2018 is a big year for AHA prizes, with the full suite of biennial prizes and annual prizes on offer. All are now open. For full terms and conditions for each prize, consult the AHA website.
The Allan Martin Award is a research fellowship intended to assist early-career historians further their research in Australian history. Applications close Sunday 31 December 2017.
The Kay Daniels Award is a biennial prize recognising outstanding original research with a bearing on Australian convict history and heritage including in its international context. In accordance with Kay Daniels’ values, it is to be an international award. Applications close Wednesday 31 January 2018.
The Magarey Medal for Biography is awarded biennially to the female person who has published the work judged to be the best biographical writing on an Australian subject. The 2018 Medal will be awarded for a book published in 2016 or 2017. Applications close Wednesday 31 January 2018.
The Serle Award is given to the best postgraduate thesis in Australian history. The 2018 Award will be granted for a thesis passed in the period 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017. Applications close Wednesday 31 January 2018.
The WK Hancock Prize recognises and encourages an Australian scholar who has recently published a first scholarly book in any field of history. 2018 Prizes will be awarded for a work published in 2016 or 2017. Applications close Wednesday 31 January 2018.
The Jill Roe Prize is awarded annually for the best unpublished article-length work (5,000-8,000 words, including footnotes) of historical research in any area of historical enquiry produced by a postgraduate student. Applications close Saturday 31 March 2018.