School of Media & Strategic Communications

College Photographer of the Year Award

NPPF Scholarship Competition is now closely aligned with the College Photographer of the Year Contest (CPOY) at the University of Missouri, making it easier for students to enter.  Undergraduate or graduate students enrolled for at least one semester are eligible to apply.  College Photographer of the Year is a journalistic competition.  Winning photos become a part of the permanent CPOY collection.

CPOY's mission remains setting standards for and recognizing the best in straight and documentary collegiate photojournalism; therefore, all but a few CPOY categories strictly prohibit subject manipulation and digital alteration.

  -- Undergraduate or graduate students enrolled for at least one semester between Sept. 2015 and
     December 2016.
  --Those who have worked two years or more as full-time professional photographers, videographers or
    web producers (including paid internships) are not eligible.

How to Apply:
  -- Follow all instructions in the entry preparation section.  The link is  
     Making special note that:
      -- Caption information is required.
      -- All stories must be accompanied by a story summary.
      -- No textual information or digital borders may appear on the photographs, with the exception of
         Category 8 -- Illustration.
      -- Submission of multimedia entries must meet strict guidelines.  You can check the link: instructions.php.

Award Amount:

Application Deadline: 
The deadline for entering CPOY 71 is 11:59 p.m. (CDT) Sunday, October 2, 2016.

Link for More Information:

Contact Information:
Aaron Phillips & Daniel Gin Sian Mung -- CPOY Co-Coordinators
Rita Reed & Jackie Bell -- CPOY Co-Directors
Phone:  573-884-2188



NSAC Applications Due

Real campaign . . .  Real challenge . . .  Real competition . . .

What will your campaign be?

Pick up an application at Paul Miller 316A.

Applications Due:  Wednesday, Sept. 7 at noon

Interviews:  Sept. 7-13

South Central Broadcasting Society 2016 Production Competition

The 2016 SCBS Conference will be held October 2016.  Are you interested in submitting an entry into this competition?  The submission deadline is May 6, 2016.  See the Audio and Video entry categories at