The Marlin Cohrs Emerging Metalsmith Scholarship Fund

Applications available in Mid-March 2022

The scholarship fund, named in honor of Marlin Cohrs who donated numerous hours of audio/visual support at CoMA conferences for over 15 years, is made available by the continuing support of donations from members, sponsors and fund raising initiatives made by Board members. For 2022 CoMA is pleases to offer at least 8 scholarships  for Emerging Metalsmiths to attend the 2022 Conference: SILVER JUBILEE: 25 YEARS OF MOVING METAL FREE of charge. 

 Marlin Cohrs Emerging Metalsmith Conference Scholarships

In keeping with CoMA's mission, we want to support and foster the professional, educational, and artistic growth of all metalsmiths. The following definition is intended to include emerging metalsmiths of all ages and in support a diversity of paths available in the metalsmithing field.

 

Applicants should have the goal of developing a metalsmithing career. If you have any questions or need clarification, please contact Kim Harrell, president@coloradometalsmiths.org. 

 

Emerging Metalsmith is defined as follows:

 

- graduated from a full-time or part-time educational program (college, university, technical college, community college, non-traditional school) and/or any other degree, certificate or non-certificate granting program within the last 3 years.

OR

- enrolled full-time or part-time (2 or more classes) in any educational program (college, university, technical college, community college, non-traditional school) and/or any other degree, certificate or non-certificate granting program. 

OR

- having less than 3 years of professional experience as a metalsmith.

Application Deadline - 11:59PM, Tuesday, July 12, 2022 or until all scholarships are awarded.

Applications are exclusively available to current CoMA Student Members until April 30, 2022. Beginning May 1st they will be open to all who qualify.

Emerging Metalsmith Scholarship recipients will be selected by the current CoMA Conference Committee. 

No documents are officially required. However, we may contact you if we have any questions.

Eligibility Requirements

 

  • Meet the above definition of Emerging Metalsmith with the goal of growing your metalsmithing career.

  • Not a past recipient of a CoMA Scholarship

  • You do NOT need to be a current CoMA member, however priority is given to current student members through April 30th.

Application Requirements

  • Please explain, in the 'Additional Information' section of the form, how you qualify for this scholarship with reference to our definition of 'Emerging Metalsmith' (see above)

  • Website (optional)

  • Social media link (optional)

Application FORM will be available by March 22nd, 2022