Are you the designated photographer at family events? Do you intend to pursue a major in photography? Or do you simply love trying to capture the perfect shot as an artistic outlet? If so, your talent may score you some free cash for college. Some of these scholarships require the student to pursue a major in photography while others are open to students pursuing different majors. See below for a list of some photography scholarships that you may want to consider:
Janie Moore Green Grant provides any college student the opportunity to win $1,000. Students must be majoring in photography. The deadline for this award is October 31. In order to apply, students must enter three to five prints that highlight their skills in photography. In addition, students are required to write a brief essay about why they are planning to pursue a career in photography. Scholarships are awarded directly to the institution and more information can be found at: http://www.nanpa.org/worksite/membership/scholarships/janie-moore-green-grant/.
Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship is open to any students attending a post secondary institution. In order to apply, students must use their skills to design a video, essay, or other type of artwork that will encourage students to become more award of motorcycle safety. This scholarship awards the winner $1,000. Applications must be received by December 1st. students must have a valid driver’s license in order to be eligible to apply. The application is available online and more information can be found at: http://www.insuranceproviders.com/look-twice-save-a-life-scholarship.
KODAK Student Scholarship Awards are open to students who specialize in film or film production at any college or university. Three different awards are offered: Gold, Silver, and Bronze. The Gold award provides 45,000 tuition award and a $5,000 KODAD Motion Picture Product Grant. The Silver award provides the winner with $4,000 in tuition funding and a $4,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant. The Bronze award is for a $3,000 tuition award and a $3,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant. More information can be found here: http://motion.kodak.com/motion/hub/Scholarships/Students/index.htm.
Al Lazzari Jr. endowed memorial Scholarship provides funding for students enrolled in the Maine College of Arts program. Preference is given to students studying photography. More information can be found of the school’s website: http://www.meca.edu/.
Millotte Scholarship Fund provides tuition assistance of up to $4,000 each year to students studying photography. The funders give special consideration to students whose work focuses on natural subjects. In order to be eligible, students must have a strong interest in nature, be enrolled in a higher education degree program, have graduate high school, hold at least a 3.0 grade point average, and reside in the state of Washington. More information can be found here: http://www.milotte.org/eligibility.html
World Studio Foundation provides scholarships that range from $2,000 to $3,000. Students who are majoring in various types of art studies, including photography, are eligible to apply for these awards. Students must show financial need. Minority students and disadvantaged students are especially encouraged to apply for priority consideration. This award also offers runner-ups with smaller grants worth $500.
Author: Jeff Gitlen
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