The Weston Scholarship
The Weston Scholarship, a portfolio competition in Monterey County, was established in 2004 by Kim and Gina Weston to support high school and college students studying fine art photography. It is specifically targeted for students practicing black and white film photography.
Eligibility:Students must be enrolled in a Monterey County high school, college, or university during the competition that ends at the award ceremony in May of any given year. Students may be full-time or part-time and proof of registration is required. Previous $1,000 winners are not eligible to win these awards again in subsequent years; however, they are eligible for all other award categories.Portfolio:A portfolio of ten mounted (may be over matted) photographs is required. The photographs must be made, processed and printed during the year of the competition by the applicant.-Photograph size requirement: 4x5, 8x10 or 11x14-Matt Size Requirements: 11x14 or 16x20. White matt accepted only-Archival storage box from print file 11x14 - 1.5 deep box-Archival storage box from print file 16x20 - 1.5 deep box-A box is not a requirement but strongly advised to keep your prints safe during and after the judgingFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Award Amount: $1,000
Essay required: Yes