Announcing The West Award: Project Los Angeles 2020!
The West Award is generously given by philanthropist and photographer Patrick West to one student for each domestic Project Series: Working with Nonprofits workshop from Momenta.
Patrick West believes in the mission of Momenta to train photographers to work with nonprofit organizations as a viable career or freelance client. Workshops include equal parts photographic training and career/business skills.
This award is for Project Los Angeles taught by Matt Rose, Dotan Saguy, and Allison Zuacha and is hosted at the beautiful flagship Leica Store and Gallery in West Hollywood, California this coming February 2020.
About the Award
Winners receive a full tuition scholarship to a domestic workshop as well as a travel stipend of $500. Stipends are mailed approximately one week prior to the workshop.
Eligible students must be United States based, full-time college students currently enrolled at an accredited college or university. Undergraduate or graduate students may apply. Recent graduates may apply within one year of their official graduation date.
Send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Cover letter or email explaining why you’d like to attend this specific workshop and how this workshop will benefit your career goals
- A link to your online portfolio or Instagram account
- Email subject heading reading: “West Award: Los Angeles 2020.”
Monday, December 2 @ 11:59 pm PST.
Winners will be selected by a majority vote by judges Patrick West and Momenta Workshops staff, based on all application criteria. If you are selected as a Winner, you must accept your scholarship and register for the workshop with a deposit within 7 days of the official announcement. If you do not register within 7 days of notification, the next person in line, based on voting totals, will be given the scholarship.