Due: October 15, 2015
THE SOCIETY FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC EDUCATION STUDENT AWARDS FOR INNOVATIONS IN IMAGING
All SPE student members are eligible to apply for a scholarship to offset the cost of attending SPE’s 2016 national conference. Ten awards are offered based on merits of submitted portfolios and include a $550 travel stipend to attend the national conference, a 2016 national conference fee waiver, and a one-year membership to SPE.
• Applicants must be current, matriculated undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at a post-secondary institution majoring/concentrating in photography and not graduating before the end of the academic year 2015-2016.
• Applicants must be student members of SPE or become members before submitting their scholarship applications. Visitspenational.org to join or renew your membership.
• Applicants are not eligible to receive scholarship awards for two consecutive years.
This year’s jurors are SPE national board members serving on the Awards and Recognition Committee: Bill Gaskins (Chair), Sonseree´ Gibson, Mark Malloy, and Arno Rafael Minkkinen.
ONLINE APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Submit online via spenational.slideroom.com. There is a $10 fee for submitting a portfolio. If you need technical support, please email@example.com.
PREPARE TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING
• A cohesive body of work with no more than FIVE images. Images around 1280 x 1280 px @ 72 ppi are ideal for good image quality and fast upload.
• A clear and concise introductory statement that details the conceptual, technical, and aesthetic concerns, issues, influences or questions that your work explores (350 words maximum, approx. 2,100 characters).
• A statement addressing how attendance at the conference will benefit you, as well as an overview of prior involvement with SPE or other arts organizations.
• A brief resume, including name, address, phone number, email address and current institutional affiliation, and educational and professional experience.
• Contact information for a current photography professor (includename, title, email, and phone number).
Applications that do not fulfill all requirements may be eliminated from the competition. Click here to view the official call for entries.
Deadline to apply is October 15, 2015, at 11:59 PM EST.
Direct inquiries to the SPE national office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please visit spenational.org/conferences for additional conference information.
Ian Parry Scholarship
The Ian Parry Scholarship is a free international photographic award for documentary & visual photojournalism students and freelance photographers of the age of 24 years and under. This year we celebrate our 26th year.
Our 2015 deadline is July 14th 2015
The award is open to all full time students including recently graduating students and BA, MA and MFA students. We ask you send us a folder of a 12 image portfolio, an application form and a synopsis of a story you would like to shoot should you win via yousendit or dropbox to email@example.com You should include research and a budget with your plan.
The award will be judged on the 21st July by our Patron Don McCullin and Trustees. Please follow us on twitter @ianparryscholar for updates.
We have increased our prize to £3,500 along with a Canon camera for the winner. The finalists will receive £500 each. Save The Children offers an international paid commission to one of the finalists. A selection of the winning images will be published in the SundayTimes magazine Spectrum and exhibited in London, also appearing in a special edition Ian Parry Scholarship catalogue.
Call for Entry:
- Due: July 1, 2015
Exhibition Proposal | Vermont Center for Photography
- Due: July 8, 2015
Portraiture: Pictures in Photography | Black Box Gallery
Theme: Portrait Photography
Juror: Kelli Pennington
- Due: July 13, 2015
Black and White | PhotoPlace Gallery
Juror: Tillman Crane
- Due: July 22, 2015
Memories, Stories, Histories | The Center for Fine Art Photography
Juror: Amy Galpin
- Due: July 31, 2015
International Photography Awards
- Due: July 14, 2015
Ian Parry Scholarship
Women’s Studio Workshop has an artist-centered philosophy and a deep commitment to the individual’s creative process. We support this vision through providing time and space in the form of grants, residencies and internships where artists-in-residence can come to work with 24-hour access to the studios.
Click here for more information.
Due: April 17, 2015
The Crusade Engagement Grant awards $10,000 annually to the applicant with the most innovative idea to build audiences for photography.
Crusade for Art develops and supports innovative initiatives to create demand for art and opportunities to collect it. The Crusade Engagement Grant puts our greatest resource, the brainpower of our creative force, our artists, toward exploring solutions to the systemic problem of a lack of demand for art. This $10,000 grant aims to generate and highlight innovations and underwrite the execution of the best idea.
To read more about the grant guidelines and what we’re looking for in a project, click here.
To view last year’s ten finalist ideas and read about the winning project, click here.
The three members of the 2015 selection committee are Alison Zavos (Founder/Editor-in-Chief, Feature Shoot), Brian Sholis (Associate Curator of Photography, Cincinnati Museum of Art), and Ann Jastrab, Gallery Director, RAYKO Photo Center of San Francisco
Submission deadline is April 17.
Crusade for Art is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to engage
new audiences with art. Our work is about developing and supporting innovative
initiatives that create demand for art and opportunities to collect it..
Call for Entry:
- Emerging Photographer | Due: March 5, 2015
- Still Life: The Inanimate Subject | Due: March 15, 2015
MPLS Photo Center
Juror: Russel Joslin
- Travellers | Due: March 19, 2015
Blank Wall Gallery
- The Curator Exhibition | Due: March 26, 2015
- DMA McDermott Internships | Due: March 13, 2015
Dallas Museum of Art
Due: March 13, 2015
Dallas Museum of Art – McDermott Internships
Each year the Dallas Museum of Art offers nine paid internship positions—four in the Museum’s Education Department and five in the Curatorial Department—open to individuals with undergraduate or graduate degrees who are interested in exploring museum careers.
Established in 1974, the McDermott Internship Program allows Interns to work closely with staff throughout the Museum and provides opportunities for individual contributions, resulting in an in-depth and well-rounded perspective on museum work. In addition to their daily Museum duties that comprise a full time work week, McDermott Interns are also able to explore Dallas’s rich cultural scene through performances, museum visits, and collection tours arranged by the Museum. Interns are also able to request $500 toward qualified professional development to be completed during their tenure.
Application Deadline: Mar. 13, 2015
The official announcement and description of this opportunity may be found on the funding agency’s website: http://dallasmuseumofart.org/AboutUs/Internships/index.htm