The newest phase of the Tool Factory/Olympus Student Photo Contest and Teacher Grant Program is currently underway; the deadline for entries is June 2, 2006.
For the Student Photo Contest, a total of two winners will be selected, one in the Photography category and one in the Art category. Each winner receives an Olympus 8.0 megapixel digital camera and accessories worth $600, Tool Factory software worth up to $200, and the book "Digital Camera Basics."
For the Classroom Grants program, a total of five teachers will be selected to receive three Olympus 5.0 megapixel (or better) digital cameras worth $600, a Tool Factory site license worth up to $2,000, $500 in cash to be used to complete their project, and 30 copies of the "Digital Camera Basics" workbook.
Contest details are available online; flyers can be downloaded for printing at http://www.toolfactory.com/olympus_contest/.
The winning applications from the 2005 teacher grant contest are available for reading online at http://www.toolfactory.com/olympus_contest/. To view all student photo entries, visit http://www.clipartstation.com/.
This contest is offered throughout the school year with varying deadlines; applicants must resubmit after every deadline to reapply.
Source: Tool Factory, Inc., http://www.toolfactory.com/; Olympus, http://www.olympusamerica.com/education/