Whyalla and Mount Gambier

(Prizes and Awards are subject to change and are awarded based on conditions current at the time of award)

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

The Centacare Prize

For the best student completing the Bachelor of Social Work program at the Centre for Regional Engagement.
Value: $500

The City of Mount Gambier Excellence Award

Awarded to the most outstanding graduand at the Mount Gambier Regional Centre. The graduand must achieve a GPA of 6.25 or greater.
The recipient will be awarded the prize at the Mount Gambier graduation ceremony for the year of the prize.
Value: $500 and certificate

District Council of Grant Prize for Excellence

The District Council of Grant Prize for Excellence will be awarded to two students attending the UniSA Mt Gambier campus who are undertaking an undergraduate degree, Foundation Studies or Aboriginal Pathway Program. 

The prize will be awarded to students who have completed a minimum of 27 units and achieved the highest cumulative Grade Point Average at the end of the academic year across all programs and year levels. 
Value: $500

Dr Brian Webby High Achiever Prize

Awarded to the student with the highest combined score in Mathematical Methods for Engineers 1 & Mathematical Methods for Engineers 2.

Value: $1,000

Pat Corrigan Prize

The Pat Corrigan Prize will be awarded to a UniSA student(s) enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Music degree at the James Morrison Academy of Music. A student with outstanding musical ability in the first, second or third year of their program will be awarded the Pat Corrigan Prize and $3,500 paid in a single instalment.
Value: $3,500 (if there is more than one eligible recipient the prize value may be split)

Rotary Club Whyalla 'Glen Eden' Excellence in Mental Health Prize

The Rotary Club Whyalla ‘Glen Eden’ Excellence in Mental Health Prize is awarded to a graduating student who has studied an undergraduate degree at the Whyalla Campus. The prize recipient will have demonstrated evidence of how they have increased the awareness of mental health and decreased the stigma related to mental illness throughout their undergraduate degree. This could be through their course work, work placements or through campus leadership, as well as through community involvement contributing to mental health outcomes. 
Value: $500

Samaritan College Education Prize

The Samaritan College Education Prize will be awarded to a second year full-time student from the UniSA Whyalla campus studying either the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours), the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood), the Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours), or the Bachelor of Education (Primary).

The prize is valued at $500 and the recipient must be enrolled full-time at the Whyalla campus in the awarding year. The student with the highest GPA in the programs will be awarded the prize. GPA is based on first year results and recipients will be in second year when awarded the prize.

Criteria:

  • Grade Point Average (GPA)of at least 4.0
  • Currently enrolled full-time in either the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) (MHEC), Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) (MBET), Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours) (MHPE), or Bachelor of Education (Primary)(MBET)
  • Minimum of 27 units completed
  • Studying at Whyalla campus

Value: $500

Whyalla Partnership Education Prize

The Whyalla Partnership Education Prize will be awarded to graduating students who have completed the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) or the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood); the Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours) or the Bachelor of Education (Primary). One prize will be offered to a graduating student in early childhood education, and one prize will be offered to a graduating student in primary education (two prizes in total).

The student with the highest cumulative GPA for each program will be awarded the prize.

Recipients must be employed in a Whyalla public school or early childhood education site during the first half of the awarding year.

Criteria:

  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA)of at least 4.0
  • Completed Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) (MHEC) or Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) (MBET); Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours) (MHPE) or Bachelor of Education (Primary)(MBET)
  • Studied at Whyalla campus
  • Employed in a Whyalla public school or early childhood education site during the first half of the awarding year

Value: $500