Canon/Visa pour l’Image Photojournalist Grant 2024

 Deadline: 21st of May, 2024

The 2024 Canon/Visa pour l’Image Photojournalist Grant is now accepting applications.Canon and Visa pour l’Image will award the coveted Canon Female Photojournalist Grant to a deserving photographer for the twenty-fourth year in a row in honor of her contributions to photojournalism.


  • The grant of €8,000 provides funding to support a compelling new project which will be featured as an exhibition at the 2025 festival.


The conditions are as follows:

  • Applicants must have completed at least one photo-reportage (published or unpublished)
  • Applicants must be professional photojournalists
  • Applicants must be able to write and speak in French and/or English

    The application dossier will include the following items:

  • a signed application form,
  •  a copy of the Applicant’s identity card or passport,
  • an affidavit stating that the candidate is a professional photojournalist (attestation of honor written by the photographer or from an agency or from a newspaper)
  •  a curriculum vitae,
  • a letter in support of the application including a description of the photoreportage project (maximum 1 typed page). This letter must remain anonymous and must not contain anything that would allow the candidate to be identified.
  • a projected budget for the photo-reportage project for which the Grant is to be used if obtained. If the financing of the project is to be extended to other partners, these must be approved by Canon and Images Evidence who reserve the right not to cite them,
  • a photo-reportage in black and white or colour: between 10 and 20 pictures Material specifications for .jpg – – – – – low resolution .jpg with captions written in the File Info field (no mention of copyright in the IPTC files) only JPEG accepted (no TIFF or PSD) maximum images size : 3 MB Each Picture file has to be numbered without mentioning the name of the photographer (01, 02, 03, …) in the order the photograph would like them to be shown to the jury

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