Magnum Foundation and Inge Morath Foundation

Call for women documentary photographers

The Magnum Foundation and the Inge Morath Foundation announce the tenth annual Inge Morath Award. The annual prize of $5,000 is awarded by the Magnum Foundation to a female documentary photographer under the age of 30, to support the completion of a long-term documentary project. One award winner and up to two finalists are selected by a jury composed of Magnum photographers.

All submissions must be postmarked or delivered by April 30th, 2011.

Form of Submission

  • Images should be sent as a PDF document ONLY (no Quicktime, Powerpoint, or HTML files will be accepted).
  • Please do NOT format your document as a slideshow; we’ll do that for you. Also, please do not password-protect your file.
  • A subfolder with the individual image files must accompany the PDF file.
  • All submissions must consist of work done solely by the submitting photographer.

Required Support Material

  • Printed project description.
  • Printed Curriculum Vitae (maximum three pages) including name, email address, telephone number, and mailing address.
  • Photocopy or scan of ID clearly showing date of birth. Applicants must still be under the age of 30 before April 30th, 2011.
  • Photographers represented by Magnum Photos and their immediate relatives are not eligible.


Inge Morath Award
c/o The Magnum Foundation
151 West 25th Street, 5th Floor
NY 10001 New York

phone: (212) 684-4195
fax: (212) 684-0760