Funding brief: The IWMF’s Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award was created to honor Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer and IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner Anja Niedringhaus (1965-2014). It celebrates women photojournalists whose work inspires them to take action and better understand the world. This courageous reporting manifests in many different forms, and they celebrate visual journalism that inspires us to take action. They believe that courage is reflected in everyday life, beyond the frontlines of conflict, and they seek candidates whose work reflects the values of Anja Niedringhaus through compassion, humanity, and a commitment to capturing the whole picture. In Anja’s words “I do my job simply to report on people’s courage with my camera and my heart.”
Entrants must be full-time female photojournalists of any nationality.
Donor Name: The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF)
Funding name: 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage In Photojournalism Award
Deadline: January, 19th, 2018
Funding limit: The Award includes a cash prize of $20,000.
Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.
Project start date: N/A
Project duration: N/A
Eligible organization: As below
Eligibility: The Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award recognizes women photojournalists with a commitment to shining a light on important stories around the world through brave and compelling work. Please read the eligibility criteria and application guidelines carefully before proceeding to the online nomination form. Candidates for the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award must:
● Work full-time as journalists; journalism must be a candidate’s primary vocation. Both freelance journalists and those affiliated with media organizations are eligible
● Identify as women
● All nominations must include candidate information, work samples, and a candidate/nomination statement.
● The required work samples are 12 photographs that best represent the scope and style of the candidate’s work, within the context of challenging reporting environments.
● Each photograph must be accompanied by a caption describing the place and situation captured.
● Photos must not be manipulated post-production. Photos must depict accurately the scenes and events captured. Photo collages and illustrations will not be accepted.
● Six (6) of the photos must have been taken within the past two years. The other six can be taken at any time during the candidate’s career.
● Submissions must include a 1 page candidate/nomination statement. The statement must answer the following questions:
What stories does the candidate tell through her photos?
Under what conditions does the candidate work?
How do the photographs submitted with this nomination capture the scope of the candidate’s work?
How do the candidate’s career and work reflect the values of Anja Niedringhaus?
● Candidate statements must be written in English.
Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)
Submission mail: Not found
Other important link:
● Apply: https://iwmf.submittable.com/submit/97118/2018-iwmf-anja-niedringhaus-courage-in-photojournalism-award
● Guideline: https://www.iwmf.org/2018-cija-guidelines/
How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website (https://iwmf.submittable.com/submit/97118/2018-iwmf-anja-niedringhaus-courage-in-photojournalism-award).
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