2016 NPG Photo Scholarship Contest

April 8, 2016
Maximum Award: 
High school seniors and college students

The NPG Photography Scholarship Contest requires a submission of a photograph of a threatened environmental treasure that you believe is worth protecting, along with an explanation (40-50 words) of how population growth has put this treasure at risk.

The contest is being sponsored by NPG, a national membership organization devoted to population issues.

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  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident.
  • Applicant must be a senior in high school or a college freshman, sophomore, or junior enrolled in an official undergraduate program of study for the fall 2016 semester.
  • Applicant must be currently attending an accredited school within the United States, or operated overseas by the U.S. government, for the fall 2016 semester.
  • To be considered, each entry must meet be complete and include the entrant’s name, address, email, and telephone number. (Full criteria and submission instructions available at www.NPG.org.)


  • Originality
  • Relevance to topic
  • Evidence of critical thinking