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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.

Karen Knorr, The Winds Of Change, Villa Farnese, Caprarola
CREDIT: Karen Knorr

RPS Women in Photography Bursary

A £3,000 bursary for a female photographer, supported by Karen Knorr HonFRPS
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Apply for the RPS Women in Photography Bursary

The RPS Women in Photography Bursary has been made possible through the generous support of Karen Knorr, HonFRPS.  This bursary will be provided to a female identifying graduate to assist in development of a photo project to be completed within the deadlines specified.  Projects may include photo essays, exhibitions, documentaries, etc.  

Applications are being invited from postgraduate students on courses in photography or undertaking research in photography.

In addition to the £3,000 award, the bursary recipient will receive one-to-one mentoring sessions from leading women in photography on a variety of subjects.

Applicants must have received their degrees after 31 August 2017.

Applications must be written in English if applying from abroad.  


Application dates:  1 - 30 September, 2022

Bursary awarded:  1 November, 2022

Project dates:  November 2022 - 31 July 2023