7 Jun 2024

Grants Sony Alpha Female+ Grant Program

Sony Alpha San Diego, California, United States


Opportunity Description

International Deadline: Recurring Monthly – Sony Alpha Female provides a platform for photographers and videographers to share their stories and inspire the world with their creativity, passion, and drive. We aim to make the world a more equal, more representative, and more open place. With you by our side, there’s nothing holding us back.

We award one grant every month to a photographer or videographer with a project that aligns with our mission to further the female or minority perspective.

Unique to the grant program is that each grant application is considered for all remaining monthly grants, until the last grant is awarded. Also, applicants can apply once a month with a new project idea to increase chances of winning.

Program is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, D.C., and Canada (excluding the Province of Quebec) that are 18 years and older, regardless of gender identity.

You don’t need to own or use a Sony camera to apply. Winners will be expected to create their project with their new Sony camera and lens within five weeks of being notified that they have won.

All eligible entries for each Monthly Period will be judged by Sony, in its sole discretion, based on the following criteria.

  • Project Theme – 30%
  • Project Creativity – 30%
  • Perceived Project Feasibility – 10%
  • Ability to Convey Self Identity of Entrant (i.e. “who Entrant is”) in Personal Video – 10%
  • Previous Work Samples as express in Photos or Video Submissions of Rule 2(C) – Quality – 20%


Universe is here for the makers, the doers, the people who dream in colors. You bring your curiosity and ideas, we’ll provide the knowledge, the inspiration, and the state-of-the-art imaging tech to help you make dreams reality.

Sony Electronics Inc.
16530 Via Esprillo
San Diego, CA 92127
Phone: 858.942.7795

Opportunity Categories: Photography Only. Opportunity Types: Grants. Opportunity Tags: $0 Entry/Application Fee, Deadlines 01 Jan thru Feb, Deadlines 03 March thru April, Deadlines 05 May thru June, Deadlines 07 July thru Aug, Deadlines 09 Sept thru Oct, Deadlines 11 Nov thru Dec, Deadlines Ongoing and Recurring, and Open to Artists Worldwide. Benefits: *No Participation Fee, Cash or Value Awards, and In-Kind Benefit.

Opportunity expires in 144 days.

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