National Geographic 2010 Photography Grant

Deadline: March 1st, 2010

Description: National Geographic awards one Grant for Photography annually to a professional photojournalist. The Grant monies go directly to funding the production of a photography project. The project may be considered for publication in National Geographic magazine and/or the National Geographic magazine website or for possible exhibit at National Geographic headquarters or other venues. The proposed project should reflect the National Geographic Society’s mission, “to inspire people to care about the planet.”

Grant: National Geographic will award one $30,000 (U.S. dollars) grant.


Any individual currently working full-time as a professional photojournalist is eligible to apply for the Grant. To qualify as a professional photojournalist, an individual must receive the majority of his or her income from "documenting issues and events through still photography."

National Geographic employees or retirees are not eligible. Photographers who currently work, or have previously worked as freelancers for National Geographic publications are eligible to apply.

Applicants may submit only one (1) application/proposal.

Website: National Geographic 2010 Photography Grant

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