University Prizes

The University offers a numbers of prizes which are awarded each year. 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
Edgar H Booth Memorial Prize and Medal $500 and Medal The prize is awarded to the Honours graduate, if of sufficient merit, who has the most distinguished academic record during enrolment at the University. Hayden Koudela
Arthur Heath Memorial Prize (Donated by NSW Farmers)$500Awarded to an undergraduate of exceptional merit who is proceeding to the fourth year of candidature in the Bachelor of Agriculture and Resource Economics, Bachelor of Rural Science or the Bachelor of Agribusiness with Honours. Kieran Smith
Howard Sheath Prize for Off- Campus Students $500Awarded to the off-campus student who has the most distinguished overall undergraduate record in a first degree completed wholly by off- campus study at this University. There shall be no time limit imposed on the period of study but a record of frequent withdrawals maybe taken into account. Michelle Richards
University of New England Women's Association Prize$500Two prizes may be awarded subject to the merit of applicants and the availability of funds. Awarded to support women UNE students to undertake, at UNE in the next academic year, the Honours program of a four year bachelor degree  or the final year of an Honours degree. Leah Wood
Jim Pollard Memorial Award $1000 Awarded annually to a continuing internal student who has demonstrated involvement in leadership roles within the University and the wider community. Eligible students will have completed at least half of the requirements of an undergraduate degree at UNE, with academic merit.
Application Form
 
UNE Alumni Members Award for Continuing Students $1000

Awarded annually to a continuing external student who has demonstrated involvement in leadership roles within the community. Eligible students will have completed at least half of the requirements of an undergraduate degree at UNE, with academic merit.
Application Form

 
UNE Alumni Members Award for Continuing International Students $1000Awarded annually to a continuing international student who has demonstrated involvement in leadership roles within the community. Eligible students will have completed at least half of the requirements of an undergraduate degree at UNE, with academic merit or, in the case of PhD candidature, have confirmation of candidature.
Application Form