The recipient will be awarded up to $2,000 USD in reimbursement for transportation and lodging expenses to attend the TypeCon2015 conference in Denver, CO — August 12th to 16th. They will have their conference registration fee paid for and will be required to give a 20-minute presentation during the main conference program. Recipients should be available to attend the conference from Thursday to Sunday.
The SOTA Catalyst Award is fully funded by The Society of Typographic Aficionados, an international not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, study, and support of type, its history and development, its use in the world of print and digital imagery, its designers, and its admirers.
Submission Deadline: April 6th, 2015
Notification of Award: May 4th, 2015
The following materials must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by the submission deadline. A single PDF file (may be multiple pages) containing the following information is preferred:
Visual samples of a specific project or related group of work to be the topic of the presentation
A brief description of the presentation (100 words or less)
A letter explaining your involvement in typography (300 words or less)
Optional: Online links to additional work or background information
Include your name, date of birth, postal address, organization or university affiliation (if applicable), email, and phone number with area code. Applicants from outside the U.S. or Canada should also include their country dialing code.