Historical Publications Southern Africa regularly donates some of our volumes to the History departments of various Universities as book prizes for deserving students.

On 30 April 2021 the prize for the best History essay by a first-year student in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies at the University of Pretoria was awarded to Ms Shemara Nalimuthu. The prize was presented by Dr Nisa Paleker, member of the HiPSA Council, at a Virtual Awards Ceremony.