Janie Moore Greene Scholarship Grant

Information about the award

This scholarship of $2,000 is awarded biennially to a student specializing in the study of photography who is currently enrolled in, or who has been accepted to, an institution of higher education. This grant is made possible through the generosity of Janie Moore Greene.

The grant application period opens September 1, 2020 and will close at 11:00pm EDT on October 30, 2020.

  • Image from 2016 Janie Moore Greene Grant Recipient Jiayu Su
  • Image from 2017 Janie Moore Greene Grant Recipient Kelsey Gramza
  • Image from 2016 Janie Moore Greene Grant Recipient Jiayu Su
  • Image from 2019 Janie Moore Greene Grant Recipient Nickolas Warner
  • Image from 2016 Janie Moore Greene Grant Recipient Jiayu Su
  • Image from 2017 Janie Moore Greene Grant Recipient Kelsey Gramza
  • Image from 2076 Janie Moore Greene Grant Recipient Kelsey Gramza
  • Image from 2018 Janie Moore Greene Grant Recipient Jake Brown Homovich
  • Image from 2018 Janie Moore Greene Grant Recipient Jake Brown Homovich

Eligibility criteria and grant requirements

  • Eligible applicants must specializing in the study of photography and currently be enrolled in, or having been accepted to, an institution of higher education. This includes 2-year or 4-year colleges, art/design schools or photography schools.
  • Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply.
  • Scholarship awards will be paid directly to the institution of higher education at which the student is or will be enrolled.
  • Relatives of members of the Selection Committee are ineligible for this award.
  • NEW! As a requirement of the grant, the recipient must submit a video presentation within 45 days of being notified of the award detailing his/her background in photography and outlining how the grant will impact him/her. Details of the video requirement.

Application Process

To apply, complete and submit the online application form. All applications must be submitted online. No mailed applications will be accepted. Be sure to attach all relevant materials to your online application.

NOTE: The online submission process does not allow an applicant to complete a part of the application, save his/her work, and return to complete the remainder of the application at a later date. Do not start the application form until you are prepared to submit the entry in its entirety. A PDF of the application can be downloaded to use as a guide in preparing your application. You must then type in (or copy/paste) your responses to the question in the online application when you are ready to submit a complete application.

Winners will be notified by email and will be recognized at the 2021 NANPA Nature Photography Summit and Trade Show. As a reminder, a requirement of the grant is that the recipient send NANPA Foundation a video presentationwithin 45 days of notification of the award.

Past Recipients

2019 – Nickolas Warner
2018 – Jake Brown Homovich
2017 – Kelsey Gramza
2016 – Jiayu Su
2015 – Michelle A. Butler
2012 – Derek Fong
2011 – Erin Heath
2010 – Rakel Halvarson
2009 – Megan Miles and Chen Wang
2008 – McNair Evans and Hunter Nichols
2007 – Lynon Lohf; Tom Spindle
2006 – Given in honor of Mary Ann McDonald to Paul Colangelo
2005 – Stefan Petranek
2003 – Given in honor of Connie Toops to Nancee Eichengreene
2001 – Given in honor of Heather Angel to John Hafner
2000 – Given in honor of Patricia Caulfield to Jennifer Weinberg
1997 – Given in honor of Helen Longest-Saccone to Christopher Dydyk
1996 – Given in honor of Ann Guilfoyle to Jon Holloway