2018 Ian Parry Scholarship Prize for Young Photojournalists

Application Deadline: July 28th 2018 Ian Parry was a photojournalist who died while on assignment for The Sunday Times during the Romanian revolution in 1989. He was just 24 years of age. Aidan Sullivan, then picture editor, and Ian’s friends and family created the Ian Parry Scholarship in order to build something positive from such …

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Youth for Peace International Fellowship 2018

Deadline: 30 June, 2018 Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” ~ Buddha UNSCR 2250, is a first resolution on youth, peace and security. Adopted by the UN Security Council in 2015, the resolution emphasizes the importance of youth as agents of change in the maintenance and promotion of peace and security. Therefore, …

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UNESCO Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest for Young People, 2018

Application Deadline: July 15th 2018 The International Photo Contest ”Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads”, taking place from 11 April  to 15 July 2018, is organized within the framework of UNESCO Silk Roads Project, UNESCO Youth Programme and the International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022). This initiative, which benefits from the kind support and valuable advice of the renowned photographer and humanitarian, Reza, …

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United States Diplomatic Mission NaijaGEMs Photo Contest 2018

Are you ready to show the beauty of Nigeria through magnificent photography? The U.S. Mission Nigeria invites Nigerians to compete in its NaijaGems Photography contest to raise awareness of Nigeria’s natural beauty. Ambassador W. Stuart Symington who has visited all 36 states in Nigeria and initiated the competition said, “There are all across this country …

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Skills in Action Photo Competition 2017

Submission Deadline: 30 June 2017 Are you an amateur or professional photographer? Use your skills to capture pictures that not only show but tell amazing stories and submit your photos to the #SkillsInAction Photo Competition! This competition is organized as part of UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre’s activities in celebrating World Youth Skills Day this July 2017. …

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The Inge Morath Foundation Grant for Female Photographers 2017

Deadline is April 30 2017 The Magnum Foundation and the Inge Morath Foundation are pleased to announce the 16th annual Inge Morath Award, a $5,000 grant given to a female photographer under the age of 30 to support the completion of a long-term documentary project. One Awardee and up to two finalists are selected by …

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Smart Villages Photography Competition 2017

Deadline  April 30 2017 1.3 billion people in the world, mostly resource-poor and living in rural areas, do not have access to safe, sustainable forms of energy. 3 billion people have to burn biomass to cook their meals, which causes indoor smoke pollution. Because of this pollution, 4 million people, mostly women and children, lose …

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Call for entries: UN World Wildlife Photo Competition Day

  WWD2017 will focus on motivating, engaging and empowering the youth in wildlife conservation issues, responding to a call to better engage with youth  from the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES (CoP17). The photo competition is aimed to raise awareness of wildlife conservation, including the challenges facing many of the …

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Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017

Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017 DEADLINE: Call for entries 2016.10.17—2017.1.27 The Nikon Photo Contest International has been held by Nikon Corporation since 1969 to provide an opportunity for photographers around the world to communicate and to enrich image-making culture for professionals and amateurs alike. The Nikon Photo Contest nurtures an aspirational community that supports photographers and …

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The World Press Photo Contest

The annual photo contest rewards photographers for the best single exposure pictures contributing to the past year of visual journalism. Prizes The prize-winning photographs are assembled into an exhibition that travels to 45 countries and is seen by more than 4 million people each year. The winning pictures are also published in the yearbook, which …

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