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NPPF: New Scholarships for Returning Students

According to the National Press Photographers Foundation, six grants of $4,000 each, called the NPPF-NPPA Career Expansion Scholarships, will be awarded this year. The deadline to apply is November 15, 2011. Photojournalists with least three years of experience, who have had editorial work published, and returned to school in the last year, are eligible to...

Photo Philanthropy Student Grant Round 3 App Due August 7th!

Applications for Round 3, the health and nutrition category of the Photo Philanthropy student grant competition are due at 11:59 Pacific Time, August 7th!. The decision will be announced on August 15, 2011. Round 4: Multimedia - Opens September 19,2011 at 9am PDT. Closes October 2, 2011 at 11:59pm PDT. Round 5: Education - Opens November 14, 2011 at 9am PST....

The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photographers

The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photographers scholarship entry deadline is October 15. Go here to read about the life of Mr. Cox.  Go here to view application information. “Founded in memory of James Alan Cox, a television photojournalist, The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photographers aims to provide financial support to student...

Vote to start a photography program for children waiting on organ transplants

Go here if you want to vote for a grant proposal by The Waiting List to start a photography program for children waiting on organ transplants. The Waiting List is currently 14th in the Pepsi Refresh Everything program. The top 10 winners receive funding for their projects.  Voting continues until the end of March. Go...

LUCEO Images announces $1,000 Student Project Award

“LUCEO is united in a common belief that, through these times of change, the still image continues to be relevant. We believe that history extends beyond the news-cycle, and that ordinary people and personal struggle are avenues through which we can explore the bigger issues facing our world. It is with this purpose that we...

Juliette Lynch Wins Alexia Foundation Student Competition

Juliette Lynch, a senior in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public communications, won the Alexia Foundation Student Competition. Lynch was awarded a full tuition scholarship to study photojournalism at Syracuse University in London, England this fall.  She will also receive a $1,000 cash grant to help produce her work. Lynch’s proposal was to document the...

NPPF Announces New Scholarship

“The National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF) officers and board are pleased to announce the addition of a new scholarship in the memory of Seattle Times photographer Jimi Lott.  This will bring the total of NPPF’s annual scholarships and awards to $16,500 dedicated to helping young photojournalists succeed through education.” For more scholarship information and a...

Visual Journalism for a Cause: The Waiting List

David Y. Lee is the Creative Director for The Waiting List, an online multimedia storytelling project introducing the stories of people waiting for an organ transplant. Lee covered the 2004 Presidential campaign for Time and Newsweek.  In October 2007, the U.S. Department of State contracted Lee as Secretary Condoleezza Rice’s official photographer to document her international legacy during her...

Applying for a Fulbright: Angela Shoemaker

Angela Shoemaker is currently on a Fulbright grant working on a documentary concerning Muslim youth culture, integration and issues of identity within Dutch society. She is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands until June 2010 and is in the process of getting her masters degree in photography from Ohio University. Being funded to work on a...