About the Premier's VCE Awards

The annual Premier’s VCE Awards recognises students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE).

In 2021, a total of 323 awards, including 23 Top All-Round VCE High Achiever Awards, recognised the exceptional dedication and hard work of 297 students during the 2020 VCE.

To view the Honour Roll of 2020 Premier's VCE Awards recipients, see: Award recipients.

2022 Award Presentation Ceremony

In mid-2022, a presentation ceremony will be held to recognise top-performing students who excelled in their VCE studies in 2021.

2021 Premier’s VCE Awards recipients, as well as their parents and school principals, will be notified of their achievement by late April 2022 and invited to the presentation ceremony.

An Honour Roll of 2021 recipients will be published on this site immediately following the ceremony.

Award criteria and selection of recipients

The Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) manages the eligibility and selection of award recipients for the Premier’s VCE Awards, which confers more than 300 awards annually in the following three award categories:

  • Top All-Round VCE High Achiever
  • Top Three International Students
  • Study Awards

For further information about award criteria and selection, please visit the VCAA's Premier's VCE Awards page.

2020 award recipients reflect on an extraordinary year

The reflections of some the award recipients about their VCE year were captured in three short videos.

The year that was:

Thank you:

Silver linings:


For queries about this year’s Premier’s VCE Awards presentation ceremony, please contact the Major Events Branch of the Department of Education and Training at: vce.awards@education.vic.gov.au>.