Photography Scholarship


Liam Smith Photography is proud to announce the opening of the 2018 Scholarship for emerging photographers and artists. Two, one hour mentoring sessions in person (or via Skype) and £250 to be invested in materials and equipment is on offer to the successful applicant. The LSP Scholarship is open to emerging photographers and artists studying in the UK.

Photography is an incredibly powerful means of communication and I want to help creative minds showcase their abilities in this area.
This scholarship will be of interest to students who are currently studying photography, media, film or art.

Participation Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded based upon the quality of the submission of a single image and a supporting artists statement. The statement should outline the intentions of the project and how the money would be invested in your development.

Please include with your submission:
Your Full Name
Contact Email
University/College Name
Please send all of these details with your artist statement in a word document file to: [email protected]

Previous students work

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Terms and Conditions

This document outlines the Terms and Conditions for all scholarships, bursaries and awards, administered by Liam Smith Photography. All scholarships, bursaries and awards will be referred to as ‘scholarships’ herein. By submitting an application for our scholarship, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.

You must read these Terms and Conditions in their entirety before you accept your scholarship offer. When you accept your scholarship you are agreeing to and accepting these Terms and Conditions and agree to the requirements and conditions of your scholarship.

Students in receipt of scholarship may also be required to sign an individual scholarship agreement.

Students must meet all conditions as outlined in the agreement.

All correspondence between applicant and Liam Smith Photography will be operated primarily via email, with the option of telephone communication, based on Liam Smith Photography’s decision.

Any successful applicant may be required to show proof that they are enrolled on, or have been accepted on, an accredited university course due to commence in 2018.

All students offered scholarships will receive an official ‘offer’ email offering the funds, and must reply either accepting or rejecting this offer within 14 days of receipt.

Failure to respond within this 14-day period may result in the scholarship offer being withdrawn and reassigned. You must accept your scholarship offer by the due date, as instructed in your offer email, to be eligible to receive payment.

Liam Smith Photography will make payment of the funds in one single instalment, though we reserve the right to make payment in multiple instalments, as we see fit.

The total value of the scholarship offered will be outlined in the official offer email. We reserve the right to offer any value of funds, up to the cash value of £250.

The scholarship funds can be paid into your nominated bank account, or by other means, to be discussed between Liam Smith Photography and you the applicant. Liam Smith Photography reserves the right to make a final decision on how payment is made, and can withdraw the offer of scholarship if an amicable and realistic payment process cannot be reached.

You may be permitted to hold more than one scholarship.

Liam Smith Photography is not responsible for and cannot provide you with financial advice on taxation matters. The information provided here is of a general nature only and does not take into account your individual financial circumstances. Liam Smith Photography is not responsible for checking and notifying you of, nor paying any taxation obligations.

Providing false or misleading information is an offence. If Liam Smith Photography knows or has reason to believe that you have provided false or misleading information, Liam Smith Photography may reassess your entitlement to the scholarship and you will be liable to re-pay to Liam Smith Photography the total sum of any payments incorrectly made to you.

Liam Smith Photography reserve the right to cancel the Scholarship program at any point for any reason.

Liam Smith Photography reserves the right to make changes to these terms and conditions at any time where such a change arises as a result of changes in regulations or legislation.

This Agreement shall be interpreted according to the laws of England and Wales.