Editorial Photographers Offers Six $1,000 Grants To Students

Posted on 2/19/2013 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (0)

Editorial Photographers has announced its 2013 EP Edu Student Photography Grants program that will provide $1,000 cash grants and another $1,000 worth of gear and business tools to six deserving photography students in the U.S. or Canada.

Entries must be submitted before March 17, 2013. Entrants must be enrolled full-time during 2012-13 in an accredited college in the U.S. or Canada. Full details are here: http://www.epedu.org.

Preliminary judging will be done by a panel of EP Board Members including Pulitzer Prize winner Brian Smith. Finalists’ entries will be judged by David Griffin, visuals editor at The Washington Post and former director of photography at National Geographic; Molly Roberts, chief photography editor at Smithsonian Magazine and other judges still to be named.

In October, 2012, Editorial Photographers [EP] merged into American Photographic Artists [APA] to become the first National Chapter of APA, called APA/EP. Brian Smith, President of EP, said, "For the past decade, EP has enjoyed partnering with APA on photography advocacy issues affecting the photo industry. Through that partnership, we have come to realize that combining the strengths of both organizations would benefit all our members. We look forward to a bright future together."

The merger of Editorial Photographers (EP) into American Photographic Artists (APA) brings a stronger voice to the photography industry and enhances the education and advocacy missions of each.

For more information about Editorial Photographers check out http://www.editorialphoto.com/

Copyright © 2013 Jim Pickerell. The above article may not be copied, reproduced, excerpted or distributed in any manner without written permission from the author. All requests should be submitted to Selling Stock at 10319 Westlake Drive, Suite 162, Bethesda, MD 20817, phone 301-461-7627, e-mail: wvz@fpcubgbf.pbz

Jim Pickerell is founder of www.selling-stock.com, an online newsletter that publishes daily. He is also available for personal telephone consultations on pricing and other matters related to stock photography. He occasionally acts as an expert witness on matters related to stock photography. For his current curriculum vitae go to: http://www.jimpickerell.com/Curriculum-Vitae.aspx.  


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