade point average upon completion of either the Graduate Diploma in Information Management (Archives and Records Management) or Master of Information Management (Archives and Records Management).

As the award is merit selected‚ applications are not required.

Eligible programs include:

  • Graduate Diploma in Information Management (Archives and Records Management)
  • Master of Information Management (Archives and Records Management).

Essential criteria includes:

  • Must have completed an eligible program.

Value: Total $500 - Consisting of $305 monetary award and 1 year full Membership to the ASA (valued at $195.00).

Babcock Mechanical Engineering Prize

The Babcock Mechanical Engineering Prize will be awarded to the full-time mechanical engineering student with the highest cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) at the conclusion of third year.

The eligible program is the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical) - LHMR.

The prize winner must have attended the Mawson Lakes campus in the year the prize is awarded and completed a minimum of 81 units.
Value: $1,000 and one will be awarded annually

Bob Mierisch Memorial Prize in Civil and Structural Engineering

The Bob Mierisch Memorial Prize in Civil and Structural Engineering has been established by Judy Mierisch in memory of her late husband, Bob, who was a well respected civil engineer and construction leader. Bob Mierisch headed Baulderstone Hornibrook for nearly 30 years. He was awarded an AM in 1994 for service to the building and construction industry and to the community and he received a Centenary Medal in 2001 for service to Australian society in the technological industry.

The prize will be awarded to the student‚ undertaking the final year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Civil and Structural) studying full-time‚ who demonstrates professional behaviour and achieves the highest aggregate grade for that year as confirmed by the Program Director.
Value: $1,000 and a book

Brenton J Burford Prize

The Brenton J Burford Prize will be awarded annually to a student who has completed the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Surveying) – LHES at the University of South Australia. The prize will be awarded to a student who has been deemed by the Selection Panel to be the most deserving recipient based upon them showing the qualities of: demonstrated aptitude for surveying‚ diligence to their studies with a demonstrated strong work ethic‚ positive attitude and willingness to contribute to the learning environment in the classroom and field.

Value: $2,000

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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CISCO CCNP Prize


One prize will be awarded annually to the student with the best overall performance in the combined courses of INFT 3023 CCNP Enterprise Services and INFT 3022 CCNP Enterprise Core.

Essential criteria includes:

- Must have completed both INFT 3023 & INFT 3022.

Value: $1‚575 consisting of a Security Router.
The payment will be made in one installment following the SP2 census date.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au

CISCO Network Fundamentals Prize

One prize will be awarded annually to the student with the best overall performance in the course Network Fundamentals (INFT 1012). The course may be completed in any study period.

Essential criteria includes:
- Must have completed INFT 1012 – Network Fundamentals in the previous year.

Value: $1‚575 consisting of a Security Router.
The payment will be made in one installment following the SP2 census date.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au

Clipsal by Schneider Electric Award

Awarded to a student with the best overall performance in the third year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) or (Electrical and Mechatronic).

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Mechatronic)

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be in the 4th year of an eligible program.

Value: $500
The payment will be made in one installment following the UniSA STEM Scholarships, Prizes and Awards Ceremony.

Clipsal by Schneider Electric Prize

Awarded to the most distinguished LHIF student by virtue of balanced theoretical and practical performance in the final year project. Must be enrolled in either ENGG 4010 Engineering Project B, or ENGG 4012 Engineering Internship Project, or ENGG 4014 Engineering Internship Project Part B, or ENGG 4015 Engineering Internship Semester Project) providing there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
Value: $500

Codan Achievement Prize in Telecommunications

Awarded to a student in the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical disciplines) for best overall performance in the Telecommunications courses, Modern Communication Systems and/or Telecommunications Networks M.
Recipients must be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia.
Value: $500

Concrete Institute of Australia Prize

Awarded to a group‚ maximum four students‚ in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) or Master of Engineering (Civil & Infrastructure) or associated specialisation programs for achieving the best performance in the project of the course Advanced Concrete Structures (CIVE 5079) as determined by the Program Director.

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil)
- Master of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure)
- Associated specialisations

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be enrolled in an eligible program.
- Must be enrolled in Advanced Concrete Structures (CIVE 5079)

Value: A certificate‚ hardcopies of selected CIA publications‚ and one-year Individual Young Membership to the CIA with complimentary access to selected events during that year. Total Value $500

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007

Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Concrete Pipe Association of Australasia Prize

Awarded to the student in the final year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) or associated specialisations who achieves the most outstanding performance based on their grades and professional behaviour in the course Water Resources System Design (CIVE3010) and as confirmed by the Program Director.

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) or associated specialisations

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be enrolled in the final year an eligible program.
- Must be enrolled in Water Resources System Design (CIVE3010).

Value: $500
The payment will be made in one installment following the UniSA STEM Prizes and Awards Night ceremony.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au

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Deloitte Cyber Security Prize

Awarded to the most outstanding graduate in the Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Cyber Security).

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Cyber Security)

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be enrolled full-time (or part-time equivalent) in an eligible program.
- Must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia.
- Must be a graduate of an eligible program in the previous year.
- Academic Merit.

Value: $500
The payment will be made in one installment following the Study Period 2 census date.

For more information contac
t:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au

The Electric Energy Society of Australia Prize

Awarded to the student with the best overall performance in the course Operation and Control of Modern Power Systems (EEET 4074) in the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic).

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic)

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be a continuing student in an eligible program.
- Must be an Australia Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia.
- Must have completed Operation and Control of Modern Power Systems (EEET 4074)

Value: $500
The payment will be made in one installment following the UniSA STEM Scholarships, Prizes and Awards Ceremony.

The Electric Energy Society of Australia Prize - Final Year Project

Awarded for the best final-year electrical power engineering project (must be enrolled in either ENGG 4010 Engineering Project B, or ENGG 4012 Engineering Internship Project, or ENGG 4014 Engineering Internship Project Part B, or ENGG 4015 Engineering Internship Semester Project) in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic).

Value: $500

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Flight One Aviation Project Prize

The Flight One Aviation Project Prize will be awarded to the full-time or part-time aviation student or group with the highest grades for the third year course Aviation Project 2 (AERO 3012).

Eligible programs include:

  • Bachelor of Aviation (Pilot)
  • Bachelor of Aviation (Flight)
  • Bachelor of Aviation (Management)

Essential criteria includes:

  • Must be enrolled full-time or part-time in an eligible program.
  • Must have completed Aviation Project 2 (AERO 3012).
  • Must be Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident of Australia or refugee (holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa or similar visa for refugees), or international student.

Value: $1,500
(if there are multiple recipients or if the prize is awarded to a group, the value will be split between them)

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Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (SA) - G V Allen Medal

Awarded to the student in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) or associated specialisation programs for achieving the best overall performance‚ based on their grades and professional behaviour‚ in the courses Mechanics of Materials (CIVE2005)‚ Road Design and Traffic Management (CIVE2012)‚ Introduction to Surveying and Spatial Sciences (GEOE1018) and Introduction to Water Engineering (CIVE2010) (completed in the same year) as deemed by the Program Director.

Eligible programs include:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) or associated specialisations

Essential criteria includes:

  • Must be enrolled in an eligible program.
  • Must have completed the following courses in the same year:
    • CIVE 2005 – Mechanics of Materials
    • CIVE 2012 – Road Design and Traffic Management
    • GEOE 1018 – Introduction to Surveying and Spatial Sciences
    • CIVE 2010 – Introduction to Water Engineering

Value: $500.

The payment will be made in one installment following the UniSA STEM Prizes and Awards Night.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007 
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au

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The Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) Prize

Awarded annually to the student with the best overall performance in the final year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Mechatronic Engineering) program.

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Mechatronic Engineering).

Essential criteria includes:
- Must have recently completed the final year of an eligible program.

Value: A certificate‚ two years membership of the IET and $250 cash upon graduation.
The payment will be made by the donor.

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Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Frederick Barnes Waldron Award

Awarded to the student in the Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical or specialisation) degree with the best overall performance in the fourth year of the program.

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical or specialisIt ation) degree

Essential criteria includes:
- Must have recently completed an eligible program.

Value: A certificate‚ plus the offer of one year's free Associate membership to the institution of Mechanical Engineers‚ plus medallion to the total value of $500.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM 
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au
 

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Lysaght Award for Outstanding Achievement in Structural Engineering

Awarded to the student in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) program or associated specialisation programs who obtains the highest aggregate marks in the same year in the courses Steel and Timber Design (CIVE3013)‚ and Reinforced Concrete Design (CIVE3003) as deemed by the Program Director.

Eligible programs include:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) or associated specialisation

Essential criteria includes:

  • Must be enrolled in an eligible program.
  • Must be enrolled in the courses Steel and Timber Design (CIVE3013) and Reinforced Concrete Design (CIVE3003) in the same year.

Value: $500.

The payment will be made in one  installment(s) following the UniSA STEM Awards Ceremony.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007 
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au

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Master Builders Association of SA Prize

Awarded to final year student enrolled with in the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) program who has achieved the highest aggregate overall marks in the two (2) in the final year Construction Management specialisation courses and as recommended by the Program Director.

Eligible programs include:

- Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be in the 4th year of an eligible program.

Value: $500; plus certificate.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM 
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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National Environmental Law Association Prize (Postgraduate)

Awarded to the student who has the best combined performance in the Graduate Diploma in Regional and Urban Planning or in the Master of Regional and Urban Planning.
Value: $100

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National Environmental Law Association Prize (Undergraduate)

Awarded to the student with the best performance each year in Planning Law in the Bachelor of Planning or the Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning.
Value: $100

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PW Stephens Engineering Prize

Awarded to the full time student who obtains the highest grade point average upon completion of the first year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical or specialisation) program. Students must undertake the courses as set out in the first year program structure of the Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical or specialisation) as documented on University of South Australia (UniSAInfo).
Value: $2,000

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Project Management Institute Prize

The Project Management Institute Prize will be awarded to a student achieving the highest grade point average (GPA) upon completing their final year in the Graduate Certificate in Project Management (ICPM) program, and in the opinion of the Program Director, has performed with great distinction throughout his/her program.

The student will be invited to provide a five minute talk on one of their student projects or another academic achievement at the Project Management Institute Christmas Party.

Value: $500, plus reimbursement of a one year PMI Membership (excluding local chapter fees). For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 2227
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Ralston Medal for Excellence in Physical Chemistry

The Ralston Medal for Excellence in Physical Chemistry has been made possible by the generosity of the colleagues‚ associates and friends of Emeritus Laureate Professor John Ralston AO FAA FTSE. Professor Ralston‚ one of Australia’s most prominent physical chemists‚ founded the Ian Wark Research Institute (The Wark™) and was its Director for 18 years. The Ian Wark Research Institute was succeeded by the Future Industries Institute in 2015.

The medal recognises excellence and innovation in the application of physical chemistry which benefits industry. The medal is awarded biennially to acknowledge the most outstanding journal article in the field of physical chemistry published within the previous five years by staff or students or alumni of The Wark™ or the Future Industries Institute (FII). The excellence of the research contribution will be based on novelty‚ significance and impact as judged by the Selection Committee.

 Examples of this include:
 - novelty of science
 - demonstration of a major advance in experimental or theoretical physical chemistry
 - impact of science and demonstrated outcomes
 - uptake by other scientists‚ citations‚ uptake by industry‚ and commercialisation.

 Eligible recipients (individual or team) must be current students‚ graduates or staff members of The Wark™ or FII.

 The publication date of the journal article should be within five years of the biennial closing date for applications.

Applications should comprise a summary statement of the research in relation to the selection criteria. A copy of the journal article should also be attached.
Value: The Ralston Medal for Excellence in Physical Chemistry will be awarded with a cash prize of $1,000

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Ralston Medal for Excellence in Physical Chemistry at The Wark

The Ralston Medal for Excellence in Physical Chemistry at The Wark has been made possible by the generosity of the colleagues, associates and friends of Emeritus Laureate Professor John Ralston AO FAA FTSE. Professor Ralston, one of Australia's most prominent physical chemists, founded the Ian Wark Research Institute (The Wark™) and was its Director for 18 years.

The medal recognises excellence and innovation in the application of physical chemistry which benefits industry.
The medal is awarded biennially to acknowledge the most outstanding journal article in the field of physical chemistry published within the previous five years by staff or students or alumni of The Wark™. The excellence of the research contribution will be based on novelty, significance and impact as judged by the Selection Committee.

Examples of this include:

  • novelty of science - demonstration of a major advance in experimental or theoretical physical chemistry
  • impact of science and demonstrated outcomes - uptake by other scientists, citations, uptake by industry, and commercialisation.

Eligible recipients (individual or team) must be current students, graduates or staff members of The Wark™.

The publication date of the journal article should be within five years of the biennial closing date for applications.

Applications should comprise a summary statement of the research in relation to the selection criteria. A copy of the journal article should also be attached.
Value: The Ralston Medal for Excellence in Physical Chemistry at The Wark will be awarded with a cash prize of $1,000

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Royal Aeronautical Society and UniSA STEM Undergraduate Student Research Paper Award

The Royal Aeronautical Society and UniSA STEM Undergraduate Student Research Paper Award is awarded to two undergraduate students who conduct aeronautical or aerospace research and submit a technical paper based upon that research.

Papers on undergraduate projects‚ major assignments‚ technology applications‚ and so on are all welcome. The specifications for this paper are as follows:

• The research topic should be related to aeronautics‚ aerospace or the aviation industry‚ but does not have to be on a traditional topic.
• A research topic in business‚ engineering‚ environmental impact‚ sustainability or similar issues that have an aviation application are suitable to be evaluated for the award.
• If the paper is submitted by a team‚ only the leader of the team must be a student member of the Society
(Note: in the event that a grant is awarded to a paper submitted by a team‚ the value of the grant will be evenly split amongst team members.)

No application is necessary. Student research papers will be judged by a panel consisting of senior members from the Royal Aeronautical Society and senior UniSA STEM staff. 
The selected papers will be presented to the Royal Aeronautical Society and an audience of their peers at the monthly Adelaide Branch meeting in November each year. Additionally‚ abstracts of the two papers will be posted on the Royal Aeronautical Society – Adelaide Branch website and submitted to the Royal Aeronautical Society – Australian Division for posting.

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Aviation

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be a continuing student in an eligible program.
- a student member of the Royal Aeronautical Society (Information regarding Society membership can be found on their website: www.raes.org.au)

Value: $500
Successful recipients will receive a once off payment of $500 for costs incurred as part of furthering their research‚ training or materials for their course of study in the field of aviation.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Prize

Awarded annually to a Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) (IHCN) graduate who has achieved the highest aggregate marks upon completing the four (4) final year Building Surveying and Quantity Surveying specialisation courses, as recommended by the Program Director.

Value: The cost of a RICS annual trainee membership and application fee, to the value of $1,000.

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SA Power Networks - Final Year

Awarded to the student with the best overall performance Power System Fundamentals (EEET 4057) course in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic).

Eligible programs include:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)

Essential criteria includes:

  • Must be a continuing student in an eligible program.
  • Must have completed Power System Fundamentals (EEET 4057).

Value: $500.

The payment will be made in one installment following the UniSA STEM Scholarships, Prizes and Awards Ceremony.

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SA Power Networks - Most Outstanding Student

Awarded to the student with the best overall performance during the first three years in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) or (Electrical and Mechatronic) program.

Eligible programs include:

- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) or (Electrical and Mechatronic) program.

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be a continuing student in an eligible program.
- Must be in the 4th year of an eligible program.

Value: $500.
The payment will be made in one installment following the UniSA STEM Scholarships, Prizes and Awards Ceremony.

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Society of Construction Law Australia (SOCLA) Contract Administration Prize

The Society of Construction Law Australia (SoCLA) Contract Administration Prize will be awarded annually to the top performing student‚ based on marks awarded‚ in the course Contract Administration (BUIL 3010)‚ taken in the second year of the Bachelor of Construction Management.

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Construction Management
- Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be in the 2nd year of an eligible program.
- Must have completed the Contract Administration (BUIL 3010) course.

Value: $500, plus 1 year SOCLA membership (valued at $82.50). The payment will be made in one installment by UniSA.

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Society of Construction Law Australia (SOCLA) Advanced Contract Administration Prize

The Society of Construction Law Australia (SoCLA) Advanced Contract Administration Prize will be awarded annually to the top-performing student‚ based on marks awarded‚ in the course Advanced Contract Administration (BUIL 3020)‚ taken in the third year of the Bachelor of Construction Management and the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours).

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Construction Management
- Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be in the 3rd year of an eligible program.
- Must have completed the Advanced Contract Administration (BUIL 3020) course.

Value: $500, plus 1 year SOCLA membership (valued at $82.50). The payment will be made in one installment by UniSA

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Steel Reinforcement Institute of Australia (SRIA) Prize for Reinforced Concrete Design

Awarded to a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) or associated specialisation student for excellence‚ innovation and effort in the third year Reinforced Concrete Design Project (CIVE3003). In case of a tie or joint project‚ examination results will determine the winner as deemed by the Program Director.

Eligible programs include:

- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) or associated specialisation

Essential criteria includes:
- Must be enrolled in an eligible program.
- Must have completed CIVE 3003 – Reinforced Concrete Design.

Value: $500 plus certificate

The payment will be made in one instalment following the UniSA STEM Prizes and Awards Night.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au 

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TMK Prize for Environmental Science

The TMK Prize for Environmental Science is awarded to a student who has completed the Bachelor of Environmental Science and has achieved the highest GPA as deemed by the Program Director. If there is more than one student with an equal GPA‚ the prize will be divided equally amongst them.

Eligible programs include:
- Bachelor of Environmental Science

Essential criteria includes:
- Must have completed an eligible program in the previous year.
- Must have achieved overall highest GPA.

Value: $500

The payment will be made in one instalment following the study period 2 census date.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au

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