To mark the occasion of its 25th anniversary in 2016, the Friends of the Hocken Collections (FOHC) offered an award of NZ$10,000 to support a research project on some aspect of the historical development of culture and society in New Zealand, primarily using the resources of the Hocken Collections.
Detailed Application Information will be available on the Friends of the Hocken Collections website from 1 July.
The Award’s value continues as $10,000.
Its intended outcomes in 2023 are – as in previous rounds – creatively open for project applicants themselves to develop and propose.
Salient aspects such as the project’s medium, genre, scope, and purpose are prescription-free.
Both collaborative and singular applications are welcome.
The Closing Date for the Award to be held in the calendar year 2023 is 15 October 2022.
Applicants will be advised of the competition result by 30 November 2022.
More information on the award can be found here.