The Center on Conflict and Development (ConDev): Inviting applications for ‘Student Media Grant Program’ to current students interested in capturing conflict-related issues facing fragile and conflict-affected areas of Latin America through stunning photography.

Funding brief: ConDev’s Student Media Grants award up to $5,000 to current students interested in capturing conflict-related issues facing fragile and conflict-affected areas of Latin America through stunning photography. This photojournalism grant is funded by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation Chair on Conflict and Development.

The purpose of this grant:
To enable and encourage student photographers (especially those interested in photojournalism and international conflict) to document and highlight issues related to conflict and development through stunning visual media in the country where these events are taking place.

Donor Name: The Center on Conflict and Development (ConDev)
Funding name: Student Media Grant Program

Deadline: Application period: Sept, 1stOct, 31st, 2019

Funding details link: Click to view

Funding limit: up to $5,000

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 program is open to university students worldwide (undergraduate, graduate or PhD) wishing to conduct photojournalism projects in Latin America. Proposals for other areas of the world will not be considered.
A maximum team size of two people is eligible to submit a joint proposal.

Eligible Country: No Country Bar Found (Open to all regions)

Submission mail: condevcenter@condevcenter.org

Other important link:
● Apply: Click to view
Proposal Form (Form-Sample Proposal): Click to view
About: Click to view

How to apply: Proposals should be submitted to condevcenter@condevcenter.org with “SMGP 2020: [Name of Student]” as the subject line and up to two proposals can be submitted per student.

Students should submit proposals that will describe their expected travel, research and photographic subjects. They should choose an international development area that reflects issues of food insecurity, health, education, land tenure, poverty, or other issues facing people in fragile and conflict-affected nations in Latin America. During their experience, students will be required to accomplish the following:
Show three-month engagement (minimum) with international development issues through extension activities, internships, student research, etc.
Write a series of blog postings for the ConDev Blog during their experience and a final report or blog
Document their chosen subjects through photo and/or video journalism that draws attention to conflict and development issues
Publish or exhibit the results of their work in a form of refereed media

Students are encouraged to use the book and associated photographic art from Fragile: the Human Condition (by Howard G. Buffett) as an example of both engagement and documenting issues at the nexus of conflict and development. Interested students should submit a proposal during the open application period (Sept 1-Oct 31, 2019), that outlines their intended use of grant funds, with details about locations to be visited, issues to be studied, how the funds will be used, and any special needs. Proposals should not exceed four (4) 8.5×11 pages typed in 12 point Times New Roman font. 1″ margins; please submit as a Microsoft Word document Please review the Proposal Format listed at the bottom of this webpage. Proposals should be submitted to condevcenter@condevcenter.org with “SMGP 2020: [Name of Student]” as the subject line and up to two proposals can be submitted per student. An award is not expected to exceed $5,000 per awardee and will be made at the discretion of the Chair.

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