Looks like this grant is intended for professional photojournalists...
from the link
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Any individual currently working full-time as a professional photojournalist is eligible to apply for the Grant. To qualify as a professional photojournalist, an individual must receive the majority of his or her income from "documenting issues and events through still photography."
(This post was edited by atpeaceinbozeman on Jan 19, 2010, 9:16 AM)