Environmental Bursary

The Royal Photographic Society in partnership with The Photographic Angle offers two, one-year bursaries to support a photographic project that will promote environmental awareness.

This Bursary is now closed - it will re-open in 2017.

Anyone can apply who lives or studies in the United Kingdom with an interest in documentary/editorial/creative photography and the environmental concerns that we face today.

The bursaries provide £3000 to assist with travel expenses, photographic equipment and other project-related costs detailed in the application.  There are two awards available for applicants aged 16-30 and 31+ years.   The winners of both Awards will also be given the opportunity to have a portfolio of their work printed by Metro Imaging.

We look for creative interpretation of the subject as well as documentary and editorial photography.  

Previous Winners (click on an image to learn more)




Charlotte Sams
Charlotte Sams
16-25 years old category

Marcus Doyle
Marcus Doyle
26+ years old category
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Kieran Dodds

2015 Winner over 30s category

Kieran Dodds - updates us on his project focusing on the church forests of Ethiopia

Jul 2016
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Anchevskaya and Nikolov

2015 Winners - both categories

From June 2016 of The RPS Journal

The 2015 winners, Kieran Dodds (over 30) and Ekatrina Anchevskaya and Aleksandar Nikolov (under 30), tell us about the projects they completed with the financial support of the Society and its partners.

Jun 2016
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Marcus Doyle

2014 Winners - both categories

From March 2015 of The RPS Journal

2014 winners Marcus Doyle and Charlotte Sams, give us an insight into their winning projects.

Mar 2015
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Toby Smith

2013 Winner over 25s Category

From August 2014 of The RPS Journal

Toby Smith - talks at the midpoint of his winning project on the HS2 rail link.

Aug 2014
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Mandy Barker

2012 Winner over 25's Category

From September 2013 of The RPS Journal

Mandy Barker - Shoal: Plastic in the Sea After the Tsunami in Japan

Sep 2013
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