Allard Prize Photography Competition 2018 (Winners receive CAD $1,000)

Allard Prize Photography Competition 2018 (Winners receive CAD $1,000)

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Submission of entries is ongoing for the May cycle of the Allard Prize Photography Competition 2018. The bi-annual Allard Prize Photography Competition, which recognizes photographic excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize, is adjudicated by the Allard Prize Committee and Max Fisher, Associate Professor, Faculty of Design + Dynamic Media, Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

Photographers are encouraged to submit entries year-round. Entries should reflect themes of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability, the rule of law, and of human rights and/or anti-corruption generally. Entries depicting corruption and human rights violations in the developed world are particularly welcomed.


  • Each winning photograph will receive CAD $1,000 and be featured on the Allard Prize website, with a brief description and the photographer’s name, for six months. Winning entries will be archived as a past winner on the website afterward.


  • The Competition is only open to individuals who have reached the age of majority in their country of residence at the time of entry;
  • Members of the Allard Prize Photography Competition Jury, the Allard Prize Committee and the Allard Prize Advisory Board are not eligible to participate during their terms as Jury, Committee or Advisory Board members and for one year following the end of their terms.


  • Proceed to submit your photos here.

The current deadline for the Allard Prize Photography Competition is May 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time. Any submissions received after this date and time will automatically be considered for the November 2018 cycle.

For more information, visit Allard Prize Photography Competition.