Extended submission period until the 31st of May.
Your interest and dedication to photography matters to Canon.
We know you want to build a career as a photographer, so we have created a three-day educational workshop to develop your skills.
Calling all student photographers – if you want to attend Canon’s all-expenses-paid* three-day development workshop at the leading festival for photojournalism, Visa pour l’Image, this is your chance!
Canon Europe, world leader in imaging solutions, is proud to announce the fourth edition of the Canon Student Development Programme, held between August 30th and September 5th 2020, in the framework of the upcoming 32nd edition of the Visa pour l’Image Festival of Photojournalism in Perpignan (F)
Canon will select 210 students across Europe, Middle East and Africa and offer them the opportunity to develop skills from industry leaders, enjoy guided exhibition tours, network with imaging industry professionals and have their portfolios reviewed by inspirational editors and Canon Ambassadors.
To apply, simply send Canon up to two stories (each file should not be larger than 8 MB). You can submit a variety of formats (JPEG, PNG, TIF or PDF), each story uploaded as separate files. Each one should consist of up to 20 images with a synopsis of the project. Students must be 18 or older as of May 31st 2020, enrolled or having completed the education program in the 2019- 2020 Academic year.
With the submission we will welcome a short bio, a motivation statement for attending the course, the Student ID and/or Confirmation from the School/University certifying the enrolment in the Academic year 2019-2020 and, when feasible, a letter of recommendation by his/her teacher(s).
The application is open over a period of 8 weeks- from 15th of February to 31st of May. Shortly after, by June 15th selected participants will be notified by email.
Prior to the admission, will be requested an image/copy of the passport and/or national ID card for the purpose of organising the travel.
200 of the best students up to the age of 27 on the date of May 31st 2020 and 10 of the best students born before April 16th 1992, will be selected among Entrants, attending Schools/Universities residing in one of the countries listed below.