The winner of the $20,000 Professional Grant is Aaron Vincent Elkaim of Toronto, Canada for Where the River Runs Through, which examines the consequences of Brazil’s major hydroelectric expansion on the ecosystems, communities and industries within the Amazon Rainforest. Alvaro Ybarra Zavala received a Judges Special Recognition Award, for Colombia, The Parallel State.
The winner of the First Place Student Grant is Nathaniel Brunt for #shaheed, a study of the war in the Kashmir Valley. José Marquéz, Gabriela Arp, Sarah Blesener and Nick Wagner received Student Award of Excellence Grants.
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