ScanCafe Scholarship - Photo Curation, Preservation and Scanning

ScanCafe Scholarship

ScanCafe Scholarship will provide financial assistance to one student this year who demonstrates knowledge, passion, and a promising future in photo curation, preservation and photo scanning. The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose essay best demonstrates these qualities.

Scholarship Award: $750 (One Student Only)
Application Deadline: November 30th 2017

How To Apply

To apply for this scholarship, please send your essay as an email attachment to [email protected]. We ask that you include the following information in your email: Name, Phone, Email, and School/University that you are attending or are planning to attend in the Fall 2016 semester. You are welcome to also include a brief introductory paragraph about yourself.

Essay Guidelines

Students who would like to apply for the ScanCafe Scholarship should write an essay of approximately 1000 - 1,500 words on one or more of the topics below:

  • Photo preservation: an existential need.
  • Photo Scanning: an art or an industrial process?
  • Transforming physical photo into digital bit: a curse or a blessing?
  • Will a machine ever really understand a photo?
  • Photo Narration of the past and the present

Before submitting the application, make sure that you have provided all the relevant information. Any incomplete application and/or essays with punctuation, grammatical or structural errors will be disqualified from the scholarship project.

Terms & Conditions

Applicants must meet the following requirements in order to be eligible:

  • Must have a high school diploma at time of application.
  • Must be an American or Canadian citizen.
  • Will be 18 years or older during the fall semester. You may apply if you are 17, but the scholarship will not be paid until you turn 18.
  • Only one unique entry per participant.
  • Students will be required to provide proof of university enrollment in order to claim the scholarship prize.
  • Before the prize is awarded, all information submitted in the application email will be verified. If ANY false or misleading information has been submitted, the participant will be disqualified without notification.