W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund Announces 2018 Call for Entries
Photographers take note: 2 Grants are part of this call for entries
Summary: The W. Eugene Smith Fund announced it is now accepting applications for its 39th annual Grant in Humanistic Photography. Since presenting its first grant in 1980, the Fund has awarded over one million dollars to photographers who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to documenting the human condition in the spirit of Smith’s concern and compassion.
Budget: The Smith Fund will present one recipient with a $35,000 grant; Additional fellowship awards totalling $5,000 will be dispersed at the discretion of the jury.
Deadline: May 31, 2018
How to apply: SmithFund.org. You must register by clicking the ‘Apply for Grant’ link on the side navigation on this website.
Eligibility Requirements: no restrictions provided
Special Notes: There is a $50 fee for grant consideration
In addition, the Smith Fund is now accepting entries for the 22nd annual Howard Chapnick Grant, which honors an individual for his or her leadership in any field ancillary to photojournalism. Photographers and other industry professionals interested in submitting applications for either of the grants (or interested in learning more about the grants and fellowship), should visit SmithFund.org.
The Smith Fund is also announcing a new $4,000 award for students. Additional details about the student award will be published in the coming weeks.
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