10 October 2019


South Africa

(Paid Opportunity)


Daniele Tamagni Grant (DT Grant) _ Higher Photography Education

This is an international Photography  Grant  with funding for a Scholarship for higher education and is designed to sponsor young and emerging photographers. The spirit of this initiative promotes the dissemination of the African culture, its creativity, the impact of its visual aesthetics on the continent and the diaspora and the in-depth exploration of the photography media.

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As a school of photography, a gallery, and a project space, the Market Photo Workshop has played a pivotal role in the training of South Africa’s photographers, ensuring that visual literacy reaches neglected and marginalised parts of our society. Since it was founded in 1989 by world-renowned photographer David Goldblatt, the Photo Workshop has been an agent of change and representation, informing photographers, visual artists, educators, students and broader communities of trends, issues and debates in photography and visual culture.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Photography

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

One year

  • Closing Date for Submissions – October 10th 2019
  • Notification of Selection to Recipient – November 4th 2019
  • Confirmation of Acceptance by Recipient – November 20th 2019
  • Commencement of Scholarship – January 2020

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

Applicants must verify that:  

  • Her/his  age is between 18- 30 years (as at July 31st 2019)
  • To be the sole author of the photographs
  • Has ownership of the proprietary rights in the photographs
  • The submitted portfolio does not infringe third party copyrights or violates privacy rights
  • Credits, captions and authorial terms exclusively belong  the applicant and the Recipient agrees  for communication, promotion and cultural initiatives. The Daniele Tamagni Estate will license, with terms of perpetuity and free of rights, the  use of the pictures from the Submission and Graduation Portfolios (the digital files and its reproduction).

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

The Recipient of the Scholarship will be entitled to :​

  • Advanced Programme in Photography or Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Programme yearly tuition at the Market Photo Workshop School in Johannesburg ZA (end of January to December 2020).
  • For Advanced Programme in Photography:
  • For Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Programme:
  • A return Economy class air-ticket from the place of residence to Johannesburg ZA.
  • Assistance in the visa application, when required.
  • Health and Repatriation Medical Insurance for the length of the Scholarship.
  • A monthly bursary of 9,000 ZAR for accommodation, meals, transport and other out of pocket expenses.
  • Curation of a new body of work to be developed during the Scholarship and to be presented for admission to the  2020 edition of the Festival Visa pour l’Image.
  • The Recipient of the Scholarship  in September 2020 will travel to Perpignan, during the Visa pour l’Image.
  • There the Recipient will be introduced to international Photo Editors and, based on the quality of the portfolio earlier presented, have the opportunity to take part in dedicated programs and conferences.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill the online application.

Second Step: Each applicant must submit the following:

  • a portfolio of min 20, max 30, fully captioned images, 72 DPI (jpg), 1200 pixels longest size, captioned
  • max 2 projects with a synopsis or a description of the project(s). (PDF, max 500 strokes)
  • a declaration of proficiency and command of English to follow the Scholarship
  • a short bio and a motivation statement for attending the course
  • only, when feasible, a brief testimonial by their Teacher.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Rahaf Elkhodary/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Amina Hamed / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team