David Campbell Prize

Each year the School of History may offer a prize known as the David Campbell Prize. The objective of the prize is to encourage students who show potential the field of Australian History.

The prize will be on offer annually.

Offered by ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences

Overview

Each year the School of History may offer a prize known as the David Campbell Prize. The objective of the prize is to encourage students who show potential the field of Australian History.

The prize will be on offer annually.

The prize was established by Professor Manning Clark and commemorates the late David Campbell (1915-1979). David Campbell was an Australian poet who wrote over 15 volumes of prose and poetry.  Campbell frequently wrote for the Bulletin and was editor of poetry anthologies including the 1966 edition of Australian Poetry and in 1970 Modern Australian Poetry.  A recipient of several Australian literary awards, he was also a senior fellow (1973-76) of the Literature Board of the Australia Council for the Arts.

Details of prizes including eligibility and Conditions of Award are subject to change without notice.

Previous winners

Year Name
2019 Nathan Cleary
2018 Tandee Wang
2016 Alexandra Briggs
2015 Geraldine Fela
2014 Ashley America
2013 Aimee Reeves