Student Programs

High School Scholarship Students in the field by Mac Stone

High School Scholarship Students in the field. Photo by Mac Stone.

These programs are funded through the NANPA Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization. If you are interested in supporting these programs, please consider donating to the NANPA Foundation

NANPA Summit College Photography Scholarship Program:

The North American Nature Photography Association’s Summit College Photography Scholarship Program is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to attend its Nature Photography Summit and Trade Show and participate in a hands-on experience using photography to tell a story for nature. It is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make personal contacts with the top pros in nature photography as well as other industry leaders. Learn more and apply . . .

NANPA High School Scholarship Program:

The program provides scholarships for 10 high school students to attend a five-day field event where they can learn from the industry’s top shooters. The NANPA High School Scholarship Program is an immersive, hands-on education program held in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Combining classroom and field-based instruction, students will have the chance to improve their nature photography skills, learn about NANPA, meet industry professionals, and gain an appreciation of the Smoky Mountains’ rich natural history.  Learn more and apply . . .