International Photographers: Scholarships for Summer 2012 NYU/Magnum
Foundation Photography & Human Rights Program Due Monday, December 19
The Department of Photography & Imaging at NYU’s Tisch School of the
Arts and the Magnum Foundation present programming in photography and
human rights for the third summer, spearheaded again by Professor and
Associate Chair Fred Ritchin of the Department and Susan Meiselas of
This 2012 summer program is comprised of four courses and is designed
to enable students explore strategies to create effective documentary
projects in pursuit of human rights. Students will propose multimedia
or traditional presentation strategies for their photo essays, which
they will develop through two studio courses. The lecture course will
provide participants with an opportunity to look at photography’s
strengths and weaknesses, both real and imagined, in attempting to
determine new strategies for its use as both society and technology
evolve. The final component is a discussion and writing course
correlating with a public guest lecturer series featuring speakers
from the fields of photojournalism, law, and media. Courses can be
taken for credit or non-credit.
The Magnum Foundation is pleased to announce that four (4)
scholarships will be available for the 2012 NYU/Magnum Foundation
Photography and Human Rights Program.
The scholarship funds cover the 6-week program at the Tisch School of
the Arts at NYU, housing, travel, and living expenses, as well as an
additional cultural week in New York with the opportunity to meet
editors, publishers, and visit some of the most prestigious
photography museums and galleries.
The four scholarships are open to applicants living and working in,
and native to any of the following regions: Latin America, the
Caucasus Region, Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union, East
Asia, South Asia, Africa, or the Middle East.
Support for these scholarships has been generously provided by the
Open Society Foundations and Nancy Stephens and Rick Rosenthal of The
Rosenthal Family Foundation.
Applicants must be fluent in English.
For more information about the program, please visit
To apply to the Magnum Foundation for the Scholarship, please visit
Applications Accepted November 29th – December 19th
Department of Photography and Imaging
Tisch School of the Arts
721 Broadway, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10003
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