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APPLY NOW! 2016 World Nomads Travel Photography Scholarships

Ever wondered what it would be like on assignment as a travel photographer?

This is your chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Japan and be mentored by professional travel photographer, Richard I’Anson.

From the neon lights of Tokyo to the traditions and temples of Kyoto, Japan is the perfect place for photography enthusiasts.

Every year, World Nomads send talented storytellers on money-can’t-buy learning experiences around the world.

World Nomads offer Travel Scholarships in photography, writing, film making and because food and language are such an essential part of the travel experience, these as well.

Winners get the opportunity to learn from industry professionals, experts that have honed their craft over many years and have a passion to give back to aspiring storytellers.

Scholarships provide the perfect platform to turn a passion into a profession. Past winners having gone on to work with in film production, with major publishers, and have had their scholarship work broadcast to hundreds of thousands of people around the world.

Important dates

14 Dec – Applications close
12 Jan – Winner announced
10 Feb – Trip to Japan
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All these prizes could be yours:

  • Free flights

    Round-trip airfare from your country of residence to Tokyo, Japan.

  • Adventure gear

    Travel in comfort and style with awesome outdoor adventure gear from our friends at Kathmandu.

  • 10-day all-expenses-paid trip

    Go on a bespoke trip through ancient and modern Japan with a tour from World Expeditions and TourRadar.

  • Travel insurance

    As always, we’ve got your back. You’ll receive travel insurance for the duration of your trip from World Nomads.

  • Learn from a pro

    Receive hands-on experience in everything from shot set up to technique, composition and visual storytelling under the mentorship of travel photographer and Canon Master, Richard I’Anson.

  • Photography tips guidebook

    Lonely Planet’s Best Ever Photography Tips written by mentor Richard I’Anson, will sharpen your skills and your pictures.

    PLUS – Our lucky shortlisted applications will receive a copy too!

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