Opportunities Category: Grants & Fellowship

Open Call: Deloitte’s Photo Grant 2024

An open call to all photographers under the age of 35. Participants will submit an unpublished project idea related to the award theme Possibilities. Project content and cost are to be specified. The project may also be an ongoing one for which financial support is needed to be completed or further developed.

To find out more Read More

Open Call PHD SCHOLARSHIP 2024 Goldsmiths

We are delighted to announce our Open Call for the Asymmetry PhD Scholarship in the ‘Advanced Practices’ programme at the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London.

ABOUT THE PHD SCHOLARSHIP

Beginning in the academic year of Autumn 2024, we are offering a bespoke, fully funded Scholarship in the innovative PhD programme “Advanced Practices” at Read More

UCA PhD: Managing the Archives: Photomonitor and bookRoom

bookRoom at University for the Creative Arts is seeking a PhD candidate interested in working with archives:

Project Topic: Managing the Archives: Photomonitor and bookRoom

This is a timely area of research that seeks to draw from the robust research culture that evolved through bookRoom activities for the past 10 years on emerging artistic and Read More

Fast Forward Vice-Chancellor Studentships 2024 at University for the Creative Arts

University for the Creative Arts are offering two Vice-Chancellor’s Studentships that are part of the Fast Forward: Women in Photography research project.

Full fee-waver with three year stipend:

The project Collecting, conserving, and displaying photography in the National Galleries of Scotland aims to investigate the stories of womxn, and minority groups represented in the archives of the National Read More

Technology and Human Rights Fellowship at The Carr Centre for Human Rights Policy

This year The Carr Centre for Human Rights Policy are specifically interested in assembling a group of scholars and practitioners who work on the theme of “Surveillance Capitalism or Democracy: Who Knows, Who Decides?”. They are seeking projects that connect to the research programs in Shoshana Zuboff’s 2019 book, The Age Surveillance Capitalism, and Mathias Read More

Call for Applications: Künstler:innenhaus Büchsenhausen Fellowship Program for Art and Theory 2025

Künstler:innenhaus Büchsenhausen invites visual and media artists, art critics, theorists, and curators to apply for a fellowship in 2025 (13 January 2025 – 27 June 2025).

With its Fellowship Program for Art and Theory, Büchsenhausen promotes internationally relevant artistic production, research, and discussion in the region of Tyrol. The program is based on the idea of Read More

Centre for British Photography Realisation Grants

The Centre for British Photography is pleased to announce the creation of a programme of grants and mentorship to support artists working with photography in Britain.

During 2024 the Centre for British Photography will be awarding a total of £10,000 with a maximum award of £2,500 per recipient. These are not support grants but are awards Read More

Peter E. Palmquist Memorial Fund for Historical Photographic Research

Considered one of the most important photo historians of the 20th century, Peter E. Palmquist (1936 – 2003) had a keen interest in the photography of the American West, California, and Humboldt County before 1950, and the history of women in photography worldwide. He published over 60 books and 340 articles and was a strong Read More

The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award for Women Photographers

MARILYN STAFFORD FOTOREPORTAGE AWARD

FOR WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 2023

The FotoAward

The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award of £2500, facilitated by FotoDocument and supported by Nikon, is granted annually to a professional female photographer towards the completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay which addresses an important social, environmental, economic, or cultural issue, whether local or Read More

Open Call: SAF X ASAP Curatorial Research Fellowship 2023

Dear Friends,

 

We are delighted to announce an exciting new collaboration with Serendipity Arts in India: SAF X ASAP Curatorial Research Fellowship 2023. Applications are now open and will close on 30th June.

 

Art South Asia Project (ASAP) and Serendipity Arts have come together to support a curatorial fellowship program Read More

DPPF 2023 Sports Photography Grants

The Doug Pensinger Photography Fund supports emerging and early-career sports photographers.

Photographers with more than 3 years cumulative paid professional sports photography experience are considered beyond the scope of the DPPF’s programs. Previous DPPF grant recipients are not eligible to apply.

The DPPF is committed to promoting inclusivity and diversity and to providing free merit-based access Read More

PhD Studentship at UCA – Jo Spence and Rosy Martin: Pioneering Phototherapy

Project Title: Jo Spence and Rosy Martin: Pioneering Phototherapy

This studentship is offered in conjunction with UCA’s Fast Forward project, led by Professor Anna Fox. Proposals are invited for an archival research project using material in the Hyman Collection, the Jo Spence Memorial Library Archive, and elsewhere, to investigate the development of phototherapy through the collaborative practice Read More

RPS Bursaries: fund your photography project

RPS bursaries offer financial support to help you create, develop, and share your photography. Our bursaries provide a platform for international exposure and professional development.

The successful recipient will have their work published in the award-winning RPS Journal and showcased digitally across the RPS.

Three bursaries are currently open for applications:

Joan Wakelin Bursary
In partnership Read More

PhD Studentship at UCA – Race, Gender, and Sexuality in British Photography, 1980s-2000s

This studentship is offered in conjunction with UCA’s Fast Forward project, led by Professor Anna Fox. Proposals are invited for an archive-based research project investigating transformations in representation of race, gender, and sexuality in work by generations of British photographers active from the 1980s to the 2000s. The PhD project will examine socio-political dimensions of Read More

PH Museum 2023 Photography Grant

The PhMuseum Photography Grant is an annual initiative that recognises the importance of photography and visual storytelling.

Over the years it has grown into a leading photography prize, with previous editions having awarded work by photographers like Max Pinckers, Poulomi Basu, Jacob Aue Sobol, Diana Markosian, and Tomas van Houtryve, among many others. Now in its Read More

FUTURES: Open Call for Irish Talent 2023

The FUTURES Open Call for Irish Talent 2023 is now open and it will close midnight Sunday 1st January 2023.
The submission to this opportunity is free and open to artists based on the island of Ireland, and those Irish artists practicing abroad, working in photography at any level, who feel their practice is at a Read More

Adaptations Award by ArtQuest

ARTQUEST PRESENTS

Adaptations is a practice development award of £2000 for artists to trial new ways of working. Artists apply with an idea to make their practice more economically sustainable.

This might include finding new ways to earn money from your practice or developing ways to make money indirectly that also feeds your practice creatively. The important Read More

Practice-based PHD on a subject of Inclusive Re/visualisation of Women’s Work

Towards an Inclusive Re/visualisation of Women’s Work

The Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries of the University of Sunderland are pleased to advertise a funded PhD studentship through the Northern Bridge Consortium Collaborative Doctoral Awards Competition.

This collaborative practicebased project between the Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries and the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens  will Read More

The Aftermath Project: Grant 2023

The Aftermath Project announces the opening of another grant cycle – the third year of their special grant focus: the 1492/1619 American Aftermaths grant. Everything you need to know is in the application package on our website, available here.

The deadline to submit is November 18, 2022.

The 2023 grant application for the 1492/1619 American Aftermaths Read More

The RPS Women in Photography Bursary

The RPS Women in Photography Bursary has been made possible through the generous support of Karen Knorr, HonFRPS. This bursary is provided to a recent female identifying graduate to assist in development of a photo project to be completed within the deadlines specified. Projects may include photo essays, exhibitions, documentaries, etc. Applications are being invited Read More

Wild Futures 2023/2024 Award Cycle

Creative Capital provides grants to support the creation of groundbreaking art by innovative and adventurous artists across the US through their national, open call process. Grants are awarded through an annual competition open to citizens, permanent residents, and O-1 visa holders of the United States. Candidates must apply to Creative Capital in order to be Read More

a-n Bursaries 2022: Time Space Money

a-n The Artists Information Company is offering bursaries of £500 to £1,500 to help support individuals whose plans have changed due to the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 and the continued impact of the pandemic.

They know that it continues to be a challenging time for artists and freelancers working in the visual arts Read More

Make | Learn | Build

The Make|Learn|Build grant program supports artists, creatives, organizations, and businesses in making work, gaining skills, or building up a business as they continue to respond to community needs. This grant program is designed to address the various ways the arts community in the tri-county region needs support.

This grant offered funding for artists and arts-based business/organizations Read More

NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship

The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship is a $7,000 unrestricted cash grant available to artists living in New York State and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein.

This grant is awarded in fifteen different disciplines over a three-year period (five categories a year) and the application is free to complete. The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship is not a Read More

Right of Return USA Fellowship

This fellowship program supports formerly incarcerated artists in the creation of original works. Six artists will be awarded a grant of $20,000 each to support a project aimed at reforming our criminal justice system. Right of Return Co-Chairs Jesse Krimes and Russell Craig and The Soze Agency are proud to announce the fourth year of Read More

MACK Annual Research Fellowship

MACK are pleased to announce their new annual research fellowship, in which they invite proposals for books that investigate an area of cultural history which is deserving of and lacking in critical attention.

They are especially interested in projects that include, but are not limited to, untold historic lineages, overlooked collectives and communities, specific movements of Read More

Research and Creation Support Program – Images of resistances

The Institute’s research and creation support program aims to develop and combine various approaches around photography – history of photography, anthropology of images, visual studies, digital humanities, human and social sciences, sciences, plastic arts research…

The call for applications is open to doctoral students, university or independent researchers, curators and artists, with availability throughout the year. Read More

Curatorial Research Fellowship Call for Applications

The Rencontres d’Arles €20,000 curatorial research fellowship is open to all exhibition curators.

The project chosen will be carried out in two stages:
– Research
– Production (after approval)

The maximum €20,000 grant includes:
– An initial amount of €5,000 in copyright acquired for the winner
– A second amount of €15,000 for producing the project.

The Curatorial Research Fellowship is generously Read More

Emerging Photographer Fund 2021

The Emerging Photographer Fund is designed to support continuation of a photographer’s personal project, or emerging career. This body of work may be of either journalistic mission or purely personal artistic imperatives. There is no age limit 18 or above. Projects submitted may be ongoing, or finished. They are looking to discover new work, and Read More

Engage the public with research about the BBC

Apply for funding to engage the public in the context of the centenary of the BBC in 2022.

You must:

be a UK-based researcher at doctoral level or higher
have a primary research focus in arts and humanities.
We welcome applications from researchers working in UKRI’s wider remit but your work must focus on the arts and humanities.

You may Read More

Creation Grants // Round 2

Creation Grants are back with the second round by the Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops!

This time, the Creation Grants will be open to all lens-based practitioners in Asia. This initiative is part of their mission to support the visual media community in Asia, and meant to help give a little boost of motivation (and cash).

These Read More

TPF Photography Grant – 2021 Applications now Open

TPF are delighted to announce that LIMI London will be sponsoring The Photography Foundation’s new ‘TPF Photography Grant’ and they welcome applications for the 2021 grant providing £2,500 towards the production of a social documentary photo essay.

TPF will be awarding one grant for 2021 and the closing date for applications is Friday 12th November 2021, Read More

The Elephant Trust

The Trustees’ main objective is to support new work

Given The Elephant Trust’s modest resources, grants have usually been limited to £2,000, but with the addition of the Shelagh Wakely Bequest some larger grants of up to £5,000 may be awarded.

Priority is given to artists in the fine arts and small organisations and galleries who should Read More

Fellowship at Chai Khana

Chai Khana announces a part-time, four-month fellowship for entry level journalists and young professionals interested in digital media and motivated to improve their skills. The fellowship will include training and mentoring by Chai Khana staff, contributors and invited mentors and will conclude with a cross border project, produced by the fellows and published on Chai Read More

Open Call / Grant for Women Photographers “Isolated communities: New Narratives, New Ways of Being and Living”

Tbilisi Photo Festival, in partnership with Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum, announces the open call for women photographers from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Iran, Nepal,Thailand.

The grant is funded by Prince Claus Fund within the Partnership Network Grant program 2021.

Five women photographers from the above-mentioned countries will be offered an opportunity to benefit from the grant Read More

Black Artists Grant by Creative Debuts

The Black Artists Grant is £1,500 given out monthly to black artists in the UK, with each artist selected receiving £500 each. The BAG is no-strings attached financial support to help the selected artists in whatever they want – be that make new work, buy equipment or materials, travel, research, visit exhibitions or conferences, or Read More

Women Photograph Project Grants

These $5,000 grants will support photography projects — either new or in-progress — from visual journalists working in a documentary capacity.

Five grants are available, at least one of which will be earmarked for a nonbinary or transgender photographer.

Applicants are encouraged to submit a story, rather than singles, as part of the grant application. The images Read More

Heriot-Watt University:PhD scholarships 2021-22

Heriot-Watt University offers:

Language and Intercultural Studies PhD scholarships 2021-22

Syrian identities in the UK.  (SoSS-2021-018)

Supervisory team:  Dr Lina Fadel & Dr Katerina Strani

Research Centre:  The Intercultural Research Centre.

This project, located in the area of refugee and migration studies, will explore the theme of ‘Syrian Identities in the UK’. Sub-themes can include but are not limited to:

Diasporic Read More

Ampersand/Photoworks Fellowship

Photoworks are pleased to launch a new opportunity in collaboration with The Ampersand Foundation for a mid-career photographer living in the UK. The Ampersand/Photoworks Fellowship will provide a transformative opportunity for a mid-career artist to complete a new body of work.

Whilst many opportunities exist for emerging and graduate photographers including our own Jerwood/Photoworks Awards, the Read More

PhD Opportunity: Feminist Documentary Photography and Activist Networks Scholarship

The University of St Andrews is pleased to offer a full scholarship funded by St Leonard’s Postgraduate College, to support an exceptional student undertaking doctoral research in the following project: Feminist Documentary Photography and Activist Networks.

The past two decades have witnessed a surge of scholarly and curatorial interest in feminist art production in the UK, building on the foundational feminist Read More

10×10 Research Grants on Photobook History

10×10 Photobooks is pleased to announce the launch of a new program of annual photobook research grants to encourage and support scholarship on under-explored topics in photobook history. The first year’s theme expands on 10×10’s forthcoming project What They Saw: Historical Photobooks by Women, 1843-1999 that will launch in Fall 2021 in association with Read More

RIC Research Fellowships

In 2021, the Ryerson Image Centre will offer five fellowships for research related to photography:

The Nadir Mohamed Postdoctoral Fellowship
This fellowship includes a $10,000 (CAD) stipend for travel, research, and other expenses. Candidates must hold a PhD degree. All proposals will be welcome, but we encourage projects that utilize the collections and resources of the Ryerson Read More

2020 Women Photographers Grant

The PHmuseum Women Photographers Grant, now in its 4th edition, aims to empower the work and careers of female and non-binary professionals of all ages and from all countries working in diverse areas of photography. Its mission is to support the growth of the new generations and promote stories narrated from a female perspective, while Read More

IMAGINING THE NATION STATE: OPEN CALL

OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Chennai Photo Biennale Foundation in collaboration with the Diffusion Festival-Wales with the support of the British Council and Wales Arts International announces the Open Call for a grant for resident photographers and lens based artists from India and Wales to submit proposals on the theme – IMAGINING THE Read More

Grant for Female Photographers How Technology is Improving Women’s Lives

Tbilisi Photo Festival, in partnership with Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum, announces the open call for women photographers from Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russian Federation, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

Five women photographers from the above-mentioned countries will be offered an opportunity to benefit from the grant Read More

Photobook Grant 2020

The following call for applications towards a Photobook Grant, invites work from South Asia. It aims to present a project that takes the form of an engaged visual narrative, spanning the autobiographical and the inspired.

The Alkazi Foundation for the Arts is looking for an exceptional manifested photo narrative from South Asia. They invite book projects Read More

SERENDIPITY ARLES GRANT

For practitioners in the South Asian region which includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

A call for lens-based practitioners – Photography | Video | New Media

Serendipity Arts Foundation in collaboration with Rencontres d’Arles announces Serendipity Arles Grant 2020 supported by the French Institute in India. The Grant of INR 12,00,000 (approximately EUR 15,000)* supports lens-based practitioners from the South Asian Read More

Arts Council: Covid-19 support for artists, freelancers, and creative practitioners

Ensuring the people and organisations that make up the arts, museums and libraries are protected during the coronavirus crisis is the number one priority.

Arts Council are making £160 million of emergency funding available for those organisations and individuals who will need it during this crisis, and they have also changed the funding requirements for individuals Read More

The Ian Parry Scholarship 2020

To enter this year’s Ian Parry Scholarship, you will need to be 24 or younger or enrolled on a full-time recognised photographic course. Your application should contain the following information:

1) Your name, date of birth, permanent address, personal email address, personal telephone number, and if applicable, college, course title and course tutor.

2) A project description giving us Read More

Firecracker Photographic Grant Covid-19

About the call

In light of the increasingly difficult circumstances faced by our freelance photographic community, this year’s Firecracker Photographic Grant is specifically tailored to support practitioners during the Covid_19 pandemic. Open to female and non binary photographers, the Grant will be a minimum contribution of £2000 which will be split into 4 individual funds of Read More

Women and Intersectionality: Call for Photographers and Filmmakers

Articulating Women: Interrogating Intersectionality and Empowering Women Through Critical Engagements is pleased to announce a competition for students and early-career photographers and filmmakers in India. Early career entrants will have graduated within the last three years. Up to three projects will be funded, with up to 45,000 rupees allocated for expenses, including an artist’s fee Read More

Harvard University Graduate School of Design Loeb Fellowship: call for applications

The Loeb Fellowship at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (Harvard GSD) is now accepting applications for the Loeb Fellowship Class of 2021. The deadline for applications is Monday, January 6, 2020.

The Fellowship program offers a transformative year of study in residence at Harvard GSD and a powerful worldwide network of over 450 colleagues. The Read More

Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award 

The 2019 Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award of £2000, facilitated by FotoDocument and supported by Nikon for the first time this year, will be granted to a professional woman photographer towards the completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay which addresses an important social, environmental, economic or cultural issue, whether local or global.

The work should, in Read More

2019 Women Photographers Grant

The PHmuseum 2019 Women Photographers Grant aims to empower the work and careers of female and non-binary professionals of all ages and from all countries working in diverse areas of photography.

The Grant’s mission is to support the growth of the new generations and promote stories narrated from a female perspective, while responding to the need Read More

2 Junior Fellowships for PhD students

Two Junior Fellowships for PhD students at the VALIE EXPORT Center Linz will be invited to the tender at the Kunstuniversität Linz.

The VALIE EXPORT Center of the Linz Art University processes, explores, contextualises and conveys the premise of VALIE EXPORT. As an internationally oriented research center, it promotes the artistic and scientific examination of media Read More

Call for PhD applications

The VALIE EXPORT Center Linz_ Research Center for Media and Performance Art appraises, studies, contextualises, and mediates the premature legacy of VALIE EXPORT. International in its orientation, the research center strives to promote the artistic and scientific exploration of Media and Performance Art. The VALIE EXPORT Center is a co-operation of the University of Art Read More

Khadija Saye Photography Fellowship, London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum wants to appoint our first Khadija Saye Photography Fellow to support and photograph aspects of the work of the museum over the course of a yearlong professional development programme. The Khadija Saye Photography Fellow will be part of a team which will also include 6 Young Freelancers specialising in engagement and delivery Read More

New Curatorial Fellowship in Photography at V&A Museum

Curatorial Fellowship in Photography, supported by The Bern Schwartz Family Foundation

The Bern Schwartz Family Foundation is funding an exceptional opportunity for an early career curator to gain curatorial experience and expertise in photography.

The purpose of the Fellowship is to develop further expertise in the history of photography by researching the collections of the V&A while Read More

PEER FORUM at The Photographers’ Gallery

Peer Forum, Artquest’s annual Peer Mentoring programme aims to assist artists by providing them with the funding, space and resources necessary to establish their own peer mentoring groups. Artquest are working in partnership with a number of London’s respected art spaces to host these groups giving participants the opportunity to build relationships with their host Read More

Queens Museum/Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists

Open Call for the 2019-2020 QM-Jerome Foundation Fellowship will begin on February 26, 2019.

The Queens Museum is pleased to announce its fourth QM-Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists in New York City. Two visual artists will receive $20,000 each, professional development consultations, and close mentorship from QM staff members working toward an artist’s project. The Read More

OPEN CALL | Grants for Female Photographers from South Caucasus Region

Tbilisi Photography and Multimedia Museum announces an open call for South Caucasian
female photographers within the project “South Caucasus Photography Hub for Education and
Innovation”, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

Seven emerging female photographers who were born in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan
will be offered an opportunity to benefit from Multimedia Production Lab Grant Read More

OPEN CALL: Sub-Saharan Africa Research Grants

The British Council is aiming to increase connections between the UK creative sectors and young creative professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa. As well as building connections, we aim to expand knowledge of contemporary African art in the UK.

With this in mind, we are seeking expressions of interest from UK based arts organisations, curators or programmers working Read More

Call for Proposals: A Woman’s Work

Women’s role in industry and technology-based work in post-war Europe is a hitherto untold story, and audiovisual archives have tended to focus on male-orientated ‘heavy industries’ such as coal, iron and steel, or large scale engineering sectors such as shipbuilding, construction, aerospace and car manufacturing. Yet women continue to play a key role in many Read More

The Vice Chancellor’s PhD Studentships

With Anglia Ruskin you can pursue your passion. Apply for one of our fully-funded PhD studentships, starting in September 2019 – and join a community of researchers committed to making a profound difference to the world around us.

Creative practice and creative industries

Storytelling, workflow and language in the fourth industrial revolution

Location: Cambridge
Supervisor: Dr Shreepali Read More

OPEN CALL FOR THE BROOKS INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME / Delfina Foundation & Tate

Tate, in collaboration with Delfina Foundation, invites applications for a new fellowship as part of the Brooks International Fellowship Programme, now in its fifth year. This upcoming fellowship will enable one visual arts professional to work alongside Tate’s Senior Curator of International Photography, in Tate Modern’s curatorial department for six months from April 2019, complemented Read More

Curatorial and Research Fellowships

SPECIAL CLARK FELLOWSHIPS

The Clark Art Institute’s Research and Academic Program (RAP) awards funded residential fellowships to national and international scholars, critics, and curators of exceptional promise and accomplishment. Proposed research projects should display a critical commitment to innovative inquiry in the history, theory, and interpretation of art and visual culture.

Scholars may propose topics that relate Read More

Unlimited commissions are open now

Applications are now open for 2019 Unlimited commissions.

UK-based disabled artists and companies making disability-led work, across all art forms, are invited to apply for these funding opportunities:

Main Commissions
Main Research and Development Awards
Emerging Artist Awards

The deadline for all Expression of Interest applications is Monday 29 October 2018, 12 midday.

Please find on the direct link guidance notes on criteria Read More

The PHmuseum: WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS GRANT 2018

The PHmuseum Women Photographers Grant aims to empower the work and careers of female and non-binary professionals of all ages and from all countries working in diverse areas of photography. Moving into its second edition, its mission is to support the growth of the new generations and promote stories narrated from a female perspective, Read More

Firecracker Photographic Grant 2018

The Firecracker Photographic Grant is an annual award providing funding for a female photographer to aid with the completion of a documentary photographic project.

Through a combination of self-initiated fundraising and with the generous support of Genesis Imaging, the Grant fund is a minimum financial contribution of £2,000 plus credit of professional printing, mounting and Read More

Alkazi Grant for documentary photographers 2018 – call for entries

Announcing
the third Call for Entries for the AFA Photography Grants 2018. 

Please find attached informers for both the Documentary Photography Grant and the Photobook Grant. For further details, kindly check our webpage www.acparchives.com

For further queries please write to us at alkazifoundation01@gmail.com

The W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography

The W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography is presented annually to a photographer whose past work and proposed project, as judged by a panel of experts, follows the tradition of W. Eugene Smith’s concerned photography and dedicated compassion exhibited during his 45-year career as a photographic essayist.

The W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography Read More

Delfina Foundation- Call for Proposals: EUROPEAN ARTEAST FOUNDATION RESEARCH GRANTS

Call for proposals for research focused on Eastern European artists working in the region in the 1950s and 1960s.

European ArtEast Foundation (EAEF), in collaboration with Delfina Foundation, is inviting proposals for grants for research focused on Eastern European artists working in the region in the 1950s and 1960s. The purpose of these grants is to Read More

Multimedia Production Lab Grants for South Caucasian Female Photographers

Tbilisi Photography and Multimedia Museum announces an open call for South Caucasian female photographers within the project “South Caucasus Photography Hub for Education and Innovation”, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

7 female emerging photographers from Georgia, Armenia and  Multimedia Production Lab Grants will be offered an opportunity to Read More

Women Photograph Nikon and Getty Images Grants

Women Photograph is excited to announce our 2018 project grants for women & non-binary photographers.

Nikon Grants

These $5,000 grants will support photography projects — either new or in-progress — from visual journalists working in a documentary capacity.

Five grants are available, one of which will be earmarked for a non-binary or transgender photographer.

Applicants are encouraged to submit Read More

Moving Walls 25: Exhibition and Fellowship

The Open Society Documentary Photography Project is soliciting submissions for a new joint exhibition and fellowship opportunity focused on the topic of migration. Selected projects will be featured in the next installment of our ongoing Moving Walls exhibition series, opening in September 2018 at the Open Society Foundations—New York. Selected artists will also receive a Read More

Call for Applications – The Feminist Memory Project – Research Fellowships

Nepal Picture Library calls for applications for two research fellowship positions for The Feminist Memory Project.

The Feminist Memory Project seeks to create a visual archive of women’s movements in Nepal. The project will gather archival photographs, other documents and oral histories from around Nepal that capture women in pivotal moments of Nepali history, consolidating contributions Read More

Diane Dammeyer Fellowship in Photographic Arts and Social Issues

The Diane Dammeyer Fellowship in Photographic Arts and Social Issues creates a space for a socially engaged photographer to produce a compelling and dynamic body of work highlighting human rights and social issues.

Columbia College Chicago and Heartland Alliance, two internationally recognized institutions with Chicago roots dating back more than 120 years, partner in hosting Read More

The Alexia Grants

The Alexia 2018 competition will begin accepting applications on Jan. 7, 2018.

The Alexia Foundation awards grants to student and professional visual journalists to help them produce projects that inspire change by addressing topics that are socially significant.

Alexia Foundation Grants were created nearly 30 years ago to support still photographers and that remains our primary mission. Read More

RESEARCH & PRODUCTION FELLOWSHIP CALL FOR CURATORS

The Rencontres d’Arles is starting a €20,000 exhibition research and production fellowship open to all the exhibition curators.

The chosen project will unfold in two parts:
– research
– followed by an exhibition based on the results.

The €20,000 grant includes:
– €5,000 for research expenses
– €15,000 to produce the exhibition.

The Rencontres d’Arles exhibition research and production fellowship is intended Read More

Magnum Foundation’s Photography and Social Justice Program Opens

Magnum Foundation’s Photography and Social Justice Program expands diversity and creativity in the field of documentary photography through capacity-building and critical explorations of photography and social change.

Each year, the program supports a diverse, international group of Photography and Social Justice Fellows who are passionate about challenging injustice, pursuing social equality, and advancing human rights through Read More

FELLOWSHIP FOR PHOTOGRAPHY – INDIA HABITAT CENTRE

Visual Arts Gallery
India Habitat Centre
Lodhi Road
New Delhi-110003
Phone: +911143662024 / 25
Email: visualartsgalleryevents@gmail.com
Website: www.habitatphotosphere.org

UMRAO SINGH SHER-GIL GRANT FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

Recognizing the need to enable Indian photographers to produce and share their work in their lifetime, SSAF has pledged an annual photography grant for INR 5,00,000 in Umrao Singh’s name to encourage independent voices in photography. Established in 2015, the Umrao Singh Sher-Gil Grant for Photography will recognize a photographer’s commitment to the ‘staged’ or Read More

PHMUSEUM 2017 WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS GRANTS – £8000

PHmuseum is glad to present a new annual grant aimed at supporting women photographers. The PHM 2017 Women Photographers Grant aims to empower the work and careers of female and female-identifying professionals of all ages and from all countries working in diverse areas of photography. It further means to facilitate the growth of the new generations Read More

Firecracker Photographic Grant

The Firecracker Photographic Grant is an annual award providing funding for a female photographer to aid with the completion of a documentary photographic project.

 Through a combination of self-initiated fundraising and with the generous support of Genesis Imaging, the Grant fund is a minimum financial contribution of £2,000 plus credit of professional printing, Read More

Call for Arab Documentary Photography Program

he Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) and the Prince Claus Fund (PCF) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in partnership with the Magnum Foundation (MF) in New York, USA, are delighted to announce the fourth cycle of the Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP). ADPP is a program jointly funded by AFAC and PCF Read More

The grant €5000 for your cross-border research

Are you a reporter who wants to dig deeper? Who teams up to explore a story from various perspectives? Who feels that complex research doesn’t stop at borders?

The program “Reporters in the Field” promotes research projects by journalists from all over Europe. It offers grants of up to 5,000 € to international teams, for cross-border Read More

The Women in Photography (WIPNYC) Grant & Mentor Program

The Women in Photography (WIPNYC) Grant & Mentor Program will provide one female photographer/photo-based artist with a $5000 grant to produce work in addition to being paired with four mentors over the course of a year.* The selected artist will also receive a solo show on wipnyc.org.

2017 Mentors:
Emma Bowkett Director of Photography at the Financial Times Read More

Engine and Grain Bursary

Engine and Grain are jointly offering a bursary of £1,000 to an artist living and working in the West Midlands region. Photography should be an integral element of the artist’s practice.

The bursary should be used to make a significant impact on the artist’s professional development and can be used for travel, accommodation, research, mentoring or Read More

The Deutsche Bank Award for final year students

Calling all final year students and recent graduates in the creative arts. We’re looking for the next generation of creatives with a vision they want to make a reality, and we want to help you to do it.

The Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Enterprise (DBACE) celebrates 25 years in 2017, and we’re offering Read More

The 2017 Visura Grant for Personal Projects

Visura is delighted to announce The 2017 Visura Grant which aims to support the production and development of a personal photography project. Visura awards one winner with a $5000 cash prize. Other photographers are recognized with various levels of recognition from finalist to honorable mention.

The Grant has a three-tiered mission:

1) support Read More

Light Work Grants in Photography

Light Work is pleased to announce the 2017 Light Work Grants in Photography competition. Light Work began offering grants to CNY artists in 1975 to encourage the production of new photographic work in the region. Three $3,000 grants will be awarded to photographers who reside within an approximate 50-mile radius of Syracuse, N.Y. The recipients Read More

India’s Documentary Photography Grant

Alkazi Foundation invites applications for documentary works from India. All details are on the link.

India’s First Photobook Grant

Alkazi Foundation invites book projects to submit for India’s First Photobook Grant. All details are on the link.

curatorial traineeship programme

3 April 2017 – 31 January 2018
5 days (35 hours) per week, 10 month paid placement
Salary circa £14K for a 10 month contract based on London Living Wage, £9.45 per hour

Barbican and Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) are launching a joint curatorial traineeship programme, which is an excellent opportunity to gain an insight into Read More

Barbican/Iniva Curatorial Traineeship

3 April 2017 – 31 January 2018
5 days (35 hours) per week, 10 month paid placement
Salary circa £14K for a 10 month contract based on London Living Wage, £9.45 per hour

Barbican and Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) are launching a joint curatorial traineeship programme, which is an excellent opportunity to gain an insight into Read More

CCA Kitakyushu: fellowship for young artists, researchers

Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu operates a fellowship program for young artists and researchers who are engaged in art, curatorial work, design and architecture.

CCA Fellowship Program 2017–18 runs from September 2017 to the end of March 2018. Each fellow will be required to stay and work in Kitakyushu for a few months, either consecutively Read More

Barbican & Iniva: curatorial traineeship programme

3 April 2017 – 31 January 2018
Salary circa £14K for a 10 month contract based on London Living Wage, £9.45 per hour

Barbican and Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) are launching a joint curatorial traineeship programme, which is an excellent opportunity to gain an insight into working for two arts organisations of different scale with Read More

Art Centre/South Florida: Residency

The MFU: Miami is the pilot semester of ArtCenter/South Florida’s Fellowship Program, which brings distinguished faculty, alternative education initiatives, and cultural practitioners together in Miami to foster the exchange of knowledge. The program provides residents interested in working outside traditional disciplinary boundaries with the resources, time, and feedback to develop programs and courses that Read More

Trebilcock-Newton Trust Research Fellowship

Pembroke College, Cambridge

Location:
Cambridge

Salary:
£22,494 to £25,298

Hours:
Full Time

Contract Type:
Contract / Temporary

Placed on:
19th October 2016

Closes:
25th November 2016

The College hopes to elect not later than 14 March 2017 to the following Fellowship with appointment from 1 October 2017: THE TREBILCOCK-NEWTON TRUST RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.  Candidates should have recently completed or be about to Read More

The Leverhulme Trust – Early Career Fellowships, 2017

Brunel University London

Location:
Brunel

Salary:
Not specified

Hours:
Full Time

Contract Type:
Contract / Temporary

Placed on:
21st October 2016

Closes:
25th November 2016

Brunel University London will support a number of Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship applications in the 2016 competition.  Applications for this competition require the support of a member of Brunel staff who is willing to act as mentor.  Brunel will hold an internal Read More

Curatorial fellowships at MET

Fellowship Opportunities at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomes applications from scholars of art history, archaeology, education, and conservation and related sciences, as well as from scholars in other disciplines whose projects are interdisciplinary in nature and relate to objects in The Met collection.

The tremendous diversity of fellows’ projects reflects the Read More

Stipendiary Research Fellowship

University of Cambridge – Murray Edwards College

Location:
Cambridge

Salary:
Not specified

Hours:
Full Time

Contract Type:
Contract / Temporary

Placed on:
10th October 2016

Closes:
14th November 2016

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Joint Application Scheme For Early Career Research Fellowships 2017

Applications are invited for one stipendiary Research Fellowship in Arts/Humanities or Mathematics, which will normally be tenable for three years from 1 October 2017. The Fellowships Read More

OPEN CALL – BROOKS INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME 2017

OPEN CALL –  BROOKS INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME 2017

Open call for curators, researchers or art historians

 Tate, in collaboration with Delfina Foundation, invites applications for the Brooks International Fellowship Programme 2017. Now in its third year, the programme will enable three curators, researchers, art historians or other museum professionals to work with Tate colleagues in London Read More

Faces of a Vibrant Economy: The Photographic Portrait Brief with Magnum Photos and Grant Thornton UK LLP

Two aspiring photographers will be awarded the chance to be mentored by a Magnum photographer on a live brief, joining them on an ambitious portrait assignment across the UK for Grant Thornton UK LLP, one of the world’s largest professional services network of independent accounting and consulting member firms. 

Winners will be given a Read More

Call for applications: International Fellowship Program for Art and Theory 2016–17

Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen

October 3, 2016–February 12, 2017 or February 13–June 24, 2017
(the fellowship can be split across two semesters)

Submission deadline: January 29, 2016 (postmark)

Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen
Weiherburggasse 13
6020 Innsbruck
Austria

T +43 512 278627, fax -11
office@buchsenhausen.at

buchsenhausen.at

UEA Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2016

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for Early Career Fellowships to be held at UEA, to start between 1 September 2016 and 1 May 2017. Early Career Fellowships aim to provide career development opportunities for those who are at a relatively early stage of their academic careers, but who have a proven record Read More