NPPF scholarships are awarded to encourage those with the talent and dedication to photojournalism and who need financial help to continue their studies. These awards are directed toward those studying full-time or returning to college.
Bob East was a colorful and widely known veteran photographer at The Miami Herald. He died from a surgical accident in 1985, after more than 45 years in the profession. NPPA's national secretary, he mentored many interns. The Bob East scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students.
-Be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada or have been accepted at a four-year institution to complete suspended studies
-Provide evidence of an aptitude for photojournalism as well as academic ability and financial need
-Provide grade point average as an indication that applicant can successfully complete college studies
-Explain financial need
-Use the scholarship at the beginning of the next semester. Otherwise, it will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate candidate
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.