SONY Scholarship. Deadline 11/14.


SONY is thrilled be accepting work for consideration of tuition scholarships for current PARSONS Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors in the BFA Photography Program. There will be three (3) $1,000.00 scholarships awarded for still images and one (1) $2,000.00 scholarship for video. The recipients shall be recognized as “The Sony Photography Scholar(s)” in December 2014.

The work submitted for the scholarship must employ at least one of these three themes: Fashion/Culture, Social Engagement, Art and Idea. Students are only allowed to submit one body of work per theme but can apply to multiple categories.

Submission criteria for stills: Students must create their photographs with only SONY digital equipment. For still-image submissions, include both a RAW file and low-res image. The low-resolution file should be sRGB, jpg, 8bit, and 1000px at the widest size. There is a maximum of 5 images per category.

Submission criteria for video: Students must create their videos with only SONY digital equipment. All videos are required to follow these guidelines:

Video file format: MP4 or MOV

Video compression: H.264

Video length: Maximum 4 minutes

The deadline for submission is Friday November 14th at 9PM. All work must be turned in on a flash drive, which will be returned after the awards are announced. A drop-box for submissions will be located in the 5th floor equipment cage. Please label your flash drive with your name.

All work will be checked for Sony meta-data to prove technical eligibility. Award winners will be announced in early December, 2014.