In an endeavour to foster a love of history in young people the Launceston Historical Society sponsors various prizes for history students.
University History Prize
The annual Launceston Historical Society – Dr Marita Bardenhagen History Prize of $500 is awarded to a first year History student from the University of Tasmania studying at Launceston. Details of the prize are on the University website: UTAS History Prize
Primary School History Prize
Primary school students in the Launceston area are encouraged to enter a piece of historical research presented in a variety of formats. A combined award presentation is usually held at the Town Hall, Launceston.
Entries for the 2020 History Prize are now open. Select the entry form below for the appropriate grade. Attach the bottom section of the entry form to each piece of work.
Deadline for submission has been extended until 23 October 2020.