• Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Applicant must be working in music, dance, or visual arts including painting, photography, sculpture or interdisciplinary arts.
  • Applicant may not be enrolled either part-time, full-time, or finishing work in a degree-granting program.
  • Applicant must not have received an advanced level of recognition in his or her artistic discipline.
  • Applicant must have documented proof of having performed or exhibited during the past year.
  • Applicant must submit two (2) letters of recommendation from recognized authorities or professionals in the applicant’s discipline. The recommendations must be uploaded with the application package.
  • Applications must be received by October 5, 2017. All applications must include the following: 
    • A completed application form.
    • The applicant’s biography, CV and photograph.
    • A sample photograph, recording, or video tape of the applicant’s work. (See specific requirements for each discipline.)
    • Two (2) letters of recommendation from recognized authorities or professionals in the applicant’s discipline. 
    • The required essay.

S&R Washington Award Committee will not return entry materials nor assume responsibility for material submitted.