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The Society of Typographic Aficionados, an international not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, study, and support of type, is pleased to announce the eighth annual SOTA Catalyst Award. This international award is targeted at young people who have created original work in type design, type history, or other areas related to typography.
The award recognises a person 25 years of age or younger (on December 31, 2017) who shows both achievement and future promise in the field of typography. The purpose of the award is to act as a catalyst in the career of a young person who does not yet have broad exposure in the profession.
The following materials have to be sent 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
• 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
• Contact information
There is no entry fee.
Open to entries from all over the world.
The recipient will be awarded up to 2,000 USD in reimbursement for transportation and lodging expenses to attend the TypeCon2017 conference in Boston, MA (August 23rd to 27th).
They will have their conference registration fee paid for and will be required to give a 20-minute presentation during the main conference program.