The Marlin Cohrs Emerging Metalsmith Scholarship Fund
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR
THE 2023 CONFERENCE: BENEATH THE SURFACE
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 2023 CoMA is pleased to offer at least 8 scholarships for Emerging Metalsmiths to attend the 2023 Conference: BENEATH THE SURFACE FREE of charge (travel and accommodations are NOT included).
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.
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.
- 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.
- having LESS than 3 years of professional experience as a metalsmith.
Application Deadline: 11.59pm, July 14, 2023 or until all scholarships have been awarded.
Priority will be given to CoMA members until April 30, 2023; non-CoMA members may apply but will not be considered until after April 30, 2023.
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.
Meet the above definition of Emerging Metalsmith with the goal of growing your metalsmithing career.
You do NOT need to be a current CoMA member, however priority is given to current student members through April 30th, 2023.
You have NOT received a CoMA scholarship in the past.
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)
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We appreciate you taking the time to submit your application. You should hear from the Board President within 7 days about your submission. If you are successful, you will be given a coupon code to use to receive your complimentary Emerging Metalsmith ticket to BENEATH THE SURFACE, our July 15-17, 2023 Conference in Fort Collins, Colorado.