1989 The Baldwin Spencer Prize in Zoology Practical Work
1991 Chapter of Veterinary Pharmacology Prize for Excellence in Veterinary Pharmacology at the University of Melbourne
1991 CSL Prize for Veterinary Microbiology
1991 Dwight's Prize for Veterinary Microbiology, Parasitology and Pathology
1991/1992 Research Scholarship in Veterinary Science
1993 First Class Honours Awarded - Dean's Honours List
1993 The AVA (Vic. Div.) prize in veterinary science for the top student in final year
1993 Hill's Pet Nutrition Prize in Small Animal Medicine
1993 The ASAVA/Uncle Ben's Award for Clinical Proficiency
1993 CVDL Prize for Excellence in Clinical Pathology
1993 Payne Exhibition for the Highest Aggregate marks in the Clinical Subjects of the Examinations in the Fifth Year of the BVSc Course
1993 Prize for the Best Bovine Case Report
1994-1995 CSL Scholarship for Infectious Diseases
1995 ACVIM Forum research abstract and scientific poster session competition winner
1995 Barrenger Scholarship for Overseas Travel/Study
1996 John Nevill Research Scholarship
1996-1998 Australian Postgraduate Award
1997 School of Graduate Studies Traveling Scholarship
1997 Rowden White Prize (for achievement in research)
2011 Award for the second most downloaded article in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
2011 Best abstract by a resident at the 29th Annual American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Conference, Denver, CO, June 2011.
2011 Awarded for top downloaded article in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Canine Granulocytic Anaplasmosis: A Review. Carrade DD, Foley JE, Borjesson DL, Sykes JE. J Vet Intern Med 23(6):1129-41, 2009"
2013 Awarded for top downloaded article in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2010 ACVIM small animal consensus statement on leptospirosis: diagnosis, epidemiology, treatment, and prevention. Sykes JE, Hartmann K, Lunn K, Moore G, Stoddard R, Goldstein RE. J Vet Intern Med, 25(1):1-13, 2011". Awarded May 2013