Call for Applicants

Garden History Society’s Nina Crone Award

The Nina Crone Award is granted to encourage students in the writing of Australian garden history. The award comprises a prize of $2000 and a certificate – and the prospect of publication in the Society’s journal, Australian Garden History.

Papers should be for original research relating to Australian garden history and should be limited to 1000 to 1500 words. Photographs and illustrations may be included.

Closing date 30 June 2019

Expressions of interest, in the form of a brief abstract of 50–100 words, should be submitted. Submissions can be sent electronically to [email protected] or by post to

Australian Garden History Society, Gate Lodge,100 Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne VIC 3004

Eligibility and basis of submissions

The award is open to students only, nationally. Articles must be on a topic related to Australian garden history and must not have been previously published. All associated research must have been completed within the last two years.

For more information see the flyer:

Image: Nina Crone in the mid to late 1970s.