How to Enter

Applicants upload work and submit payment online to from December 1, 2019, to March 1, 2020.
 Deadline extended! Entries must be submitted no later than March 15 by 12 a.m. 

The online system, Slideroom, provides a guide for how to register and submit your scans, documents, and payment. We do not accept submissions through postal services or email.

You will be asked to provide the following:

  • 15 photographs in digital format (jpeg/jpg)
    Please label scans with title, year, and format.
  • 1-page statement in pdf format
    Please provide context for the photographic essay you are submitting, including the duration of your project and whether it is completed or ongoing. Describe your intentions for the work. Also, if some of your images have been published together in essay form, please include information about where and when they appeared and how the essay as submitted for the competition is different (or not).

  • 1-page biography or C.V. in pdf format
  • $40 entry fee



Application materials will be accepted between December 1, 2019, and March 1, 2020. Entries must be submitted no later than March 1 by 12 a.m. (See note on multiple entries under FAQ’s.) 

The winner will be announced to the public in June 2020.