Thursday, January 05, 2017

Alexia Student Grants: Deadline 14 February 2017

Apply Now for The Alexia Student Grants

The Alexia Foundation is now accepting applications for The Alexia grants for professional and student photographers. The Alexia offers grants to photographers to give them the financial ability to produce substantial stories that drive change in the effort to make the world a better place.

The deadlines are as follows:

The Alexia – Professional – Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. Eastern U.S. Time.

The Alexia – Student – Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 5 p.m. Eastern U.S. Time.

The professional winner of The Alexia will receive $20,000 to assist in the production of the proposed project.

The first place student winner of The Alexia will receive a $1000 cash grant to assist in the production of his or her proposed project. The winner will also receive tuition for one semester at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. This scholarship does not need to be used as part of a degree seeking sequence. We think of it as an opportunity to uniquely expand one’s story telling capabilities. Additionally, $500 will be awarded to the winning student's academic department.

Up to four (4) Award of Excellence Winners will be named, at the judges’ discretion. Each will receive a $500 cash grant to help produce the proposed project. Award of Excellence winners will also receive $1500 that may be applied toward tuition at Syracuse University or they may choose to attend one of the following workshops: a MediaStorm one-day workshop, a Momenta Photo Workshop or a Kalish Workshop, which is provided by The Gilka Grant.

Applying is free for students. There is a $50 entry fee for professionals. 2017 judging for The Alexia will take place Mar. 24 and 25 at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School. Winners will be announced on or around April 8.

For more information about what we look for in applications, please see Syracuse University Alexia Tsairis Chair of Documentary Photography Mike Davis’s “How Do You Create a Successful Grant Submission?

See for more information about the grants and how to apply. 


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