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Grants Available for Photographers, Illustrators, Motion Media Creators in Medicine, Science
The BioCommunications Association (BCA) is accepting grant applications to fund projects that promote study and research in the field of biological communications. Grant applications will be accepted through April 23, 2011.
BCA’s Endowment Funds for Education (EFFE) Grant is open to student or professional biocommunication photographers, illustrators, graphic designers, multimedia creators and videographers. BCA membership is not required. Members of the Selection Committee or their relatives are ineligible.
EFFE grants have been awarded for a variety of projects including the development of digital photography techniques for use in taking medical photos, a summer internship in India to study and teach ophthalmic photography techniques, and travel expenses for a medical photographer who accompanied Project Smile’s volunteer doctors to Ecuador to document patients undergoing corrective surgery of cleft palates.
Download the EFFE Grant Application and Guidelines PDF:
For more information, contact the EFFE Committee Chair: EFFE@bca.org
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About the BioCommunications Association, Inc.: an international professional association of photographers, designers, illustrators, and videographers working in visual communications for the life sciences. Founded in 1931 as the Biological Photographic Association, today's BioCommunications Association promotes the highest standards of education, performance, and professionalism. Members are from health care, universities, research institutions, government and private industry throughout North America, the United Kingdom, Scandinavia, and Australia. BCA is the oldest organization devoted to the development of visual communication material in the biological sciences. http://www.bca.org