Open for Entries: The RSA Morton Award

The Morton Award (£5,000) is for artists working in a lens-based media in Scotland. The award is funded by The Morton Charitable Trust and administered by the Royal Scottish Academy and consists of:

  • Monetary award to research, develop and produce a new body of work in a lens-based medium
  • Exhibition of selected completed work at the Royal Scottish Academy in 2021
  • Acquisition of work into the prestigious RSA Permanent Collections.


  • Artists must be working in a lens-based media (includes digital & analogue photography, film and video)
  • Artists must have been born in Scotland or have studied at a Scottish art school or have been resident in Scotland for at least 3 years.
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate students are not eligible.

Deadline: Sunday 28 June 2020, 11.59pm

Image: John Wallace, ROADSPACE, film installation, 2018 RSA Morton Award. Image credit John McKenzie.

Visit the Royal Scottish Academy website for more info.