RPS bursaries 2014

14 May 2014

Society news

The Royal Photographic Society has announced a series of bursaries to support both young and established photographers in realising photography projects. The bursaries provide funding that the recipient can use to support a proposed project and applications for most close in June and July 2014. 

Environmental Awareness Project Funding - £6,000

The Royal Photographic Society in partnership with The Photographic Angle is offering two 1-year bursaries to support a photographic project that will promote environmental awareness. The bursaries will provide £3000 each to assist with travel expenses, photographic equipment and other project-related costs. The two awards are available for applicants aged between 16-25 and 26 years and over.

Postgraduate Bursary - £3,500

To support postgraduate students undertaking photographic research or studying Masters courses in Photography.  Open to UK and overseas students.

Joan Wakelin Bursary - £2,000

The Joan Wakelin Bursary offers photographers £2,000 and the chance to have their work published in the Guardian and the RPS Journal. The Bursary, administered by the Guardian and The Royal Photographic Society, is awarded to the photographer who presents the best proposal for a photographic essay on an overseas social documentary issue. Submission is open to all, with no restriction on age or qualification.

RPS Society Events Bursary - Various

Applications can be made all year round. Theses bursaries are to enable young photographers to attend selected Society Regional and Group events that they would not normally be able to afford. Please approach the RPS Regional Organiser in your area or the area the event is due to be held in.  This information can be found on the RPS website under Chapters and Regions. 

Short Film Award - £1,500 and £1,000

The RPS in association with DepicT! is offering two awards, a contribution to the overall prize for best short film and a special prize for best cinematography.

For further information visit  http://www.rps.org/learning/project-funding

Image: © Ciril Jazbec – TPS & RPS Environmental Bursary Winner 2013