Awards available to or from members societies
This page lists awards available to member societies and awards member societies are providing. Go to the relevant website for more information on how to apply.
|Name of award||Who is eligible||Background information||Closing date||Website||Award date|
|Dorothy Fellowes Website Award||NSWACTAFHS members only|
There are two categories of the award
|12 June 2020||At Annual Conference in September 2020|
|Cynthia Foley Encouragement Award||Societies in NSW who are not NSWACTAFHS members||The Cynthia Foley Award is chosen by Cynthia Foley from a list of non- member societies. The prize is a 12 month membership to the Association and is designed to encourage the new membership to see the benefits of being a member and continuing their membership.||12 June 2020||At Annual Conference in September 2020|
|Nick Vine Hall Award||Members of AFFHO||The NVH award for the best journals/newsletters will close on 31 March 2020. There are two categories: One for AFFHO members with fewer than 500 members and the other for societies with 500 or more members. E-journals are eligible for the award if submitted as pdf for judging.||31 March 2020||Find out more||National Family History Month in August 2020|
|E.M. Fletcher Writing Award||everyone||The E.M. Fletcher Writing Award is named in honour of Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra Fellow, Eunice Fletcher, a long time member who had significant input into the formation of the Society over many years. |
Entries for the best short story of 1500 – 2000 words on a family history or genealogy theme will be in contention to win a $1,000 prize. A separate HAGSOC member prize of 12 months membership and a $75.00 society voucher will also be awarded.
|15 July 2020||More information||August or September 2020|