Copyright: Entrant does not transfer any underlying
intellectual property rights in the photographs to Sponsor or any other party by submitting an
Entry. Entrant grants Sponsor and its agents and representatives the right to display, copy and
use the Entry, including the portfolio/photographs and written proposal, in connection with
judging the Contest and announcing the Contest Winner.
Entry fee: Free
Entry deadline: 31st January 2018
Who can enter: Open to all photographers who are age 18 to 27 years old and who are residents of the United States.
An exhibition of their work in May 2018 at the AWP Chicago Studio Gallery.
Mentorship from the AWP team and select members of the Emerging Lens jury.
A $2,000 stipend, which can be used at the winner’s discretion to finish the work.
Travel to Chicago for the opening launch and a speaking event.
The Open Call requires submission of a project proposal and portfolio of an ongoing photography project that focus on issues affecting women and/or girls from photographers based in the United States.
Quality of photography and written proposal submission
Deep knowledge and curiosity about the selected topic
References that can indicate the entrant’s experience with and commitment to photography and social justice
AWP expects to announce the selected winner in February 2018.
Online submission of digital photographs via the website.
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