Opportunities Category: Mentorship

Open Call: Photoworks, Photography+ The Graduate Issue 2024

Photoworks, Photography+ The Graduate Issue call out is now open for 2024 BA and MA Photography Graduates.

With this yearly call out to recent graduates we want to support emerging artists and recognise the innovative work produced by international voices.

The work of 10 selected aritsts will be published in the next issue of Photography+, our online Read More

Reuters News Internship Programme 2024 – London – Text and Photojournalism Internship

Reuters offers talented students and graduates with an interest in journalism an opportunity to learn at the world’s largest international multimedia news agency.

Our Global Internship Programme gives you the chance to fast-track your journalism career and develop your skills across a variety of subjects and media. We welcome passionate and curious reporters, producers and photojournalists who want to Read More

Palm Photo Prize 2024

Palm Photo Prize is a biennial submission based exhibition for a new generation of photographers. Its aim is to support, elevate and showcase the best of the new wave of image-makers. The prize continues to support photographers both emerging and established and to encourage conversations on human engagement, artistic development, community and their representation through Read More

WOMEN PHOTOGRAPH – Mentorship project

The Women Photograph Mentorship Program is open for applications! We’ve reimagined the program and this year will pair 5 early career photographers with a mentor + provide $2,000 to support the production of a photo project. Read more + apply by May 31!

Women Photograph Mentorship Program

We’re pleased to announce that we’re now accepting applications Read More

2023 NOOR Visualising Climate Crisis: Advanced Mentoring Programme in Vietnam

Applications are open for the NOOR Visualising Climate Crisis: Advanced Mentoring Programme in Vietnam taking place between April and September 2023

Apply here

The climate crisis is one of the greatest challenges the world is currently facing. At NOOR, we strongly believe that through the power of visual journalism, impactful storytelling can inspire climate action. Read More


Applications are open for the Advanced Visual Storytelling educational programme by the NOOR Foundation, with a focus on the stories of the cocoa communities in Ivory Coast.

At NOOR, we strongly believe that visual storytelling is a powerful medium that can bring awareness to underrepresented stories and human experiences. We believe that everyone, regardless of Read More

Architecture Photography Fund 2022

The Architecture Photography Fund is a grant, mentorship, and exhibition programme set up to widen participation in architectural photography, founded by Luke O’Donovan and supported by Gareth Gardner Gallery. The second edition of the programme will run from July 2022–June 2023, leading up to an exhibition of the awardee’s work in Summer 2023.

The Award
The chosen Read More

TRACE Mentorship Programme: for female photographers over 35

The inaugural TRACE Mentorship Programme, with generous support from the Genesis Kickstart Fund, is launching a year-long no-cost mentorship programme for 24 female-identifying photographers over the age of 35.

The gap of support for female photographers over the age of 35, means that with the age limit on several prominent awards in photography, if she has Read More

Hannah Starkey commission at The Hepworth Wakefield – opportunity for early career photographers

Are you a Yorkshire-born or based photographer? Do you identify as female or non-binary? This three-month programme is an opportunity you don’t want to miss!

The Hepworth Wakefield invites expressions of interest from early career artists to work with the photographer Hannah Starkey (b. 1971, Belfast) on an exciting forthcoming commission in Wakefield, starting March 2022. Read More

Women Photograph Mentorship Program

Women Photograph is pleased to announce that they’re now accepting applications for their 2022 Mentorship Program, which will pair 24 industry leaders (12 photographers and 12 photo editors, curators, and educators) with 24 early-career photojournalists over the course of a year. Mentors include editors, curators, & photographers from The Wall Street Journal, TIME, Reuters, and Read More


FACT is inviting artists living or working in the North of England to create new digital work in the latest round of its FACT Together commissioning scheme. FACT Together will offer 4 early-career artists a grant of £2500 each plus a production budget to develop an idea that will be presented online.

FACT Together is a 3-month online artist Read More

Open Call: TPG New Talent ’21

The Photographers’ Gallery presents New Talent’21

TNT’21 supports emerging and under-recognised photographers in the UK.

This year, 6 finalists will be selected by esteemed Brazilian artist Rosângela Rennó from an open call.

Now in its second iteration, TNT’21 will offer each finalist an online exhibition, a bursary of £1,500, a year-long mentorship with a photographer or industry professional, and chance Read More

Tbilisi Photo Festival

Art Residency Accompanied by a Long-term Mentorship Program & a Production Grant for South Caucasian Women Photographers.

Tbilisi Photo Festival (TPF) in partnership with Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum (TPMM) launches an open call inviting women photographers and visual artists from Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan to apply for an Art Residency Accompanied by a Long-term Mentorship Read More

The Jerwood/Photoworks Awards

The Jerwood/Photoworks Awards is a major commissioning opportunity supporting early-career artists working with photography to make new work and significantly develop their practice. They particularly seek to encourage artists exploring new approaches to photography.

Now in their fourth edition, the Awards are for UK-based artists who are between one and ten years into their practice to realise Read More

Mentorship programme with artist Natasha Caruana


The 2020 NC Mentorship for women and non-binary creatives will be conducted online and will take the form of supporting and guiding you on your creative journey. The two-week program will also include networking opportunities with key industry professionals and (paid) assisting opportunities.


For your application we are looking to find out Read More

Open Call: Photoworks Photography+ Graduates

Photoworks are launching an open call for final year BA students and final year MA students graduating from photography courses in 2020. Selected work will be featured this summer in their online magazine Photography+ which reaches 20,000 people every issue.

In addition to this selected photographers will receive a year-long Photoworks membership and a bespoke mentoring from Read More

Call For Filmpro Online Commissions – Artists And Mentors

Deadline: 12pm, Sunday 5 July 2020
Interviews: 23 July 2020

Contact: recruitment@filmpro.net


During lockdown creative production and exhibition has necessarily been moving onto online platforms. For some people it has been an easy transition, but many artists and audiences have found the experience either overwhelming or excluding.

In response, filmpro will support the development and delivery of 4 commissions for Read More

Syllabus VI: Open Call

Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, Iniva, Spike Island and Studio Voltaire invite applications from artists for Syllabus VI; a collaboratively produced alternative learning programme in its sixth year that will support ten artists across ten months. Syllabus offers time to come together with artists from across the UK to discuss ideas, work, life and approaches Read More

OPEN CALL / Grants for Women Photographers from South Caucasus Region

Tbilisi Photography&Multimedia Museum announces the 3rd open call for South Caucasian women photographers within the project “South Caucasus Photography Hub for Education and Innovation”, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

Seven emerging women photographers born in Georgia, Armenia or Azerbaijan will be offered an opportunity to benefit from the Multimedia Production Lab Read More

Smithsonian american Women’s History Initiative Paid Summer Internship

Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative
2020 Summer Cohort Internship Program

This summer, be a part of a transformational experience that goes beyond just another internship. Through hands-on activities and original research, you will contribute to a national effort to share a diversity of women’s voices from the past and present. You will learn to use unique tools Read More



WOMEN’S EYE is a Program by the Kigali Center for Photography, focus on girls and women in photography in Rwanda by providing skills and assistance in their career (Providing space for Creating and Exhibiting, Assistance on Projects and Access to Monthly center’s activities)

The Kigali Center for Photography is the first and only center of Read More

Professional Film and TV training for disabled people* at Four Corners Film


Professional Film and TV training for disabled people*

If you’re a beginner or have limited experience – then this course will boost your career.

Enjoy skills training, mentoring and work placement opportunities. 

Course dates: September 2019 to February 2020 
Induction day:Thursday 3rd October

Cost: £55 

After the course, you will: 

 Show off your new skills in Read More

International Photography Programme, Nepal 2019

Marking a step in contemporary photographic practice, Pathshala is going to start the 6th Batch International Photography Programme in Kathmandu, Nepal. This programme will allow the students to experiment with different visual styles, formats, transforming techniques into aesthetics and most importantly, developing a personal language through an intimate and informal learning method.

The six months International Read More

ISSP International Masterclass with Jason Fulford and Lisa Barnard

Applications are now open for the fourth edition of the ISSP International Masterclass, the year-long practice-based mentoring and networking programme for emerging photographers. During the programme, 24 participants develop conceptually strong artistic and documentary projects with some of the best photography tutors ISSP has ever worked with.

Classes 2019/2020, commencing October 2019:
Jason Fulford (US) – What 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

TPG New Talent: Exhibition & Mentorship Opportunity

TPG New Talent is an exhibition and mentoring programme that invites applications from emerging UK based photographers and artists of any age.

The 2019 inaugural year will be selected by American artist and photographer, Jim Goldberg.

Following an open call, up to eight participants will be selected to take part in a group exhibition, which will take 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

Natasha Caruana Mentorship Scheme – applications close soon!

The Natasha Caruana mentorship scheme is specifically aimed at women who are recent graduates, apprentices or who have been working within the arts for the past three years as a school leaver. Natasha encourages applications from those currently under-represented within the arts.

For the 2018 Summer Mentorship two or three mentees will carry out a five Read More

Residential Mentorship with Artist, Natasha Caruana

The Natasha Caruana mentorship scheme is specifically aimed at women who are recent graduates, apprentices or who have been working within the arts for the past three years as a school leaver. Natasha encourages applications from those currently under-represented within the arts.

The scheme supports creative development, confidence and shines a light onto the working practices Read More