8 November 2019






The Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award, granted by Médicos del Mundo Spain recognizes the work of professional photographers who, through their images, denounce inequities, injustices and abuses, or testify to the situations that propitiate them or that fight.

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This award also wants to highlight human values and evidence of all kinds of violations of people’s rights. Doctors of the World is firmly committed to documentary photography to raise awareness among the general public and promote social mobilization, in order to contribute to the eradication of the worst of diseases: injustice.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Photography

Required Languages

Spanish, English or French.

Eligible Countries


Program Period

Program Period.

Award presentation and exhibition opening will be on January, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The photographs must narrate or tell a story related to these topics: humanitarian action, international cooperation, social exclusion, human rights violations, armed conflicts, natural disasters, refugee and immigrant populations or socially excluded groups.
  • Photographers and photographers of any nationality, of legal age and related to the documentary approach, may participate.
  • Photographs must be presented in digital formats, such as JPEG images (* .jpg) with an average quality of 5000 pixels in the longest dimension and 72 dpi/dpi the resolution, using the Adobe RGB (preferred) or sRGB colour space

For more information about the requirements here.

Opportunity Cost


  • The winner will receive a work grant of 6,000 euros to carry out a photographic project in one of the countries where Doctors of the World works, including Spain.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill up the downloadable entry form clicking on Apply Now

Second Step: Send the photographs along with the entry form to through the WeTransfer platform accompanied by the questionnaire with the basic identification data and its photographic series.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Esraa Badawi/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Mohamed Magdi Eweda / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team