Environmental Bursary

The Royal Photographic Society in partnership with The Photographic Angle is offering a 1-year bursary to support a photographic project that will promote environmental awareness.

Closes: 4th June 2019

The Royal Photographic Society in partnership with The Photographic Angle is offering a 1-year bursary to support a photographic project that will promote environmental awareness.  

In addition to the funding you will also be able to claim your portfolio printed by Metro Imaging.

Applications are invited from anyone living or studying in the United Kingdom with a talent for taking photographs and an interest in the environmental concerns that we face today.

The bursaries will provide £3000 to assist with travel expenses, photographic equipment and other project-related costs. 

The closing date will be the 4th June 2019. We will notify the successful applicants by the 8th July 2019. 

We are looking for a creative interpretation of the subject as well as documentary and editorial photography.


Applying is a three step process - applications will not be accepted via email: 

1) Read the information sheet about the bursary carefully.

2) Fill in and submit your written application here.

3) After submitting your written application you will immediately be asked to load your eight supporting images from a previous project. You may need to register if you do not already have a login (if you applied for a Bursary last year you should already have a password to login). The link for loading images can also be found here should you need it. 

 
IMPORTANT - The images that you upload should be sRGB jpegs of no more than 2mb in size each. Image titles should be kept short or the images may not load correctly.  For example, if your surname was Jordan then we would recommend titling your images in the following way: Jordan1.jpeg, Jordan2.jpeg etc.  Please allow the images time to load (this may take a few minutes) and do not press submit more than once.

If you need further information please contact liz@rps.org


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Previous Winners (click on an image to learn more)

  

2015

2014

Charlotte Sams
Charlotte Sams
16-25 years old category

Marcus Doyle
Marcus Doyle
26+ years old category
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Environmental McFetridge

2016 Winner over 30s category

Alan McFetridge - at a time when CO2 levels in the atmosphere are already at their highest levels in 400,000 years, McFetridge looks at big polluters tar sand refineries.

Jun 2018
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Carl Bigmore and Hanna-Katrina Jedrosz

2016 Winner under 30s category Final Report

Carl Bigmore and Hanna-Katrina Jedrosz - their final report on their project on the Fennoscandian and Baltic sections of the European Green Belt.

Jan 2018
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Carl Bigmore and Hanna-Katrina Jedrosz

2016 Winner under 30s category

Carl Bigmore and Hanna-Katrina Jedrosz - update us on their project on the Fennoscandian and Baltic sections of the European Green Belt.

Sep 2017
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Success Stories

Success Stories

RPS Journal April 2017

We catch up with two previous Environmental Awareness Bursary recipients, Toby Smith and Mandy Barker, and hear how the awards helped them in their career.

Apr 2017
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Kieran Dodds

2015 Winner over 30s category

Kieran Dodds - updates us on his project focusing on the church forests of Ethiopia

Jul 2016
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All about Weather 2019
All about Weather 2019