DURHAM, NC (February 13, 2014) – The Board of Directors of the National Press Photographers Foundation has announced five scholarships called the NPPF–NPPA Career Expansion Scholarships. Each winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship to support his or her education expenses.
This is the third year the scholarships will be awarded. Funding is supported by a grant from the Author's Coalition of America. The grant supports photojournalists who have had at least three years experience and who have returned to school to enhance their skills or to move in a new direction using their background in photojournalism.
The deadline to apply is May 16, 2014. The applications must be received by May 16, 2014. The National Press Photographers Foundation will award the scholarships by June 30, 2014. See the Foundation’s Web site at http://nppf.org to download the application forms and entry rules.
Each entry includes an application form and two faculty recommendations that must be sent separately from the application form.
Questions should be directed to Tom Hardin, the NPPF president, via eMail at [email protected] or by phone at 502.452.9471.