Hall Marriott Essay Competition

~~PLEASE NOTE THAT THE 2015/2016 COMPETITION HAS BEEN CANCELLED. 
WATCH THIS SPACE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE 2016/2017 COMPETITION.

The Royal Photographic Society Historical Group (the Group) is pleased to announce the 2015/2016 Hall Marriott Essay Competition.  Prizes of £100 and £50 will be awarded for the two best essays in the field of the history of photography. These prizes have been generously provided by an external donor.  The Society will also provide free membership, for one year for the prize winners.  The competition has been funded to promote interest in the history of photography amongst younger students and researchers and is open to anyone who will be aged under 25 years on 31st July 2016.
 
The entrant’s full name, address, date of birth, email address and the title of the essay should appear on a separate cover sheet. The title of the essay only should appear at the top of page one and no personal details should appear anywhere in the body of the work.
Electronic submission should be made as a pdf attachment to an email to hgessay@rps.org not later than midnight on 31st July 2016. The cover sheet as described in the previous paragraph should be submitted at the same time as a separate attachment.