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Competitions – Scholarship award


Travel Scholarship Award

We are happy to announce the launch of a Scholarship for all of our registered users that are interested in Travel and Documentary photography.

The winners of each category will receive a full day location workshop in Sharjah, UAE on Friday 14th October 2016 with Timothy Allen, seven times travel photographer of the year award winner. Timothy was the photographer for the BBC TV series Human Planet that alone has won a host of awards including two BAFTAs and an Emmy Award as well as the ITB’s Cultural Book Prize. This is an amazing opportunity to learn from this top class pro..

The Scholorship Award

Enter up to 10 images related to one or more of the following categories

Faces, Places, People, Encounters, Weather & Transport.

To apply: Register online from 22 June 2016 and submit your travel photography completed within the last three years, under one or more of the above categories, together with a short description about where, when and how the photograph was shot.Closing date is 15 September 2016.


Images should be taken by you within the three two years and follow one of the category themes above.

Each image should be relative to travel photography and fall within the scope of the six categories above and the category should be mentioned in the “about photo” description along with additional information on where and why you took the shot plus camera settings.

Credits will be applied on the basis of originality, composition and technical quality. An additional bonus point will be awarded for each additional category of submission.

Images should be submitted in JPG format and have at least 2700px along the widest side with a minimum file size of 1Mb and max of 8Mb

Initiative By

Sharjah Media

Official Partner