© VJ Villafranco
Ian Parry was a photojournalist who died whilst on assignment for the Sunday Times during the Romanian revolution in 1989. He was just 24 years old. The Scholarship was set up by Ian’s friends and family in order to build something positive from such a tragic death.

The competition is for photographers who are either attending a full-time recognised photography course or who are 24 years old and under. Entrants must submit:

A digital portfolio of 12 images to our FTP, following our guidelines
An application form
A brief synopsis of a project they would undertake if they won the award

The prize is £3,000 towards an assignment and £500 to those awarded highly commended and commended.

Our 2009 jury is so far confirmed as: Don McCullin Patron, Tom Stoddart Trustee, Eugene Richards and Ian’s family. Judging will be held on the 3rd July at the Frontline Club in London.


The FTP instructions and application form will be available from www.ianparry.org