School of Arts Prizes

The School of Arts has a number of small prizes which it awards each year funded by various donors. These prizes are a method of recognising outstanding performance by students of the University. The Terms and Conditions vary for each Prize and can be found below.

Prize Value Terms Current Recipient
Australian Federation of Graduate Women$250Awarded to the undergraduate female student, if of sufficient merit, who obtains the highest combined result in ENGL101 and ENGL102 in one academic year.Brandy Ritch
Friends of Cinema Prize Film Study$100Awarded to the undergraduate student, if of sufficient merit, who obtains the highest combined result in COMM101 and COMM102 in one academic year.Becky Amon
G J Borny Award$100To be awarded to the best student, if any, obtaining either First Class Honours in Theatre Studies or a HD result in the Master of Applied Theatre Studies and demonstrating exceptional ability in the areas of scholarship, research and production. 
Peter Thomas Prize in Languages$100Awarded annually to the student who, in the opinion of the Head of School, has had the most distinguished record in 300 level language units.Christina Savin
W Hoddinott Prizes for English$100Awarded to the undergraduate student, if of sufficient merit, who gains the best result in two 300 level literature units within one academic  year. The best result will be calculated by averaging the final marks for the two units.David Single
Peter Elkin Drama Prize$100Awarded to the undergraduate student, if of sufficient merit, who most distinguishes himself or herself in course work in Theatre Studies. 
UNE Players Prize$150Awarded to the student, if of sufficient merit, who has completed the requirements for an undergraduate degree including a major in Theatre Studies and who, in the opinion of the Head of School, has most distinguished herself or himself in both the practical and theoretical areas in Theatre Studies. 
The Grahame Jones Memorial PrizeBook Prize of $100Awarded to a continuing undergraduate student of French, if of sufficient merit, who has gained the best results in a combination of post-first year units totalling 24cp and including FREN201 and FREN202 - studied in one academic year.Nicholas Budd
Cecil Hill Postgraduate Fund$120Awarded on the recommendation of the Convenor of Music to the student entering Honours, with the best undergraduate record in 300 level units taught by Music.Lindy Baldwin
H Wragge Memorial Scholarship$400Awarded to the student entering Honours in English, if of sufficient merit, who has the best overall record in 300 level units in English at this University. 
W Hoddinott Memorial Prize in English$300Awarded to the undergraduate student, if of sufficient merit, who gains the best results in ENGL341 or ENGL351.David Single 
Bronnie Treloar Scholarship$500Awarded to the best student entering the BA(Hons) in French, if of sufficient merit, who has the best overall record in French at UNE 
Bronnie Treloar Prize in French$100Awarded to the best undergraduate student, if of sufficient merit, completing two of the elective units in French (FREN203, 204, 205, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307) in one academic year.Angela Timbs
Richard B Smith Memorial Prize$25Awarded to the undergraduate student who obtains the best results, if of sufficient merit, in ENGL101 and ENGL102 in one academic year. 
Lucy Elizabeth Craigie Award$1,000Awarded to the undergraduate students who gain the best overall results, if of sufficient merit, in ENGL101 and ENGL102 in one academic year.Craig New
Brandy Ritch
The Barbara Levien Prize for First Year Music$500Awarded at the discretion of the Convenor of Music to the student who gains the highest mark in the First Year Musicology unit MUSI130.Theresa Bates
Cath Ellis Memorial Fund$500Awarded annually to: 1. a student undertaking a topic in the Area of Australian Indigenous Music; or, 2. a student undertaking a topic in Ethnomusicology; or, 3.
a student undertaking a topic in Musicology; or 4. a student who, in the Discipline of Music, is likely to make a future commitment to a regional community through their musical career.
If none of the above criteria are met the prize may be awarded to an undergraduate student, if of sufficient merit, in the Bachelor of Music who obtains the best overall results in MUSI units in one academic year.
Lindy Baldwin
Linda Shoostovian
The Goethe Prize for German StudiesBook PrizeAwarded to the best student of any one year in German, provided that the prize may be awarded only once to any one student. (Where a student has an exceptional advantage by reason of prolonged resident in a German-speaking country, the student is not eligible for the award.) 
UNE Music Prizeup to $1,000Awarded to commencing students, if of sufficient merit, based on audition performance. Students are ranked (out of 100) in performance, personal statement and music skills test. Students must study internally at UNE or be based in the Armidale area in their first year. 
Stanley Wilson Prize$700Awarded to a student entering the final year of a Bachelor of Arts degree on a full-time basis and who has the most outstanding grade point average. 
Friends of the ABC Media Prize$1,000Awarded to a student enrolled in their final year of a Bachelor of Media & Communications. The applicant must provide a statement of up to 750 words outlining their intentions to work in a field related to media and communications, why they wish to work in the media, and how their studies will assist their future work. The selection committee will consider the applicants' academic achievement in 300- level units and the range of units completed which relate to media studies.