The Academic Prize in Audiology
Graduate Certificate in Aged Care Administration Prize
Allen Hudson Memorial Prize for Practical Nursing
The AMGEN Australia Prize for Excellence in Biotechnology Research
Australasian College of Health Service Management, SA Branch, Health Management Prize
Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists' Prize in Anaesthesia
The Australian Chinese Medical Association Awards (Year 2 & 3)
Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (SA Branch) Prize for Clinical Excellence
Prize for Academic Excellence in Mental Health Sciences (Masters)
Prize in Clinical Excellence – Mental Health Sciences
The Australian College of Midwives Inc Prize for Midwifery
Australian College of Children and Young People's Nurses - South Australian Chapter Prize for Academic Excellence
The Australian Medical Association (South Australia) Student Medal and Prize (Year 4)
Australian Medical Association Northern Territory Prize
The Australian Physiotherapy Association Graduate Entry Master’s Prize (GEM) for Clinical Excellence
The Chronic Condition Management Practice Change Initiative Prize
Bachelor of Clinical Science Prize
Bachelor of Medical Science Year 1 Student Prize
Bachelor of Medical Science Year 2 Student Prize
Bachelor of Medical Science Year 3 Student Prize
Bachelor of Medical Science Prize for Academic Excellence
Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science)/Master of Optometry Academic Excellence Prize
The CareSearch Evidence Based Practice in End of Life Care Prize
Centre for Remote Health Prize for Outstanding Masters Graduate
Clinical Excellence Award in Optometry
CSIRO Prize in Nutrition and Dietetics
Deane O Southgate Prize (Year 2)
The Dean's Prize (Year 3 & 4)
Developmental Educators Australia Incorporated (DEAI) Prize for Academic Excellence
Dietitians Association of Australia (SA Branch) Prize in Nutrition and Dietetics
Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education, Practical Excellence Prize
Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education, Academic Excellence Prize
Master of Disability Studies, Academic Excellence Prize
Disability and Community Inclusion Unit, Postgraduate Research Excellence Prize
The Dr Nick McClure Memorial Prize in Enterprise Management
The Dr Paul Collier Prize for Outstanding Student Achievement in Practicum C
Employment and Disability Prize
Flinders University School of Medicine Alumni Prize (Year 4)
Graduate Diploma in Health Administration Prize
The Gary Andrews Prize in Applied Gerontology
HealthCare Australia Prize
Health Promotion Association of Australia (SA Branch) Prize
The Health Sciences Prize for Academic Excellence
The HenderCare Award for Excellence in Nursing Care
Master of Hospital Administration (China) Prize
The Jack Alpers Prize in Clinical Internal Medicine (Year 4)
James and Jessie Brown Memorial Prizes in Gerontology
Jane Preston Memorial Prize in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Year 4)
Jillian Teubner Memorial Prize (Year 3 & 4 International)
The John Gladstone Sweeney Prize in Orthopaedics (Year 3 & 4)
Kathleen V Russell Prize in Neurobiology
The BioSA Prize for BioBusiness
The Margaret Brown Prize for Contribution to a Rural Community
The Nurses Memorial Foundation of SA Margaret Grace McNair AM Award
The Nurses Memorial Foundation of SA Margaret Grace McNair AM Award (Riverland)
The Nurses Memorial Foundation of SA Margaret Grace McNair AM Award for Midwifery
The Master of Clinical Rehabilitation Research Prize
The Michael Crotty Prize in Public Health  
Nutricia Australia Prize in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
The Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics Academic Excellence Award
The Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) Academic Excellence Award
The Master of Nutrition and Dietetics Academic Excellence Prize
The St Andrew's Hospital Prize for Academic Excellence in the Master of Health Administration 

Master of Health Administration (Singapore) Prize
The Master of Occupational Therapy Academic Excellence Prize
The Master of Occupational Therapy New Graduate Grant
The Occupational Therapy Australia – South Australian Division Award
The SA Health Prize for Excellence in Occupational Therapy Practice

The Prize in Paediatrics (Year 4)
The Paediatrics Clinical Prize (Year 4)
Paediatric Clinical Optometry Award
The Academic Prize for Excellence in Palliative Care
Paramedics Australia Award for Research Excellence
Peter Meffin Memorial Postgraduate Research Prize
The Peter John Tamblyn Prize for Evidence-Based Medicine in Orthopaedics
The Master of Physiotherapy Academic Excellence Prize
Pro Vice-Chancellor International Nutrition and Dietetics Student Prizes
Therapeutics Guidelines Limited Pharmacotherapeutics Prize
RACGP Prize for General Practice
Richard Burns Prize in Neurology (Year 3)
The Richard Taunton Southwood Prize for Orthopaedic Research (Year 1 to 4)
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Women's Health Award (Year 3)
Russell Liston Award for Clinical Excellence
Rural and Remote Clinical Optometry Award
The Australasian Lactation Courses Prize
Sampath Dhanapala International Student Excellence Prize
The School of Health Sciences Dean's Award
The South Australian Faculty of the Australasian College of Dermatologists Prize in Dermatology
The Speech Pathology Association of Australia Prize The Master of Speech Pathology Prize for Academic Excellence
The Staff Prize in Audiology

The Staff Prize in Medicine (Year 4)
The Staff Prize in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Year 4)
The Staff Prize in Speech Pathology
The Staff Prize: Master of Speech Pathology
The Staff Prize in Surgery (Year 4)
St Andrew's Hospital Prize in Health Administration
Sturt Nursing Graduates Award
Therapeutic Guidelines Ltd Rural Research Award
The Therapeutic Guidelines Limited Third Year BMBS Prize (Year 3)
Uncle Tobys-Goodman Fielder Prize in Nutrition and Dietetics (Bachelors)
Uncle Tobys- Goodman Fielder Prize in Nutrition and Dietetics (Masters Degree)
WA Cramond Prize in Psychiatry (Year 4)

*Equal prize awarded


The Academic Prize in Audiology

  • The prize shall be known as The Academic Prize in Audiology.
  • The value of the prize shall be $400 for a single awardee, or a divided portion if shared.
  • The prize will be available annually. At the discretion of the Examinations Board, the prize may be shared between two or more awardees who achieve the same or a very similar grade point average (GPA).
  • The prize shall be awarded to a completing Master of Audiology student who has completed 72 units of the course at Flinders, and the Examination Board determines has achieved the highest overall GPA.
  • The Examinations Board will award the prize to a student who achieves the highest overall Grade Point Average (GPA). In the event that two or more students achieve the same or a similar GPA the award may be shared at the discretion of the Examinations Board. If no student achieves a GPA of 6.0 or above the Examinations Board may choose not to award the prize, or to award the prize to a student who achieves a GPA very close to 6.0.
  • The prize will not be awarded if there is no applicant of sufficient merit.

Graduate Certificate in Aged Care Administration Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Graduate Certificate in Aged Care Administration Prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Health Care Management Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a cheque to the value of $200.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the graduating student in the Graduate Certificate in Aged Care Administration, who has completed all 18 units of the award at Flinders University and has achieved the highest Grade Point Average throughout the course.
  • In the event of a tie, the prize will be awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark for the course.
  • No award shall be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

Allen Hudson Memorial Prize for Practical Nursing

  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Nursing and Midwifery.
  • The value of the prize shall be determined each year by the trustee of the Allen Hudson Memorial Prize for Practical Nursing fund.
  • The prize shall be awarded to a second year student in the Bachelor of Nursing Pre-registration program who demonstrates excellence in clinical practice.

The AMGEN Australia Prize for Excellence in Biotechnology Research

The prize is to encourage excellence in research within traditional or modern biotechnology.

It is open to all students completing the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Biotechnology in the Schools of Biological Sciences, and Medicine.

The following rules shall apply to the prize donated by AMGEN Australia Pty Ltd:

  • The prize shall be known as The AMGEN Australia Prize for Excellence in Biotechnology Research.
  • The value of the prize shall be $500.
  • The prize, which will be available annually, will be awarded by the Biotechnology Examinations Board. Any student fulfilling the requirements for award of the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Biotechnology is eligible for the prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student demonstrating academic and experimental research excellence during the fourth (Honours) year of the degree program whose performance is judged to be the best by reference, principally, to achievements in the topic Advanced Biotechnology Practice.

Australasian College of Health Service Management, SA Branch, Health Management Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Australasian College of Health Service Management, SA Branch, Health Management Prize.
  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Health Care Management Examinations Board, on the recommendation of the Head of Health Care Management and the team of Health Care Management staff involved in supervising health care management projects and research.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the graduating student in the Master of Health Administration or the Master of Science (Health Administration) [ie, one prize will cover both awards] who has completed at least half of the award at Flinders University and has produced the best management project or thesis, where this is a significant component of the award.
  • The prize shall consist of one year's membership of ACHSM (valued at around $350), a certificate and a cheque to the value of $150. In the event of a tie, the prize will go to the student with the highest Grade Point Average (GPA) for the course, or an alternative criterion as determined by the staff of Health Care Management.
  • Both full-time and part-time students are eligible for the prize.
  • No award shall be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists' Prize in Anaesthesia

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth Year MD/BMBS).
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a book voucher, the value of which shall be determined by the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists from time to time, but shall be not less than $500. In the event of a tie, two prizes shall be awarded.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the final year student whose performance in Anaesthesia is judged to be the best.

The Australian Chinese Medical Association Awards (Year 2 & 3)

The Australian Chinese Medical Association has provided funds for two annual awards to foster medical students' interest in community medicine. The Second Year award is available for the period 1995-2013 and the Third Year award for the period 2000-2007, in the first instance. The following rules will apply to the award:

  • The awards may be made annually by the MD/BMBS Examinations Boards of the School of Medicine.
  • The value of each award shall be $300.
  • The Second Year award shall be made to the student enrolled in the MD/BMBS course whose first semester essay for the topic MMED8304/8305 Health Professions and Society 2A: Socially Responsible Health Practice, is judged to be the best.
  • The Third Year award shall be made to the student enrolled in the MD/BMBS course whose 'transfer of care' letter and final tutorial presentation for the continuity of care component of topics MMED8304/8305 Health Professions and Society 2A: Socially Responsible Health Practice 3A/B, are judged to be the best.

 

Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (SA Branch) Prize for Clinical Excellence

  • The prize recipient shall be awarded and determined annually by the Examinations Board (Graduate Programs) of the School of Nursing & Midwifery.
  • The prize shall consist of $250 and one-year membership of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually to a student completing the Graduate Diploma of Nursing (Mental Health) who demonstrates clinical excellence in Mental Health Nursing based on the Grade Point Average achieved in the clinical practice topics of the course.
  • Who must normally be a resident of South Australia.
  • Where there are two preferred candidates, the prize will be awarded to whichever of these students has the highest overall Grade Point Average for the Graduate Diploma of Mental Health Nursing.

Prize for Academic Excellence in Mental Health Sciences (Masters)

  • The prize shall be known as the Prize for Academic Excellence in Mental Health Sciences
  • The prize will be a cheque to the value of $200 and a certificate;
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the Mental Health Sciences Programs;
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student completing the Master of Mental Health Sciences who demonstrates academic excellence by achieving the highest overall Grade Point Average;
  • In the event of a tie the prize shall be shared equally.

Prize in Clinical Excellence – Mental Health Sciences

  • The prize shall be known as the Prize in Clinical Excellence – Mental Health Sciences;
  • The prize will be a cheque to the value of $200 and a certificate;
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the Mental Health Sciences Programs;
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student whose performance in topic MHSC 8022 Clinical Case Management 1B is judged to be the best;
  • In the event of a tie the prize shall be shared equally.

Clinical Excellence Award in Optometry

  • The prize shall be known as the Clinical Excellence Award in Optometry.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science)/Master of Optometry Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the completing student in the Master of Optometry whose performance within clinical optometry settings is judged to be the best, with respect to clinical aptitude and professionalism.
  • The prize shall consist of a cheque to the value of $300 and a certificate.

The Australian College of Midwives Inc Prize for Midwifery

  • The prize, donated by the Australian College of Midwives Inc (SA Branch), may be awarded each year by the Examinations Board: Undergraduate Programs, of the School of Nursing & Midwifery.
  • The prize shall be a year's membership of the ACMI and the ACMI badge.
  • The prize shall be awarded to a final year student in the Bachelor of Midwifery (Pre-registration) offered by the School of Nursing & Midwifery who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement  throughout the course as evidenced by the highest Grade Point Average (GPA) in the course overall and who has impressive midwifery practice records.

Australian College of Children and Young People's Nurses - South Australian Chapter Prize for Academic Excellence

  • The prize shall be known as the Australian College of Children and Young People's Nurses - South Australian Chapter Prize for Academic Excellence.
  • The prize, donated by the Australian College of Children and Young People's Nurses - South Australian Chapter shall consist of financial membership with the Australian College of Children and Young People's Nurses - South Australian Chapter for one full membership year and a book voucher to the value of $100.
  • The prize shall be awarded to a nursing student completing the Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care (Child and Family Health Nursing) program in the School of Nursing and Midwifery who achieves the highest GPA across the following three topics:
    NURS8821 Health Maintenance for Infants, Children and Young People
    NURS8823 Clinical Practice for Child and Health Nursing (PEP)
    NURS8824 Introduction to Working with Infants, Children and Families.

In the event of a tie the prize will be awarded to the student who gains the highest mark average across all the three topics.

The Australian Medical Association (South Australia) Student Medal and Prize (Year 4)

To encourage academic achievement and student involvement in the life of the Medical Schools of the University of Adelaide and Flinders University, the Australian Medical Association (South Australia) Inc has established an annual award to be competed for by the final year students in the two Medical Schools. The following are the rules:

  1. The award shall be called The Australian Medical Association (South Australia) Student Medal and Prize.
  2. The value of the award shall be a medal and free AMA membership, if appropriate, at level FiY1, first year after graduation.
  3. The medal shall incorporate the name of the student, year of award and University attended.
  4. Two medals shall be awarded annually by the Australian Medical Association (South Australia) Inc; one to a student completing the Medical Course at the University of Adelaide and the second to a student completing the Medical Course at Flinders University.
  5. The medal for the University of Adelaide student shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Dean of Medicine of the University of Adelaide to the final year student in the course for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery who is judged to have been the best student in terms of academic performance in the course and his or her contribution to the Faculty of Medicine through representing the interests of students and involvement in the life of the Adelaide Medical Students Society.
  6. The medal for the Flinders University student shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Dean of Medicine, Flinders University to the final year student in the course for the degrees of Doctor of Medicine / Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery who is judged on combined criteria relating to academic performance and contribution to the School of Medicine; Flinders University or the general community. Such contributions may include excellence in research and exceptional performance in a non-academic pursuit.
  7. No award shall be made under Clauses 5 and 6 above in a year if, in the opinion of the Association and the particular Dean, there is no student of sufficient merit.
  8. The process for selecting recipients of the AMA Student Medals is to include the following:
    (a) a general call for nominations which could include: a letter to all faculty members; forms in pigeon holes of students from the final year of the course; advertisement(s) in student publications; a post or email delivery of the nomination form to students from the final year of the course;
    (b) the nomination should, where possible, include a CV of the person nominated, with the signature of the person nominating and a seconder;
    (c) as a minimum the selection committee is to include the President of the AMA(SA) (or nominee), the Dean (or nominee) and a faculty member(s) of the University Medical School.
    In addition, the AMA(SA) strongly encourages a final year student to be invited to the selection committee, at the discretion of the Dean.

Australian Medical Association Northern Territory Prize

The Australian Medical Association Northern Territory (AMANT) has established an annual prize for a second year student enrolled in the Northern Territory Medical Program who is recognised as having the potential to make an outstanding contribution to healthcare. The successful student will personify attributes the AMANT holds true; the ability to improve, to show initiative and to embrace leadership.

  • The prize shall be called the Australian Medical Association Northern Territory Prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth Year MD/BMBS) on the recommendation of the local faculty of the Northern Territory Medical Program.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the second year student enrolled in the Northern Territory Medical Program who has demonstrated academic improvement (over Years 1 & 2), leadership qualities and initiative.
  • Members of the NTMP faculty will be current NTMP Year 1 & 2 Topic Coordinators who have had significant contact with the students.
  • Each Topic Coordinator will submit a list of up to 3 candidates, ranked on the basis of prescribed criteria, to the Associate Dean Flinders NT who will collate the results and make a recommendation to the Examinations Board.
  • The value of the prize will be $1000.

Judging Criteria

NTMP Year 1 and 2 Topic Coordinators will be asked to rank student candidates based on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated academic improvement (over the 2 years) as well as a growth and maturity in professional behaviour and attitudes expected in the profession;
  • Observed leadership qualities
    • Examples include being a student representative (committees, working groups, conferences), playing a major role in organising key events, leading by example (behaviour);
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive and display initiative for the benefit of others:
    • Examples include setting up student activities, participating in community based projects;
  • Ability to inspire fellow students;
  • Willingness to offer curriculum and teaching feedback in order to improve the medical program;
  • Desire to talk to outside groups such as at schools or community events;
  • Desire to attend career expo or career events for future medical students.

The Australian Physiotherapy Association Graduate Entry Master’s Prize (GEM) for Clinical Excellence

  1. The name of the prize shall be the The Australian Physiotherapy Association Graduate Entry Master’s Prize (GEM) for Clinical Excellence.
  2. The value of the prize  is new graduate membership of the APA.
  3. The prize will be awarded to the student who receives the highest average mark across the the final clinical placement  topics of the program: PHYT8008 and PHYT8009. Should two or more students achieve an equal mark, they will be separated by the student with highest GPA for the course.
  4. The maximum number of awardees who may receive the prize is one.

The CareSearch Evidence Based Practice in End of Life Care Prize

The CareSearch prize acknowledges the input and contribution that the CareSearch Team provided in the development of the subject PALL8432. CareSearch is a key online resource that palliative care students utilize whilst undertaking this core subject. It is also to acknowledge the contribution this online resources plays in providing relevant evidence and quality information to the community on palliative care (whether general public or health professionals).

  • The prize shall be known as the CareSearch Evidence Based Practice Prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Palliative Care and Applied Gerontology Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a cheque to the value of $100.
  • The prize shall be awarded at the end of the year to the student who receives the highest mark for the topic PALL8432 Understanding the Literature for Evidence Based Practice.
  • In event that the highest mark is less than 80% no prize will be awarded.
  • In the event of a tie, the prize will be awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark for the course.

The Chronic Condition Management Practice Change Initiative Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Chronic Condition Management Practice Change Initiative Prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Chronic Care, Mental and Public Health Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall consist of a cheque to the value of $200.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student who receives the highest mark for the topic MHSC8112 Perspectives on Chronic Disease Management.
  • In event that the highest mark is less than 80% no prize will be awarded.
  • In the event of a tie, the prize will be awarded to the student with the highest mark in the assessment component Changing Systems to Support Chronic Condition Management.

Bachelor of Clinical Science Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Bachelor of Clinical Sciences Prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Bachelor of Clinical Sciences Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a cheque to the value of $200.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the second year student in the Bachelor of Clinical Sciences who achieves the highest Grade Point Average over Years 1 and 2 of the course.
  • In the event of a tie, the prize shall be awarded to the student whose score in the Multiple Mini Interview in topic MMED2008 Communication for Improved Health Care is judged to be the best.
  • No award shall be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

The Gary Andrews Prize in Applied Gerontology

The Applied Gerontology prize is named in memory of Professor Gary Andrews, who was an international leader in gerontology at Flinders and developed the post graduate programs in Applied Gerontology. He also instigated the development of the Palliative Care in Aged Care programs.

  • The prize shall be known as the Gary Andrews Prize in Applied Gerontology.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Palliative Care and Applied Gerontology Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a cheque to the value of $200.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the graduating student in the Graduate Diploma in Applied Gerontology, who has completed at least 18 units of the award at Flinders University and has achieved the highest Grade Point Average throughout the course.
  • In the event of a tie, the prize will be awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark for the course.
  • No award will be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

Bachelor of Medical Science Year 1 Student Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Bachelor of Medical Science Year 1 Student Prize
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Bachelor of Medical Science Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student in the Bachelor of Medical Sciences who achieves the highest overall Grade Point Average after completion of Year 1 of the course.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a cheque to the value of $200. In the event of a tie, the prize will go to the student who has the highest mark for MDSC 1102 (Skills for Medical Scientists 1).

Bachelor of Medical Science Year 2 Student Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Bachelor of Medical Science Year 2 Student Prize
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Bachelor of Medical Science Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student in the Bachelor of Medical Sciences who achieves the highest overall Grade Point Average after completion of Year 2 of the course.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a cheque to the value of $200. In the event of a tie, the prize will go to the student who has the highest mark for MDSC 2000 (Skills for Medical Scientists 2).

Bachelor of Medical Science Year 3 Student Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Bachelor of Medical Science Year 3 Student Prize
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Bachelor of Medical Science Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the third year student in the Bachelor of Medical Sciences who achieves the highest overall Grade Point Average after completion of Year 3 of the course.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a cheque to the value of $200. In the event of a tie, the prize will go to the student who has the highest mark for MDSC 3000 (Skills for Medical Scientists 3).

Bachelor of Medical Science Prize for Academic Excellence

  • The prize shall be known as the Bachelor of Medical Science Prize for Academic Excellence
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Bachelor of Medical Science Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the completing student in the Bachelor of Medical Sciences who achieves the highest overall Grade Point Average across the complete course.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a cheque to the value of $200. In the event of a tie, the prize will go to the student who has achieved the highest Grade point average in Year 3 of the program.

Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science)/Master of Optometry Academic Excellence Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science) and Master of Optometry Academic Excellence Prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science)/Master of Optometry Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student in the double degree, Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Vision Science)/Master of Optometry, who achieves the highest Grade Point Average over Years 3 to 5 of the course.
  • The prize shall consist of a cheque to the value of $300 and a certificate.  
  • In the event of a tie, the prize will go to the student who has achieved the highest mark average in the Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science)/Master of Optometry.

Centre for Remote Health Prize for Outstanding Masters Graduate

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Remote Health).
  • The value of the prize will be a plaque and $500 from the Centre for Remote Health.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student completing the Master of Remote and Indigenous Health whose overall academic record, performance in clinical reasoning in the remote context, and the clinical practicums of the intensive blocks are judged to be the best.
  • The prize will be presented by the Course Coordinator at the annual CRANAplus (Council of Remote Area Nurses of Australia) conference.

CSIRO Prize in Nutrition and Dietetics

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board for Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • The value of the prize shall be $250.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student enrolled in the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) course who achieves the highest mark in the research project topic .  In the case of two students equally achieving the highest mark the prize will be shared.   

Deane O Southgate Prize (Year 2)

  • The prize may be awarded annually to the group of MD/BMBS students whose Rural Health project for topic MMED8205 Health Professions and Society 2B, is judged to be the best.
  • The prize may be shared equally if more than one class group is so recommended.
  • The value of the prize will be no less than $150, the amount to be determined annually.
  • The prize will be awarded by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (First and Second Year MD/BMBS).

The Dean's Prize (Year 3 & 4)

  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Examination Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth Year MD/BMBS).
  • The value of the prize shall be determined by the Dean each year, but shall not be less than $500.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student who has achieved the top combined aggregate mark in Years 3 and 4 of the MD/BMBS course.

Developmental Educators Australia Incorporated (DEAI) Prize for Academic Excellence

  • The prize shall be known as the Developmental Educators Australia Incorporated (DEAI) Prize for Academic Excellence.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Disability and Community Inclusion Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall be awarded to a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education who has achieved the highest grade and mark in the topic DSRS2234 Direct Instruction.
  • The prize is to the value of $100 and free student membership with DEAI until completion of their degree (value of $30 per year).In the event of a tie the prize may be shared and each student with receive free student membership with DEAI until completion of their degree (value of $30 per year).
  • No award shall be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

Dietitians Association of Australia (SA Branch) Prize in Nutrition and Dietetics

  • The prize shall be known as the Dietitians Association of Australia (SA Branch) Prize in Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Nutrition and Dietetics Examinations Board to the student enrolled in the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours), or the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics whose overall academic record, performance on placement and contribution to the Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics is judged to be the best.

    The prize shall consist of a one year membership of the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA).

Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education, Practical Excellence Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education, Practical Excellence Prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Disability and Community Inclusion Unit’s Examination Board.
  • The prize shall be awarded to a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education who has achieved the highest level of excellence in a second year level Practicum topic, either Practicum A or Practicum B, as judged by the course coordinator.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a cheque to the value of $200.
  • No award shall be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education, Academic Excellence Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education, Academic Excellence Prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Disability and Community Inclusion Unit’s Examination Board.
  • The prize shall be awarded to a graduating student in the Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education who has achieved the highest Grade Point Average throughout the course.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a cheque to the value of $200.
  • In the event of a tie the prize may be shared at the discretion of the Examination Board.
  • No award shall be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

Master of Disability Studies, Academic Excellence Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Master of Disability Studies, Academic Excellence Prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Disability and Community Inclusion Unit’s Examination Board.
  • The prize shall be awarded to a student in the Master of Disability Studies who has achieved the highest GPA upon completion of their degree.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a cheque to the value of $200.
  • In the event of a tie the prize may be shared at the discretion of the Examination Board.
  • No award shall be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

Disability and Community Inclusion Unit, Postgraduate Research Excellence Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Disability and Community Inclusion Unit, Postgraduate Research Excellence Prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Disability and Community Inclusion Unit.
  • The prize shall be awarded for a substantial piece of research undertaken within a postgraduate disability degree (Masters of Disability Studies, MSc, PhD) which, in the opinion of the Research Higher Degree representative or nominee from the School of Medicine on the Faculty Higher Degrees Committe, demonstrates an outstanding level of originality and/or critical reasoning.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a cheque to the value of $200.
    No award shall be made if the  Research Higher Degree representative or nominee from the School of Medicine deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

The Dr Nick McClure Memorial Prize in Enterprise Management

This prize has been established from contributions by family, friends, students and colleagues to commemorate Dr Nick McClure, a valued member of the lecturing staff of the Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours) course from 1993 until his untimely death in 2002. Nick played a key role in developing the topic of Enterprise Management, currently named BioBusiness to its current standard of excellence and hence this prize is awarded in his honour. The following rules shall apply:

  • The Dr Nick McClure Memorial Prize in Enterprise Management may be awarded annually by the Biotechnology Examinations Board (herein after referred to as the Board).
  • The value of the prize shall be $500 which may be awarded annually to a maximum of 2 awardees, with each receiving the full value of the prize (ie. $500)
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student who gains the highest mark in the topic BTEC4001 BioBusiness and no less than a High Distinction.
  • No prize shall be awarded if in the opinion of the Board there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

The Dr Paul Collier Prize for Outstanding Student Achievement in Practicum C

This prize is proposed to recognise the outstanding academic success of a student who has attained the highest mark and grade in the topic DSRS3233 Practicum C Disability and Community Rehabilitation

The prize and rules are as follows:

  • The prize shall be known as The Dr Paul Collier Prize for Outstanding Student Achievement in Practicum C.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Disability and Community Inclusion Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall be awarded to a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education who has achieved the highest Mark and Grade in the topic DSRS3233 Practicum C - Disability and Community Rehabilitation.
  • The prize is to the value of $500, a framed certificate, a trophy and the opportunity to meet with the Board Members of Dignity for Disability (d4d).
  • In the event of a tie the prize may be shared at the discretion of the Exam Board. If the prize is shared, each prize shall be to the value of $250 and a certificate and a trophy will be awarded to each recipient.
  • No award shall be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

Employment and Disability Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Employment and Disability Prize.
  • The value of the prize shall be $400.
  • The prize will be awarded once a year to one student, or if there are two or more students equally deserving, the prize shall be divided equally.
  • The prize will not be awarded if there is no applicant of sufficient merit.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student in DSRS2237 Employment & Disability who best demonstrates an interest in and grasp of the Issues in gaining employment faced by people with disabilities. This will be determined by the CEO of Community Bridging Services, the prize sponsor, on the basis of an application of less than 500 words addressing the following points:
    • Why is employment important for people with a disability?
    • How have opportunities for sustainable employment improved in the last ten years for
    • people with a disability in Australia?
    • In your view, what are some of the key barriers facing people with a disability accessing
    • sustainable employment opportunities?
    • Suggest some strategies for change to improve this.

Flinders University School of Medicine Alumni Prize (Year 4)

  • The prize shall be called the Flinders University School of Medicine Alumni Prize.
  • The value of the prize shall be a certificate and book.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually on the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Medicine in consultation with members of the executive of the Alumni Association.
  • Nominations for the prize may be made by members of the final year MD/BMBS student body and by members of staff of the School of Medicine. Forms for this purpose will be circulated amongst the staff and students in October each year.
  • The aim of the prize is to encourage students to maintain their interest and investment in activities in the wider community. The prize shall be awarded to the final year MD/BMBS student who is of good academic standing and who is judged to have made the most outstanding contribution in a field other than medicine. This may include community service, achievements in the arts, or sporting endeavours.
  • In the event that in any year there is more than one student of sufficient merit, the Dean may recommend that the award be made to more than one student.
  • No award shall be made if the Dean, together with members of the Executive of the Alumni Association deem that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

Graduate Diploma in Health Administration Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Graduate Diploma in Health Administration Prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Health Care Management Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a cheque to the value of $200.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the graduating student in the Graduate Diploma in Health
  • Administration, who has completed at least 18 units of the award at Flinders University and has achieved the highest Grade Point Average throughout the course.
  • In the event of a tie, the prize will be awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark for the course.
  • No award will be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

HealthCare Australia Prize

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Remote Health).
  • The value of the prize shall be a plaque and a cheque to the value of the topic fees.
  • The prize may be awarded to the student whose overall performance in the topic REMH 8006 Remote Advanced Nursing Practice and Pharmacotherapeutics is judged to be the best.
  • The prize will be presented at the annual CRANAplus (Council of Remote Area Nurses of Australia) conference.

Health Promotion Association of Australia (SA Branch) Prize

  • The prize will be awarded to the student who has gained the highest overall aggregate mark in the four Health Education/Health Promotion topics, which comprise the first and second year of the stream in the Bachelor of Health Sciences.
  • The prize will be awarded by the Bachelor of Health Sciences Examination board, on the recommendation of the coordinator of the Health Education/Health Promotion stream.
  • The prize will consist of full membership of the SA Branch of the Health Promotion Association for a period of one year and book voucher to the value of $50.

The Health Sciences Prize for Academic Excellence

  • The prize shall be known as the Health Sciences Prize for Academic Excellence.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Health Sciences Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student or students with the highest overall grade point average cumulative in the final year of the single Bachelor of Health Sciences degree.
  • The value of the prize shall be a cheque to the value of $200.
  • In the event of a tie the prize will be shared equally.

The HenderCare Award for Excellence in Nursing Care

  • The prize shall be known as The HenderCare Award for Excellence in Nursing Care.
  • The value of the prize shall be $500.
  • The prize shall be awarded to a nursing student completing the requirements of the first year of the Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) program in the School of Nursing & Midwifery who achieves the highest mark in topic NURS 2010; “Managing Care in Professional Practice”.
  • In the case of multiple students each with the same mark for this topic; the prize shall be awarded to the student with the highest GPA overall, for all topics undertaken in their Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) course to date.

Master of Hospital Administration (China) Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Master of Hospital Administration Prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Health Care management Examinations Board
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a book with an inscription.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the graduating student in each cohort of the Master of Hospital Administration program, who has completed all 54 units through Flinders University and has achieved the highest Grade Point Average throughout the course.
  • In the event of a tie, the prize will be awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark for the course.
  • No award shall be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

The Jack Alpers Prize in Clinical Internal Medicine (Year 4)

The Prize has been established in memory of Professor Jack Alpers, one of the founding leaders of the School of Medicine and its major teaching hospital, Flinders Medical Centre. Professor Alpers was Head of Respiratory Medicine and Deputy Head of the Department of Medicine from 1976 until his retirement in 2001. He was an excellent and compassionate physician with a particular human touch which was greatly valued by his patients. He was also a committed and highly respected teacher and mentor of several generations of medical students and junior doctors and was particularly valued for his skills in clinical interaction, the essence of medical practice. He died at the age of 71 in November, 2007.

Prior to his death, Professor Alpers indicated his wish to contribute a significant sum to establish a prize for excellence in clinical internal medicine. His colleague and friend Professor John Chalmers (former Head of the Department of Medicine at Flinders) agreed to match this sum. Since then, a fund has been established in honour of Professor Alpers to which his family, friends, students and colleagues have contributed generously to support the prize.

The following rules shall apply to the prize:

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth Year MD/BMBS).
  • The value of the prize shall be determined from time to time by the Examinations Board but shall not be less than $300.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the final year MD/BMBS student who has been in good standing throughout the course and whose teamwork, clinical skills and empathy in the practice of clinical internal medicine are judged to be the best.

James and Jessie Brown Memorial Prizes in Gerontology

In celebration of the completion, in November 1992, of 100 years operating various South Australian charitable health services, predominantly for the aged and infirm, The James Brown Memorial Trust offers the following prizes in memory of its benefactors.

The following rules shall apply to the James and Jessie Brown Memorial Prizes in Gerontology:  

  • The James and Jessie Brown Memorial Prizes in Gerontology will be awarded annually by a selection panel, comprising the Chairperson of The James Brown Memorial Trust (or nominee), the Professor of Rehabilitation, Aged and Extended Care (or nominee), a nominee of the Dean of Medicine and a nominee of the Dean of Nursing and Midwifery, both with expertise in the field of gerontology or aged care.
  • The value of the prizes shall be determined from time to time by The James Brown Memorial Trust but shall not be less than $1,000 each.
  • Three prizes will be awarded. One prize shall be awarded to a student enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate program within each of the schools in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. The prizes will be awarded to the students submitting, as part of their normal course requirements, the best pieces of written work of up to 5,000 words on a topic of relevance in the field of gerontology or aged care.

Jane Preston Memorial Prize in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Year 4)

Jane Preston, a medical graduate, completed the Obstetrics and Gynaecology training program at Flinders and graduated Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in February 1991, aged 32. A few days later she was diagnosed with cancer and died in 1993, aged 34. In her memory, her family has donated funds to support an annual prize for a female student, enrolled in the final year of the MD/BMBS course, who has achieved excellence in the study of obstetrics and gynaecology. The rules for the prize are as follows:

  • There shall be a fund known as the Jane Preston Memorial Fund.
  • The fund shall consist of a principal established by donations and such revenues as are received from the investment of that principal. The fund shall be open to subscriptions by the public and set up with the approval of the Australian Taxation Office.
  • The purposes of the fund are to award annually a prize which shall consist of a medal, a certificate, and a sum of money, and which shall be known as the Jane Preston Memorial Prize, to a female student enrolled in the final year of the MD/BMBS course in the School of Medicine who has achieved excellence in the study of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • There shall be a committee appointed by the Council known as the Jane Preston Memorial Fund Committee which shall comprise the Vice-Chancellor (or nominee), the Dean of the School of Medicine (or nominee), and the Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (or nominee), save that at least one member of the committee shall be a woman.
    The functions of the committee shall be to receive annually:
    (1)  a recommendation from the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine on the award of a prize;
    (2)  a report on the state of the fund. A copy of the report shall be made available to the main sponsor of the fund. If, on the advice of the Examinations Board, there is no student eligible to receive the prize in a particular year, no award shall be made. If a joint prize is to be awarded, each recipient shall be awarded a medal, a certificate and the full value of the prize.
  • The value of the prize shall be $300 on the first occasion offered. The real value of the prize shall be maintained by adjusting it commensurately with movements in the Consumer Price Index for Adelaide.
  • The fund shall be administered by the University Accountant and shall be invested at his or her discretion in securities or the like which are approved forms of investment for the general funds of the University.
  • The prize shall cease to be awarded if the fund is exhausted.
  • If the prize has been unable to be awarded for a period of five years, the Committee shall so advise the Council which is empowered to alter the purposes of the fund as appropriate save that it shall always be applied for the purposes of a prize for an outstanding female student in the specialty of Obstetrics and Gynaecology which shall be known as the Jane Preston Memorial Prize.

Jillian Teubner Memorial Prize (Year 3 & 4 International)

Jillian Teubner's career at Flinders spanned 27 years. She was appointed as a Senior Demonstrater in Clinical Biochemistry in 1975 and, at the time of her death from cancer in 2002, she was Associate Professor in the Medical Education Unit of the School of Medicine. In this latter role, as Chairperson of the BMBS Admissions Committee, Jillian's work in designing and implementing the admissions process for the graduate entry medical course was of national and international significance. She was also responsible for recruiting international students to the medical course and took a particular interest in these students, welcoming them on their arrival in Australia, providing support and encouragement throughout their studies and maintaining contact with many of them after their graduation.

This prize has been established in Jillian's memory, from contributions by family, friends, students and colleagues. The following rules shall apply:

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth Year/BMBS).
  • The value of the prize shall be determined from time to time by the Examinations Board, but shall not be less than $250.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the international student who has achieved the highest combined aggregate mark in Years 3 and 4 of the MD/BMBS course.

The John Gladstone Sweeney Prize in Orthopaedics (Year 3 & 4)

Funds have been donated by the Orthopaedic Research Trust Fund established at the Flinders Medical Centre for an annual prize to encourage medical students to pursue an active academic interest in orthopaedics. The following rules will apply:

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth year MD/BMBS).
  • The value of the prize shall be $300.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student enrolled in the MD/BMBS course whose performance in a special clinical viva examination in orthopaedics is judged to be the best.

Kathleen V Russell Prize in Neurobiology

The sum of $5,000 has been endowed to the Flinders Medical Centre Foundation for the establishment of an annual prize to encourage excellence in scholarships within the neurobiological sciences.

The following rules shall apply to the Kathleen V Russell Prize which the Flinders Medical Centre Foundation is to administer, as an affirmation of its interest in assisting researchers early in their education and training and throughout their professional careers:

  • The prize will be awarded annually to the honours or postgraduate student who, undertaking studies in any branch of the neurobiological sciences, has been judged competitively as showing the most promise in his or her particular field.
  • The value of the prize shall be $300.
  • The prize will be awarded by the Flinders Medical Centre Foundation on the recommendation of a special committee formed from members of the Centre for Neuroscience. Students nominated or nominating for this prize will have demonstrated innovation, originality and diligence over the duration of their research studies and will present a seminar to the Centre for Neuroscience which illustrates the significance of the ideas examined, the quality of the experimental work including the methodological and technical skills required, and the interpretation of their research findings in the context of those from other researchers.
  • The prize will be presented at the Annual General meeting of the Flinders Medical Centre Foundation in October of each year. The recipient will also receive a citation named the Kathleen V Russell Prize in Neurobiology, which will describe something of the reasons for the award and why this particular candidate was successful.
  • If in any year the prize is not awarded or the income from the endowment exceeds the amount of the prize, the value of such prize or excess income shall be added to the capital of the endowment fund.

The BioSA Prize for BioBusiness

This prize has been established from contributions by BioSA for recognition of the student who obtains the highest mark in the topic BioBusiness GE (BTEC9001).

  • The BioSA Prize for BioBusiness may be awarded annually by the Biotechnology Examinations Board (herein after referred to as the Board).
  • The value of the prize shall be $500 which may be awarded annually
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student who gains the highest mark in the topic BTEC9001 BioBusiness GE and no less than a High Distinction.
  • No prize shall be awarded if in the opinion of the Board there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

The Margaret Brown Prize for Contribution to a Rural Community

The Flinders University Rural Clinical School (South Australia) has sponsored an annual prize, to be known as the Margaret Brown Prize for Contribution to a Rural Community. The prize is named in honour of Margaret Brown, who has had a significant involvement as a consumer representative and member of the Flinders University Rural Clinical Community Advisory Board since its inception.

The following rules shall apply to the prize:

  1. The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth Year MD/BMBS) on the recommendation of the Flinders University Rural Clinical School Community Advisory Board.
  2. The value and content of the prize shall be determined from time to time by the Community Advisory Board but shall not be less than $500.
  3. The prize shall be awarded to the MD/BMBS student who has made the most significant contribution to a rural community during his/her studies in the medical course.
  4. Any student enrolled in the Flinders University MD/BMBS, independent of his/her suite of study, is eligible for nomination.
  5. Nominations for the prize will be sought in March each year from students, members of the teaching staff and members of the community. Each nomination must include a statement of no more than 400 words describing the student's contribution to a rural community and the name of a referee who can testify to the accuracy of the nomination.

The Nurses Memorial Foundation of SA Margaret Grace McNair AM Award

  • The prize shall be known as The Nurses Memorial Foundation of SA Margaret Grace McNair AM Award.
  • The value of the prize, which has been donated to the School of Nursing & Midwifery by the Nurses Memorial Foundation of SA Inc, shall be $1,000.
  • The prize shall be awarded to a nursing student completing the pre-registration program in the School of Nursing & Midwifery at the Flinders Campus within the required time (6 years from commencement of the degree) and who demonstrates academic excellence by achieving the highest grade/overall mark in the capstone professional experience placement topic in 3rd year.

The Nurses Memorial Foundation of SA Margaret Grace McNair AM Award (Riverland)

  • The prize shall be known as The Nurses Memorial Foundation of SA Margaret Grace McNair AM Award (Riverland).
  • The value of the prize, which has been donated to the School of Nursing & Midwifery by the Nurses Memorial Foundation of SA Inc, shall be $1,000.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually to a nursing student completing the pre-registration program at the Riverland Campus of the School of Nursing & Midwifery within the required time (6 years from commencement of the degree) and who demonstrates academic excellence by achieving the highest grade/overall mark in the capstone professional experience placement topic in 3rd year.

The Nurses Memorial Foundation of SA Margaret Grace McNair AM Award for Midwifery

  • The prize shall be known as The Nurses Memorial Foundation of SA Margaret Grace McNair AM Award for Midwifery.
  • The value of the prize, which has been donated to the School of Nursing & Midwifery by the Nurses Memorial Foundation of SA Inc, shall be $1,000.
  • The prize shall be awarded to a midwifery student completing the pre-registration program in the School of Nursing & Midwifery at the Flinders Campus within the required time (3 years from commencement of the degree) and who demonstrates excellence in clinical practice by achieving the highest grade/overall mark in the capstone professional experience placement topic.

The Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics Academic Excellence Award

  • The prize shall be known as the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics Academic Excellence Award.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Nutrition and Dietetics Examinations Board.
  • The value of the prize shall be $100 for a single awardee.
  • The prize shall be awarded for academic excellence by a graduating student in the Bachelor of
  • Nutrition and Dietetics whose overall academic record, performance on placement and contribution to the Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics is judged to be the best.

The Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) Academic Excellence Award

  • The prize shall be known as the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) Academic Excellence Award.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Nutrition and Dietetics Examinations Board.
  • The value of the prize will be $100 for a single awardee.
  • The prize shall be awarded for academic excellence by a graduating student in the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) whose overall academic record, performance on placement and contribution to the Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics is judged to be the best.

The Master of Nutrition and Dietetics Academic Excellence Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics Academic Excellence Prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Nutrition and Dietetics Examinations Board.
  • The value of the prize shall be $100 for a single awardee.
  • The prize shall be awarded for academic excellence by a graduating student in the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics whose overall academic record, performance on placement and contribution to the Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics is judged to be the best.

The Master of Clinical Rehabilitation Research Prize

  • The prize shall be known as The Master of Clinical Rehabilitation Prize
  • The value of the prize shall be $200
  • The Prize may be awarded annually to a student in the Master of Clinical Rehabilitation who has demonstrated excellence in research and gained a grade of DN or higher for one of the following topics; REHB8022 Advanced Rehabilitation Practice Project Implementation and Evaluation; REHB9102 Clinical Rehabilitation Research Project Implementation and Evaluation; or REHB9200 Masters Thesis in Clinical Rehabilitation (36 units).
  • The determination of excellence will be according to the assessment criteria for each topic.  The prize will not be awarded if there is no applicant of sufficient merit.
  • The prize will be awarded by the Examinations Board for the Master of Clinical Rehabilitation course on the recommendation of the Head of the Rehabilitation and Aged Care Discipline and the Course Coordinator, after benchmarking and ranking ratified by the Examination board.

The Michael Crotty Prize in Public Health

This prize has been established from contributions by family, friends, students and colleagues to commemorate Michael Crotty, a Lecturer in the Department of Public Health and a member of the teaching staff of the Master of Primary Health Care course from 1989 to 1998. The following rules shall apply:

  • The Michael Crotty Prize in Public Health shall be awarded annually by the Public Health Examinations Board, on the recommendation of the Head of the Discipline of Public Health and the Coordinator of the Master of Public Health course.
  • Up to two prizes shall be awarded to graduating students in the Master of Public Health who have completed at least 36 units of the award at Flinders University, according to either of the two following criteria:having achieved the highest grade point average of the graduating year; or
  • having achieved a grade point average within the top three of the graduating year and contributions to the Discipline of Public Health as measured by recommendations by academic staff (highlighting evidence of the candidates assistance to fellow students, feedback and evaluation of curricula and/or other demonstrable contributions or leadership qualities)
  • The value of each prize shall be determined from time to time by the Examinations Board, but shall not be less than $250. In addition, each prize will include a copy of Michael Crotty's book Foundations of Social Research.

Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) Nutrition and Dietetics Student Prizes

  • Two prizes may be awarded annually by the Nutrition and Dietetics Programs Examinations Board: one to an international student completing the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics or the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) and the other to an international student completing the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • The value of each prize will $200.
  • One prize will be awarded to the international student with the best overall performance in Years 3 and 4 of the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics. The other prize will be awarded to the international student with the best overall performance in the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics. Students will be judged on the basis of their grade point average over the two years of study and their contribution to the course.
  • No prize shall be awarded if in the opinion of the Examinations Board there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

Nutricia Australia Prize in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

  • The prize will be named the Nutricia Australia Prize in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the Nutrition and Dietetics programs.
  • The value of the prize shall be $500.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student enrolled in either the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics or the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics whose overall performance in the topic Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics is judged the best.

The Master of Occupational Therapy Academic Excellence Prize

  • The name of the prize shall be the Master of Occupational Therapy Academic Excellence Prize.
  • The value of the prize shall be $200
  • The prize will be determined by the Occupational Therapy Examinations Board and is to be awarded to the student who receives the highest overall GPA over the two years of the Master of Occupational Therapy.  In order for the prize to be awarded the minimum overall GPA must be 5.5 or higher.  The prize will not be awarded if there is no applicant of sufficient merit.
  • Should two or more students achieve an equal highest GPA, the prize will be awarded to the student with the most high distinction grades for Master of Occupational Therapy topics, or if still tied, the highest average overall mark for the course.
  • The maximum number of awardees who may receive the prize in any given year is one.

The Occupational Therapy Australia – South Australian Division Award

  1. The name of the prize shall be the Occupational Therapy Australia – South Australian Division Award.
  2. The value of the prize shall be $100, awarded by Occupational Therapy Australia – South Australian Division.
  3. The prize will be determined by the Occupational Therapy Examinations Board and is to be awarded to the student who receives the highest overall grade in the OCCT8012 Transition to Professional Practice topic.  In order for the prize to be awarded the minimum overall grade must be a Distinction or higher. The prize will not be awarded if there is no applicant of sufficient merit.
  4. Should two or more students achieve an equal highest grade, the students will be ranked according to the highest mark for the topic, and the prize awarded to the top student.
  5. The maximum number of awardees who may receive the prize in any given year is one.

The Master of Occupational Therapy New Graduate Grant

  1. The name of the grant shall be the Master of Occupational Therapy New Graduate Grant.
  2. The value of the grant shall be $1,000.
  3. The grant shall be awarded for the purpose of supporting a specific activity that enables the advancement or extension of practice of new graduates.
  4. The grant will be awarded by the Occupational Therapy Examinations Board on the recommendation of a selection panel comprising the Master of Occupational Therapy Course Coordinator (or nominee) and two industry representatives. Final year students in the Master of Occupational Therapy will be called to submit a detailed grant proposal, including the learning aims; description of the projected activity; expected outcomes in releation to the learning aims and the overall intent of the award; and a projected budget including an explanation of how any shortfall between the grant and the cost of the activity will be met.
  5. The grant will be awarded to the student whose grant proposal is judged to make the strongest case for realistic advancement of their skills through the projected activity.
  6. The maximum number of awardees who may receive the prize in any given year is one.The grant shall not be awarded if there are no applications of suitable merit.
  7. Successful grant recipients must submit a financial acquittal within three months of their proposed activity including a brief report of the activity and how funds were expended.

The SA Health Prize for Excellence in Occupational Therapy Practice

  • The prize shall be known as The SA Health Prize for Excellence in Occupational Therapy Practice
  • The value of the prize shall be $250.
  • The prize shall be awarded once per academic year, following the publication of Semester 2 results. The maximum number of awardees who may receive the prize in any given year is one.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student with the highest aggregate grade for the three major fieldwork placements in the Master of Occupational Therapy and practical exams in Occupational Therapy practice topics.  In order for the prize to be awarded the minimum overall grade in the fieldwork components must be a Credit average or higher.  The prize will not be awarded if there is no applicant of sufficient merit.
  • The prize shall be awarded by the Examinations Board for the Master of Occupational Therapy on the recommendation of the Course Coordinator following ranking of all students.  The prize will be awarded to the student who receives the highest aggregate grade in the topics OCCT8007 Clinical Practicum, OCCT8008 Clinical Practicum 2, and OCCT8009 Clinical Practicum 3; plus the practical examination assessment component in OCCT8001 The Occupational Therapy Process, OCCT8003 Occupational Therapy Evaluation and Practice, OCCT8004 Occupational Therapy Evaluation and Practice 2, and OCCT8005 Occupational Therapy Evaluation and Practice 3.
  • Should two or more students achieve an equal highest grade, students will be separated by the highest aggregate numeric mark for the three fieldwork topics.

The Prize in Paediatrics (Year 4)

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth year MD/BMBS).
  • The prize shall consist of a $250 book voucher and a plaque.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the final year MD/BMBS student whose academic performance in paediatrics and child health is judged to be the best.

Paediatric Clinical Optometry Award

  • The prize shall be known as the Paediatric Clinical Optometry Award.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science) and Master of Optometry Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall be awarded to a student of the Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science)/Master of Optometry who has achieved the highest academic performance in paediatric studies (embedded in OPTO8004, Optometry 1) and has demonstrated excellence in paediatric clinical practice, following completion of Year 5 of the course.
  • The prize shall consist of a cheque to the value of $300, a book voucher to the value of $250 and a certificate.

The Paediatrics Clinical Prize (Year 4)

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth year MD/BMBS).
  • The prize shall consist of a $250 book voucher and a plaque.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the final year MD/BMBS student whose clinical skills and empathy in the practice of paediatrics and child health are judged to be the best.

The Academic Prize for Excellence in Palliative Care

  • The prize shall be known as the Academic Prize for Excellence in Palliative Care.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Palliative Care and Applied Gerontology Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a cheque to the value of $200.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the graduating student in the Graduate Diploma in Palliative Care, who has completed at least 18 units of the award at Flinders University and has achieved the highest Grade Point Average throughout the course.
  • In the event of a tie, the prize will be awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark for the course.
  • No award will be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

 

Paramedics Australia Award for Research Excellence

  1. The name of the prize shall be the Paramedics Award for Research Excellence.
  2. The prize will comprise a 12 month complimentary membership to Paramedics Australia and a $100 book voucher.
  3. The prize shall be awarded annually by the Bachelor of Health Sciences Examinations Board to the student enrolled in the Bachelor of Paramedic Science who gains the highest aggregate mark in topics HLTH 3201 Qualitative Methods for Social Health Research and HLTH 3205 Quanititative Methods for Social Health Science Research.
  4. In the event of two or more eligible students receiving the same aggregated marks, the prize will be awarded to the student whose academic record in the course as a whole is judged to be the best.
  5. In the event of two or more eligible students receiving the same mark for the topic, the prize will be awarded to the student whose academic record in the course as a whole is judged to be the best.
  6. The recipient of the award will agree to have his/her name and photograph made available to Paramedics Australasia for use in their publication and records.

Peter Meffin Memorial Postgraduate Research Prize

  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Board of the School of Medicine, on the recommendation of the Scholarships Committee, to the highest ranked scholarship applicant commencing a PhD in the School of Medicine.
  • The value of the prize shall be determined annually by the Board of the School of Medicine. 

The Peter John Tamblyn Prize for Evidence-Based Medicine in Orthopaedics

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the relevant Examinations Board of the School of Medicine on the recommendation of a committee in Orthopaedics, representing clinical and research expertise in the Orthopaedics department.
  • The value of the prize shall be $300.
  • The prize shall be awarded to a graduating Doctor of Medicine or Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery student whose project in Orthopaedics has achieved the highest assessed mark in applying the principles of evidence-based medicine to orthopaedic practice.
  • In a case where two students are tied with the highest mark, two prizes will be awarded in full.

The Master of Physiotherapy Academic Excellence Prize

  • The name of the prize shall be the Master of Physiotherapy Academic Excellence Prize.
  • The value of the prize shall be $200
  • The prize will be determined by the Physiotherapy Examinations Board and is to be awarded to the student who receives the highest overall GPA over the two years of the Master of Physiotherapy.  In order for the prize to be awarded the minimum overall GPA must be 5.5 or higher.  The prize will not be awarded if there is no applicant of sufficient merit.
  • Should two or more students achieve an equal highest GPA, they will be separated by the student with the most high distinction grades for Master of Physiotherapy topics, or if still tied, the highest average overall mark for the course.
  • The maximum number of awardees who may receive the prize in any given year is one.

The Master of Speech Pathology Prize for Academic Excellence

  1. The prize shall be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Speech Pathology and Audiology).
  2. The prize shall be awarded to a student or students with the highest overall academic performance in the Master of Speech Pathology.
  3. The value of the prize shall be $200.
  4. If a joint prize is to be awarded, each recipient shall receive an equal share of the prize money.
  5. The prize will not be awarded if there is no applicant of sufficient merit.

The Therapeutic Guidelines Limited Pharmacotherapeutics Prize

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Remote Health).
  • The value of the prize shall be a gift from Therapeutics Guidelines and a plaque.
  • The prize may be awarded to the student who achieves the highest mark in the Pharmacotherapeutics for RANs workbook component of the topic REMH8006 Remote Advanced Remote Nursing Practice and Pharmacotherapeutics or the Pharmacotherapeutics for RANs short course.
  • The prize will be presented at the annual CRANAplus (Council of Remote Area Nurses of Australia) conference.

RACGP Prize for General Practice

  • The prize may be awarded annually to recipients from Flinders University and the University of Adelaide.
  • The value of the prize shall be $500.
  • The Flinders University prize shall be awarded to a nominated medical student enrolled in the fourth year of the MD/BMBS course whose performance in General Practice during third year is exceptional.
  • Prize award decision will be based on a combination of academic merit and GP supervisor feedback received via a nomination form.
  • Further information on the RACGP Prize

Richard Burns Prize in Neurology

Funds have been donated by the FMC Clinicians' Special Purpose Fund for an annual prize to recognise medical students' interest in neurology. The prize is to be named in honour of Professor Richard Burns, founding Head of Neurology at Flinders Medical Centre.

The rules for the prize are as follows:

  1. The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth Year MD/BMBS) on the recommendation of the Head of Neurology.
  2. The value of prize shall be determined from time to time by the Head of Neurology, but shall not be less than $250.
  3. The prize shall be awarded to the Third Year MD/BMBS student whose contribution to the Neurology Round is judged to be the best.
  4. The prize will be presented at the last Neurology Round of the year, or other suitable occasion.

The Richard Taunton Southwood Prize for Orthopaedic Research

Funds have been donated by the Orthopaedic Research Trust Fund established at the Flinders Medical Centre for an annual prize to encourage excellence in medical student research projects supervised by staff members in Orthopaedics.

The following rules will apply:

  • The prize may be awarded annually by a the relevant Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (MD/BMBS), on the recommendation of a committee in Orthopaedics.
  • The value of the prize shall be $300.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the MD/BMBS student whose research project in Orthopaedics is judged to be the best.

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Women's Health Award

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has established an annual award in each medical school in Australia and New Zealand to recognise exceptional student achievement in Women's Health and Obstetrics and Gynaecology and to foster awareness of the specialty. The award at Flinders University will be presented at the MD/BMBS Annual Qualifying ceremony, at the conclusion of the student's final year of study.

The award will be presented by a staff member (or academic status holder) of the University, who is also a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

The following rules will apply to the award at Flinders University:

  • The award shall be called the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Women's Health Award.
  • The award shall be given by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth Year MD/BMBS), on the recommendation of the Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, to a student who achieves excellence in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology/Women's Health component of the third year of the course, and who is not the recipient of any other award for Women's Health in the same year.
  • The award shall comprise $500 and a certificate.
  • If a joint prize is to be awarded, each recipient shall receive a certificate and an equal share of the prize money.
  • The recipient of the prize will agree to have his/her name, contact details and photograph made available to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for use in their publications and College records.

Rural and Remote Clinical Optometry Award

  • The prize shall be known as the Rural and Remote Clinical Optometry Award.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science)/Master of Optometry Examinations Board.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the completing student in the Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science)/Master of Optometry who has made the most significant contribution to a rural and remote clinical setting (or settings) throughout their degree.
  • Nominations for the prize will be sought in November each year from students, members of the teaching staff and members of the community. Each nomination must include a statement of no more than 400 words describing the student's contribution to a rural community and the name of a referee who can testify to the accuracy of the nomination.
  • The prize shall consist of a cheque to the value of $300 and a certificate.
  • No award shall be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

Russell Liston Award for Clinical Excellence

  1. The name of the prize shall be the Russell Liston Award for Clinical Excellence.
  2. The award will comprise a 12 month complimentary membership to Paramedics Australasia and a $ 250 voucher.
  3. The award shall be awarded annually by the Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Paramedic Science Examinations Board to the highest ranked student according to a compilation of the following criteria:
    - Achieving a grade of High Distinction in the capstone topic PARA3007 Applied Paramedic Practice;
    - Receiving consistent positive feedback in Clinical Placement Reports submitted as a portion of the assessment for PARA3007 Applied - Paramedic Practice
    - Gaining the greatest number of nominations from the tutor and assessor group from weekly practical simulation conducted in PARA3007 Applied Paramedic Practice.
  4. In the event of a tied ranking, two prizes will be awarded.The recipient of the award will agree to have his/her name and photograph made available to Paramedics Australasia for use in their publications and records.

 

The St Andrew's Hospital Prize for Academic Excellence in the Master of Health Administration

St Andrew's Hospital in conjunction with Health Care Management have established a student prize to encourage and reward academic excellence in the Master of Health Administration at Flinders University. St Andrews is the sponsor of the prize money.

The rules of the prize will be as follows:

  • The prize shall be known as the St Andrew's Hospital Prize for Academic Excellence in the Master of Health Administration.
  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Health Care Management Examinations Board, on the recommendation of the Head of Health Care Management and Coordinator of the Master of Health Administration course.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the graduating student in the Master of Health Administration who has completed at least 36 units of the award at Flinders University and has achieved the highest Grade Point Average (GPA) throughout the course.
  • In the event that the student with the highest GPA is also eligible for the award of the ACHSM, SA Branch, Health Management Prize, the Master of Health Administration Prize will be awarded to the graduating student with the second highest GPA in the Master of Health Administration.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a payment to the value of $500. In the event of a tie, the prize will go to the student with the highest aggregate mark for the course.
  • Both full-time and part-time students are eligible for the prize.
  • No award shall be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

Master of Health Administration (Singapore) Prize

  • The prize shall be known as the Master of Health Administration (Singapore) Prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Health Care Management Examinations Board
  • The prize shall be awarded to the graduating student, in each Singapore cohort of the Master of Health Administration program, who has completed all 54 units and has achieved the highest Grade Point Average throughout the course.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a book with inscription. In the event of a tie, the prize will go to the student with the highest aggregate mark for the course.
  • No award shall be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

Sampath Dhanapala International Student Excellence Prize

  • The prize shall be known as Sampath Dhanapala International Student Excellence Prize.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by the Disability and Community Inclusion Exam Board.
  • The prize shall be awarded to an international student in the Master of Disability Policy and Practice who has completed at least 36 units of the award at Flinders University and has achieved the highest Grade Point Average (GPA).
  • In the event of a tie, the prize may be shared at the discretion of the Exam Board.
  • The prize is to the value of $500 and a certificate.
  • The prize will not be awarded if there is no applicant of sufficient merit.

The Australasian Lactation Courses Prize

  • The prize will be awarded and determined annually by the Examinations Board (Undergraduate Programs) of the School of Nursing & Midwifery.
  • The prize donated will consist of a book (Breastfeeding and Human Lactation) and a voucher to undertake a course conducted by the Australasian Lactation Courses
  • The prize shall be awarded to a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Midwifery (all pathways) who achieves the highest grade and mark for the topic MIDW2203 Maternal and Infant Nutrition.
  • Where there are two or more candidates who meet the criteria, the prize will be awarded to whichever of these candidates has the highest overall Grade Point Average in Year 2 of the Bachelor of Midwifery (Pre-Registration) or Year One of the Bachelor of Midwifery (Registered Nurse Entry or Registered Midwife Entry).
  • The prize will be awarded to students enrolled in MIDW2203 Maternal and Infant Nutrition.

School of Health Sciences Dean Award

  • The prize shall be known as the School of Health Sciences Dean’s Award.
  • The prize shall be awarded annually by a selection panel, comprising the Dean and executive of the School of Health Sciences
  • Up to four prizes will be awarded: up to two to a student in an undergraduate program in the School of Health Sciences and up to two to a student in a postgraduate program in the School of Health Sciences.
  • The prize shall be awarded to students who have been recognised as playing an active role in supporting and promoting the values of the School during their study at Flinders University.
  • Nominations for the prize will be sought in November each year from any staff or student in the School of Health Sciences. Each nomination must include a statement of no more than 250 words outlining the actions taken by the student and how they have demonstrated support of one or more of the School values, with the name of referee/s who can testify to the accuracy of the nomination.
  • The value of each prize shall be $300, and a certificate.
  • No award will be made if there is not an applicant of sufficient merit.

Nominations will be called via the School of Health Sciences Weekly Wrap during the month of November and through the Discipline Leaders November meeting.

The South Australian Faculty of the Australasian College of Dermatologists Prize in Dermatology

The South Australian Faculty of the Australasian College of Dermatologists has established two annual prizes to be competed for by final year medical students at Flinders University and the University of Adelaide.

  • At Flinders University, the prize shall be called The South Australian Faculty of the Australasian College of Dermatologists Prize in Dermatology.
  • The prize shall be awarded by the South Australian Faculty of the Australasian College of Dermatologists to a student completing the Medical Course at Flinders University.
  • The prize will be awarded on the recommendation of the South Australian Faculty of the Australasian College of Dermatologists to the final year student in the Medical course whose performance in a special online quiz is judged to be the best.
  • The prize will be awarded  at the Medicine Qualifying Ceremony held in December each year.
  • Final year medical students will be granted access to the Australasian College of Dermatologists website in late October each year to complete the online quiz.
  • The prize will comprise a Dermatology text book.
  • If two students are tied on the same mark, two prizes will be awarded and each recipient will receive a Dermatology text book. If more than two students obtain the same mark, a mini viva in dermatology will be arranged by the Australasian College of Dermatologists to determine the recipient of the prize.

The Speech Pathology Association Australia Prizes

  • The Speech Pathology Association Australia Prizes shall be awarded annually by Speech Pathology Association Australia from the recommendations of the Speech Pathology and Audiology Examinations Board in the School of Health Sciences.
  • Each prize shall consist of a certificate and one year membership with Speech Pathology Australia, to the value equivalent of the fee set for a practising member in the nominated year (or the following year if the winner has already renewed/joined the Association for the nominated year).
  • One prize shall be awarded to a final year student in the Bachelor of Speech Pathology/Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) and one prize to a final year student in the Master of Speech Pathology by staff nomination for the student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and/or excellent clinical achievement throughout the course. All topics in the Bachelor of Speech Pathology, Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) and Master of Speech Pathology, excluding SPTH7000A and SPTH7000B, will be included in the judging process.

The Staff Prize in Audiology

  • The prize shall be known as The Staff Prize in Audiology.
  • The value of the prize shall be $200 for a single awardee, or a divided portion if shared.
  • The prize will be available annually. At the discretion of the Examinations Board, the prize may be shared between multiple awardees.
  • The prize is to be awarded to the completing Master of Audiology student who is judged to be most deserving on combined criteria relating to performance on and contribution to the Master of Audiology program. Such performance and contributions may include excellence in academic results, research, clinical practice, representing the interests of students or exceptional performance in a non-academic pursuit.
  • The Examinations Board will select the awardee based on the above criteria.
  • The prize will not be awarded if there is no applicant of sufficient merit.

The Staff Prize in Medicine

Members of the staff of the Department of Medicine of the Flinders Medical Centre have subscribed to a fund to establish this prize, to which the following rules shall apply:

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth year MD/BMBS).
  • The value of the prize shall be $200. In addition, the prize will include a book.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student enrolled in the fourth year of the MD/BMBS course whose performance at a special examination in Medicine is judged to be the best.
  • Eligibility to sit for the special examination shall be determined on the basis of performance in Medicine in the third and four years of the course.

The Staff Prize in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Members of the staff of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine of the Flinders Medical Centre have subscribed to a fund to establish this prize, to which the following rules shall apply:

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the BMBS Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth year MD/BMBS).
  • The value of the prize shall be $250 and a certificate.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student enrolled in the fourth year of the MD/BMBS course whose contribution to research in Obstetrics and Gynaecology during the course is judged to be the most significant.
  • Where there are two or more candidates considered to be of equal merit, the prize shall be awarded to, or shared equally between, those who are not simultaneously a recipient of another prize in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

The Staff Prize in Speech Pathology

Members of staff of the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology have subscribed to a fund to establish this prize, to which the following rules shall apply:

  • The Staff Prize in Speech Pathology shall be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Bachelor of Speech Pathology).
  • The value of the prize shall be at least $200.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the final year student who is judged to be most deserving on combined criteria relating to academic performance and contribution to the Speech Pathology program. Such contributions may include excellence in research, clinical practice, representing the interests of students, or exceptional performance in a non-academic pursuit.

The Staff Prize: Master of Speech Pathology

  1. The prize shall be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Speech Pathology and Audiology).
  2. The prize shall be awarded to the student enrolled in the Master of Speech Pathology degree whose overall academic record and general contribution to the course are judged to be the best.
  3. The value of the prize shall be $200.
  4. If a joint prize is to be awarded, each recipient shall receive an equal share of the prize money.
  5. The prize will not be awarded if there is no applicant of sufficient merit.

The Staff Prize in Surgery (Year 4)

Members of the staff in Surgery at the Flinders Medical Centre have subscribed to a fund to establish this prize, to which the following rules shall apply:

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth Year MD/BMBS).
  • The value of the prize shall be $200. In addition the prize will include a book.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student enrolled in the fourth year of the BMBS course whose performance at a special examination in Surgery is judged to be the best.
  • Eligibility to present for the examination shall be determined on the basis of performance in the Surgery term in the Third Year of the course.

St Andrew's Hospital Prize in Health Administration

  • The prize shall be known as the St Andrew's Hospital Prize in Health Administration.
  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Health Care Management Examinations Board, on the recommendation of the Head of Health Care Management and the Coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Health Administration course.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the graduating student in the Graduate Certificate in Health Administration who has completed all 18 units of the award at Flinders University and has achieved the highest Grade Point Average (GPA) throughout the course.
  • The prize shall consist of a certificate and a cheque to the value of $500. In the event of a tie, the prize will go to the student with the highest aggregate mark for the course.
  • Both full-time and part-time students are eligible for the prize.
  • No award shall be made if the Examinations Board deems that there is no candidate of sufficient merit.
  • Annual approval to offer the prize will be sought from the Chief Executive Office of St Andrew's Hospital.

Sturt Nursing Graduates Award

  • The prize shall be known as the Sturt Nursing Graduates Award.
  • The value of the prize shall be $500.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the nursing student completing a masters coursework program in the School of Nursing & Midwifery with the most outstanding academic record

Therapeutic Guidelines Ltd Rural Research Award

  • The Prize shall be known as The Therapeutic Guidelines Ltd Rural Research Award
  • The value and content of the prize will be a two year subscription to the electronic product eTG Complete.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Parallel Rural Community Curriculum (PRCC) student whose contribution to their rural research project is judged to be the best. Applicants will be judged by a panel of three Flinders Rural Health SA (formerly the Flinders University Rural Clinical School) rural academic researchers. Any student enrolled in the Flinders University MD, who has participated in the PRCC and completed rural research is eligible for nomination. Nominations for the prize will be sought in June from students and community stakeholders who have been involved in the research. Students cannot self-nominate. Each nomination must include a statement of no more than 400 words describing the research and describing its quality and significance to the rural area.
  • The Therapeutic Guidelines Ltd Rural Research Award will be awarded annually by the Third and Fourth Year MD Examinations Board on the recommendation of the Flinders Rural Health SA .
  • No prize shall be awarded if the panel decides there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

The Therapeutic Guidelines Limited Third Year BMBS Prize (Year 4)

Therapeutics Guidelines Limited is an independent not-for-profit organisation dedicated to deriving guidelines for therapy from the latest world literature, interpreted and distilled by Australia's most eminent and respected experts. The rules for the prize will be as follows:

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth Year MD/BMBS).
  • The value of the prize shall be a two-year subscription to Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the highest ranked student completing Year 3 of the MD/BMBS.

Uncle Tobys-Goodman Fielder Prize in Nutrition and Dietetics (Bachelors)

  • The Uncle Tobys-Goodman Fielder Prize in Nutrition and Dietetics may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the Nutrition and Dietetics program.
  • The value of the prize shall be $500 and a plaque.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student enrolled in the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics course whose overall performance in the Third Year of the course is judged to be the best.

Uncle Tobys-Goodman Fielder Prize in Nutrition and Dietetics (Masters Degree)

  • The Uncle Tobys-Goodman Fielder Prize in Nutrition and Dietetics may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the Nutrition and Dietetics program.
  • The value of the prize shall be $500 and a plaque.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student enrolled in the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics course whose overall performance in the First Year of the course is judged to be the best.

WA Cramond Prize in Psychiatry (Year 4)

  • The prize may be awarded annually by the Examinations Board of the School of Medicine (Third and Fourth Year MD/BMBS).
  • The value of the prize shall be determined annually by the Examinations Board, but shall not be less than $400.
  • The prize shall be awarded to the student in the final year of the MD/BMBS course whose overall performance in psychiatry is judged to be the best. In the event of a tie, a special examination in psychiatry may be conducted to determine the recipient of the prize.