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Apply for the The Rachel Tanur Prize for Visual Sociology this year


If you are an undergraduate or graduate, seeking student grant you can apply for the Rachel Tanur Prize for Visual Sociology this year (2022). You can also check out other Details and the Eligibility Criteria for more information.

Sponsoring Agency: Social Science Research Council

Type of Fund: Award

Deadline: March 1, 2022


The Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize for Visual Sociology recognizes students in the social sciences who incorporate visual analysis in their work. It is named for Rachel Dorothy Tanur (1958–2002), an urban planner and lawyer who cared deeply about people and their lives and who was an acute observer of living conditions and human relationships.

The purpose of the prize is to encourage students to work with photography as a visual medium in their study and understanding of social phenomena.

Eligibility Criteria

The contest is open worldwide to undergraduate and graduate students in the social sciences. Students must be enrolled in their undergraduate or graduate program at the time of application. Students from diverse social science disciplines, with an interest in visual media, are encouraged to apply.

Funding Information 

  • The first prize is $2,500 USD, two years of honorary Board Membership to the International Sociological Association (ISA) Visual Sociology Research Committee, and publication of the winning essay as a “picture talk feature” with an associated DOI in the journal Visual Studies.
  • The second prize is $1,500 USD
  • The third prize is $500 USD

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