The John Byrne Award

Pay: £7500
Closing date: Sun 31 Oct 2021: 5pm

Living or studying in Scotland? Share your creative work, for free, for a chance to win £7500. Established in 2012, The John Byrne Award is a free, creative competition which accept work in all creative disciplines, from anyone over 16 and exhibit every entry on their website.

They accept entries 365 days a year, with a prize awarded every three months. The competition deadlines are:

  • 31 July 2021
  • 30 October 2021
  • 31st January 2022
  • 30th April 2022

The John Byrne Award is a project of The Iris Initiative, Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) SC 043568.

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Closing date: Sun 31 Oct 2021: 5pm