For scholarship assistance, you must submit a written letter to the Scholarship Committee. Certain scholarships have selection criteria, and not all scholarships may be awarded if there are not enough or no qualifying applicants. Please click on each scholarship name to review the information required for that particular scholarship.
Only one scholarship per person. Scholarships cannot be combined with any other discounts, assistantships or rewards.

DEADLINE FOR ALL SCHOLARSHIPS (except the Milt Techner) IS DECEMBER 1, 2017. Recipients will be notified by JANUARY 31, 2018 which will allow time to take advantage of the monthly payment plan.

The Robert F. Young Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Sponsored by the sister of Robert Young, Eloise, and her husband Ken Eith, this is the largest scholarship offered through the school. It is a full-tuition scholarship to the 2018 session. It includes the class of your choice, a SINGLE room, and all scheduled meals.

The Milt Techner Memorial Scholarship
This is a full tuition scholarship for the 2019 MARS session for the class of your choice, room (double-room occupancy) and all scheduled meals. Applications should be mailed before April 20, 2018. Applications may also be handed in to the Registrar at the "Command Center" during the MARS 2018 Session before noon on Wednesday May 9, 2018 to be considered. The winner will be announced at the MARS Wrap Party on Thursday evening.

PPA/MARS $500 Scholarships
Up to TWO $500 Scholarships may be offered to the 2018 session. Applicants must be a current member of the PPA (Professional Photographers of America), and a PPA member for three years or less.

PPA Charities Scholarship
One Scholarships may be offered to the 2018 session. Applicants must be a current member of the PPA (Professional Photographers of America), and subscribe to the MARS FaceBook page and email mailing list.

MARS $350 Scholarships
These scholarships may provide photographers the opportunity to enhance their photographic knowledge and skills, learning from some of the finest talents in the photographic industry. Several scholarships in the amount of $350 may be awarded to selected applicants.

MARS $250 Solidarity Scholarships
One scholarship is given by MARS to a member of each of the Mid-Atlantic States' PPA Affiliates, and Washington, DC.




M.A.R.S.
Mid-Atlantic Regional School of Professional Photography
a PPA Affiliate school for continuing education in all aspects of photography