Final Call to enter The Ian Parry Scholarship Deadline 14th July

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The Ian Parry Scholarship is a free international photographic award for documentary & visual photojournalism students and freelance photographers of the age of 24 years and under. This year we celebrate our 26th year.

Our 2015 deadline is July 14th. You can download the application form here. and digital entry instructions here

The award is open to all full time students including recently graduating students and  BA, MA and MFA students. We ask you send us a folder of a 12 image portfolio, an application form and a synopsis of a story you would like to shoot should you win via yousendit or dropbox to You should include research and a budget with your plan.

The award will be judged on the 21st July by our Patron Don McCullin and Trustees. Please follow us on twitter @ianparryscholar  for updates.

We have increased our prize to £3,500 along with a Canon camera for the winner. The finalists will receive £500 each. Save The Children offers an international paid commission to one of the finalists. A selection of the winning images will be published in the Sunday Times magazine Spectrum and exhibited in London, also appearing in a special edition Ian Parry Scholarship catalogue.

This year we will announce another series of free seminars & portfolio reviews for all those who are selected for the competition, led by the finest industry professionals who support the award.

Please visit to download an application form and upload instructions. Plus the latest news from winners like Marcus Bleasdale, Jonas Bendiksen, Simon Roberts, Leonie Hampton and Sebastian Liste.

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