HMAG Member Development Grant

HMAG Member Development Grant

The HMAG Member Development Grant, sponsored by Charisma Design, will award its first scholarship of $500 to a HMAG member for the purpose of attending a workshop, professional event, or otherwise assisting the member to enhance metalsmithing knowledge and development.

In exchange for the scholarship, the recipient will make a presentation to the HMAG membership in the form of a brief live lecture or short article for the HMAG newsletter following the experience. The recipient will also be featured in the HMAG newsletter as well as on the HMAG website.

Possible applications for Award:

  • Conferences
  • Workshops
  • Seminars
  • Symposiums
  • Professional travel
  • Material purchases

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Applicants must be HMAG members, and the recipient must be an HMAG member in good standing to accept the Grant. The awardee will be chosen based on merit and intent. Artwork submissions must be completed within the last 5 years.


The submission deadline for all application materials is JUNE 15, 2015. The recipient will be notified August 1, 2015, for use during 2015-May 2016.

Applicants are asked to submit:

  • Completed application form
  • Statement of purpose (maximum 2 pages) indicating experience and intention of use for the HMAG Member Development Grant, sponsored by Charisma Design.
  • Current resume
  • Digital images of artwork produced in the last 5 years. Applicants must submit a minimum of three pieces of artwork, with a maximum of 10 images (this includes detail shots).