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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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Aboriginal High Achiever Prize

The Aboriginal High Achiever Prize will be awarded to the highest achieving Aboriginal student enrolled in an undergraduate program in each of the University’s seven Academic Units.

One prize will be awarded to the student achieving the highest grade point average (GPA) in each of the Academic Units:

  • UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance
  • UniSA Business
  • UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences
  • UniSA Creative
  • UniSA Education Futures
  • UniSA Justice and Society
  • UniSA STEM

Seven prizes in total will be awarded following the results released for the First Semester.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria:

  • Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander descent 
  • Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident
  • Enrolled in a UniSA undergraduate degree with a minimum of 9 units
  • Grade point average (GPA) of 5 or above

Where a tie occurs‚ the student with a full-time load will be awarded the prize. If the load does not resolve a tie, the prize may be split (e.g. $1,500 awarded to each student where a tie exists between two students)

Assessment will commence during the prize selection period in July following the result release date.

No prize will be awarded if there are no candidates of sufficient merit.
Value: $3,000 per student

Aboriginal Pathway Program Prize

The Aboriginal Pathway Program Prize will be awarded to students attending either an Adelaide metropolitan campus or Mt Gambier campus who are undertaking the first year of study with UniSA College.

The prize will be awarded to the student who has completed their first year of study and achieved the highest cumulative Grade Point Average at the end of the academic year.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Commencing students enrolled in the Aboriginal Pathway Program.
  • Minimum GPA of 5.5 after completing 18 units of study.
  • Studying at the Adelaide metro campus and/or Mt Gambier campus.
  • Preference is given to full time student‚ however part time students will be considered.

Value: $500

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 Undergraduate Encouragement Prize

The David Pank Undergraduate Encouragement Prize will be awarded to a David Pank Undergraduate Scholarship applicant who is unsuccessful for the scholarship, but 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 College Encouragement Prize

The David Pank UniSA College Encouragement Prize will be awarded to a David Pank UniSA College Scholarship applicant who is unsuccessful for the scholarship, but strives to achieve their goals and has the determination to succeed.
Value: $1,000

UniSA Online Prize for Excellence

As a legacy of the 25th Birthday in 2016, UniSA launched the 25th Birthday Scholarship Fund to raise funds for scholarships, grants and prizes in the key areas of equity, excellence, international, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Alumni, staff, and other supporters donated generously through two fundraising appeals and a landmark fundraising Gala Dinner.

The UniSA Online Prize for Excellence will be awarded to UniSA Online students with the highest cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) in each program. To be awarded the prize, a minimum of four UniSA Online courses must have been completed in the relevant academic year.

12 prize recipients will be selected for the 2018 academic year. Prizes will be awarded in the following year. 
A prize will be awarded for each of the following UniSA Online programs:  

  • Accounting
  • Communication
  • Community Health
  • Construction Management
  • Digial Media
  • Human Resource Management
  • IT and Data Analytics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Nutrition and Exercise
  • Psychological Exercise
  • Criminal Justice 

It is expected further UniSA Online programs will be offered after 2018 and the number of prizes awarded will increase in line with program expansion.

Value: $1,500