Applications invited for Allard Prize Photography Competition

Applications invited for Allard Prize Photography Competition

Organization: Peter A. Allard School of Law

Event Duration: 01 Nov. 2019 - 01 Nov. 2019

Apply By: 01 Nov 2019

About the organization

The Peter A. Allard School of Law is the law school of the University of British Columbia. The Faculty offers the Juris Doctor degree as well as the Master of Laws, Master of Laws in Common Law and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

Event description

The Allard Prize, which is administered by the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, is steered by a prize committee composed of representatives of both the Allard School of Law and the private sector. Established in the fall of 2011, the Allard Prize Committee oversees all aspects of the Allard Prize including the development of the Prize criteria, the nomination and selection process, and promotion of the Allard Prize around the world.

Who May Enter.

The Competition is only open to individuals who have reached the age of majority in their country of residence at the time of entry (“Entrants”). 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.  

 How to Enter.

  • To enter the Competition, Entrants must upload their photograph and complete the online submission form including:
  • A brief description (up to 1200 characters) of the photograph, describing how the photograph reflects the themes of the Allard Prize of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and the rule of law, or of human rights and/or anti-corruption generally; and
  • A brief biography of the Entrant. The submission form is located on the Allard Prize Photography Competition page on the Allard Prize website, at http://www.allardprize.org/photography-competition  (photographs, descriptions and biographies shall together be referred to as “Entries”).


  • Photographs that violate or infringe upon another person’s copyright are not eligible.
  • Entrants may submit up to a maximum of four photographs in each cycle of the
  • Competition. Submission of more than four photographs may result in all photographs submitted by the Entrant being declared ineligible.
  • Entrants represent and warrant that  the individual(s), situation, context and location in and of the photograph are accurately represented in the Entry;  no individual was harmed in order to obtain the Entry; irrecognizable individuals or groups are unlikely to risk reprisals, violence or rejection in their communities as a result of exposing their identity or personal story through the publication of their image;  when possible, permission to photograph was sought and received from all vulnerable recognizable subjects, such as children or disempowered individuals, depicted in an Entry; and  no payment or other form of compensation was provided to subjects in exchange for their photograph or consent.

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