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.

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: The Gallery Collection
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship contest is open to all high school, college and university students enrolled at any time during the latter half of 2018 who are at least 14 years of age. Applicant must be a legal resident of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or U.S. territories. Applicant must submit a photo, artwork or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card.

Marianne Beel Scholarship
Sponsor: Nebraska Press Women
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 22, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Nebraska who are writers, photographers, videographers or social media professionals in the general category rural Nebraska, with preference given to Sandhills subject matter. Applicant must be seeking a post-secondary degree or certificate in a communications-related field.

Frame My Future Contest
Sponsor: Church Hill Classics
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Contest is open to legal U.S. residents who will be a full-time student at a U.S. college or university in the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must share how they envision their future. Student can choose to share through poetry, photography, ink, collage, painting, mixed media, or graphic design – as long as it is an original creation.

Wedding Retouching Company Scholarship
Sponsor: Wedding Retouching
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 24, 2019
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.

CARiD Scholarship
Sponsor: CARiD
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in post-secondary education in the upcoming semester who are between the ages of 16 and 20 years old. Applicant must submit a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry.

Nikon Small World Contest
Sponsor: Nikon
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Contest is open to anyone worldwide over the age of 18 who have an interest in photography through the microscope.

Practice Acts of Kindness Mini Contest
Sponsor: Project Paradigm
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
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.

Belin Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: F. Lammot Belin Arts Scholarship
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
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.

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