Turners Falls, MA, 01376, 12/02/2015 /SubmitPressRelease123/
TURNERS FALLS, Mass. — Nov. 30, 2015 — Hallmark Institute of Photography announces the availability of four $10,000 photography school scholarships for its Class of 2016.
“For the candidate who is passionate about pursuing a career in professional photography, these scholarships provide an opportunity to defray some of the costs of comprehensive education,” said Andy Vecellio, vice president of enrollment at the western Massachusetts photography school. “The ideal candidate is someone who will make significant and lasting contributions to our Hallmark community and who will represent our program well after graduation with continued influence in the photographic marketplace.”
Hallmark offers an intensive, 10-month residential program in professional photography and imaging arts designed to prepare students to open their own photographic business or to fill entry-level positions in the diverse and competitive digital photography and videography industry. The curriculum addresses both the art and business of digital imaging. Students gain real-world experience under the tutelage of resident faculty members who are full-time professionals in photography field. Students at Hallmark also learn from guest lecturers representing all corners of the photographic industry.
The Presidential Scholarship will be awarded based on need, along with the submission of a personal essay and the applicant’s admission interview. Applicants must meet all qualification for school enrollment, including proof of high school graduation, receive acceptance and be enrolled in Hallmark Institute of Photography’s Professional Photography Program with the class start date of Jan. 13, 2016. Additional eligibility is determined by the student’s EFC number as reported by the Free Application For Federal Student Aid.
Deadline for submission is Dec. 15, 2015. Presidential Scholarship award winners will be notified no later than Dec. 22, 2015. For more information, call 413-863-2478 or visit hallmark.edu/scholarship/.
About Hallmark Institute of Photography
Located in Turners Falls, Massachusetts, Hallmark Institute of Photography was established 40 years ago to provide an accelerated academic path to a career in professional photography. The school attracts high school graduates, career changers and other students from across the United States and around the world. Hallmark is licensed by The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure, Office of Private Occupational School Education, and accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.
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