The Society of Typographic Aficionados announced the third annual SOTA Catalyst Award for young people who have created original work in type design, type history, or other areas related to typography. The award recognizes a person 30 years of age or younger who shows both achievement and future promise in the field of typography.
The recipient will be awarded up to $1,500 USD in reimbursement for transportation and lodging expenses to attend the TypeCon2012 conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin - July 31 - August 5. They will also have their conference registration fee paid for and will give a 20-minute presentation during the main conference program.
Deadline for submissions is March 9, 2012.