Reid Blackburn Scholarship

National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)

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.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Open only to undergraduate students.
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
  • Major/Career:
    Awarded to encourage those with the talent and dedication to photojournalism

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    There a few short essay questions that can be written ahead of time.What are your major academic and professional accomplishments?What is your need for a NPPF scholarship?What are your career goals following graduation?
  • Recommendation Letters:
    A recommendation is required from a professor familiar with the students work.
  • Other Materials:
    Videos and multimedia must be directly linked on the Internet. YouTube, Vimeo, a news website or a personal website are fine. NOTE: NPPF and CPOY rules differ here. CPOY requires a file to be uploaded.

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