31 December 2019





Yannis Behrakis Photojournalism Grants

This is a fantastic opportunity for young, diverse photojournalists from around the world to be mentored by Reuters editors, and have their stories distributed and showcased globally. In addition, we’ve expanded the program from eight to ten grants, with each grant increased from $5,000 to $8,000 USD. Our fundamental aim remains the same: to promote top quality photojournalism.”

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The Reuters photography grant program, launched in 2017, who is one of Reuters’ best-loved and most decorated photographers, who was best known for his humanitarian photography from some of the world’s most difficult locations

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Photography

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

According to the scholarship’s timeline.

  • Grant period will be from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18-35
  •  They must submit a 30-40 picture portfolio, a detailed story proposal and a CV.
  • The project can be a work-in-progress or a new idea.
  • A project focused on a subject in a community or location within close proximity, that can be completed in a few weeks or months, is advisable.

Opportunity Cost


  • Reuters Pictures is offering ten grants of $8,000 USD for photojournalists.
  • Successful stories will be distributed on Reuters platforms and Reuters Pictures editors will mentor recipients throughout their projects.
  • Grantees will also receive Reuters instruction, including reporting and hostile environment training.

How to Apply

First Step:  The applicant must submit:

  • A 30-40 picture portfolio,
  • A detailed story proposal
  • A CV. 
  • A cover letter

Second Step: Email your CV, cover letter with story portfolio via a Dropbox link to:

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This Scholarship Published by:
Esraa Badawi/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Eman Morsy/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team