Scholarships are usually merit-based, meaning they are given based on desired qualities such as academic achievement, athletic ability, or community or extra-curricular involvement. Scholarships can come from the federal or state government, your college or career school, or a private or nonprofit organization. It is important to research the different scholarship opportunities, apply for the ones where you may meet the requirements and adhere to the specified deadlines.
The SCAD Challenge Photography Competition offers high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to showcase their unique viewpoints. Applicants are invited to submit digital images that demonstrate technique, an understanding of aesthetics and a unique point of view. Submissions should show a novel approach to the subject matter while also taking into account technical details, such as color balance.