The du Cille Fellowship

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The National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF) is pleased to provide a $15,000 annual fellowship to honor the memory of Michel du Cille, a dedicated photojournalist who died while covering the Ebola crisis in Liberia. Our goal is to encourage photojournalists to cover topics of great importance in today’s changing world.

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Apply for 2021 Student Scholarships

NPPF will award $24,000 toward student scholarships. For further details click below.

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The Michel du Cille Fellowship

The National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF) is pleased to provide a $15,000 annual fellowship to honor the memory of Michel du Cille, a dedicated photojournalist who died while covering the Ebola crisis in Liberia. Our goal is to encourage photojournalists to cover topics of great importance in today’s changing world.
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Miranda Christian is Yoder Award Winner

The National Press Photographers Foundation is pleased to announce Miranda Christian as the winner of the 2020 Yoder Award. Christian is a photojournalist at WSYX/ABC6 in Columbus, Ohio. The $1,000 award is given to working TV photojournalists or multimedia journalists wishing to attend the NPPA News Video Workshop in Norman, Oklahoma.

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Marissa Sulek is Advanced Storytelling Award Winner

The National Press Photographers Foundation winner of The Advanced Storytelling Workshop Award is Marissa Sulek from WQAD News Channel 8 in Moline, Illinois.

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Arvin Temkar is 2020 Michel du Cille Scholarship Winner

The Board of Directors of the Northern Short Course in Photojournalism and the National Press Photographers Foundation are pleased to announce Arvin Temkar is the recipient of the 2020 Michel du Cille Memorial Scholarship. Temkar is a freelance writer and photographer based in Atlanta, GA. Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, Gomez moved to the US in 2009 to pursue a career in photojournalism. Read more.

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Nikki Kahn is first Michel du Cille Fellow

Nikki Kahn is the first National Press Photographers Foundation Michel du Cille Fellow. Read about her trip to mentor African journalists.

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Michel duCille Memorial

Friends of the late Pulitzer Prize winner Michel cu Cille may make a memorial contribution here.

Michel du Cille Fellows

The Michel du Cille Fellowships will be ongoing – not just one time – and the long-term goal is to support visual journalism education in developing countries in Africa, Foundation treasurer Frank Folwell told News Photographer magazine today.

The Fellowships are funded by donations made in du Cille’s name to the Foundation by the late photojournalist’s colleagues and friends.

One of the pictures at left shows Michel with his wife Nikki Kahn, a Washington Post photographer.

Mark Edelson Memorial

Friends of the late Mark Edelson may make a memorial contribution here.

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