Study Awards

About the VPA Study Award

The VPA Study Award Program is an annual award that supports members to facilitate their continuing development. The winner of the Study Award receives $5,000 to support a research project relating to the category of that year's award.

The 2023 category is 
Promoting School and Community Links.

To be considered for the Study Awards, please note the following requirements:

  • Applicants must be Full Members of the VPA.
  • Applicants must attend the 2023 VPA Conference.
  • Award recipients must be present during the conference dinner.

Applications close at 4.00pm on Friday 28 July, 2023. 

Important documents for 2023 Study Award

More information: 2023 Study Award Information booklet
To apply: 2023 Study Award application form

Past winners

The 2022 Study Award was awarded to Simon McGlade, Principal of Mackellar Primary School. 

To see what he and other past recipients achieved with their award, head over to our Past Awards page

The 2023 Study Award is sponsored by Bank First