Alexandra Boulat Grant http://www.viiphoto.com/association.html
American Illustration – http://www.ai-ap.com/ American Illustration Competition where selected images appear in the produced hardcover annuals
American Photography http://www.ai-ap.com/cfe.html
American Photography Competition where selected images appear in the produced hardcover annuals
Aperture Portfolio Prize http://www.aperture.org/apertureprize/info.php
Art Directors Club – http://www.adcawards.org/ Art Directors Club hosts several award competitions which can be found on the website
The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar http://www.photojournalism.org/digirules.html
Berenice Abbott Prize for an Emerging Photographer http://www.juliadean.com/competitions/index.html
British Design & Art Direction (D&AD) http://www.dandad.org/ The D&AD Awards span 30 different categories encompassing all aspects of creative communications from writing and art direction to architecture, graphic design, music videos and photography.
California Stories http://www.californiastories.org
CANON Young Photographers- http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/related_features/young_photographer/article3583642.ece
College Photographer of the Year-Annual contest for college photographers. http://www.cpoy.org/
Communication Arts Photography Annual http://www.commarts.com/competitions/photography
Emerging Photographer Grant 2010 http://www.burnmagazine.org/emerging-photographers-fund
Editor & Publisher’s Photos of the Year Contest http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/index.jsp
Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography
Gordon Parks Competition, focused on social injustice, suffering, family values / Lucile James Fine Arts Committee, Fort Scott Community College, 2108 South Horton, Fort Scott KS 66701 / http://www.gordonparkscenter.org/photocontest.asp
Inge Morath Award c/o Magnum Photos 40 W. 27th Street, 6th floor, NY, NY 10001, http://www.ingemorath.org/
IPA – International Photography Awards –http://www.photoawards.com/ The Pilsner Urquell International Photography Awards Competition is a prestigious photography contest for both professional and amateur photographers.
Magnum Expression Award: http://expression.magnumphotos.com/expression_award/index.php?p=purpose
National Photographic Portrait Prize- http://www.photographycompetitions.net/2009/08/national-photographic-portrait-prize-2010/ The Photographic Portrait Prize 2007 showcases the work of the most talented emerging young photographers alongside that of established professionals.
Open Society Institute: Documentary Photography Distribution Grant
PDN (Photo District News) Photo Annual http://www.pdnonline.com/pdn/contests/index.jsp
Pictures of the Year International / http://www.poy.org/
Society for Photographic Education / Calls for Entries and Submissions / http://www.spenational.org/opportunities/submissions.html#northeast
Travel Photographer of the Year – September (date tbc). http://www.tpoty.com/ An international travel photography competition, with prizes including international trips, professional-level photographic equipment, bursaries and exhibitions
Wildlife Photographer of the Year http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit-us/whats-on/temporary-exhibitions/wpy/ Held annually, the competition aims to find the most stunning and original wildlife pictures taken by photographers worldwide of all ages.
World Press Photo Contest, which brings together pictures from all parts of the globe to reflect trends and developments in photojournalism. http://www.worldpressphoto.nl/