The 2021 Idaho Scenics photography scholarship application is now open!
Idaho Scenic Images is pleased to announce the presentation of a yearly educational scholarship to one Idaho high school senior or collage undergraduate who demonstrates a passion for the outdoors and shows promise in the field of fine art landscape photography.
The qualifying high school senior or college applicant will be chosen based on 5 submitted photos and a short essay.
The Award: From $200-500, depending on merit
One winner per calendar year
Opening Date: January 1st, 2021
Closing Date: April 30th, 2021
Decision by May 31st, 2021
Age~ 16-25 at time of application
Grade~ High school senior graduating in 2021 or College undergraduate
Idaho residency, US citizenship
Future Education~Vocational Program or College
Judging and rules:
Based on the following 100 point criteria:
Ability to follow application instructions (5 points)
Online application (5 points)
Essay (15 points)
Photographs (75 points)
Each photograph will be judged on the following:
Subject matter (3 points)
Composition (5 points)
Lighting (3 points)
Processing (2 points)
Title and Captioning (2 points)
About captioning- Provide an art title and a caption using AP(Associated Press) style for example: "Forest Aglow"
USA, Idaho, Kootenai County, Coeur d'Alene. A spring sunset in the Coeur d'Alene District of the Idaho Panhandle National Forest.
Fill out the online application form Here.
Write a short essay (no
more than 1/2 page, typewritten and single-spaced), detailing what landscape
photography means to you. Send as a PDF attached to your photo submission.