Image by Photo Taken Winner: Mustafa Bilge Satkin, Drowned History

EMERGING ARTIST:
$1500 + Sony Alpha 7 III camera with 28-70mm lens, valued at over $2,000

OPEN GENRE SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is open to all genres of photographic work and will be given to an individual to create or continue work on a specific dynamic project.

PHOTO MADE:
$1000 EMERGING SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship will be given to an individual to create or continue a project focused on creating a story through a conceptual Fine Art approach.

PHOTO TAKEN:
$1000 EMERGING SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship will be given to an individual to create or continue a project focused on telling an existing story through a documentary or photojournalism approach.

WINNING RECIPIENT:

Maximilian Thuemler: Born From the Limb

HONORABLE MENTION:

David Baptiste:Haiti To Hood
Shwe Wutt Hmon: Dear Virus
Arren Mills: Homebirths during a Global Pandemic

SHORTLIST:

Daniela Rivera Antara: The Lowest Hanging Fruit
Parisa Azadi: Ordinary Grief
Rosem Morton: Wildflower
Ingmar Björn Nolting: Measure and Middle
Donavon Smallwood: Beebe
Kai Yokoyama: The day you were born, I wasn’t born yet

WINNING RECIPIENT:

Leila Fatemi: A Vessel to Bend Water

HONORABLE MENTION:

Aaron Friend Lettner: *.*.*.
Alex Turner: Blind River
Stefano Conti: When I killed your tulips

SHORTLIST:

Divya Cowasji: Remember Me
Ian McNaught Davis: Untitled
Joel Jimenez: Castle of Innocence
Rahul Majumdar: Memories Of Things Unsaid
Akilah Townsend: Sankofa Project
Matt Williams: Two Rivers

WINNING RECIPIENT:

Mustafa Bilge Satkin: Drowned History

HONORABLE MENTION:

Florence Goupil: Shipibo-Konibo: an indigenous community resists with medicinal plants against the COVID-19 virus
Will Matsuda: Bigfoot Field Guide
Fabiola Ferrero: I Can’t Hear the Birds

SHORTLIST:

Loulou d’Aki: Friend or foe and the Eastern sea so green
José Alvarado Jr.: Vollies
Paola Ismene: Without rain nothing grows
Natalia Kepesz: NIEWYBUCH
Mohammad Fahim Ahamed Riyad: Covid-19 & Isolation Crisis
Pawel Starzec: Recultivation

HOW TO APPLY

WHO CAN APPLY:

The Lucie Emerging Scholarships are open to emerging photographers 18 years and older, worldwide.  We define “emerging” as any photographer enrolled as a student, in the first five years of their photography career, or does not earn the majority of their income from photography.
The Lucie Foundation Fine Art Scholarship Scholarship is open to both emerging and established photographers.

WHAT IS REQUIRED TO APPLY:

Please read the following information carefully to make sure your application material is complete.
Incomplete applications will not be considered:

  • Project Proposal. This proposal should include the following:
    • Project Start and End Dates
    • 250 Word Description of your project
    • Your Plan for completing the project (i.e. how you intend to approach the project and how you intend to use the scholarship money)
    • Five Goals that you plan to accomplish while working on the project (e.g. producing 20 new images, making 5 prints, etc.)
  • A one-page biography and/or CV
  • Twenty digital images

USE & OWNERSHIP:

The photographer must be the sole author and owner of the copyright of photos entered in to the competition. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the photographer. Any photograph used by Lucie Foundation shall carry the photographer’s credit line.