EIZO make monitor screens for creative people, but that’s not all we do: We also run a student photography award which recognises the best in new creative image making. It’s our commitment to the future of the industry. Winning entries receive an EIZO ColorEdge monitor and a work placement offer with a leading photographer.

Previous winners have spent time with the likes of Rankin, Miles Aldridge, Simon Roberts, Benedict Redgrove and John Ross.

Submissions for the 2023 EIZO Award will be confirmed soon.

EIZO Student Award 2022

The Brief

Colour is more than a palette; it is life and is present in all aspects that surround it. We want to see how you represent this in your work; what is the significance of colour in the images you create and what are you aiming to communicate through the use of it in your work.

EIZO Student Award 2022

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EIZO Student Award 2022

Key Dates

2023 TBC: Awards open for submissions

2023 TBC: Awards Closed

2023 TBC: Finalists Announced

2023 TBC: Exhibition & Award Ceremony

2023 TBC: Winners Workplacements

EIZO Student Award 2022

The Prizes

An EIZO ColorEdge monitor

Work placement with one of the judges A fast track into the industry. Chosen winners will get the chance to work alongside one of our judges – looking, listening, learning and getting something valuable on the CV.

EIZO Student Award 2022

The Judges




Educational Partners

Participating colleges,
schools and universities:

  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Arts University Bournemouth
  • Barking and Dagenham College
  • Bath Spa University
  • Birmingham City University
  • Blackpool and the Fylde College
  • Bradford College
  • Bristol, University West of England, (UWE)
  • Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Central Bedfordshire College
  • Central St Martins
  • Coventry University
  • De Montfort University
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Falmouth University
  • Glasgow School of Art
  • Hereford College of Arts
  • Hugh Baird College
  • Kingston University
  • Leeds City College
  • Leeds Arts University
  • Leeds Beckett University
  • Leeds Trinity University
  • London College of Contemporary Art
  • London Metropolitan University
  • London South Bank University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Middlesex University
  • Newcastle College
  • North Warwickshire and Hinckley College
  • Northbrook College Sussex
  • Northern School of Art
  • Norwich University of the Arts
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Plymouth College of Art
  • Plymouth University
  • Ravensbourne
  • Robert Gordon University
  • Sheffield College
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • Southampton Solent University
  • St Helens College
  • Staffordshire University
  • Stockport College
  • UCA Rochester
  • Ulster University
  • University Centre Colchester at Colchester Institute
  • University Centre Southend & Thurrock(Part Of South Essex College)
  • University for the Creative Arts
  • University of Bedfordshire
  • University of Bolton
  • University of Brighton
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • University of Chester
  • University of Cumbria
  • University of Derby
  • University of East London
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Gloucestershire
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • University of Huddersfield
  • University of Lincoln
  • University of Northampton
  • University of Portsmouth
  • University of Roehampton
  • University of Salford
  • University of South Wales
  • University of Suffolk
  • University of Sunderland
  • University of the Arts London
  • University of Wales Trinity Saint David
  • University of West London
  • University of Westminster
  • University of Wolverhampton
  • Wiltshire College
  • York St John University
  • Walsall College
  • Other
Winners and Shortlist

2020 winners

Robert Kiernander

Arts University Bournemouth

‘Hours Worth’ is a project documenting Robert’s one hour of daily exercise allowed during the Covid 19 lockdown period. The images explore the juxtaposition of a form of freedom within the allocated exercise time and express how isolation made Robert feel.

Udochukwu Emeka-Okafor

Arts University Bournemouth

‘Beings’ is a short fashion film which comments on masculinity and femininity through androgynous fashion. The film tackles gender stereotypes by featuring both male and female models, interchanging their roles through styling and persona.

Zoe Storer

University for the Creative Arts

The series ‘Body’ is a response to coming to terms with body issues. The horror-like, grotesque images of the human body with an oily, moist texture covering the skin, accentuate the human form giving it an effect of raw meat.

Shortlisted Entries

Launch the EIZO Award Gallery

See the shortlisted entries from all competition years.