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The Ian Parry Scholarship is a free international photographic award for documentary & visual photojournalism students and freelance photographers of the age of 24 years and under.

Ian Parry Scholarship

Open calls | 24 June 2015 - 14 July 2015

The Ian Parry Scholarship is a free international photographic award for documentary & visual photojournalism students and freelance photographers of the age of 24 years and under. This year they celebrate their 26th year.

The award is open to all full time students including recently graduating students and  BA, MA and MFA students. They ask you to send a folder of a 12 image portfolio, an application form and a synopsis of a story you would like to shoot should you win via yousendit or dropbox to entries@ianparry.org. You should include research and a budget with your plan. 

The award will be judged on the 21st July by our Patron Don McCullin and Trustees. 

They have increased the prize to £3,500 along with a Canon camera for the winner. The finalists will receive £500 each. Save The Children offers an international paid commission to one of the finalists. A selection of the winning images will be published in the Sunday Times magazine Spectrum and exhibited in London, also appearing in a special edition Ian Parry Scholarship catalogue.

This year they will announce another series of free seminars & portfolio reviews for all those who are selected for the competition, led by the finest industry professionals who support the award.

To apply, visit the website.

Image: Alejandro Cegarra | 2014 Winner