Photography Scholarships

Here are some of the Photography scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Virginia Museum Undergraduate Fellowships

Undergraduate Students You are eligible to apply if you are a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, as well as a current legal resident of Virginia, and have been so for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the application deadline. You must also continue to be a legal resident of Virginia for the Fellowship period. A legal resident has a valid Virginia driver’s license. and/or pays income taxes in Virginia, and/or is a registered Virginia voter. Students paying in-state tuition to an accredited Virginia college, university, or school of the arts qualify as legal residents of Virginia. If you are a legal Virginia resident but attend an accredited college, university, or school of the arts outside of the state full-time, you may still apply. Applicants must be able to provide verification of residency upon request. If you attend an accredited college, university, or school of the arts in Virginia but do not qualify for in-state tuition, you may not apply for a VMFA Fellowship until you establish Virginia residency. You are eligible to apply if you are planning to be enrolled full-time and qualify as a Virginia resident, as outlined above, for the entire academic year at an accredited college, university, or school of the arts. Half-year fall semester Fellowship awards (worth $2,000) may be considered on a case-by-case basis for full-time students in the final year of a degree program who plan to graduate.

Walter and Josephine Landor Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is open to all entering undergraduate students. Awards are based on a student's outstanding creative ability. A portfolio is required

Kit C. King Graduate Scholarship Fund

1. The scholarship is open to anyone pursuing an advanced degree in journalism with an emphasis in photojournalism. The applicant must have some indication of acceptance to such an accredited graduate program in photojournalism. 2. The applicant must present a portfolio that demonstrates talent and initiative in documentary photojournalism. 3. The portfolio should be accompanied by a statement of goals and philosophy relating to documentary photojournalism.

Other Majors Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria:•Must be of Hispanic background•Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico•Must be studying at an accredited university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year•Must be (or plan to be) enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student for the upcoming academic year•Must have earned and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale•Must demonstrate financial need•Must be studying a major that falls under the Other Majors Application

Willis Nelson Memorial Scholarship

College/Department: Humanities & the Arts - Art & Design Applicants must be Graduate students currently matriculating in the MFA Pictorial Art programs and enrolled full time during the review period will be eligible for the award(s).

New Direction Scholarship

College/Department: Humanities & the Arts - Art & Design School of Art & Design Photography majors.

Henry Wolf Scholarships in Photography

Open to Photography students. Open to talented sophomores and juniors enrolled in accredited art schools and colleges around the country, ADC's scholarship program embodies the club's mission to recognize excellence and innovation in visual communications, to bring together creative leaders across the boundaries of their disciplines, and to encourage young people entering the field.

Excellence in Photography Scholarship

College/Department: Humanities & the Arts - Art & Design School of Art & Design Photography majors

Joseph Ehrenreich Scholarships

1. Student must have completed one year at a recognized four-year college or university having courses in Photojournalism and must be continuing in a program leading to a bachelor's degree, and must have at least one-half year of undergraduate schooling remaining at time of award. 2. These awards are aimed at those with journalism potential, but with little opportunity and great need.

NPPF Television News Scholarship

1. Student must be enrolled in a recognized four-year college or university having courses in TV News Photojournalism; must be continuing in this program leading to a bachelor's degree; and must be in his or her junior year at the time the award is given. 2. Each applicant must complete the entry form and submit it along with a video tape containing examples of his or her work. The tape should contain no more than three complete stories (total time for all stories: six minutes) with voice narration and natural sound. Applicant must also include a letter from his or her professor/ advisor. 3. Applicant must include a one-page biographical sketch including a personal statement by the applicant as to his or her professional goals.

Diversity Awards

These renewable awards are offered to entering undergraduate students who bring diverse experiences, ideas, and creative work to the CCA community. The following criteria will be considered in the scholarship review: students from educationally disadvantaged families who have demonstrated academic and artistic achievement, students who have demonstrated leadership in service to the community, and students whose work focuses on social or cultural issues

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