The current prizes and awards of OTASA are:
Purpose of the award is to honour a practitioner or practitioners working in the field of occupational therapy, where a significant contribution is being made in the lives of people with disabilities
Nominations will be sought from practitioners in the field, from users of Occupational Therapy services and from fellow disciplines as well as the general public
The award will consist of a cash prize, a beaded trophy and a signed copy of the Albie Sachs autobiography "Soft vengeance of a freedom fighter".
Purpose of the award is:
For best research in psychiatry /mental health
The Vona du Toit award is a very prestigious award for Occupational Therapist who excels in the profession. The object of this memorial lecture is to honour the late Vona du Toit, who was a pioneer in the development of OT, encouraged research and promoted training for the practice of OT. The first lecture was presented in 1976.
The Marie du Toit Award for the best undergraduate research project in occupational therapy is an annual award presented by the Vona & Marie du Toit Foundation.