NTBOS Awards

The Northern Territory Board of Studies (NTBOS) holds annual award ceremonies to recognise the achievements of students in government and non-government schools across the Northern Territory (NT).

The awards ceremonies take place in the first two weeks of February each year in Alice Springs and Darwin. 

In addition to awards for the Territory's top 20 NT Certificate of Education and Training completers, merit awards for Stage 2 board-accredited subjects and industry-sponsored awards, schools nominate students for the following award categories:

  • Administrator's Medal
  • School-based Apprentice/Trainee of the Year
  • Vocational Education and Training in Schools Awards
  • Karmi Sceney Indigenous Excellence and Leadership Awards
  • Sally Bruyn Senior Primary School Science Award.

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Award categories, criteria and nominations

Read below to find out more about awards including criteria and nomination processes.


Administrator's Medal

The prestigious Administrator’s Medal recognises scholastic achievement at the senior middle (Year 9) and senior primary (Year 6) school levels.

Medals are awarded to one student from Year 6 and one student from Year 9, selected from across all Northern Territory government and non-government schools.

Criteria

The criteria for this medal are:

  • academic achievement
  • outstanding behaviour
  • outstanding citizenship and concern for others.

Nominations

The 2017 nomination process will commence in September 2017 when more information and forms will be made available.


School-based Apprentice/Trainee of the Year

The school-based Apprentice/Trainee of the Year Award is for a senior secondary student due to complete a Certificate II, or part way through a Certificate III qualification and due to complete their Northern Territory Certificate of Education by December in the year of the award.

The award is sponsored by GTNT and consists of a certificate and $1,000.

Nominations

The 2017 nomination process will commence in September 2017 when more information and forms will be made available. 


Vocational Education and Training Awards

 The Vocational Education and Training Awards are given in the following categories:

  • students who commenced Year 11 and are undertaking, or have completed, a Vocational Education and Training program as part of their NTCET in the year of the award
  • students who commenced Year 12 and have completed a Vocational Education and Training program and their NTCET or are anticipating completing their NTCET in the year of the award.

There are two awards - one for best overall Year 11 student and one for best overall Year 12 student.

The awards consist of a certificate and $400.

Nominations

The 2017 nomination process will commence in September 2017 when more information and forms will be made available. 


Karmi Sceney Indigenous Excellence and Leadership Award

Northern Territory Board of Studies and the Department of Education sponsor an urban and a remote Indigenous excellence and leadership award in memory of Karmi Sceney.

The awards acknowledge excellence in the NTCET and recognises an Indigenous student’s development and capabilities during the completion of their studies.

The awards consist of a certificate and $500.

Criteria

To be eligible for the awards, students must:

  • identify as Indigenous
  • be enrolled in an NT government or non-government school
  • receive the award in the year they complete their NTCET
  • be nominated by their school.

Nominations

The 2017 nomination process will commence in September 2017 when more information and forms will be made available.


Sally Bruyn Senior Primary School Science Award

To be eligible for the Sally Bruyn Senior Primary School Science award students must be in year 6 and demonstrate achievement in science learning and understanding in the classroom.

This award is sponsored by the Northern Territory Board of Studies and the Department of Education in memory of Mrs Sally Bruyn.

The winning student receives a certificate and $500.

Nominations

The 2017 nomination process will commence in September 2017 when more information and forms will be made available.

Contact

You can find out more about the awards and the nomination process by either:

Last updated: 19 June 2017