Academic Excellence Awards

The Northern Territory Board of Studies offers Academic Excellence Awards to government and non-government students in their final years of primary, middle and senior schooling. The winners are nominated by their school with presentations made at end-of year school functions.

The principal and school council determine the criteria for selecting the winners. The Academic Excellence Award consists of a certificate of merit and $50 award money in each of the following categories:

  • top achiever in year 6 (final year of primary school)
  • top achiever in year 9 (final year of middle school)
  • top achiever in year 12
  • top Aboriginal achiever in year 12
  • top personal learning achiever in year 12 (student with disabilities displaying exceptional perseverance and resourcefulness in achieving their personal learning goals).

Get the Academic Excellence Awards nomination form DOCX (236.0 KB).

Information for principals PDF (572.7 KB).

Student nominations

Nominations open on 5 September 2022 and close on 4 November 2022.

Previous winners


For more information about the awards:

Phone: 08 8944 9204

Last updated: 24 August 2022

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