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Getty Images awards $85,000 scholarship to photojournalists


Getty Images, a leading visual content creator and marketplace, is relaunching its annual photojournalism grant. Aimed to support photographers whose work sheds light on the important issues of our time, Getty Images’ new editorial grants are dedicated to photojournalists and organizations that enable documentary photography.

“We are so grateful to the photographers and videographers who, every day, share with us the most moving and important moments of our time,” said Pancho Bernasconi, Vice President of Global News at Getty Images. “It is a real honor for us to be able to support and encourage them further, providing funds to shine a light on major thought-provoking issues. Questions that, without resources, could remain invisible.”

Getty Images Editorial Fellowship for Photography Programs
Getty Images is offering two $15,000 grants to organizations that support documentary photography and its practitioners, either through audience engagement or professional development. These grants are intended for educational programs, workshops, exhibitions and other initiatives that strengthen the power of photography as a journalistic medium.

Grants are open to nonprofit organizations of any size, worldwide. For more details, click on this link.

Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography: Forced Displacement
Continuing Getty Images’ tradition of supporting substantive photojournalism through its editorial grants program, Getty Images is offering three grants of $5,000 each to photographers and videographers who report on forced displacement. Under this theme, judges will be looking for visual journalists who will show how people around the world have been forced to flee their homes due to persecution, conflict, violence, human rights abuses, climate change or crises dangerously impacting public order. For more information or to submit your application, go here.

Getty Images Inclusion Fellowships
Getty Images Inclusion Grants are open to photographers around the world with the aim of promoting greater diversity and inclusion in the photography and media industries.

For this program, Getty Images will partner with the organizations Women Photograph and Diversify Photo, which will offer a total of eight grants of $5,000 each to editorial photographers and videographers from different professional specialties, such as news, sports and entertainment. For more information, go here.

The Editorial Grants are part of Getty Images’ larger grants program, which since its inception has donated more than $1.8 million to photographers and videographers around the world.

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