Call For Entries: 2016 Alexia Professional Grant

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February 2015 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Papo Reto collective members at their headquarters (Renata rooftop) in Complexo do Alemao. Sebastian Liste was the recipient of the 2014 Alexia Professional Grant.

The Alexia Foundation is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its 2016 Professional Grant. The deadline for submissions for the Professional Grant is 2 p.m. Jan. 31, 2016. The Student Grant application will open Feb. 3, 2016 with the deadline at 2 p.m. on March 3, 2016.

The Professional Grant Winner will receive $20,000 to help produce his or her proposed project. The goal of The Alexia Foundation Grants is to give voice to those who go unheard, foster cultural understanding and expose social injustice. The strength of the proposal will be judged equally to photographic skills.

The grants go to those who clearly and concisely propose significant projects that share in the Foundation’s mission and who also submit photographic or motion materials that reflect the ability to execute the proposed project.

There is a $50 application fee for the Professional Grant. There is no application fee for the Student Grant.

Please review the rules and applications for the Student and Professional Grants, and start preparing your materials today. Good luck to all the applicants.

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