27 November 2019.


Online (Mongolia).



Win a travel photography trip to Mongolia!

The competition is looking for an aspiring, passionate photographer to send on a trip to Mongolia to be mentored by Canon Master Richard I’Anson. During this 10-day scholarship opportunity, you’ll capture the unique celebration of nomadic culture at the Naadam Festival.

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To win, all you need to do is apply with your best 5 images that tell a story from a place you’ve visited.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Photography

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

The winner will arrive in Mongolia on 4 July 2020 and depart 13 July 2020.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • You need to be 18 or over at the time of the application deadline (before 27 November 2019).
  • The scholarship is not open to professional photographers of any kind. This is a ‘learning opportunity’ for someone who is looking for an introduction into the travel photography industry and, more importantly, is keen to be mentored.
  • You do need to have conversational English for this scholarship. In order for you to get the most of the mentorship, you will need to be able to understand and converse with your mentor Richard on the trip.
  • You will need a current passport with at least six months left before expiry.

Opportunity Cost


The successful applicant will receive the following:

  • Return economy airfare from the nearest international airport to Mongolia.
  • A 10-day, all-expenses-paid trip in Mongolia courtesy of their friends at Discover Mongolia, accompanied by your mentor, professional photographer Richard I’Anson.
  • High-quality adventure camera backpack, courtesy of Wandrd.
  • A water purification bottle thanks to Grayl.
  • A copy of Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Photography by Richard I’Anson.
  • The cost of any relevant visas and vaccinations and travel insurance for the duration of the trip from World Nomads.

How to Apply

First Step: Capture a 5-image photo story.

(Your brief is to tell a story from a place that you have visited through images).

Second Step: Upload your images and caption them.

(Use your captions to help contextualize each shot).

Third Step: Complete the application form here.

(Fill in your personal details so we know how to contact you should you make the shortlist).

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This Scholarship Published by:
Amina Hamed / Egypt

Reviewed by” Rahaf Elkhodary/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team