This scholarship seeks to empower young photographers by supporting their pursuits of higher education.
$500 Scholarship to be applied to college or university costs
$200 Gift Certificate to Bella Mi Photography
-Must be age 17-24
-Must be a legal resident of the State of Ohio
-Must be a senior at an Ohio High School OR must be enrolled at an accredited Ohio College or University, pursuing either two or four year degree
-Must provide two references: one, non-family character reference, one current teacher/professor (please submit both references in one file, either in .doc, .docx or .pdf format.)
-Must complete the following assignments:
-The applicants will be judged on the following criteria: Originality, Photographic composition, Use of photograph editing tools, Description of photograph’s meaning, Meeting eligibility requirements, Writing mechanics.
-A panel of judges will select the scholarship winner. Each judge works in the photography industry.
-Subjects photographed will need to provide a written photo release to the applicant.
-All applications must be submitted through our electronic form.
-Applications will be accepted until Friday, January 26, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. Any applications received after that time will be considered for the following year's scholarship.
-You will be contacted if your application moves into the final round of judging. The winner will be announced on Monday, April 2, 2018.