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Prizes

The Sir Roland Wilson Foundation awards celebrate SRW scholar and alumni excellence and recognises outstanding contributions to academia, public policy, administration and management in the Australian Public Service.


Joan Uhr
Joan Uhr

The Joan Uhr Prize

For contribution to public policy

The Joan Uhr Prize recognises the Sir Roland Wilson Foundation PhD scholar who has made the greatest contribution to public policy in the past year, particularly through strengthening the links between the Australian Public Service and The Australian National University.

The prize was named after the founding Executive Director of the Foundation, Joan Uhr, PSM in recognition of her contributions.

The inaugural Joan Uhr prize was awarded to Camille Goodman at the annual Secretaries’ Dinner in December 2017.

Prize winners
2019 Shane Johnson
2018 Talia Avrahamzon
2017 Camille Goodman

Ian Castles
Ian Castles. Image source: ANU Press

The Ian Castles Alumni Prize

For extraordinary success, outstanding contributions

The Ian Castles Alumni Prize recognises an alum, from the Sir Roland Wilson PhD scholarship program or the Pat Turner scholarship program, who has achieved extraordinary success in their fields, or made outstanding contributions to public policy in Australia or internationally.

The prize is named after Ian Castles, AO, OBE who was a member of the Sir Roland Wilson Board from 1999-2009.

Prize winners
2019 Dr Angelia Grant

Pat Turner
Pat Turner

The Pat Turner Prize

For contribution to public policy

The SRW Pat Turner Prize (Research) for the SRW Pat Turner MPhil or PhD scholar who has made the greatest contribution to public policy in the past year, particularly through strengthening the links between the Australian Public Service and The Australian National University or Charles Darwin University.

The SRW Pat Turner Prize (Coursework) for the SRW Pat Turner scholar who has achieved the highest grade point average while undertaking a post-graduate coursework program in the past year.

Prize winners
2019 Martin Dallen (Coursework)
2019 Craig Leon (Research)

Sir Roland Wilson
Sir Roland Wilson

The Sir Roland Wilson Prize

For excellence in Business Administration

The Sir Roland Wilson prize is awarded each year to the student who, in that year completed the requirements for the award of the Master of Business Administration; was among the five students who achieved the highest overall GPA in the Master of Business Administration; and, in the opinion of the Dean of the ANU College of Business and Economics, contributed most to the program in terms of leadership and good citizenship in the period of his or her enrolment.

Prize winners
2019 Adam Fricker
2019 Li Na (Charlotte) Hung
2019 Venkateshwara Nuthakki
2018 Christopher Liam Bugden
2018 Katherine May Keenan
2017 Qi Fan
2017 Benjamin Plummer
2016 Claire Thomas
2015 Matthew Sheppard
2014 Fujino Hiroko
2013 Pooshan Navathe
 
The Sir Roland Wilson Foundation is a partnership between The Australian National University, Charles Darwin University and the Australian Public Service.