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Health and Medicine

ACCCN Tasmania Branch award for academic achievement in Postgraduate Critical Care Studies

Graduate Certificate of Nursing (Critical Care), Bachelor of Nursing with Professional Honours (Critical Care) or Graduate Diploma of Nursing (Critical Care) – awarded to a graduating student studying at the University of Tasmania with the highest-grade point average considering both curriculum...

Allan J. Foster Memorial Prize

Awarded annually to the student in the final year of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery who submits the best essay on a topic of alcohol or drugs. All students in their final year of the MBBS course are eligible for the prize. The School of Medicine will issue an annual call for...

AMA Elective Award

Awarded to a student in their fourth MBBS year who is proceeding to Elective term (selection on the basis of proven financial need and quality of submission). Awarded to one student only per year. Please see the attached application form for further information and details on how to apply.

Amber Weatherstone Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship will assist a fourth year University of Tasmania medical student, who wishes to undertake an elective in the sports medicine area.

Andrew Platts Memorial Prize in Internal Medicine

Awarded to a student in the final year of study in the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and who demonstrates interest and proficiency in studies in Internal Medicine.

APS College of Clinical Psychologists Student Prize

APS/CCLP will call for nominations annually via the Psychology department. Eligibility details are available on the APS/CCLP website.

Only one nomination is accepted from the University of Tasmania. Please note that each nominee must have:

• Completed their final year of training, and ...

Arthur Cobbold Prize

Awarded annually to the medical student who has completed second year of Physiology; who has demonstrated a high standard of academic performance throughout the year; has shown a commitment to the study of Medicine and has contributed to all areas of the course in a dedicated manner; and, who has...

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Prize

Awarded to the student with the best performance in Anaesthesia as verified by assessment conducted by the School of Medicine as part of the prize application process.

Australian Journal of Pharmacy Prize

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in third year of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree. To be eligible for the award the student must have completed Year 3 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree at their first attempt.

Australian Journal of Pharmacy Prize (Year 2)

Awarded to the student who demonstrates outstanding achievements in second year pharmacy practice. To be eligible for the award the student must have completed Year 2 pharmacy practice units at their first attempt.

Australian Medical Association (Tasmanian Branch) Prize

Awarded to a student who, at first attempt, passes all the units of the final year examinations of the course for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and who obtains the highest aggregate mark over these examinations.

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (Tasmanian Branch) 1st Year Prize

Awarded annually to the most outstanding student in Year 1 Nursing with the highest overall aggregate mark. To be eligible for the award the student must be enrolled in the first year of the Bachelor of Nursing degree course in the year the award is made.

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (Tasmanian Branch) 2nd Year Prize

Awarded annually to the most outstanding student in Year 2 Nursing with the highest overall aggregate mark. To be eligible for the award the student must be enrolled in the second year of the Bachelor of Nursing degree course in the year the award is made.

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (Tasmanian Branch) Prize

Awarded to the most outstanding graduand in the Bachelor of Nursing (Pre-registration).

B.J. Shirrefs Prize for Therapeutics

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in therapeutics in Year 3 and 4. To be eligible for the award, a student must have completed each unit of Year 3 and 4 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy at their first attempt.

Bryan Day Memorial Prize

Awarded to the student demonstrating excellence in preliminary clinical units of Laboratory Medicine. Aggregate GPA in CXA251/651, CXA231/631 & CXA 241/641 (TOTAL: 3 units). All Undergraduate (53G) and postgraduate (M7U) students with a minimum ¾ load are eligible for this prize.

C A and L H Greatrex Medical Prize

Awarded to the most proficient Tasmanian first year student of the course leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

David Gibson & Bruce MacDonald Prize in Respiratory Medicine

Awarded for the demonstration of skill and commitment in the field of Respiratory Medicine. Selection by written submission from students, 2500 words maximum, detailing their activities in the field. The submission must be supplemented by the report of a referee nominated by the candidate.

The...

Diagnostic Services Pty Ltd, Excellence Award

Awarded to the student demonstrating overall excellence in the Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine (53G). Aggregate GPA of ALL units (TOTAL: 24 units) in years 1, 2 & 3. Undergraduate (53G) students with a minimum ¾ load and presenting a case studies in the unit CXA401 are eligible for this prize.

Diagnostic Services Pty Ltd, Gary Peace Memorial Award

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate GPA across the 10 units in the Master of Laboratory Medicine (M7U). All postgraduate (M7U) students with a minimum ¾ load and presenting case studies in the unit CXA704 are eligible for this prize.

Dr Bill Jackson Memorial Award

Awarded annually to the graduating student in the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery course showing proficiency in rural general practice term in the clinical years of the course. The recipient is to be a member of RUSTICA and/or a holder of a John Flynn Scholarship.

Excellence in Community Pharmacy Prize

Students undertaking Year 3 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree are eligible to apply. Applications to be submitted to the Division of Pharmacy, School of Medicine.

Applicants will be required as part of student placement assessment to write 500 words on: Reflect on your experience in community...

Exercise Science Award

Awarded for the highest overall GPA for the entire undergraduate program at end of Semester 2 third year in the Bachelor of Exercise Science.

Frank Gaha Prize

Awarded annually to the student in the School of Medicine, who at the first attempt passes all the units at the final summative clinical examinations of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery course, and who obtains the highest standard in General Practice.

Frank W. Fay Prize in Surgery

Awarded annually to the applicant who presents the best publication-standard systematic review of a surgical topic, as judged by a panel of surgeons that includes the Professor of Surgery.

G.E. Clemons Prize

Awarded to the student who passes with merit the final examinations for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and who possesses the qualities of humanity, conscientiousness and devotion to the profession.

Guild Insurance Prize

Awarded to the student who submits the best professional experiential placement application (unfunded interstate or overseas placement). Students undertaking Year 4 of the Bachelor of pharmacy are requested to submit an application, via the School of Pharmacy, to nominate for consideration for the...

Gurdip K. Sindhu Prize in Paediatrics

Awarded to the fourth year MBBS student who achieves the highest aggregate mark in the paediatric components of the fourth year exams. Award is made in the year following the achievement.

H.T. Parker Prize

Awarded to the student who obtains the highest overall mark in third year Psychology. All students completing Psychology 3 within the schedule set by the Faculty are eligible for the prize.

J F Correy Prize

Awarded to the 5th Year student who, at first attempt, passed all MBBS examinations in the final two years and achieves the highest mark in a special Obstetrics Multiple Choice Examination.

J.C. Burgin Memorial Prize

Awarded to the student in any year group who has demonstrated outstanding commitment and dedication to their studies. School of Pharmacy staff will be asked annually to put forward candidates to be considered by the prize selection committee.

John Daly Memorial Prize

Awarded annually to a student in the School of Medicine in the final summative clinical examination in the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery course who has passed at the first attempt, all examinations during the preceding years of the course and who gains the highest standard in the...

Judith Liauw Postgraduate Fellowship

Available to a female student who will be graduating with a Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Tasmania at the end of 2021 or has graduated within the last 2 years (2019 or 2020) and is undertaking a Pharmacy Guild of Australia Intern Training Program (ITP) at a rural or remote community...

Kathleen Menzies Elective Essay Prize

Final year medical students will be eligible for the award provided they have not already been awarded any elective award administered by the School of Medicine. The winner of the prize will be required to do a presentation to junior medical students in the School of Medicine and their essay will...

L.J. McLeod Award

Awarded to the student or students who undertakes the best project in the Bachelor of Pharmacy Integrated Honours Program. Eligible students must have completed the Integrated Honours program with 1st class Honours.

Launceston Friendly Society Pharmacy Prize

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in the fourth year of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree. To be eligible for the award the student must have completed Year 4 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree at their first attempt.

Launceston General Hospital Medical Staff Association Dr. Kim Rooney Award

Eligible to graduating MBBS students attending Launceston Clinical School in their final year. The prize will be awarded to the graduating Launceston Clinical School student whom the association and the Academic staff agree has demonstrated consistent academic excellence, integrity, leadership and...

M Rushforth Bursary Prize

Awarded to a student in their fourth year of study in the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery who is proceeding to an Elective term in an Opthamology unit outside Tasmania. The award will be made available to students wishing to take an Ophthalmology elective in an Ophthalmology unit...

Mildred Hansen Memorial Prize in Nursing

Awarded to a Tasmanian student who has successfully completed either the Graduate Certificate in Nursing or Graduate Diploma of Nursing with specialisation in either Special Care of the Newborn Nursing or Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, with the highest grade point average, considering both...

Northern Tasmanian Pathology Service, Derek Smith Memorial Prize

Awarded to the student judged to have presented the best PEP Case Study in CXA401/704 Medical Laboratory Practice 3.

Paula Wilson Memorial Prize in Neuroscience

Awarded for academic excellence in third year Neuroscience.

PDL Prize (Year 1)

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in first year of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree. To be eligible for the award the student must have completed Year 1 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree at their first attempt.

PDL Prize (Year 2)

Awarded annually to the student with the highest aggregate mark in Year 2 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree. Eligible candidates for the award must have completed Year 2 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree in a single academic year.

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (Tas Branch) Gold Medal

Awarded to a student for outstanding academic achievement over four years on a quantitative basis in the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree, having completed all four years of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree consecutively at the University of Tasmania.

This prize may not be awarded every year. It will...

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (Tas Branch) Prize

Awarded to the student who demonstrates outstanding achievements in first year pharmacy practice. To be eligible for the award the student must have completed Year 1 pharmacy practice units at their first attempt.

Ralston Trust Prize

Awarded for greatest proficiency in third year Zoology units.

Rotary Club of Somerset Award in Rural Health

Awarded to a student in fourth year Medicine at the University of Tasmania’s Rural Clinical School and who is intending to complete their final year at RCS. Student must demonstrate:

• Commitment to rural health

• Community engagement

• Outline how the award funding would support their final...

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Prize

Awarded annually to the student who passes all components of the 5th year assessment for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and who obtains the highest marks in a Surgery viva.

Royal Hobart Hospital Pathology Services Prize

Available to all third year Bachelor of Biomedical Science students at the University of Tasmania.

Awarded for best written (500 words) case presented by a student as to why the student will benefit from a practicum placement at the Royal Hobart Hospital Pathology Department.

The written...

Simon Monks Memorial Award for Student Excellence

Awarded for outstanding performance in one general practice attachment, to a fourth year medical student involved in the Rural Clinical School teaching program in the North West region of Tasmania.

Nominations are made by the general practice that hosts the student and the successful nominee is...

Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (Tas Branch) Prize

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in the case based exam questions in CSA322 and CSA306 and the hospital pharmacy placement in CSA357, in year 3 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree. To be eligible for the award the student must have completed Year 3 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy...

Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (Tas Branch) Prize

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark for the written and oral assessment associated with the hospital placements and rounds in Year 4. To be eligible for the award the student must have completed Year 4 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree at their first attempt.

Symbion Prize for Best Community Pharmacy Placement

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in fourth year community pharmacy placement based on submitted portfolios and preceptor reports. To be eligible for the award the student must have completed Year 4 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree at their first attempt.

Symbion Prize for outstanding contribution to the pharmacy profession

Awarded to the student in any year group who acts as an ambassador for, and has selflessly contributed to the pharmacy profession. School of Pharmacy staff will be asked annually to put forward candidates to be considered by the prize selection committee.

Tasmanian Emergency Medicine Prize

Awarded to a student who, at first attempt, passes all the units of the final year examinations of the course for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and achieves the highest mark in a special Emergency Medicine Multiple Choice Examination.

Tasmanian School of Medicine Elective Prize (Outside Australia)

Final year medical students will be eligible for the award provided they have not already been awarded any elective award administered by the School of Medicine. Recipients will be required to do a brief presentation on their experience.

The School of Medicine reserves the right not to award a...

Tasmanian School of Medicine Elective Prize (Within Australia)

Final year medical students will be eligible for the award provided they have not already been awarded any elective award administered by the School of Medicine. Recipients will be required to do a brief presentation on their experience.

The School of Medicine reserves the right not to award a...

The Gould Memorial Prize

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmacology and Medicinal Chemistry. To be eligible for the award the student must have completed Year 2 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree at their first attempt.

The Graeme Holloway Community Pharmacy Prize

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in oral counselling in Pharmacy Skills in Practice 3a, Pharmacy Skills in Practice 3b and Pharmacy Skills in Practice 4a.

The Launceston Friendly Society Pharmacy Prize in Nursing

Awarded to a student who has successfully completed the three consecutive years of a Bachelor of Nursing course. The prize will be awarded by a selection committee comprising the Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery or a nominee, and a member of academic staff responsible for the coordination of...

The University of Tasmania Prize in Ophthalmology (supported by the Tasmanian Branch of RANZCO)

Awarded to the student who writes the best essay in Ophthalmology on the completion of the course for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Westside Pharmacy Prize

Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in third and fourth year pharmacy practice. To be eligible for the award the student must have completed Year 3 and Year 4 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree at their first attempt.