What You Should Know About the Sydney Prize

One can find numerous people working to better the lives of others, and these efforts should be recognized. A Sydney Prize provides an ideal way to do just this while inspiring more individuals to join in their cause. However, before applying, it is important to know about this award’s specific criteria and requirements.

The Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards are annual prizes awarded by the Trustees of Sidney Myer Fund to acknowledge excellence in performing arts. There are three categories for these awards: Individual Award, Group Award and Facilitator’s Prize – with Individual and Group award recipients receiving prizes of $60,000 while organisations and groups that work behind-the-scenes receiving an additional Facilitator’s Prize valued at $25,000.

Apart from these awards, the university also offers several other prizes that students may apply for, including the Neilma Sydney Short Story Prize which is open to writers worldwide and provides winners with $5000 cash and publication in Overland magazine and online as a prize winner. It provides young writers an excellent opportunity to have their work seen.

Students interested in writing can also submit applications for the Sidney Cox Memorial Prize, awarded annually to undergraduate writing that best meets the high standards set forth by Sidney Cox in his teachings and book “Indirections for Those Who Want to Write”. This prize is open to all undergraduates regardless of major or whether English studies is being studied.

There are also various sidney prizes, which honour those working in sciences, journalism and other areas. For example, The New York Times awarded Amanda Hess with one for her piece on online sexism while others have been given for articles that expose issues surrounding student hypersensitivity that prevents them from adapting to real world environments.

The Hillman Foundation is a left-of-center organization that grants monetary prizes for journalism and public service. Founded by former Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America president Sidney Hillman, its board includes leftist celebrity Danny Glover as a member as well as Workers United president Emeritus Bruce Raynor as its advisor.

The Andrew Gemant Memorial Prize recognizes physicists who have made contributions to cultural, artistic or humanistic aspects of physics through books, papers or lectures that bridge art, media and literature with science. Sidney Perkowitz was honored with this prize in 2023 for dedicating much of his career to connecting physics with art through various mediums including books, lectures and media appearances; further helping bridge the gap between scientists and general audiences.