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Student Prizes

Our partners and sponsors award cash prizes to students who have demonstrated excellence in their academic courses each year.

The School hosts an official awards afternoon annually to present our outstanding students with their prizes. Our generous prize sponsors provide thousands of dollars in support every year, and our students are always extremely excited to be recognised for their outstanding efforts.

The School thanks and appreciates all the sponsors who have provided prizes throughout the years. We would like to particularly thank the following individuals and organisations for their ongoing support:

  • The Economic Society Prize in Principles of Economics I

    $250 & 2 years of full membership with subscriptions to both journals published by the Economic Society (SA Branch).

  • The Ray Lewis Memorial Prize

    Originally sponsored by members of the School of Economics in memory of former academic Ray Lewis. This prize is also generously sponsored by Professor Brenton Lewis for Best result in Introductory Mathematical Economics I (Basic) The annual value of the Prize is $200

  • Dean's Award for Exceptional Achievement

    Awarded to the student who in the Head of School’s opinion had demonstrated exceptional achievement in any level I, II or III Bec or Bec(IAB). The annual value of the Prize is $200.

  • The Economic Society Prize in Intermediate Econometrics

    Awarded to the student with the best result in Intermediate Econometrics II. The annual value of the prize is $250 & 2 years of full membership with subscriptions to both journals published by the Economic Society (SA Branch).

  • The E. Pollard Prize in Economic History

    Professor Jonathan Pincus established a prize for the best student in Economic History called 'The E. Pollard Prize in Economic History'.
    The purpose of the prize is to encourage undergraduate students to excellence in economic history. The annual value of the Prize is $500.

  • The Productivity Commission Prize

    Awarded to the student with the best result in Microeconomic Theory IV. The annual value of the Prize is $300.

  • The School of Economics Prize for best Honours thesis

    Awarded for the best mark for the thesis component in the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Economics. The annual value of the Prize is $500.

  • The NJ Thomson Memorial Prize

    This Prize has been established by a contribution to the University by subscriptions from the family and friends of the late Associate Professor Norm Thomson, a member of the academic staff of the University from 1971 until his death in 1994, to establish a prize in his memory. The annual value of the Prize is $750.

  • The EA Russell Memorial Prize

    This Prize has been established from a contribution to the University by subscriptions from friends of the late Professor E.A. Russell, a member of the academic staff of the University from 1952 and Professor of Economics from 1964 until his death in 1977, to establish a prize in his memory. The annual value of the Prize is $1,000.

  • The John Lorenzo Young Prize

    This Prize was established in 1913 from a bequest to the University from John Harvey Finlayson, for the purpose of establishing a Scholarship in Political Economy or some cognate subject, in memory of John Lorenzo Young, the founder and proprietor of a school formerly existing in Adelaide, known as “The Adelaide Educational Institution”. The annual value of the prize is $950.

  • The Archibald Mackie Prize

    In 1915 the Commercial Travellers’ Association of South Australia Inc. paid to the University £100 to establish a bursary in memory of Archibald Mackie, a former Secretary of the Association. The annual value of the Prize is now $300.00.


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