Scholarships for Photojournalism Majors

If you're aiming to master the art of sharing stories through photography by pursuing a degree in Photojournalism, a great idea is to start by researching scholarships available to photojournalism majors. The good news is there are plenty of options available. Put those journalism skills to use by applying for a scholarship from one of the many foundations and other organizations, such as local chambers of commerce, that fund and award Photojournalism scholarships. Some scholarships for are open to students already enrolled or accepted into programs, while others are for high school seniors and community college transfer students. Many of these scholarships require applicants to have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher, and some are limited to minority students or those with demonstrated financial need. Applicants will almost certainly need to submit transcripts and a well-written essay. Start exploring scholarships for Photojournalism majors below.

Showing 1-7 of 7 scholarships
View Details Rich Clarkson Founders Scholarship National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Photojournalism|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The Rich Clarkson Founders Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing major in photojournalism. Applicants must demonstrate professionalism and leadership
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Kit C. King Scholarship National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Nov-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Photojournalism|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
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The Kit C. King Scholarship is awarded to graduate students pursuing major in photojournalism. Applicants must demonstrate a financial need and with a minimum of 2.8 GPA
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details NPPF Still and Multimedia Scholarship National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Nov-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Photojournalism|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
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The NPPF Still and Multimedia Scholarship is awarded to student pursuing major in photojournalism with a minimum of 2.8 GPA
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Reid Blackburn Scholarship National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
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  • Major: Study |Photojournalism|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The Reid Blackburn Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students pursuing major in photojournalism. Reid Blackburn died in 1980 while on assignment covering the eruption of Mt. St. Helens.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
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  • Major: Study |Journalism|Communications|Photojournalism|Documentary Art|Non-Fiction Digital Media|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Mendocino, CA|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|Lake, CA|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students of Sonoma, Lake or Mendocino who are planning to pursue a degree in journalism, communications, photojournalism, documentary art, and non-fiction digital media.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Communications|Photojournalism|Documentary Art|Non-Fiction Digital Media|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Mendocino, CA|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|Lake, CA|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students of Sonoma, Lake or Mendocino County who are planning to pursue a degree in journalism, communications, photojournalism, documentary art, and non-fiction digital media.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarship The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists
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  • 2,500
  • 6 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Photography|Photojournalism|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduate Student|College sophomore|College junior|College senior|High school junior|High school sophomore|
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The James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarship is available to high school sophomore, junior and senior student or a college sophomore, junior and senior student or graduate student pursuing major in photography or photojournalism. Applicants must submit photography for high school and video for college and graduate student
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
Showing 1-7 of 7 scholarships