11 october 2018





Win a 10-day Travel Photography Trip to Morocco!

We’re looking for one aspiring travel photographer to go on an all-expenses-paid assignment to Morocco to capture the colorful nation’s people, culture and landscapes under the mentorship of world-renowned travel photographer, Richard I’Anson.

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This is your opportunity to showcase your photography skills and individual perspective on the world. Our goal is to give the winner of this scholarship a foot in the door of the travel photography industry, so your application should demonstrate your talent and desire to turn your passion into a profession.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Photography

Required Languages

English does not have to be your first language, but 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.

Eligible Countries


Program Period

 10 days

  • Applications close on 11 October 2018
  • Winner announcement: 27 November
  • The trip begins on 2 April 2019

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

Your photo story should:

  • Feature an original subject and your original perspective
  • Convey a compelling and cohesive story
  • Showcase your excellent technique and creative composition
  • Be supported by complementary, thoughtful captions

Opportunity Cost


You will receive:

  • Free Flights: Receive round-trip airfare from your closest international airport to Morocco, courtesy of Airtreks.
  • Professional Mentorship: Improve your skills with one-on-one mentorship from professional travel photographer Richard I’Anson.
  • 10-day Trip: Journey through Morocco on a custom tour designed by World Expeditions.
  • Photography Guide: Receive a copy of Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Photography by Richard I’Anson.
  • Backpacks and Travel Gear: Travel with innovative, high-quality outdoor packs from Osprey.
  • Travel Insurance: As always, travel insurance for the trip provided by World Nomads.

The scholarship recipient, along with the shortlist of the best photo essays, will be published on the World Nomads website on November 27, 2018.

How to Apply

First Step: Shoot a 5 image photo story

Your brief is to tell a story from a place that you have visited through images (with accompanying captions to help contextualize each shot). A ‘place’ can literally be anywhere, from your backyard to somewhere you visited on your travels.

Second Step: Write a winning essay

Tell us in 1,500 characters or less, what winning this photography scholarship would mean to you and why you are the best person for the assignment. In your essay tell us about yourself, your passion for photography, what motivates you and what your photography aspirations are. Paint a picture for us of the budding photographer behind the story.

Third Step: Complete the application form

You know the drill, fill in your personal details so we know how to contact you should you make the shortlist.

NOTE: Once you apply, you will not be able to go back and edit your application, so please make sure you are completely satisfied with your application before you hit the submit button. One application per person.

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Know more about this opportunity:

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This Scholarship Published by:
Ahmad Badr/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Nashwa Attallah/ Egypt 
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team