Opportunities Category: Grants & Fellowship

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