$3,500 Ian Parry Scholarship For Young Photo Journalists

Ian parry scholarship

Application for the Ian Parry Scholarship for young photo Journalists has begun. This year, there will now be two awards, The Award for Achievement and the Award for Potential, the entry criteria for both will us the same. Also a year long Mentorship Programme for the winner of the Award for Potential. has been introduced.


-The award is for all full time students from any country of any age including recently (within the last year) graduated students and BA, MA and MFA students. Photographers (not attending a course) from any country who are 24 years old or younger can also apply.

-Entrants must submit a portfolio and a brief but clear proposal of a project they would undertake if they won the scholarship.


-Our Main Sponsors, The Incite Project, will add work from the winners to their prestigious collection and invite them to visit the collection for a private tour.

-Each winner will receive $3,500 towards their chosen project

-Mentorship Programme- the winner of the Award for Potential will receive one years personal Mentorship. This years Mentor is the highly respected Photojournalist and Ian Parry Board Member, Tom Stoddart

-Canon provides equipment to the winners.

-World Press Photo automatically accepts the winner of the Achievement Award into its final list of nominees for the Joop Swart Masterclass in Amsterdam.

-Reportage by Getty Images adds the winner of the Achievement Award to its on line Emerging Talent group.

Application Process

You can apply for the Ian Parry Scholarship now via the online application platform.

Application Deadline

The application deadline is 7th July 2016.

For more information, visit the official page

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