Winston Scholarship

National Society of Arts & Letters:
Greater New York Chapter


Download PDF Application:  2018_Winston_Art_Application.pdf

Download PDF Brochure:  2018_Winston_Art_Brochure.pdf (please note that NY entries should be sent to the New Jersey chapter contact, not to the NY chapter)


The applicant must:

1. be a citizen of the United States. Copies of birth certificates or naturalization papers must be submitted with applications.

2. be at least 16 years old, but not older than 22 by February 1, 2018.

3. not be a previous recipient of a Winston Scholarship in Two-Dimensional Art.

Artistic Requirements

1. The art works must be original.

2. The style of work may be realistic, abstract or expressive.

Technical Requirements

 1. The applicant must submit, on CD or flash drive in jpeg high quality format, images of five (5) art works done within the past two years. The CDs/flash drives must be unprotected and computer friendly. Prints (4” x 6”) of the art works must accompany the CD or flash drive. The entire uncropped view of each work must be visible. Each image in the CD or flash drive and each print must be labeled with the artist’s name, title and medium of the art work. The back of each print must show the dimensions of the work, as well as the date it was completed.

2. Works must be two-dimensional and may be on paper, canvas, masonite, metal or wood panels. Mediums may include pencil, pen, charcoal, colored pencil, watercolor, oil or acrylic paints, mixed media and original prints. Photographs, computer graphics and three dimensional works are not permitted.

3. Application, CD, prints, $15 application fee (payable to NSAL-NJ), and proof of age and U.S. citizenship should be mailed to:

Judy Martorelli
52 Kahdena Road
Morristown, NJ  07960 

NOTE:  This is the New Jersey NSAL contact, they are facilitating the NY entries this year.
The information on the 2018 Winston Art Brochure PDF is out of date.  


1. Qualified judges chosen by each NSAL Chapter will be given copies of the application and the artwork (names will be hidden from the judges).  

2. The judges will select the artwork of one or two applicants to be forwarded to the National Winston Scholarship Committee. The judges may request the finalists to send their original artworks for the final judging. The art works will be returned.

3. The scholarships will be made by the National Winston Scholarship Committee and its decisions will be final.


1. Care and caution must be exercised in the handling of all CDs and works. NSAL, NSAL Chapters and the National Winston Scholarship Committee will not be liable for claims of loss, theft or damage of any kind. If insurance is desired, it must be arranged by the applicant.

2. The National Winston Scholarship Committee reserves the right to reproduce, in color or in black and
white, art works submitted by the finalists, regardless of copyright. The reproductions will be used for educational and/or publicity purposes only

Applicant Deadlines

1.  Applications, CD's, prints, proof of age and U.S. Citizenship and $15 application free are due to the NSAL Chapter by February 1, 2018.  For Chapter addresses, see Chapter Contacts in the Winston Scholarship Brochure

2.  The Naomi Winston Art Scholarship awards will be announced on April 1, 2018.


Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions:

National Society of Arts & Letters contact:

Chris Cosdon
2164 Sunset Circle, Largo, FL 33774
NSAL website: