The Royal Photographic Society has announced funding and bursaries for 2014. Available are the following:
Environmental Awareness Project Funding
- £6,000 closing date June 30 2014
The Royal Photographic Society in partnership with The Photographic Angle is offering two 1-year bursaries to support a photographic project that will promote environmental awareness. The bursaries will provide £3000 each to assist with travel expenses, photographic equipment and other project-related costs. The two awards are available for applicants aged between 16-25 and 26 years and over.
- £3,500, closing date June 30 2014
To support postgraduate students undertaking photographic research or studying Masters courses in Photography. Open to UK and overseas students.
Joan Wakelin Bursary
- £2,000, closing date June 16 2014
The Joan Wakelin Bursary offers photographers £2,000 and the chance to have their work published in the Guardian and the RPS Journal. The Bursary, administered by the Guardian and The Royal Photographic Society, is awarded to the photographer who presents the best proposal for a photographic essay on an overseas social documentary issue. Submission is open to all, with no restriction on age or qualification.
RPS Society Events Bursary
Applications can be made all year round. These bursaries are to enable young photographers to attend selected Society Regional and Group events that they would not normally be able to afford. Please approach the RPS Regional Organiser in your area or the area the event is due to be held in. This information can be found on the RPS website under Chapters and Regions.
Short Film Award -
£1,500 and £1,000 -
closing date July 2014
The RPS in association with DepicT! is offering two awards, a contribution to the overall prize for best short film and a special prize for best cinematography.
For more information, take a look at the RPS website