Nikon Inc has produced numerous products to encourage creative expression. While making tireless efforts to embrace people in every corner of the world, they are celebrating by offering “The Nikon Storytellers Scholarships,” in recognition of the brand’s 100th anniversary. Eligible students can apply to be one of ten individuals awarded with an academic scholarship of $10,000 USD, to help foster their growth as visual storytellers and content creators.
Students of the Future
“As we reflect on a remarkable and exciting 100 years of imaging excellence, Nikon must also look to the future and continue to push the boundaries of creative expression and technological innovation,” explained Kosuke Kawaura, Director; Marketing, Communications & Planning, Nikon Inc. “The Nikon Storytellers Scholarship encapsulates our brand’s commitment to supporting students as they strive to ignite passion and inspire change as future visual content creators.”
Nikon visualizes a future with the power of light, unleashing the limitless possibilities and striving to brighten the human experience. Staying focused, with purpose, is revealed and seen in the progressive technologies offered in the new camera releases.
For those interested in learning more about the Nikon Storytellers Scholarship, visit www.NikonStorytellersScholarship.com. For more information on the latest Nikon products, visit www.nikonusa.com. Qualified students are invited to visit www.NikonStorytellersScholarship.com for more information for submitting their entry.
Once selected, semi-finalists will be asked to provide a photo portfolio or video submission for evaluation by a selection committee who will identify the ten scholarship recipients. Scholarships will be awarded for use in the 2018-2019 academic school year.
The Nikon Storytellers Scholarship Key Dates (2017-2018):
December 14, 2017 — Application opens for qualified students
March 1, 2018 — Application deadline for all students
March 12, 2018 — Semi-finalist applications selected
March 30, 2018 — Application deadline for semi-finalists
June 2018 — 10 scholarships recipients selected
Nikon 100th Year Anniversary
Since the company was established in 1917, Nikon has cultivated its status as a pioneer of optical technologies around the world. Guided by a corporate philosophy of “Trustworthiness and Creativity,” Nikon provides a wide range of products and services globally by harnessing advanced opto-electronics and precision technologies.
Nikon Inc. is a world leader in digital imaging, precision optics and photo imaging technology. They are globally recognized for setting new standards in product design and performance for an award-winning array of equipment that enables users to tell their stories through amazing photos and videos.
President of Nikon Inc., Bo Kajiwara
Nikon Inc. distributes consumer and professional digital SLR cameras, NIKKOR optics, Speedlights and system accessories; Nikon COOLPIX® compact digital cameras; 35mm film SLR cameras; Nikon software products and Nikon sports and recreational optics as well as the Nikon 1 compact interchangeable lens camera system and KeyMission line of action cameras. Nikon Corporation, the parent company of Nikon Inc., recently announced the production of 100 million NIKKOR lenses in 2016, creating a new milestone in Nikon’s heritage of superior optics.
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