January 17th- Worldwide Photography Gala Awards’ Student Competition

January 17th is the The Deadline for the Worldwide Photography Gala Awards Juried Exhibition for Photography and Fine Art Students. The Nadar Award

From their website:

The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards ( WPGA) open a Juried competition for students and recent graduates of photography, fine art and design attending institutes, colleges, schools and universities worldwide: The Nadar Award for Students. Students from art-related schools and faculties such as architecture, as well as students from other careers, who are amateur photographers (i.e. members of photographic associations and photo clubs) may also qualify to submit images to The Nadar Award.
The first prize will be the attendance (including round trip from the country and city of residence, lodging, and tuition) to a Workshop organized by Santa Fe Photography Workshops, and will the winner images will be widely promoted internationally. Selected images will be exposed during 2010 in US and Europe. As in other contest organized by WPGA who partner with Save the Children, a portion of its revenue (entry fees and sales of works in exhibitions) will be donated to that humanitarian organization.
WPGA invites all  students (and recent graduates) working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought. Traditional, contemporary, avant-garde, creative and experimental works that include old and new processes, mixed techniques, and challenging personal, emotional or political statements are welcome to The Nadar Award.
Reid Callanan (Director, Santa Fe Photography Workshops) and Roy Flukinger (Senior Research Curator, Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas in Austin).
The competition will open in November 3nd, 2009. There will an Early Bird Deadline with discounted entry fees on December 20th and a Final Deadline on January 17th, 2010. Jurors’ selection will take place during the month of February, and the final announcement will be on March 11th 2010.
As always, applicants should read and understand all guidelines for competitions before entering.

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