Allard Prize Foundation Calls for Entries for its Bi-annual Photography Competition

Catherine Dauvergne, Dean, Peter A. Allard School of Law
Catherine Dauvergne, Dean, Peter A. Allard School of Law

The Allard Prize Foundation, based in Vancouver, Canada, is calling for entries for its bi-annual Allard Prize Photography Competition, which recognizes photographic excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize.

Interested photographers are encouraged to submit their entries at any time of the year as the entry is open all 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. The Foundation particularly welcomes entries that depict corruption and human rights violations in the developed world.

Each winning photograph will receive an award of 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 afterwards.

Entries should be submitted online at while the full terms and conditions for applying can be reviewed at

Winners are selected twice a year, shortly following the submission deadlines of May 1 and November 1. Winning photographs are announced on Allard Foundation galleries page and promoted on its social media channels.

The Prize is adjudicated by the Allard Prize Committee and Maxe Fisher, Associate Professor, Faculty of Design + Dynamic Media, Emily Carr University of Art + Design.