Alexia Foundation (NY), Call for Applicants: Alexia 2018 Professional and Student Grants

Alexia Foundation (NY), Call for Applicants: Alexia 2018 Professional and Student Grants

Deadlines: The Professional Grant deadline is February 1st, 2018, midnight EST
The Student Grant deadline is March 1st, 2018, midnight EST

The Alexia Foundation is now accepting applications for The Alexia 2018 Professional and Student Grants. The winner of the The Alexia Professional Grant will receive $20,000 to produce his or her proposed story. The First Place winner of The Alexia Student Grant will receive a cash grant of $1,000 to produce the proposed story, funding for a semester at Syracuse University and $500 will be awarded to the wining student’s academic department.

The First Place grant is equivalent to a semester-long fellowship or residency at Syracuse University, taking three classes, working on projects and further developing your skills with the support of a world-class faculty.

Up two four Award of Excellence winners will receive $500 each to produce a proposed body of work and $1500 to be applied toward tuition at Syracuse University or tuition for one of the following workshops: a MediaStorm One-Day Masterclass, a Momenta Photo Workshop, or The Kalish Workshop, which is provided by The Gilka Grant.

To apply, submit a body of work of up to 20 photos, a project synopsis of 25 words, a proposal of 750 words and a resume. You may also provide URLs for no more than two of your own videos – which should reflect your proposed project or a topic or approach that is similar to your proposed subject. Full time employees also must submit written permission from their employers granting them a leave of absence of approximately three months over the course of a year. Students must be fully engaged in a college, university or community college level program at the time of their submission.

Website link: http://www.alexiafoundation.org/grants

Professional Grant information link: https://alexiafoundation.submittable.com/submit/103689/alexia-foundation-2018-professional-grant

Student Grant information link: https://alexiafoundation.submittable.com/submit/103690/alexia-foundation-2018-student-grant

About: The Alexia Foundation promotes the power of photojournalism to give voice to social injustice, to respect history lest we forget it and to understand cultural difference as our strength – not our weakness.
Through grants, scholarships and special projects, The Alexia Foundation supports photographers as agents for change.

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