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List of scholarships for Photography majors

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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship $15,000 April 10, 2018
Fergus Area College Foundation Scholarship $5,000 April 1, 2018
SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund $5,000 March 1, 2018
South Dakota Retailers Association Jerry Wheeler Scholarship Program $ - April 18, 2017
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund $2,000 March 1, 2018
ACF American Advertising Federation-NM Scholarship $ - June 3, 2017
Yellow Dog Studio Memorial Scholarship $ - February 15, 2018
Support Creativity Undergraduate Scholarship $1,000 May 1, 2017
The Tenfold Initiative Scholarship $1,500 May 16, 2017
Support Creativity Scholarship $1,000 May 1, 2017

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: April 10, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.

Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Fergus Area College Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Fergus Area College Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to both first- and second-year students for classes taken on the M State Fergus Falls campus.

Eligibility:-Enrolled for a minimum of 12 credits each semester for classes taken on the Fergus Falls campus (We may, at our discretion, prorate for Fergus Falls campus credits if you are taking 12 or more credits total from any M State campus or online and have a minimum of 8 on-campus in Fergus Falls. Prorating means we will only pay for the credits you take with the Fergus Falls campus.) -Must have a high school GPA of 2.5 or greater -Current high school or college transcript -Demonstrated leadership experience -Letters of recommendation -Written responses to several questions -If you have the minimum of 8 credits ON the Fergus Falls campus, we will also pay up to 4 credits of online classes to complete your 12 credits. We do not pay for other campus credits.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

College is expensive. SEMA can help. The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund is dedicated to fostering the next generation of automotive aftermarket industry leaders and innovators. Scholarship awards range from $2,000-$3,000, with $5,000 going to the top student. Assistance is available for career paths in the automotive industry in:

-Accounting-Engineering-Race Car Driver/Crew-Administration-Information Technology-Sales/Marketing-Advertising-Business-Manufacturing-Technician-Design/Graphics-Photography/Journalism -TransportationFor students attending Ohio Technical College (OTC): a full-year of tuition, valued up to $29,400, will be awarded to one student. Eligibility:-If currently attending a four-year accredited university or college you must have completed a minimum of 50 credit hours OR-If currently attending a two-year accredited community college or vocational/technical program you must have completed a minimum of 25 credit hours OR-If currently attending an accredited automotive training certification program, you must have half of total curriculum requirements/classroom hours completed-If pursuing a master's, post-baccalaureate or doctorate degree, provide proof of acceptance or proof of enrollment in a graduate program -U.S. citizenship is required and high school students are not eligible to apply. Students must have a 2.5 GPA and be pursuing studies that lead to a career in the automotive industry-Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA-Be pursuing studies leading to a career in the automotive industry or related field-Remain enrolled as a full-time student in the first academic term following receipt of the awardFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

South Dakota Retailers Association Jerry Wheeler Scholarship Program

Amount: $ -
Deadline: April 18, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

SDRA's Jerry Wheeler Scholarship program is designed to encourage and support students studying for a career in retailing. To be eligible, applicant must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a retail-related course of study at a technical school, college or university, or other trade school in the fall of the application year. Enrollment in an online program is acceptable if applicant meets other eligibility requirements. Internships do not qualify.

Students must meet one of these requirements:-Have graduated from a South Dakota high school -Have earned a GED in South Dakota -Plan to attend post secondary school in South DakotaFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Founded in 1949, the Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from public high schools in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties in Washington state. Application forms are only available through these high schools and candidates for the scholarship are nominated by their school each year. Awards range from $500 to $2,000 a year, and scholarships are renewable for four (4) years of college in the state of Washington. Approximately 35-40 awards are made each year depending on funds available for new awards and renewal awards.

Eligibility:-Be a graduating senior from a public high school in the county of King, Pierce or Snohomish in the state of Washington in the year of appointment-Be a United States citizen-Plan to attend a college in the state of Washington on a full-time basisMusic, sculpture, drawing, interior decorating or domestic science are not accepted as major subject courses.For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

ACF American Advertising Federation-NM Scholarship

Amount: $ -
Deadline: June 3, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The American Advertising Federation-New Mexico (AAF-NM) Scholarship Fund has been established to provide scholarships to deserving men and women who intend to enter the advertising profession.

Eligibility:-Be New Mexico residents enrolled full-time at a 4-year New Mexico public or non-profit college/university as a junior or senior in one of the following majors: -Business (with a marketing emphasis) -Journalism (with an advertising emphasis) -Strategic Communications -Advertising and Marketing -Graphic Design, Fine Art, Photography, or Illustration with a focus in advertising or public relations-Minimum 3.0 GPA-Have at least one semester left of undergraduate study after the scholarship is awarded

Yellow Dog Studio Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $ -
Deadline: February 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Yellow Dog Studio Memorial Scholarship is for graduating seniors interested in art from the Great Lakes Bay region. Applicants may be asked to interview. If selected for an interview, please be prepared to present a portfolio of your art and/or photography.

Eligibility:-Graduating high school senior in the Great Lakes Bay Region-Pursuing an undergraduate degree in art and/or photography-Full-time enrollment-Must have a minimum 3.0 GPAFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Support Creativity Undergraduate Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Design something creative that illustrates your passion for your specific creative field. This can be done in absolutely any medium (drawing, painting, animation, digital media, film, etc.). Submit an essay that explains this piece of work. Also, make sure to express why you should receive this scholarship and any financial hardship that you may be going through. It can be as long as you want and as short as you dare.

Selection is based on the student's project, their essay, and a demonstration of financial need. The selection will be made by Support Creativity. Undocumented students are encouraged to apply. Eligibility:-Must be a passionate creative student-Attend a college or graduate school in the New York Tri-state area in the upcoming fall -Major in any creative field-Submit application, including the project and essay online-Undergraduate students must be a sophomore, junior, or senior in the upcoming fall For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Tenfold Initiative Scholarship

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: May 16, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Lisa Laine Miller, began her journey as an artist struggling to make ends meet. Unbelievably, two of her high school art teachers personally contributed to her first college courses and the inspiration for the future Tenfold Initiative was born. Through this, we were inspired to create The Tenfold Initiative to honor the dedicated teachers and mentors in our lives. Particularly, Lisa's own high school art teacher, Jan Dewey, who leaves an everlasting impact nearly 20 years later.

The Tenfold Initiative Scholarship is available to a high school senior (graduating before July) who is located in the Central Ohio region. Students must be enrolled or accepted at a university, college, or art school as a declared major in a visual arts program for the upcoming school year. The scholarship submission consists of a completed application form (attached), four artwork samples (personal selection), high school transcripts, a 500 word essay, and two letters of recommendation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Support Creativity Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Design something creative that illustrates your passion for your specific creative field. This can be done in absolutely any medium (drawing, painting, animation, digital media, film, etc.) Submit an essay that explains this piece of work. Also, make sure to express why you should receive this scholarship and any financial hardship that you may be going through. It can be as long as you want and as short as you dare.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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