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Grants & Competitions

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International Photography Awards

The International Photography Awards (IPA) Competition conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional and student photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today! Each year, we invite a panel of over 80 Internationally renowned industry leaders in photography to serve on the jury panel.

The Winner of Photographer of the Year Award: $10,000 cash prize, sponsored by AtEdge
The Winner of Discovery of the Year Award: $5,000 cash prize
The Winner of Deeper Perspective of the Year Award: $5,000 cash prize, sponsored by American Society of Media Photographers
The Winner of Moving Image Photographer of the Year Award: $2,500 cash prize
Title Winners are presented with a Lucie Statue at the Lucie Awards, November 2, 2014 at the Carnegie Hall

Submissions must be made by August 15, 2014. For more information and submission guidelines, visit the IPA website.

Emerging Photographer Grant 2014

The Emerging Photographer Fund grant was initiated by David Alan Harvey in 2008, and is awarded by the Magnum Foundation, a non-profit created by the member photographers from Magnum Photos, Inc. Funding is designed to support continuation of a photographer's personal project. This body of work may be of either journalistic mission or purely personal artistic imperatives. The primary intent is to support emerging photographers who will become the icons of tomorrow.

Submissions must be made by September 2, 2014. For guidelines, visit the Burn Magazine website.

The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards

Paris Photo and Aperture Foundation are pleased to announce the 2014 edition of The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards, celebrating the book's contribution to the evolving narrative of photography. We are excited to reveal the introduction of a third award category, Photography Catalogue of the Year, which joins the PhotoBook of the Year and First PhotoBook categories.

Submissions must be made by September 12, 2014. For guidelines, visit the Aperture website.

JGS Quarterly Photography Contest

Joy of Giving Something, Inc. (JGS) established in 2009 an ongoing international quarterly contest that encourages artists to share their unique perspective. Quarterly winners will receive $1,000 and their work will be featured in a solo exhibition at the Forward Thinking Museum. Annual winners will receive the JGS Artist Award in the amount of $5,000 and their work will be featured in a solo exhibition at the FTM.

Submissions must be made by September 30, 2014. For guidelines, visit the Forward Thinking Museum website.

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