I recently (as of two minutes ago) heard about this opportunity. Thanks to Jim MacMillan and the NPPA-L (the National Press Photographers Association’s list serv) for spreading the word.
Please direct your enquiries about this scholarship to the appropriate folks. I am just a messenger.
$5,000 for your education!
The Ron Patel Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for 2004. This year, the $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to a photojournalism student to advance his or her graduate or undergraduate education, according to fund president Mary Patel. Deadline is December 1, 2003.
Ron Patel was the renowned editor of the Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer, and Mary Patel’s husband, until his death on Jan. 7, 2000.
There are no age restrictions on this scholarship. The $5,000 check will made out to the school and the student so the winner must either be in school or about to begin.
The Philadelphia Conference is assisting with outreach and details.
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