Photography Scholarships

Do you like taking photos? There are scholarships and contests out there that ask for your best photo. Some program simply ask for a photo while others ask for a description or essay explaining the photo. Check out these scholarships that ask for a photo.

Arizona Milk Producers Scholarship
Sponsor: American Milk Producers
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: November 21, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of Arizona who are 17 years of age or older and are (or will be) enrolled in a post-secondary school (university, college, or community college) in the state of Arizona for the 2018 fall term with at least 12 credit hours. Simply take a picture of your best milk mustache for a chance to win. Starting September 5, each week through November 21, one weekly finalist will be selected based on their entry.

National Corn Growers Association Photo Contest
Sponsor: National Corn Growers Association
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States. Applicant must submit a photo that helps to tell the story of farming field corn in America. Participants can submit photos in the following categories: Scenery/Landscape, The Farm Family Lifestyle, Growing Field Corn, Farming Challenges, SHP’s Conservation, Corn, and Little Farmers.

Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Sponsor: Smithsonian Magazine
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Contest is open to individuals worldwide who are at least 18 years of age. Contestant can submit photos in the categories of Natural World, Travel, People, The American Experience, Altered Images, or Mobile.

Gap Year Grant
Sponsor: Go Overseas
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Grant is open to any travelers planning a meaningful gap year in 2017-2018. Applicant must submit an essay and creative photo about their gap year plan.

Belin Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: F. Lammot Belin Arts Scholarship
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals with talent in painting, sculpture, photography, music, drama, dance, literature, or architecture. Preference will be given to residents of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Pretty Lightroom Presets Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Pretty Presets For Lightroom
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, students transferring from high school to college, and current college students in the United States and Canada. Applicant must submit an essay and photos on topic related to Adobe Lightroom.

Celebrity Scholarship
Sponsor: Celebrity Scholarship
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of the United States, District of Columbia and U.S. Territories who are at least 16 years of age and registered on the website. Applicant must submit a celebrity impersonation in photo or a video.

Picture Keeper Scholarship
Sponsor: Picture Keeper
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are legal U.S. residents. Applicant must submit a short essay and a photo that shares what the applicant is doing to follow their dreams.

Practice Acts of Kindness (Random Optional) Mini Contest
Sponsor: Project Paradigm
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2017
Description: Contest is open to students aged 4 to 18 years of age worldwide. Student must share their random or non-random acts of kindness by creating a video, poem, story, drawing, photograph, or anything else that captures one of their acts of kindness.

Wpromote Digital Marketing Scholarship
Sponsor: Wpromote
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the U.S. Applicant must submit a short essay on how they are actively trying to challenge the status quo as a student, as well as a photo that represents their essay.

Express Medical Supply Scholarship
Sponsor: Express Medical Supply, Inc.
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 3, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at an accredited two or four-year college in the United States. Applicant must share a picture of the “heart” of their hometown and an explanation in 108 characters or less.

Ugly Sweater Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarships for a Cause
Amount: Up to $250
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are 16 years of age or older and are enrolled as a junior or senior in high school or post-secondary school or graduate school in the Untied States. Applicant must upload a photo of them wearing their ugliest holiday sweater and a short story on how they acquired the ugly sweater.

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: The Gallery Collection
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship contest is open to all high school, college and university students enrolled at any time during the latter half of 2017 who are at least 14 years of age. Applicant must be a legal resident of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. Applicant must submit a photo, artwork or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card.

Rocco Basile Giving Scholarship for Documentary Photography
Sponsor: Rocco Basile Giving
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. All majors and areas of studies are encouraged to apply. Applicant must submit an essay on how the power of photography can change the world, as well as one photograph that they have taken that best exemplifies this scholarship for them.

Pelican Water Sustainability Scholarship
Sponsor: Pelican Water Systems
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the United States. Applicant must submit a photo on Instagram on what water conservation means to them.

Wedding Retouching Company Scholarship
Sponsor: Wedding Retouching
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 24, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students worldwide who are either accepted into an educational institution or currently attending a college or university with at least a 3.0 GPA and student should be interested in photography or photo editing as a hobby or professionally. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the next revolution in photography.

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