Rewarding the future leaders of the industry today

The Master Builders Association is committed to the future of the building and construction industry in New South Wales.

One of the most important components of our industry’s future is building degree graduates. The MBA believes that it must reward those who strive to excel in their chosen field. The MBA Building Degree Graduate of the Year Awards offer such recognition.

The awards recognise quality of workskill, commitment to work and employer, and the attitude of the graduate.

Nominating your graduate gives them an opportunity for wide industry recognition of their achievements.

2020 Building Graduate entry form


Download the PDF entry form below. Closing date is Friday 18 September 2020


■ To encourage individuals to strive for excellence, enhance their skills and pursue a path of positive progress in their chosen career;
■ To promote the importance of a graduate and help them develop a sense of pride in their endeavours and their contribution to their industry;
■ To present an award that recognises a building degree graduate who is undertaking their training and current position and has -
       ■ Achieved an outstanding result in formal study;
       ■ Performed at a high practical level in employment;
       ■ Demonstrated good character and a commitment to their vocation.


Building degree graduates eligible for nomination will need to meet the following selection criteria;

■ Have completed their degree (building or engineering) course at an approved institution within the last two years;
■ Be known for their good character;
■ Be highly regarded by their employer for their knowledge, above average skill, application to work, co-operative attitude
   and responsibility to their company, its suppliers, sub-contractors and clients;
■ Have, throughout their institutional training, performed with diligence, proved courteous and co-operative in relations with staff, recognised the     value of setting and striving to attain significant goals, and achieved acknowledged merit in their pursuit of excellence;
■ Candidates should currently be in a position of responsibility in the head office or on site.


■ First prize - $2000

■ Second prize - $1000

■ Third prize - $500


Short listed applicants will be required to attend an interview with the judges on a date to be advised.