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Alan Mcfetridge
CREDIT: Alan Mcfetridge

RPS Bursaries

The RPS offers a series of bursaries each year, with support from partners such as The Guardian, The Photographic Angle and MPB.

More information about bursaries with active applications can be found below. If you have any further queries about any of the bursaries, contact

Silvana Trevale
CREDIT: Silvana Trevale: Venezuelan Youth

Joan Wakelin Bursary

In partnership with The Guardian

A £2,000 bursary to produce a photographic essay on a social documentary issue.

You will be able to claim your portfolio printed by Metro Imaging and a portfolio review with their Creative Director Prof Steve Macleod.

Closed for 2022

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8. James Morgan Postgraduate Winner 2009 2
CREDIT: James Morgan

RPS Postgraduate Bursary

Supported by MPB.

A £3,500 bursary offered to any student undertaking postgraduate studies or research in photography.

This bursary is open to UK and International students.

Entries now closed for 2022

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Marcus Doyle
CREDIT: Marcus Doyle

TPA/RPS Environmental Bursary

In partnership with The Photographic Angle.

A one-year, £3,000 bursary in support of a photographic project that will promote environmental awareness.

Entries now closed for 2022

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