Picture Credit: Dario Mitidieri. Silver, Photojournalism, OAP Photography Awards Winner 2019

For the inaugural Yannis Behrakis Photojournalism Grants program, Reuters Pictures reuters.com/pictures is offering ten grants of $8,000 USD for photojournalists and students to produce a photo project and develop their visual storytelling skills.

Successful stories will be distributed on Reuters platforms and Reuters Pictures editors will mentor recipients throughout their projects. Grantees will also receive Reuters instruction, including reporting and hostile environment training. Aspiring photojournalists attending Visa pour l’Image international festival of photojournalism will be able to learn more about Reuters photojournalism and further details on the grant program by visiting the Reuters stand, located on the second floor of the Palais des Congrès.

Application requirements:

– Applicants must be between the ages of 18-35

– They must submit a 30-40 picture portfolio, a detailed story proposal and a CV.

– The project can be a work-in-progress or a new idea.

– A project focused on a subject in a community or location within close proximity, that can be completed in a few weeks or months, is advisable

Grant period:

1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020

How to apply:

Email your CV, cover letter with story portfolio via a Dropbox link to: ReutersPhotoGrant@tr.com

 

 

 

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