A $1000 “photography & Influence” Scholarship is up for grabs!


With the popularity of Internet marketing, high quality lifestyle images have become a key factor in Internet marketing to enhance conversion rates and drive sales. Influence can make the brand and marketing activities to be fast and widely disseminated.
We know that photography can be an expensive hobby (or indeed profession) to take up and so have decided to create an annual scholarship program to help students who are either:

  a) looking to enter a career in photography
  b) looking to enter a career which has a close association with photography (i.e. fashion, design).

The scholarship is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students and the award can be used for purchasing course materials, photography equipment, or to assist with costs of living while studying.

Terms Of Participation

The scholarship is open to students currently studying in the USA, Canada or the United Kingdom. Students can be any nationality, but must be studying in one of these countries.

The scholarship is open to students who are currently studying photography, or subjects with a close association. For example, we will consider submissions from students studying fashion, graphic design, web design etc (please contact us if you would like to confirm eligibility for your course).

The scholarship award is USD$1,000 (or equivalent amount in £ if successful applicant is in the UK).

How to become the ultimate winner?

1. Photo
We will send 1-2 wallet to one of the top 300 applicants as one of the subjects (Pictures must contain wallet with logo)
Picture request:
  1. Picture style must be lifestyle.
  2. The story or theme of the picture (50-100 words).
  3. Image format is: JPG, PNG, GIF.
  4. Can use tools such as Photoshop.

2. Influence
Share your pictures and themes in social media, blogs, forums. The applicant with the highest impact score will receive our USD$ 1000.
  Influence score = social media score + blog score + forum score
  Social media score = likes quantity + comments quantity + share quantity
  Blog scores = likes quantity + comments quantity + share quantity
  Forum score = likes quantity + comments quantity + share quantity
    Such as:

3. Submit Photo and influence report (email to
  1. Picture
  2. The story or theme of the picture (50-100 words)
  3.Influence scores report:
    * The total score of the influence score
    * Each social media, blog, forum influence scores
      Such as:

4. Winners announced in kinzd websit

The winner of the award will be announced on our website by November 15th 2017

How To Apply

We only accept the top 300 applicants and will select one applicant for the award of USD$1,000.
We want this award to help a student with a real passion for photography, so with this in mind, have decided to create a photographic assignment for the applications.

1. Take Your Photo

To apply we will require you to submit a photograph titled ‘what my town means to me’.

The photography can be either of your home town, or the town in which you are currently studying. Choose a photo which you feel captures the spirit of your town and tell us why you chose it (no more than 200 words).

Other Considerations:
  1.The photo must be taken by you.
  2.The photo may contain people, but selfies are not permitted.

2. Submit your application

Send your photo and story behind it (200 words max) to along with the following details:
  1.Your name
  2.Your current address & phone number (We will send you a wallet free of charge as a subject)
  3.The name of the school you attend
  4.Proof that you are a student of the school you specified (i.e. photo of student card).In addition to the award we may feature some of the best submissions on our site (with attribution).


We take the privacy of our valuable applicants very seriously and all information submitted will be used for the sole purpose of deciding the scholarship winner(s).

Deadline For Applications

The deadline for submissions is the September 30th 2017 and the winner will be notified via email by November 15th 2017. The winner of the award will be announced on our website at that time and the cheque will be mailed by November 20th 2017.

The USD$1,000 (or £ equivalent) cheque will be sent directly to your college or University or your paypal acount.

This is an annual scholarship, so if you are unsuccessful on this occasion you may reapply next year.

Good luck!