Scholarships in Photography

Esther Kanagawa Memorial Art Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 19

Applicant must be majoring in the fine arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics or photography).


Kerdragon Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of an Oregon high school who has not yet attended college and will major in fine arts, graphic arts, or photography at least half time. FAFSA required.


Robert W. Thunen Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student (junior or senior) at an accredited four-year college or university who would like to study illumination as a career; graduate applicants must be undertaking a lighting-centered project as part of work towards a graduate degree. Statement of Purpose and minimum of three letters of recommendation are required to be submitted.


Skylights For Less $500 Annual Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: July 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who plans to enroll in an undergraduate program at an accredited college/university in the U.S with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Required to capture before and after effects of a skylight installation in a building, describe completed work in under 400 words, and write statement of college goals.


Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships

Award: $6,000, Deadline: April 22

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students in fine arts, graphic design, illustration, interactive design/motion graphics or photography. They must have a GPA of at least 2.0 and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Minority and economically disadvantaged students will be given special consideration.