Sunday, January 12, 2014

Advanced Free-for-All

If you choose to to the below project I will work with you to write the proposal. If your proposal is accepted you will earn no less than a 94 in the class regardless of whether you finish the project this quarter or not. You must still do the blogs and work on your proposed project.
This is your chance to take part in the Graphic Design Festival Breda! This year the Poster Project is fully open to participation by seniors, startups, students and autodidacts. We challenge you to show off your talent. Design a poster and submit it before February 7, 2014.
A selection of 50 entries will be shown during the festival as part of an international outdoor exhibition in the city center of Breda. 

The Alexia Foundation promotes the power of photojournalism to give voice to social injustice, to respect history lest we forget it and to understand cultural difference as our strength - not our weakness.

Through grants, scholarships and special projects, The Alexia Foundation supports photographers as agents for change. With this aim the Foundation offers production grants to students and professional 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 Foundation welcomes proposals for still photography or multimedia projects.

Student applicants are encouraged to consider projects that explore cultural understanding in or near their local community. While the Foundation does not discourage proposals on topics outside the students’ region, no extra weight is given to these topics when determining winning Grant recipients. Rather, the Foundation believes applicants are more likely to complete a story closer to their school or home than one that requires travel.

Please note that the application deadline for the professional grant is January 13, 2014. Student grant deadline is January 27, 2014.

No entry fee for student applications.
• Student Grants: Applicants must be duly enrolled full-time students in an accredited college or university in the U.S. or abroad in a degree program at the time of application as either graduate or undergraduate students.
• Student Awards: Grants are given for First Place, Second Place and, at judges’ discretion, Award(s) of Excellence. Grants do vary between undergraduate and graduate students. Students also get scholarship opportunities.

Winners of the Professional grant and the Student grant will be announced on March 1, 2014.

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