Prizes and Awards

NameNumber AvailableAmountSelection CriteriaClosing DateSponsor/Donor
The AlumniCOMP9242 Prize
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1 $2,000 Best performance in COMP9242 Advanced Operating Systems N/A

Alumni:
Matthew Chapman
Luke Deller
Emmanuel Galanos
Charles Gray
Matthew Grosvenor
Josh Matthews
Caleb Moore
Rupert Shuttleworth
David Snowdon
Adam Wiggins
Ka-Shu Wong

Staff:
Gernot Heiser
Kevin Elphinstone

Plus other anonymous contributors

The Amadeus COMP9322 Prize 1 $500 Best performance in COMP9322 Service-Oriented Architectures N/A Amadeus Logo
The Anita Borg Award
Anita Borg
1 $2,000

Female students who have completed two years full time study at CSE by the end of the year prior to the closing date, undergraduate or postgraduate, in any Program offered by CSE including combined Programs.

1. Contribution to the promotion or enhancement of the benefits of computing to society, including encouraging or facilitating the participation of women in computing.
2. Meritorious academic performance, including outstanding performance in the field of computing.

31 January Gernot Heiser and Trudy Weibel
The Ben Rudzyn COMP2121 Memorial Prize 1 $750 Best performance in COMP2121 Microprocessors & Interfacing N/A  Susan and Joseph Rudzyn
The CISRA Best Research Paper Award 1 $2,000 Awarded on the recommendation of a judging panel, comprised of nominated UNSW academics. Announced via email to students. CISRA
The CSE Postgraduate Performance Prize 10 $0 Best performance in PG Courses N/A The School of Computer Science and Engineering
The CSE Undergraduate Performance Prize Year 1 10 $0 Best performance from COMP1917 and 1927 N/A The School of Computer Science and Engineering
The CSE Undergraduate Performance Prize Year 2 10 $0 Best performance from 18 UoC or more COMP Courses N/A The School of Computer Science and Engineering
The CSE Undergraduate Performance Prize Year 3 10 $0 Best performance from 24 UoC or more COMP Courses N/A The School of Computer Science and Engineering
The CSE Undergraduate Performance Prize Year 4 10 $0 Best avearge COMP WAM for (COMP|SENG|BINF)(4911|4931) plus any 12 units of COMP N/A The School of Computer Science and Engineering
The Google Third Year Prize 1 $1,000 Best 3 from:
3111, 3121, 3141, 3131, 3151, 3171, 3231, 3411, 3421, 3821, 3891, 4001, 4121, 9153, 9243, 9283, 9801, 9814, 9242
N/A Google
The IMC Pacific COMP3121 Prize 3

1st $1000
2nd $500
3rd $500

Best three performances in COMP3121 Algorithms and Proramming Techniques N/A IMC
The Jane Street COMP3141 Prize 3

1st $1000
2nd $750
3rd $500

Best three performances in COMP3141 Software Design and Implementation N/A Jane Street Logo
The Jane Street COMP4181/9181 Prize 3

1st $1000
2nd $750
3rd $500

Best three performances in COMP4181/9181 Language-based Software Safety N/A Jane Street Logo
The Macquarie Performance Prize for Year 1 3

1st $500
2nd $350
3rd $250

Top three students of the The CSE Undergraduate Performance Prize Year 1 N/A Macquarie
The Macquarie Performance Prize for Year 2 3 1st $500
2nd $350
3rd $250
Top three students of the The CSE Undergraduate Performance Prize Year 2 N/A Macquarie
The Macquarie Second Year SENG2020 Award 1 team $2,000 Selected from SENG2020 project presentations. N/A Macquarie
The Microforte COMP4431 Prize 1 team $500 Selected from COMP4431 Game Design Workshop project presentations. N/A MicroForte
The Microsoft Performance Prize - Year 3 2 1st $300
2nd $200
Top two students of the The CSE Undergraduate Performance Prize Year 3 N/A Microsoft
The Murray Allen Award in Computer Science 1 $3,000 Best overall WAM student entering the honours year of Computer Science N/A Murray Allen Photo
Professor Murray Allen
The NICTA Performance Prize 1 $1,000 Top student of the The CSE Undergraduate Performance Prize Year 4 N/A NICTA
The Optiver COMP4001 Prize 1 $500 Best performance in COMP4001 N/A Optiver Logo
The Optiver SENG3011 Prize 1 team $2,000 Best team performance in SENG3011 Software Engineering Workshop N/A Optiver Logo
The PwC Cyber Award 2 2 x $3,000 A short paper (500 words maximum) on a Cyber Security topic 5th March 2013

Quantium COMP2041 Prize

3 1st $1,000
2nd $600
3rd $400 
Best three perfomances in COMP2041 N/A  

Quantium COMP3311 Prize

1st $1,000
2nd $600
3rd $400 
Best three perfomances in COMP3311 N/A  
The QuantumLinx COMP2111 Prize 1 $500 All students undertaking COMP2111 N/A Quantumlinx_correctblue
The ResMed COMP1917 Prize 3 1st $500
2nd $300
3rd $200
Best three perfomances in COMP1917 N/A

** Prizes ($500-$1,999): Prizes have no application procedure, but reward students on work already performed.
** Awards ($2,000-$4,999): Awards may have an application or shortlisting procedure.
** Scholarships ($5,000 + ): Sponsors can outline the selection process (either from high school or from our current cohort) for selecting Scholars. Scholarships sometimes have an internship built into them.

Information on sponsoring can be found here on the CSE Industry Website

Previous Winners