History Prizes

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 ┬áLaunceston 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 2019 History Prize are now closed.

Deadline for submission is 30 August 2019.

Primary History Prize entry form 2019

Entry form cut off 2019

Guidelines for Primary History Prize 2019