Photojournalism Division (PJD): Star Ratings
PSA members who have received acceptances in PSA-recognized Photojournalism Exhibitions may be eligible to apply for PJD Star Ratings. For additional information or help to apply for PJD Star Ratings, please email the Director.
Eligibility for a Star
Applicants must be a member of PSA; however, acceptances received prior to membership are eligible for the acceptance requirements. Please contact the Director for information regarding the format of a PJD Star Rating application.
Basic requirements are:
Beginning November 1, 2011, the fee for processing each Star Rating, Galaxy Award, or Diamond Award is $8.00. This $8.00 fee applies for those living in North America and those living outside North America. This policy is not retroactive; that is, fees already submitted with Star Ratings, Galaxy Award, or Diamond Award applications will not be changed. Cash, credit card, or checks or money orders drawn on US banks, are acceptable. PayPal may also be used. Contact the Director before submitting a fee using PayPal.
There is no fee for processing a conversion.
Download and print out the necessary format to apply for a PJD Star Rating.
As of August, 2012, 8 or more Galaxies are required to receive this designation.
Previous Recipients of the PJD Master Photojournalist I designation: