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International Photography Grants – Get Your New Year Started! – Part 2

Here’s Part 2 of our engaging International Photography Grants post to help you kick start the New Year. If you missed Part 1, please go here. Look out for Part 3, coming soon.

Lucie Foundation Emerging Scholarship

The Lucie Foundation is proud to support emerging talent with vision, with dynamic ideas that challenge and progress the art form of still photography into work that compels. Their support of photography is broad, from Fine Art to Documentary and Photojournalism, digital to film-based works. Their concern is to support emerging visionaries producing work that is at once gripping, and original.

The Lucie Foundation is proud to offer three cash grants to support the work of emerging photographers – one $2,500 scholarship with an open theme and two $1000 scholarships for photographers working in the fields of Fine Art or Documentary/Photojournalism.


Submission period: November – February

Photographic Museum of Humanity Grant

PMH 2014 Grant is an important occasion to see your work recognized by an outstanding jury in front of an international public. It is a great moment to gain visibility and create yourself new opportunities.


Submission period: December – February

Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for Documentary Photography & Film Grant

THE MANUEL RIVERA-ORTIZ FOUNDATION for Documentary Photography & Film is committed to positive social discourse in under-represented communities throughout the world by encouraging emerging and established photographers and filmmakers working in developing nations to keep their lenses fixed on the plight of the poor and disenfranchised.


Submission period: November – March

Crusade Engagement Grant

The Crusade Engagement Grant awards $10,000 annually to the applicant with the most innovative idea to build audiences for photography.


Submission period: February – April

Inge Morath Award

The Inge Morath Award was established by the members of Magnum Photos in tribute to their colleague, who was associated with Magnum for more than fifty years. Funded by the photographers, the Award is administered by the Inge Morath Foundation in cooperation with the Magnum Foundation, New York.

The annual Inge Morath Award is given to a woman photographer under thirty years of age, to assist in the completion of a long term documentary project. The winner and finalists are selected by the photographer members of Magnum Photos and a representative of the Morath Foundation at the Magnum annual meeting.


Submission period: February – April

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