In an effort to recognize and support emerging photographers, the Editorial Photographers trade association [EP] has announced its Third Annual EP Education Grants student photo competition. For details go to: http://www.editorialphoto.com/epedu/
The Grand Prize winner will be chosen from among the finalists by internationally-acclaimed Magnum photographer Elliott Erwitt. More than $5000 in prizes will be presented to the Grand Prize winner, and more than $2000 each for the other five finalists!
In addition to Mr. Erwitt, the panel of judges will also include renowned photojournalist Ed Kashi, EP Board Members, and other industry guest judges. Eligible contestants must be enrolled in an accredited, full time college photography program in the U.S. or Canada during the 2010-2011 school year. Previous winners are not eligible to enter again and all entries must be completed by 11:59pm (Pacific Time) on April 1, 2011.
Feel free to forward this to any eligible student or college-level photo educator you know. Good luck to all the entrants!