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Nikon Brings Back the Nikon Storytellers Scholarship for Aspiring Content Creators

For the second year in a row Nikon is offering scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students in the US and Canada

Autumn Miller

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Nikon is most known for their cameras and digital imaging technology, as of recently Nikon is now seen as a scholarship resource. Last year Nikon provided 10, $10,000 scholarships to students pursuing creative degrees and they received over 1,000 submissions. On January 29th Nikon announced that they are bringing the “Nikon Storytellers Scholarship” back for the second year in a row, continuing their commitment to education.

The Storytellers Scholarship is available to undergrad and grad students in the United States and Canada who are pursuing creative careers. These can be students working towards visual arts, fine arts, journalism, film, photography, and multimedia/content creation degrees. Storytellers are able to get recognized for their work and be able to fund the education they need to continue working towards their goals.

The application process happens in three steps. The first one being a more general application including academic and professional references. The next step happens when students are selected to be a semi-finalist. Students then submit an original piece that is evaluated by a committee of professionals. This year students are asked to showcase what “Capture Tomorrow” means. The last step is that the 10 selected creators are awarded the $10,000 scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year.

The Nikon Storytellers Scholarship Key Dates (2019-2020)

Application Open: January 29, 2019
Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
Recommendation Deadline: March 1, 2019
Semi-finalist Open: March 18, 2019
Semi-finalist Deadline: April 15, 2019
Notification of Selection Results: June 2019
Funds Disbursed: August 2019

For those interested in learning more about the Nikon Storytellers Scholarship, please visit www.NikonStorytellersScholarship.com. For more information on the latest Nikon products, please visit www.nikonusa.com.

Are you looking for digital journalism training and experience? Are you a journalism major who wants to take your career to the next level? CMN’s Digital Journalism course gives you real-time experience, intense feedback on your writing, exposure to journalism influencers and mentors, and a great place to display your work. You can get academic credit too. Check out the Digital Journalism Course here.

Autumn Miller is a junior at the University of Kentucky majoring in Communications with a double minor in Business and Digital Media & Design. She has a love for alternative and pop music, especially The 1975. She is currently working at Texas Roadhouse in Lexington but after college, she plans to get a job in Public Relations. She enjoys stupid humor, being with her friends, and spending way too much time online.

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