ConDev’s Student Media Grants

Deadline: 30 September 2016
Open: students from all around the world, interested in capturing issues facing fragile and conflict-affected areas of the world
Award: 5,000 USD per awardee


The Center on Conflict and Development Student Media Grant, a photojournalism grant, is open for applications and invites students worldwide. ConDev—part of Texas A&M University’s Department of Agricultural Economics—works to improve the effectiveness of development programs and policies for conflict-affected and fragile countries through international research, education and projects. The Center uses science and technology to reduce armed conflict, sustain families and communities during conflict, and assist states to rapidly recover from conflict.


  • Students interested in capturing issues facing fragile and conflict-affected areas of the world through stunning photography;
  • The Student Media Grant is open to students worldwide (undergraduate, graduate, PhD, etc.);
  • Students graduating in April-May 2017 are also eligible to apply.


  • Awards will not exceed $5,000 per awardee,
  • Applicants are encouraged to be as detailed and accurate as possible regarding estimated expenses.
  • All budget totals should be in U.S. dollars (USD).

How to Apply

Submission Instructions and Proposal Format:

  • No more than four (8.5”×11”) pages (not including cover page);
  • 12 point, Times New Roman font;
  • 1″ margins.

Students should submit proposals that describe their anticipated travel, subjects, and plans for photo story production, refinement and promotion as specifically as possible.

Proposals must include the following components:

  1. Cover Sheet;
  2. Thematic Focus;
  3. Statement of Motivation;
  4. Media Experience;
  5. Timeline;
  6. Narrative of Planned Activities (including Plan for Promotion);
  7. Budget.

Proposals should be submitted to condevcenter with “Student Media Grant: [Name of Student]” as the subject line.
Only one proposal can be submitted per student before the deadline 30 September 2016.

For more information please visit the official web page

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