The Reuters Photojournalism Grants program, renamed the Yannis Behrakis Photojournalism Grants, at the Visa pour l’Image international festival of photojournalism, taking place in Perpignan, France.
The Reuters photography grant program, launched in 2017, has been expanded and renamed here for long-time Reuters photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Yannis Behrakis, who died earlier this year.
For the inaugural Yannis Behrakis Photojournalism Grants program, Reuters Pictures is offering ten grants of $8,000 (Rs. 5,71,420 approx) 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.
- 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.
Email your CV, cover letter with story portfolio via a Dropbox link to: ReutersPhotoGrant@tr.com
End of Application period 31 December 2019