SocialDocumentary.net | Management Sciences for Health
Call for Entries: Photography Fellowship in Africa
Deadline: Friday, December 7, 2012
Submission Fee: $25
“SocialDocumentary.net and Management Sciences for Health are partnering to award this fellowship to global health-minded photographers to capture the breadth and impact of MSH’s work. MSH wishes to build up a library of photographs that captures its life saving work with people working at all levels of the health system—from the households and families to community-based health workers to the doctors and nurses in the health centers to government officials and ministers of health.
Three photographers will be awarded a $4,000 fellowship, plus travel expenses, to spend two weeks working in Africa to document the global health projects of Management Sciences for Health (MSH).”
Three selected photographers will receive:
- $4,000 honoraria.
- All expenses paid during travel including emergency medical insurance and visas.
- Work will be featured in MSH publications (hard copy and electronic), website, social media, conference and event materials, and country and corporate reports.
- Work will featured on SDN website and in email Spotlight.
Submissions will be evaluated by the following criteria:
- Submitted work and résumé must demonstrate ability to photographically document challenging situations resulting in strong visual imagery and narrative.
- Photographer must provide evidence of past experience working independently in the developing world and/or countries in conflict.
- Submitted work must demonstrate ability to show dignity and hope while engaged in photographing challenging global health situations.
- Submitted photographs must have been taken since 2007 or later.
To read the full prospectus and to apply via SocialDocumentary.net, click here.
Posted November 30th, 2012 | Category: Approaching Deadline, Funding the Arts | Tags: Africa, call for entries, call for submissions, documentary photography, exhibition, fellowship, Management Sciences for Health, Mary Virginia Swanson, MVS, photography, photojournalism, SocialDocumentary.net |