Scholarships and Grants

High School Scholarship Students in the field by Mac Stone

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

NANPA provides a number of grants and scholarships to further its mission. Some grants go to NANPA Members and others support nature photography education for students. These grants 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’s College Student Scholarship Program:

The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) is awarding scholarships for college students to attend its Nature Photography Summits. It is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to make personal contacts with the top pros in nature photography as well as editors, stock agents and other industry leaders. This program is supported by the NANPA Foundation. Learn more and apply . . .

NANPA’s High School Student 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 2016 NANPA High School Scholarship Program is an immersive education program held in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park from July 4–9, 2016. 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.  This program is supported by the NANPA Foundation. Learn more and apply . . . 

Philip Hyde Grant:

This $2,500 grant is made possible by the NANPA Foundation and through individual donations. The grant is awarded annually by the NANPA Foundation to an individual NANPA member who is actively pursuing completion of a peer-reviewed environmental project that is consistent with the missions of NANPA and the NANPA Foundation. Note: Applications will be open in summer  2016.

Janie Moore Greene Grant:

This grant of $1,000 is awarded annually to a student currently enrolled in or accepted to attend an institution of higher education specializing in the study of photography through the generosity of Janie Moore Greene. Learn more and apply . . .

Photo Blind Grants for National Wildlife Refuge:

The NANPA Foundation offers a Photo Blind Grant of up to $1,500 to groups interested in building a photo blind at any refuge, wildlife reserve, state/city park or other natural area. Learn more and apply . . .

NANPA Foundation Photo Blind at Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.

NANPA Foundation Photo Blind at Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.