TMA Art Class Scholarships
TMA Scholarships are intended to provide an understanding and appreciation of the arts to a wide demographic range who might not otherwise be financially able to attend Museum classes, and to recognize and encourage artistically gifted students.
Fall 2017 Scholarship Application: Scholarships, awarded based on financial need, cover 100% of the tuition fee for most classes.
Fall 2017 Art Class Scholarship Deadlines
Scholarship applications for Session 1 must be received by
August 27, 2017 September 3, 2017.
Scholarship applications for Session 2 must be received by October 1, 2017.
This scholarship provides funding for travel to pursue independent study in an art-related field. The award recipient(s) receives up to $8,000 toward the costs of travel , either domestic or abroad, to enhance his/her studies in an art-related endeavor.
We are are not currently accepting applications for the Palmer Scholarship. Check back in early 2018 for the next opportunity to apply.
Recipients of the 2016 Palmer Scholarship are:
|Hedyeh Elahinia||Travel to northwest Iran to practice photography and document landscapes|
|Erin Miller||Learn techniques for dying wool and textile-making from traditional Scottish artisans|
|Julie Schnell-Madden||Study indigenous artifacts in New Zealand and how the objects are used in the country’s education system|
Recipients of the 2015 Palmer Scholarship are:
|Dan Chudzinski||Pacific Northwest carving workshop|
|Aaron Brandt||Cross-country photography and illustration trip|
|Lindsay Scypta||Travel to Paris to study Sèvres porcelain|
Recipients of the 2014 Palmer Scholarship are:
|Wesley Brown||Ceramics workshop in China|
|Jennifer Giovannucci||The study of anatomical paintings and wax models in Italy|
Recipients of the 2013 Palmer Scholarship are:
|Cathie Moorek||Egyptian Coffins / Penn University|
|Kelly Crosser-Alge||Teachers’ Collaborative Workshop / Bullseye Glass Factory|
|Elliott Michael Charney||Photography in Thailand|
Recipients of the 2012 Palmer Scholarship are:
|Jennifer Fechik||Research on 6th-5th century B.C. symposium pottery from Attica.|
|Kathy Heisinger||Photograph the educational process for life skills as well as AIDS.|
|Ryan Davis||Study art and culture. Paint murals with local residents.|
Recipients of the 2011 Palmer Scholarship are:
|Elizabeth Wise||Interdisciplinary professional development: Art & chemistry|
|Jennifer Leszczyniski||Color theory & the illusion of light|
|Joshua Torres||Haiti’s condition a year after the earthquake|
|Grace Engel||Reinvent Lewis Carroll’s classic text Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland|