At a glance

Available to: 
Current Student
Level of study: 
Undergraduate
Year of study: 
4th - 5th year
Citizenship: 
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens
International student

Final year students enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program (or dual program) in any field of engineering in the civil engineering discipline.

Award value:
Duration: 
1 year
Applications open: 
21 July 2017
Applications close: 
20 October 2017
  • Eligibility

    Any student who - 
    (i)    is enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) program, or a dual program that includes a Bachelor  of Engineering component, in any field of engineering in  the discipline of civil engineering; and
    ii)    is expected to graduate at the end of the semester in which the prize is awarded, or the semester immediately following.

The prize was established in 1963 by a gift of $10 000 from Mr B. J. Thiess as a memorial to his son Kenneth A. Thiess, a young Civil Engineering graduate of this University, who was accidentally killed while carrying out the duties of an engineer with the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority.
Award benefits: 
Money