2020 CHASS Australia Prizes

CHASS_Block_AustPrizes2020 marks the seventh year of the annual CHASS Australia Prizes. The Australia Prizes honour distinguished achievements by Australians working, studying, or training in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) sector, including academics, researchers, practitioners, philanthropists, policy makers, and students.


The Council for the Humanities Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) has launched the CHASS Flash Awards to provide young people  with opportunities to express their views, by video, on issues of significance to their future.


Students in Year 11 and 12 and in undergraduate course at University are invited to express their views in a one minute video about the government’s recently proposed changes to undergraduate university fees, raising costs for most students in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.

Prize: The prize for the most outstanding video is $1,000.00.

Submissions: Please send your one minute video as an email attachment, along with where you are studying and what year you are in, by 1 August 2020 to Sally Daly: membership@chass.org.au

New to 2020: CHASS Future Leaders Writing Prize ($2,000)

The 2020 inaugural CHASS Future Leaders Writing Prize aims to recognise and reward young Australian writers (35 and under). The theme for this year is ‘Where do we go from here?‘ The writing can be fiction or non-fiction and needs to be between 1500 and 2000 words. This new writing prize ($2000 cash prize) is being sponsored by Future Leaders. Please email your submission, in a Word document,  to helen@futureleaders.com.au by September 1, 2020.

Information on the other 2020 CHASS Prizes will be available soon.