School of Science Awards

The Science Student Awards Gala is an annual event where industry partners and philanthropic supporters are invited to reward outstanding students with financial assistance, scholarships or paid internships.

Almost $100,000 in prizes are awarded each year to nearly 50 Science students.

Sponsor representatives, philanthropic donors and key members of RMIT’s Industry Engagement and Philanthropy teams join winning students at their table.

The Pro-Vice Chancellor of the College of Science, Engineering and Health, members of the Science and Engineering executive team, associate deans, academics, and professional staff from across the School (and College) are also in attendance at this gala event.

Recent sponsors include Agilent Technology, Biarri Optimisation, Bueno, GJK Facility Services, Mondo, Nestle Australia, PerkinElmer, Rowe Scientific, Saab Australia Pty Ltd, Simplot Australia, Spiire, Spatial Vision, and Unibank.

Students are acknowledged for their high achievements academically as well as their contribution to the University community.

See below for a guide to the list of award categories and to view our scholarships, please visit RMIT Scholarships and select the relevant fields.

If you would like to know more about potential sponsorship opportunities for this event, please email us.

In addition to School and College eligibility criteria, nominees must:

8.1. have completed their program in the previous year

8.2. not have any overdue debts owed to the University; and

8.3. not have a record of academic or general misconduct. 

All Science disciplines include:

  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Environmental Science
  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering and IT
  • Surveying and Geospatial Science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics and Analytics
  • Physics.
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