HMAG Member Development Grant, 2016-2017

HMAG Member Development Grant, 2016-2017



Application Deadline is June 01, 2016!

Click HERE to apply.

The HMAG Member Development Grant, sponsored by Charisma Design, will award its second 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 (Tools!!!, equipment, metal, etc.)

Last year’s winner,  Martha Ferguson, used her grant towards the purchase of a camera and recording equipment for her classroom.  How would a $500 grant help you in your professional practice?


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 have been completed within the last 5 years.


The submission deadline for all application materials has been extended to June 01, 2016. The recipient will be notified July 1, 2015.  The grant is to be used by June 1, 2017.

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 5 images (this includes detail shots).

Apply Now!


For questions or to request more information, contact  Jessica Jacobi, Education Coordinator.



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  1. Hi! I am going to apply. However, the application page only shows 5 uploads……how do I upload more photos?