Scholarships Announced

Foundry Workshop Visual Storytelling Scholarship Announced

We are pleased to announce the Foundry Workshop Visual Storytelling Scholarship. The scholarship covers tuition for two photojournalists (one South Asian, one from anywhere else).

Eligibility: Any photographer in the first 5 years of their career (no matter their age) or, if South Asian, any photographer (no limit on time spent in field).

DEADLINE: February 28, 2009. UPDATE: Deadline has been extended to March 13, 2009.

Announced Within 2 weeks post deadline.

How to Apply:

Send an email with the following EXACTLY AS SPECIFIED BELOW:

1. subject line- your name and the words “Visual Storytelling” in the subject line

2. A LINK to TWO photographic essays, showcasing visual storytelling.
3. Each essay needs an introductory paragraph detailing the nature/subject of the photo essay. Captions arent mandatory but are appreciated.

(do NOT attach the photos or send them in the body of the email)

Multimedia/audio slideshows/ etc. are nice but wont make a difference in judging- we are looking for interesting, compelling photographic essays/storytelling, not bells and whistles.
4. One to two paragraphs about your photography background, career goals and international ambitions in the photojournalism field.

Email all of the above to:

foundryphotoworkshop@hotmail.com

Redux Pictures/Foundry Workshop Scholarship Announced

We are pleased to announce the Redux Pictures/Foundry Workshop Scholarship. The scholarship covers tuition for two photojournalists (one South Asian, one from anywhere else).

Eligibility: Any photographer in the first 5 years of their career (no matter their age) or, if South Asian, any photographer (no limit on time spent in field).

How to Apply:

Send an email with the following EXACTLY AS SPECIFIED BELOW:

1. subject line- your name and the words “Redux Scholarship” in the subject line

2. A LINK to 30 of your images, either singles or a cohesive photo-story/essay
(do NOT attach the photos or send them in the body of the email)

3. One to two paragraphs about your photography background, career goals and international ambitions in the photojournalism field.

4. Deadline is February 28 and winners will be announced 2 weeks afterwards. UPDATE: Deadline has been extended to March 13, 2009.

Email all of the above to:
foundryphotoworkshop@hotmail.com

A special thanks to Redux and Marcel Saba for making this scholarship possible and for supporting emerging photojournalists!
thanks and good luck!

Foundry Photojournalism Workshop announces The Travel Photographer’s scholarships!

The terms and conditions of the scholarship are:

1. Full scholarship of $450 for a South Asian photojournalists. (South Asian countries include India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Afghanistan, and Tibet.)

2. Partial scholarship of $450 for a photojournalist of any nationality.

3. The scholarships are only available to photojournalists who have 5 years or less of full or part-time work experience.

4. To apply for The Travel Photographer’s scholarships, email 5 of your photographs to fpw_ttp@yahoo.com with your email header “FPW-TTP scholarship”, including a short biography and a brief statement as to what your work objectives are. The photographs should be no more that 500 pixels on their long side and a resolution of 72 pixels/inch.

5. The application process starts on February 3 and closes on April 3, 2009. The winner will be announced on April 15, 2009.