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Please note: RPS House is closed for our exhibition install. We will be open again from 10am on Friday 9th August 2024.

Alan Mcfetridge
CREDIT: Alan Mcfetridge

RPS Bursaries

Bursaries. Marcus Doyle Car Wash, Palm Springs. CA. TPA:RPS Environmental Bursary 2014
CREDIT: Marcus Doyle
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Fund your next project

RPS bursaries offer financial support and tailored resources to help you create, develop, and share your photography.

Our bursaries provide a platform for international exposure and professional development.

The successful recipient will have their work published in the award-winning RPS Journal and showcased digitally across the RPS

On completion of the projects, each recipient will also have the opportunity to have your portfolio printed by Metro Imaging and receive remote mentoring from its director Steve Macleod.
Boxer's Hands
CREDIT: © Estate of Eamonn McCabe

Eamonn McCabe Bursary

The RPS with the family of Eamonn McCabe is offering an annual bursary of £3,000 to support a photography project along with mentoring from an industry specialist. 

This bursary is open to UK-based photographers aged 25 years and under. 


Eamonn McCabe Bursary
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CREDIT: Alan Mcfetridge

TPA/RPS Environmental Bursary

The Royal Photographic Society in partnership with The Photographic Angle is offering a 1-year bursary to support a photographic project that will promote environmental awareness. The £4000 funding must be used to assist with travel expenses, photographic equipment and other project-related costs. 


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CREDIT: James Morgan

RPS Postgraduate Bursary

Supported by MPB.

As part of The RPS remit as an educational charity we offer an annual bursary of £3,500 to support a postgraduate student (students on courses in photography or undertaking research in photography). This bursary is open to UK and International students.


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CREDIT: Eleri Griffiths

Joan Wakelin Bursary

In partnership with The Guardian

The Bursary was established in 2005 in memory of distinguished documentary photographer and Honorary Fellow of The Society, Joan Wakelin. The Bursary is administered by The Society in partnership with The Guardian and offers £2000 for the production of a photographic essay on a social documentary issue.


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