2018 Foundry Scholarship winners

Portfolios judged by Kirsten Luce, Mansi Midha, and Adriana Zehbrauskas

Congratulations to the 2018 Foundry scholarship winners listed below:

Bitan Basu
Siddharth Behl
Ranjan Moloy Biswas
Sahiba Chawdhary
Ha Dao
Saumalya Ghosh
Indrajit Khambe
Emilia Lloret
Htet Nyanzay
Masood Sarwer

Bob & Diane Fund Scholarship for local* photographers is available now! Applications due: May 20, 2018

Scholarship applications closed

*Locals include people from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, South and Southeast Asia, and last year’s local region: Latin America & the Caribbean.

Foundry Photojournalism Workshop and NOOR Agency are pleased to announce the award winners for the 2018 inaugural Stanley Greene/Women Documenting Conflict Scholarship Award.
This years winners are:

Riti Sengupta
Emilienne Malfatto

The Bob and Diane Scholarship winners are:

Hadi Uddin from Bangledesh
Greta Gomez Rico from Mexico

Foundry Scholarship applications are open until MAY 31! Read below for instructions.


A son help his father push a motorbike after getting some grass for their cows in Kintamani, Bali. © Nyoman Haryadi Wijaya / Foundry 2015 Scholarship Winner

Applying for a scholarship is easy. You just need to fill out the form and add a zip file of images from your portfolio. Please follow the instructions below to make sure you will be considered.

About 10 scholarships are available to students planning on attending the Foundry workshop to waive the whole tuition fee. If a student has paid the tuition fee and wins a scholarship, he/she will be refunded the tuition. In order to apply for a scholarship, applicants must fill out the form below.


Please follow the instructions below to make sure you will be considered. You may submit no more than 20 images for consideration. You may submit a story, single images or a mix of both. This is up to you, we want to see what you think is your best work.

Step 1:Prepare your images

How to prepare your image files

  • Please name your images with your last name followed by the number, starting with 001. (ex. Lastname_001, Lastname_002, etc.)
  • Please include caption information under File Info in Photoshop. If you are submitting a cohesive story, you should indicate this in the caption fields.
  • Size images to 1200 pixels on the longest side at 72 dpi. Save it at compression/quality 8. (In Photoshop, go to Image>Image size, change the longest side to 1200px, change dpi to 72.)

  • When saving, you will be prompted to enter a number for the quality. Enter 8.)


  • Place the images in a folder and name it with your LAST_FIRSTNAME. (ex. SMITH_JOHNNY)
  • After you have named, resized and captioned your photos, place them in the folder and then create a zip file or archive of this folder. (On a Mac, press control-click and select “Compress folder” or “Create Archive”. On Windows, right-click and create archive or create zip)

Folder Compressed

Step 2: Submit your application


If you have any questions about the application process, please review the above material carefully. If you still have questions, feel free to contact us at info [at] If you have already paid tuition but would like to apply, you may do so. If you are selected, your tuition will be refunded at the workshop. These scholarships are only for tuition, you are still responsible for transportation, lodging, meals and all other daily expenses. Hope you can join us!

Please remember that this workshop is intended for students with three years or less professional experience. However, regional photographers with more than three years experience are encouraged to apply.

This year's regional photographers are someone whose country of origin/birthplace is India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, South and Southeast Asia. Also included are last year's locals: Citizens of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Country of citizenship

Please list any professional or educational experience that you think is relevant. 500 character limit.


Add your compressed ZIP file here. ONLY .zip files will be accepted. Nothing over 6mb will be accepted.


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