Idaho Scenic Images

The scenic wonder of Idaho portrayed in professional landscape images.


Idaho Scenic Images is pleased to announce the presentation of a yearly educational scholarship to one Idaho high school senior who demonstrates a passion for the outdoors and shows promise in the field of fine art landscape photography.


The qualifying high school senior 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

Closing Date: April 30th, 2020  (extended to May 15th-Due to school closures from Coronavirus)

Decision by May 31st, 2020


Age~ 16-19 at time of application

Grade~ High School Senior graduating in 2020

GPA: 3.0

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)

Captioning (2 points)



To Apply:

Fill out the 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 5 landscape photographs printed on photo paper, 7x5 inch size, with captioning on reverse, which were taken by you alone. (Photographs will not be returned without a self-addressed, stamped envelope included with the application. You retain ownership and all rights to the photos you send).
All information is to be submitted in one 5x7 envelope and mailed to:
Idaho Scenic Images
c/o Scholarship
P.O. Box 3433
Coeur d'Alene, ID

If you'd like your photos returned, please provide a self addressed, stamped envelope.
All applications must be postmarked by April 30th of each year.  (May 15th exception for 2020)
Incomplete applications will be disqualified.