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The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists

Award Amount
$2,500
Awards Available
6
Deadline
November 15, 2017
  • Scholarship Description
  • Founded in memory of James Alan Cox, a television photojournalist, The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists aims to provide financial support to student photographers of high school and college age. Through a variety of funding, including equipment purchases and scholarships for college and technical school classes, the foundation's mission is to expand educational and developmental opportunities for student photographers demonstrating interest, talent, and financial need.

    Award types:
    -Five (5) Digital Cameras will be awarded to five (5) high school students (high school applicants should only submit still photographs. The video awards are for college and graduate students only.)
    -Five (5) $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to five (5) college or technical school students, payable to their school. Four awards will be for video work while one will be for still photography
    -One (1) $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to one (1) graduate student, payable to their school, for video work

    Focus of work and entries: Photojournalism. Scholarships will be awarded to those students whose work "tells a story." This is a fairly broad topic and may include a variety of subject matter and approaches (breaking news, sporting events, etc.) Jim Cox, who was a television photojournalist in Phoenix, always "told a story" through his work, whether it was in video or still photography. Please enter only two (2) videos. Videos should be no longer than 3 minutes and no more than 18 MB file size. Videos may be in these formats: .mpg, .avi, .mov, .wmv, .mpeg, .mp4, .divx.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Jennifer Cox
  • P.O. Box 9158
  • Austin, TX 78766
  • info@jamesalancoxfoundation.org
  • 512-459-8515

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