Exciting news here for budding news photographers as applications are now open for a new scholarship sponsored by Reuters on ICP’s Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism Programme in 2018/2019.
PAN friends, The International Center of Photography (ICP), the world’s leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture, announced the launch of the Reuters Scholarship for Visual Journalism. This will give one full-tuition scholarship over the next three years to full-time students in ICP’s One-Year Certificate programme. The scholarship recipient will also receive support from and portfolio reviews with Reuters journalists.
Interested applicants should possess the desire to explore the visual language of documentation and storytelling in the arts. Parameters and rules, as well as submission forms, are now available online here. The deadline for applications is 31st March 2018.
“This generous scholarship offering is just the latest in a strong partnership between Reuters and ICP,” says ICP Executive Director Mark Lubell. “Both organisations are built on the understanding of concerned photography and the ways in which imagery can bear witness to what’s happening in the world.”
“Reuters is committed to helping develop the next generation of news photographers to bring the world’s most important stories to a global audience,” said Reuters Global Editor of Video and Pictures John Pullman. “This scholarship and exciting collaboration with ICP offers a unique opportunity for budding photographers to develop theirs skills while receiving support and mentorship from Reuters award-winning journalists.”