RCAA sponsors a prize for university students of accredited tertiary programs in rehabilitation counselling. The prize, for outstanding academic achievement is for full professional membership (including application fee) for two years.
On 7 June 2016, the Griffith University awards ceremony was held in Brisbane. Prizes were presented by Professor David Shum (Dean -Research, Health) and former RCAA president Dr Christine Randall.
The RCAA post-graduate award for outstanding academic achievement, awarded for the highest Grade Point Average (GPA) in the Master of Human Services (RC) program, went to Julia Bloom.