Magnum Photos is one of the most prestigious photographic agencies in the world. Representing only 60 members worldwide, it is a cooperative organization fully owned and directed by the photographers

During the Magnum Workshop, students will participate in an intimate 5 day shooting workshop with their choice of one of six Magnum Photographers: Bruno Barbey, Chien-Chi Chang, David Alan Harvey, Alex Majoli, Peter Marlow and Mark Power. In addition to the dynamic within each workshop, there will also be ample informal time for cross-pollination of viewpoints and commentary with the other teachers as well as the other students.

The Scotiabank Scholarship: Scotiabank is proud to partner with two esteemed agencies, the CONTACT Toronto Photography Festival and Magnum Photos, supporting the advancement of photography. Scotiabank is happy to enrich the Toronto experience through support of innovative artists and creative communities. They are committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad.

Scotiabank will be financing five scholarships for Canadian photography students to attend the Magnum Workshop Toronto 2009.

The workshop will be held at Ryerson University George Vari Engineering Building 245 Church Street May 4 – 8

To apply visit Magnum Photos MAGNUM WORKSHOP TORONTO 2009

Deadline for Scotiabank Scholarship submissions is March 30, 2009