NEW YORK, NY.-
The International Center of Photography (ICP), the worlds leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture, today announced the launch of the Reuters Scholarship for Visual Journalismone full-tuition scholarship over the next three years now available to full-time students in ICPs One-Year Certificate program in Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism. As part of the program, the scholarship recipient will receive support from and portfolio reviews with Reuters journalists.
Interested applicants should possess the desire to explore the visual language of documentation and storytelling in the arts. Parameters and rules, as well as submission forms, are now available online at https://icp.slideroom.com/#/permalink/program/41640
This marks the latest collaboration between Reuters and the International Center of Photography. In addition to the inclusion of several images by Reuters photographers in the ICP archives, the two organizations co-hosted 2016s Iconic in an Instant? One Trillion Images event. The all-day gathering brought together Pulitzer Prizewinning photojournalists, photo editors, and leaders in media to discuss critical issues in photojournalism today.
This generous scholarship offering is just the latest in a strong partnership between Reuters and ICP, says ICP Executive Director Mark Lubell. Both organizations are built on the understanding of concerned photography and the ways in which imagery can bear witness to whats happening in the world.
Reuters is committed to helping develop the next generation of news photographers to bring the worlds most important stories to a global audience, said Reuters Global Editor of Video and Pictures John Pullman. This scholarship and exciting collaboration with ICP offers a unique opportunity for budding photographers to develop their skills while receiving support and mentorship from Reuters award-winning journalists.