Attention all students! Applications for the Features Writer of the Year – Arts & Pop Culture award at this National Student Media Awards are now open.

This award will be given to the student who wrote the best feature stories covering art and pop culture since February 2020.

Judges will be looking for entertaining, stylish, authoritative criticism, which offers a fresh, illuminating view of a performance, film, album or popular cultural topic.

Previous winners of this award have gone on to work for organisations like The Irish Independent, Independent News & Media and The Dublin Gazette.

Check out the category here for more information on how to submit to this category.

For our full list of Entry Guidelines see here.

We’re so excited to see what you submit and best of luck at The National Student Media Awards 2021!