Jimi Lott Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Jimi Lott, a Seattle Times photographer for over 20 years, was known for his keen eye, his compassion, and boundless energy. His work focused on the less fortunate in the community including the homeless and the mentally ill. He died in 2005 at age 52.

Open only to undergraduate students.

Scholarship is awarded to encourage those with talent and dedication to photojournalism and who need financial help to continue their studies. These awards are directed toward those studying full-time or returning to college.

Applicants must:

•Be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada or have been accepted at a four-year institution to complete suspended studies.
•Provide evidence of an aptitude for photojournalism as well as academic ability and financial need.
•Provide grade point average as an indication that applicant can successfully complete college studies.
Explain financial need.
•Use the scholarship at the beginning of the next semester. Otherwise, it will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate candidate.
•A letter of recommendation from a faculty member who knows your work is required.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award:

Max Award: 2,000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization National Press Photographers Foundation
120 Hooper Street
Athens, GA 30602-3018

Contact Person:

Phone: (706) 542-2506