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Youth photojournalism contest open

indexPhotographers under age 24 and those enrolled as full-time photography students can apply for the scholarship.

The Ian Parry Scholarship aims to help young documentary photographers undertake a chosen project and raise their international profile.

This year’s contest features two prizes: the Award for Achievement and the Award for Potential. Each winner will receive GBP3,500 (US$4,581), Canon photo equipment and more.

World Press Photo automatically nominates the Achievement winner for its Joop Swart Masterclass in Amsterdam. The Potential winner will receive one year of mentorship from photojournalist Simon Roberts.

There is no entry fee. The deadline to apply is Sept. 1.

For more information, click here.

(sursa: International Journalists’ Network)