28 September 2019

(23:59 Hong Kong Time GMT + 8:00)





WMA Masters 2019/2020 — Call for Submissions on “Opportunity”

The WMA Masters invites both international and Hong Kong artists and image-makers to submit photographic works. The visual content must be related to Hong Kong and the chosen theme, “Opportunity”. Finalists will be selected by a panel of international judges and their works will be exhibited in Hong Kong in Spring 2020 .  A full-colour publication will be published to coincide with the exhibition.

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The WMA Masters’ international panel of judges comprises industry leaders in photography, art, publishing, and the non-profit sector. They include Zoher Abdoolcarim, Kurt Chan, Clément Chéroux, May Fung, Yumi Goto, Kevin Lee and Michael Wolf.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Photography.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Finalists will be selectedbefore spring 2020.

Exhibition Publishing : spring 2020.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Photographs submitted must adhere to the following criteria –
    1. The photographs must be taken in or be related to Hong Kong and
    2. The photographs must be related to the subject of the WMA Masters of that cycle.
  • Each applicant can only enter once in each cycle.
  • Each submission must consist of a series of up to 10 images and captions, Project Statement, Biography and Personal Data.
  •  Images uploaded to the competition website must be a minimum of 5 megabytes and not exceed the maximum size of 10 megabytes, in JPEG/JPG format.
  •  If your work is voted to the shortlist of finalists, you will be asked to submit a high-resolution version of all images within 7 days of notification.
  • The visual content must be related to Hong Kong and the chosen theme, “Opportunity”.
  • Entries must be submitted by an individual (not via any agency or organisation).

Opportunity Cost


  • The winner of the WMA Masters will receive a cash prize of HK$250,000.
  • Each of the finalists will receive HK$15,000.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill the application from here 

Second Step: Register and create account, then submit your photos and work online,  include the following documents :

  • Photo & captions
  • Project statement
  • Biography

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Know more about this opportunity:

Official Website

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mustafa Abulhamd/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Salma Aittaleb/ Morocco
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team