grants & scholarships

National Geographic Young Explorers Grant

National Geographic Young Explorers Grant

visit site Deadline: ongoing. “Young Explorers Grants (YEG) offer opportunities to individuals ages 18 to 25 to pursue research, conservation, and exploration-related projects consistent with National Geographic’s existing grant programs, including: the Committee for Research and Exploration (CRE), the Expeditions Council (EC), and the Conservation Trust (CT). In addition, the YEG program recently teamed with […]

Burn Emergency Photographer Fund

Emergency Photographer Fund: $10k Grant

visit site Deadline: July 31st, 2014 “The EPF grant is designed to support continuation of a photographer’s personal project. As we all know by now, this body of work may be of either journalistic mission or purely personal artistic imperatives. The primary intent is to support emerging photographers who will become the icons of tomorrow. […]

Pierre & Alexandra Boulat Grant

visit site Deadline: June 7, 2014 “In order to to assist photojournalists struggling with the economic hardships associated with this profession, the Association is promoting an annual Grant, endowed by Canon France. The award is presented to a professional photographer of any age, sex or nationality who wishes to cover a social, economic, political or […]

W, Eugene Smith Memorial Fund

W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund

visit site Deadline: May 31st, 2014 “The W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography is presented annually to a photographer whose past work and proposed project, as judged by a panel of experts, follows the tradition of W. Eugene Smith’s concerned photography and dedicated compassion exhibited during his 45-year career as a photographic essayist. The […]

Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation: Photography Grant

visit site Deadline: March 31, 2014 “Photographers around the world are encouraged to submit entries focusing on lives and populations ravaged by war, famine, poverty, religious persecution, political oppression, forced migration, and other social injustices. The winning submission will be awarded a grant of $5,000 to be utilized for the production or completion of a […]

Photographic Museum of Humanity Grant

visit site Deadline: February 26, 2014 “The Photographic Museum of Humanity Grant is an international contest that we organize with the aim to finance talented photographers and discover new talents. The photographic competition starts on December 10th, 2013 and will last until February 26th, 2014. Photographers are invited to present a series of maximum 15 […]

Ian Parry Scholarship

Ian Parry Scholarship deadline extended to August 10th

“Now in its 24th year, the Ian Parry Scholarship is dedicated to 24-year-old photojournalist Ian Parry, who died while on assignment for The Sunday Times during the Romanian revolution in 1989.

The award is designed for documentary photographers and visual journalists, and is judged by patron Don McCullin, photographers Tom Stoddart, Harriet Logan, Simon Roberts and Lynsey Addario, and director of photography Jon Jones of The Sunday Times.”