Canon/Visa pour l’Image Photojournalist Grant 2024

Application Deadline: May 21, 2024

Applications are now open for the 2024 Canon/Visa pour l’Image Photojournalist Grant. For the twenty-fourth year in a row, Canon and Visa pour l’Image will be presenting the prestigious Canon Female Photojournalist Grant to an outstanding photographer in recognition of her contribution to photojournalism.


  • The grant of €8,000 provides funding to support a compelling new project which will be featured as an exhibition at the 2025 festival.

Application conditions

The conditions are as follows:

  • Applicants must have completed at least one photo-reportage (published or unpublished)
  • Applicants must be professional photojournalists
  • Applicants must be able to write and speak in French and/or English The application dossier will include the following items:1- a signed application form,
    2- a copy of the Applicant’s identity card or passport,
    3- an affidavit stating that the candidate is a professional photojournalist (attestation of honor written by the photographer or from an agency or from a newspaper)
    4- a curriculum vitae,
    5- a letter in support of the application including a description of the photoreportage project (maximum 1 typed page). This letter must remain anonymous and must not contain anything that would allow the candidate to be identified.
    6- a projected budget for the photo-reportage project for which the Grant is to be used if obtained. If the financing of the project is to be extended to other partners, these must be approved by Canon and Images Evidence who reserve the right not to cite them,
    7- a photo-reportage in black and white or colour: between 10 and 20 pictures Material specifications for .jpg – – – – – low resolution .jpg with captions written in the File Info field (no mention of copyright in the IPTC files) only JPEG accepted (no TIFF or PSD) maximum images size : 3 MB Each Picture file has to be numbered without mentioning the name of the photographer (01, 02, 03, …) in the order the photograph would like them to be shown to the jury

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Canon/Visa pour l’Image Photojournalist Grant

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