Scholarships & prizes

The UNSW Australia Business School offers a wide range of scholarships to students who are thinking of applying for an undergraduate degree. The School also recognises student excellence through the prizes program.

These scholarships and prizes are made possible by the generosity of our individual and corporate donors.

The School of Risk & Actuarial, UNSW Business School awards a number of prizes for outstanding academic performance each year. You can view the current prize winners below.

Scholarship and prize winners are presented with their award by the Donor or Corporate Representative at an awards ceremony which is held in June each year. The ceremony is one of the School’s most prestigious events in the annual calendar and is attended by over 400 scholars, donors, senior staff and guests.

The 2015 Business School Awards Ceremony will be held on 3 June at The John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW.

Business School Honours Scholarships

Up to 20 honours scholarships are awarded annually by the Business School. These scholarships provide financial support to outstanding students studying in their Honours year, in any of the disciplinary areas available within the Business School.

Deloitte Actuaries & Consultants Prize

Donated by Deloitte Actuaries and Consultants
Awarded for the best performance in ACTL2131 Probability and Mathematical Statistics
2014 winner: Pratik Risbud
Value: $500

Finity Consulting Prize

Donated by Finity Consulting
Awarded for the best performance in the courses ACTL4001, ACTL4002, ACTL4303 or ACTL5100, ACTL5200 and ACTL5303
2014 winner: Stephen Goh                                    
Value: $1000

The Actuaries Institute Prize

Donated by Actuaries Institute
Awarded for the best performance in ACTL1101 Introduction to Actuarial Studies
2014 winner: Dilan Sridaran                                    
Value: $500

Insureware Prize

Donated by Insureware
Awarded for the best performance in ACTL3003 Insurance Risk Models.
2014 winner: Andrew Song                                      
Value: $1000

The E S Wolfenden Memorial Prize

Donated by William Wolfenden in memory of his grandfather who was Australia's first actuary
Awarded for the best performance in Actuarial Studies Honours Year (Coursework and Thesis)
2014 winner: Jichen Li                                                         
Value: $1000

Towers Watson Prize

Donated by Towers Watson
Awarded for the highest aggregate in ACTL3001 Actuarial Studies, ACTL3002 Life Insurance and Superannuation Models, ACTL3003 Insurance Risk Models and ACTL3004 Financial Economics for Insurance and Superannuation by a graduating student in the Bachelor of Commerce
2014 joint winners: Jordan Pedder & Sameep Sandhu                 
Value: $500

UniSuper Prize

Donated by UniSuper
Awarded for the best performance in ACTL3191/ECON3114 Superannuation and Retirement Benefits
2014 winner: Jichen Li                                                         
Value: $500