Reuters announced the third edition of the theirs 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 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.
Open to all photographers, worldwide aged of 18-35. Applicants 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.
•Yannis Behrakis Photojournalism Grants program offers 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.
Entry deadline: 31st December 2019
Grant period: 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020
How to apply for Yannis Behrakis Photojournalism Grants:
Email your CV, cover letter with story portfolio via a Dropbox link to: ReutersPhotoGrant@tr.com