2018 COMPETITION: How To Apply

Thank you for your interest. The deadline for applications for the 2018 competition is Thursday March 1, 2018 at 5:00pm EST.


All applicants must submit the following materials by e-mail in order to be considered for the competition:

  1. Completed application (PDF download below), signed
  2. Current Resume
  3. Recent Color Headshot (JPEG; 1-3 MB file size)
  4. A copy of passport, drivers license or birth certificate
  5. One current signed letter of recommendation; this may be attached to your application or e-mailed directly from your recommender  

The Gerda Lissner Foundation is not responsible for blocked or undelivered e-mails.

There is no fee to enter the competition. Winners of top, first and second prizes from previous competitions may not re-apply.

The application form must be submitted by e-mail (gerdalissner@aol.com).  All fields must be filled in with typed text (handwritten applications will not be accepted). Late applications will not be considered.