USYD Conrad Gargett Ancher Mortlock Woolley Prize 2017

The Conrad Gargett Ancher Mortlock Woolley Prize recognises and honours the work of the late Ken Woolley, an esteemed alumnus of the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning. Established in 2016, and awarded for the first time in 2017, the prize aims to assist in the career development of a meritorious graduate entering the Master of Architecture. The award is determined on academic merit, portfolio and interview.

Presented by Laura Cockburn

Principal, Conrad Garget Ancher Mortlock Woolley

Winner: Jessica Pickford



  • Established in 2016, for presentation at the May 2017 Scholarships and Prizes evening, with a three (3) year commitment of an annual donation of $3000 by GG/AMW in honour of Ken Woolley
  • The objective of the prize is to promote and facilitate the recipient’s growth as an architecture practitioner
  • CG/AMW will also pay the membership fees for the awardee to join the Australian Institute of Architects



  • The prize is open to domestic students that are completing their final year in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture or the Bachelor of Architecture and Environments program and are to commence the Master of Architecture at the University of Sydney



  • To be eligible the student must have an average WAM of distinction or higher across the final 2 years (96 credit points) of the program. Students are to submit a portfolio, personal statement and undertake an interview.
  • The scholarship shall be awarded at the discretion of the Dean (or delegates) and members of CG/AMW based on:
    1. Academic merit as indicated by the applicants performance in the final 2 years of the program
    2. Demonstrated interpersonal skills, leadership qualities, communication skills, creativity, innovation and self-motivation