Monday, February 23, 2015

Undergraduate Photo Essay Contest for SAP Majors and Minors

ATTN: Undergraduate SAP Majors and Minors!!

How would you like to win an SAP award AND some cold hard cash to go along with it? Eligibility and instructions to apply are below.

Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy Award for Undergraduate Photo Essay Project

Deadline to Apply: April 15, 2015

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy announces funding to support four to six photo-research awards. Each award of $200-400 supports a photography project; specifically 5 to 10 photographs of people, interactions and/or human-created environments/objects taken in a social or cultural setting inside the United States or abroad. The submitted photograph(s) must be presented using one of two formats:

(1) at least three single-spaced typed pages with photographs embedded identifying concepts or theory(ies) guiding  the photo shoot accompanied by a sociological, anthropological or philosophical analysis;

(2) a series of photographs with captions written to give visual representation to  concept or theory(ies) central to sociology, anthropology or philosophy. 

References must follow a professional style (e.g., APA, ASA, MLA). Awards are competitive and applications are reviewed by committee of three faculty (a sociologist, anthropologist, and philosopher). The completed project must be submitted by October 1, 2015.  It is possible that photographs may be selected for publication. Any proceeds earned from photos are donated to the fund that supports this award. $100-250 is paid upon selection and $100-150 on submission of project in correct format.  Photos should be 300 dpi and submitted to Dr. Joan Ferrante,  Large files should be submitted using a drop box or other access link. 
Anthropology, Philosophy and Sociology majors and minors are eligible to apply.

**For a direct link to the application and examples of project formats, copy and paste the link below into your web browser or go to the Sociology, Anthropology, Philosophy webpage on NKUs website (

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