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.

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  • 10,000
  • 1 Award
  • n/a
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  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
Rich Clarkson Founders Scholarship National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2020
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  • Major: Study |Photojournalism|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
Kit C. King Scholarship National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Nov-1-2019
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  • Major: Study |Photojournalism|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
NPPF Still and Multimedia Scholarship National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Nov-1-2019
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  • Major: Study |Photojournalism|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
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|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 1 award
  • March 2020
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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|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2020
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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|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarship The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists
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  • 2,500
  • 6 awards
  • n/a
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  • 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|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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