Emerging Metalsmith Scholarship Application
With the support of donations from members, CoMA is able to offer a limited number of scholarships to the conference every year. For 2021, thanks to the initiative taken by our current Board President, we have 29 scholarships available for Emerging Metalsmiths to attend the 2021 RAISE THE BAR virtual Symposium FREE of charge.
Emerging Metalsmith Symposium/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.
Next Application Deadline - 11:59PM, Friday, July 23, 2021 or until all scholarships are awarded.
Emerging Metalsmith Scholarship recipients will be selected under the supervision of the current CoMA Symposium/Conference Committee.
No documents are officially required for 2021. 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.
Not a past recipient of a CoMA Scholarship
For 2021, you do NOT need to be a current CoMA member, however we encourage you to join!
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 our Board President within 24 hours about your submission. If you are successful, you will be given a coupon code to use to receive your complimentary student ticket to RAISE THE BAR, our virtual Symposium, July 23-25, 2021.