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Photography Scholarships

Find photography scholarships to help financially back your passion.

September 23, 2010

Love taking pictures? Then listen up! Students who are interested in photography and possibly making it a part of their career may be interested in learning a bit more about photography scholarships. Photography is more than just taking a great picture, great photographers study for years to learn the ins and outs of creating the perfect shot. A photography scholarship can help a student go to school to do what they love most and become a professional photographer. Fastweb has a load of photography scholarships that can help students do just that.

Have you checked your scholarship matches recently? See them now.

Below is a sampling of the photography scholarships that exist in our database—filling out a profile may match you to photography scholarships at your school of choice.

The Janie Moore Green Grant

The Janie Moore Green Grant is worth $1,000 and is awarded annually. Students who are currently enrolled in or have applied to an institution of higher education specializing in the study of photography (includes two and four year colleges) may apply for the scholarship. To apply students may submit three to five duplicate transparencies or prints demonstrating their photographic skills, and write a short essay explaining what inspired them to pursue a course of study in photography. The awarded scholarship will be paid directly to the awarded student’s school where he or she is/will be enrolled. All applications are to be sent to Janie Moore Green Grant, c/o NANPA Foundation at the address found on the scholarship website.

Reuben and Gladys Golumbic Scholarship Award Fund

The Reuben and Gladys Golumbic Scholarship Award Fund is intended for qualified individuals who are students at the College of Arts and Architecture at Penn State. The Reuben and Gladys Golumbic Scholarship Award Fund is designed to recognize students who have proven their potential for significant contribution to the arts and humanities. Being that this scholarship is intended for students who have begun to show their commitment to the arts, third and fourth year students are given priority.

Highland Community College – Kansas Photography Scholarship

Highland Community College – Kansas offers a photography scholarship for individuals interested in pursuing a professional career in the field of photography. Scholarships are worth $1,100 and are awarded every semester upon reviewing a student’s submitted photography portfolio. Scholarship recipients are required to take four credit hours of photography coursework per semester and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA in the core photography classes and a 2.0 overall GPA each semester.

The Barbara J. Parnass Scholarship

The Barbara J. Parnass Scholarship is available to students enrolled at State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh. The Barbara J. Parnass Scholarship is a photography scholarship. Students who have shown outstanding work in the field of photography, are majoring in art with a concentration in photography and are in their final year of undergraduate study are eligible to apply for the scholarship. State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh offers a number of scholarships for art majors, to see them all please visit their website.

The Robert W. Carithers Scholarship

The Robert W. Carithers Scholarships are a series of scholarships valued at $2,500 per scholarship, per year. Students must attend the University of Southern Indiana to be eligible to apply. Once awarded to an individual student, that student may renew their scholarship annually provided that the specific criteria are met. The Robert W. Carithers Scholarship is applied directly to the student’s fees and coursework at U.S.I. To apply students must submit a letter and a portfolio. The portfolio for a photography scholarship falls under the art category and requires five to ten original pieces of work. Please see the website for more details.

Presidential Scholarship for Photography Students

The Presidential Scholarship is a photography scholarship for students enrolling in Nossi College of Art’s Commercial Digital Photography program. Only students straight out of high school are eligible to apply for this scholarship, students who have been out of high school over one year or have previously attended an institute of high learning are not eligible to apply. Visit the Nossi College of Art’s website for more details.

Charles Beardsley Endowed Art Scholarship

The Charles Beardsley Endowed Art Scholarship is available to full-time art majors at Montana State University, Billings. To be eligible students must also maintain a 2.5 or above GPA. The scholarship is worth $500. To apply students may submit five digital images of their original work to The Department of Art along with the Application for Art Scholarships and either the Scholarship Application for New and Transfer Students or the scholarship application for Currently Enrolled and Returning MSU Billings Students to the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.

Art Scholarships

Art scholarship may be awarded to Briar Cliff University students who have auditioned or presented a portfolio. To be eligible for a scholarship in art, music or theatre from Briar Cliff University students must be full time students. Art scholarships can be renewed each year based on participation or guidelines outlined by art faculty. For more information visit the scholarship opportunities section of their website.

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