WHNPA Student Contest Deadline is Feb. 1

Photo by Alex Wroblewski, 2016 WHNPA Student POY

The deadline is nearing for students to enter the 2017 White House News Photographers Association Student ‘Eyes of History’ contest. Entries are due Feb. 1, 2017.

There are awards for both still and video categories. Only full-time students are eligible to enter.

For the still photography competition, work from any year is eligible, as long as the entrant was enrolled as a student. At least one photo story is recommended in the portfolio.

For video entries, the work has to be created or published in 2016. There are five categories, including Student Video Photography of the Year.

The entry fee is $25 for one portfolio in the still competition. In the video category, a $25 fee allows for up to two categories. Each additional category is $15 per student. 

For more information on rules and entering, visit the WHPA site here.