2008 NANPA Summit Scholarships Now Available
The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) is again providing scholarships for up to ten college students to attend NANPA's Fifteenth Annual Nature Photography Summit in Albuquerque, NM from February 16-21, 2009. At the Albuquerque, NM Summit, scholarship winners will participate in a pre–summit photo field trip, daily sessions with professionals, and portfolio reviews. In addition, students will be provided with the opportunity to interact with keynote speakers and mentors throughout the conference and apply for a variety of photography internships.
Students qualify for scholarships via an online application process including a portfolio submission. A major in art or photography is not required, but students must demonstrate their passion for nature photography to a selection committee. Applicants must be full-time students at a two or four year college, university or trade school and be at least 19 years of age by December 31, 2008. The deadline for applications is November 12, 2008.
NANPA is an international nature photography organization whose mission is to provide education, foster professional and ethical conduct, gather and disseminate information, and to develop standards for all persons interested in the field of nature photography. NANPA also promotes nature photography as an art form and a medium of communication for the sciences, nature appreciation and environmental protection.