PRETTY PHOTOSHOP ACTIONS & OVERLAYS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
Pretty Photoshop Actions recognizes the importance of higher education and the role it plays in our personal and professional fulfillment. That’s why we are so excited to continue our Pretty Photoshop Actions $500 annual scholarship. This ongoing scholarship provides college and university students an opportunity to earn money to further their education and achieve their goals!
Winner Payout and Announcement
- The deadline for scholarship entries is annually on October 15th. The winning entry will be published on Pretty Actions Blog
- The winner will be notified by e-mail four weeks after the deadline.
- Scholarship entries will be carefully reviewed by a team of judges at Pretty Presets & Actions.
- The scholarship will be paid out in the amount of $500 USD to each annual winner in the form of a co-payable check that will be mailed to the college or university attended by the winning student.
Scholarship Entry Requirements
Carefully research and compose an essay-style Adobe Photoshop tutorial of at least 800 words, INCLUDING ORIGINAL SCREENSHOTS AND PHOTOS used to illustrate your points on one of the following topics:
Choose a topic below for your tutorial essay:
- Any How-To tutorial using Photoshop or Overlays for Photoshop.
- Any unique photography-related tutorial.
- Favorite tips for enhancing color in Photoshop.
- Photoshop overlay ideas for adding WOW to your photos.
- How Photoshop has changed photography.
Tip: We LOVE topics that we haven't covered yet, so if you want to give yourself a leg up on the competition, check out our blog.
Please use proper grammar and punctuation.
The requirements for eligible student entries are:
- You should presently be a senior in high school;
- Or be transitioning from high school to a college or university;
- Or be already enrolled in a college or university inside the United States or Canada.
- Employees and their immediate family members of Pretty Lightroom Presets and Actions are not eligible to participate.
How We Would Like to Receive Your Entry
- Email your essay in Microsoft Word document or plain text format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Please specify your name, contact telephone number, email address, and mailing address. Your contact information will be held in confidence and will not be shared.
- Include the name of the college or university and the mailing address of their financial aid office that you are presently attending or will be attending after high school.
- Please attach a headshot photo of yourself in .JPG or .PNG format that is at least 300 pixels wide.
- If we don’t receive all requested information by the deadline, your submission may be disqualified.
Congratulations to Our Previous Scholarship Winners!
April 15th, 2017 - Kristen Berezniak "How to Change the Storyline of Your Photo with Photoshop"
- October 15th, 2017 - Bao Luong "Photoshop Editing Tips: Contrast, Complementary Colors, and Gradients"
- April 15th, 2018 - Lauren Alexander "Frequency Separation: Photoshop Retouching for Beautiful Skin"
- October 15th, 2018 - Mary Ditta "5 Awesome Photoshop Tips to Fix Photos"
- April 15th, 2019 - Isabel Bryant "How to Edit Photos in Photoshop"
- October 15th, 2019 - Mikayla Castle "Creating a Floral Typography Text Effect in Photoshop"
- October 15th, 2020 - Hargun Mujral "How to Change Hair Color in Photoshop"
- October 15th, 2021 - Marissa Metzler "How to Create an Instagram Carousel in Photoshop"
- October 15th, 2022 - Dante Capobianco "How to Make Pop Art in Photoshop"
- October 15th, 2023 - Marukh Zafae "How to Create a Stunning Typography Portrait in Photoshop"
About Pretty Photoshop Actions
Pretty Photoshop Actions is proud to serve the growing community of novice and professional photographers who are looking to create beautiful, unique images in their own signature style using Adobe Photoshop. Our industry-leading Photoshop Actions and Overlays will reduce your editing time, allowing you to quickly and easily add beautiful photo enhancements.
For those just getting started with Photoshop editing, we offer great Free Photoshop Training. If you prefer to edit in Adobe Lightroom, we also have a wide array of amazing Lightroom presets.
Additional Scholarship Available for Lightroom Users
We also offer a totally separate and unique annual scholarship program for those of you who use Lightroom to edit images. You can find more information and apply for our Lightroom Scholarship Program here.