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

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

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

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

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

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

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