Melville, NY—Nikon Inc. is now accepting submissions for the Nikon Storytellers Scholarship. The program was announced as part of the brand’s 100th anniversary celebration earlier this year.
Eligible students can apply to be one of 10 individuals awarded with an academic scholarship of $10,000 to help foster their growth as visual storytellers as well as content creators. Moreover, scholarships will be awarded for use in the 2018–2019 academic school year.
“As we reflect on a remarkable as well as exciting 100 years of imaging excellence, Nikon must also look to the future and continue to push the boundaries of creative expression and technological innovation,” commented Kosuke Kawaura, director, Marketing, Communications & Planning, Nikon Inc. “Furthermore, the Nikon Storytellers Scholarship encapsulates our brand’s commitment to supporting students as they strive to ignite passion and inspire change as future visual content creators.”
The Nikon Storytellers Scholarship is open to undergraduate as well as graduate students in the United States or Canada pursuing degrees in visual arts, fine arts, journalism, film, photography and multimedia/content creation. Moreover, they must have completed their freshman year of college or an academic equivalent.
Qualified students can visit NikonStorytellersScholarship.com to submit an entry. Once selected, semifinalists will be asked to provide a photo portfolio or video submission for evaluation. A selection committee will then identify the 10 scholarship recipients.
Nikon Storytellers Scholarship Key Dates
- March 1, 2018: Application deadline for all students
2. March 12, 2018: Semifinalist applications selected
3. March 30, 2018: Application deadline for semifinalists
4. June 2018: 10 scholarships recipients selected