Magnum Learn: Free Opportunities
Magnum Photos is committed to fostering better access to opportunities within our own organization and the wider photographic industry. Over the past five years we have provided free educational offerings for over 1,200 emerging photographers.
We offer scholarships opportunities for many activities across our educational program, ranging from workshops and seminars, to portfolio reviews and our professional practice series.
The Magnum Education team will be offering consultation sessions for photographers from backgrounds that are under-represented in our industry.
Professional Practice Scholarship: Bookmaking
One scholarship for the Professional Practice: Bookmaking with Rafal Milach to a photographer currently working on a book project.
Long Term Mentorship
One scholarship will be awarded, based on financial need and strength of the work submitted. Please fill out the application form below. In addition, please provide a statement of intent explaining how the scholarship will help advance your creative work.
Emerging Writers in Residence
Magnum Photos’ Emerging Writers in Residence programme is seeking 6 participants who are interested in photography writing and underrepresented in the field due to minoritisation resulting from race, sexuality, gender, class and/or disability. On this FREE 5-week course, take part in a programme of 7 online lectures, and research and produce a written text in the form of journalism, art criticism, oral history, and/or creative writing for publication on magnumphotos.com, and receive a £400GBP financial stipend.
Professional Practice Scholarship: Editorial Photography
One scholarship for the Professional Practice: Editorial Photography with Lorenzo Meloni to an emerging photographer living in an African country, regardless of age.
Professional Practice Series Scholarship
A scholarship to attend all five workshops of the Professional Practice Series to an emerging photographer aged 30 years old or under. We encourage people from lower socio-economic backgrounds, people from black, Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds, those from the LGBTQ+ community and people living outside traditional cultural hubs to apply.
Workshop with Stuart Franklin Scholarship
Magnum Photos is proud to offer one scholarship opportunity for an emerging photographer under 30 years old. We especially encourage women, people from lower socio-economic backgrounds, people from black, Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds and those from the LGBTQ+ community to apply.
Supporting New Talents and Perspectives in Photography
Showcasing the work of participants in Rubis Mécénat’s cultural fund project “Of Soul and Joy”, as Magnum photographers reflect on the importance of opportunity and education
Creativity Works: Photography with Magnum Photos
Creativity Works: Photography is a free annual programme offered to London creatives aged 18-24 at the beginning of their career. This intensive course seeks to equip London’s young creative talent with the connections, skills, knowledge and inspiration to tell stories that are important to them and that inform and impact social change.