Open Society Documentary Photography Project now accepting applications for 2012-2013 Individual Grants

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The Open Society Documentary Photography Project is now accepting applications for its 2012-2013 individual grant program and training opportunity offered to documentary photographers from Central Asia, the South Causasus, Afghanistan, Mongolia, and Pakistan.

Approximately 10 cash stipends in the amount of $3,500 each will be awarded to photographers to produce a photo essay on a current human rights or social issue in the region. 

Grantees will participate in two master-level workshops on visual storytelling through photography and multimedia. These workshops are led by internationally recognized photographers and industry professionals who will then provide ongoing mentorship and support throughout the six-month grant term.

The deadlines to apply is May 10, 2012. More details here.

Photograph © Justyna Meilnikiewicz