2019 Ian Parry Scholarship for Young Photographers
Deadline: July 5, 2019.
Ian Parry was a photojournalist who died while on assignment for The Sunday Times during the Romanian revolution in 1989. He was just 24 years of age. Aidan Sullivan, then picture editor, and Ian’s friends and family created the Ian Parry Scholarship in order to build something positive from such a tragic death. Each year we hold an international photographic competition for young photographers who are either attending a full-time photographic course or are under 24.
Open to young photographers who are either attending a full-time photographic course or are under 24.
1. Each winner will receive $3,500 towards their chosen project.
2. Canon Europe continues to support the Scholarship and loans equipment to the winners.
3. Attend a portfolio review day with leading industry experts in London.
4. Mentorship Programme, we offer a year-long personal Mentorship to the winner of The Canon Award for Potential. The 2019 mentor is former Ian Parry Award recipient and highly respected Magnum photographer Jonas Bendiksen.
5. The winner of The Canon Award for Potential will have the opportunity to take part in the Transmissions Programme at Visa Pour L’Image in Perpignan.
World Press Photo, automatically accepts the winner of the Achievement Award into its final list of nominees for the Joop Swart Masterclass in Amsterdam.
Your work will appear in The Sunday Times Magazine, our media sponsor.
To enter this year’s Ian Parry Scholarship, you will need to meet the following entry criteria:
1) A covering letter including your name, date of birth, permanent address, personal email address, personal telephone number, and if applicable, college, course title and course tutor.
2) A detailed project proposal explaining your proposed project to us and outlining what the $3500 would enable you to shoot. It should be noted that this written section is considered extremely important. The judges will need to be impressed by your ability to produce a convincing project proposal as well as your photography skills.
3) A portfolio of 12 (low resolution) photographs, either a photo essay or individual photos.
4) Extended captions for each image as a word document.