Click here for a copy of these Application Guidelines to aid in preparing your application before completing the form below.  

After submission, this screen below the grey line will provide either a RED Error message, or a GREEN Confirmation.  You will also receive an email confirmation that your application if all information is complete and the forms and images received.

PLEASE WATCH YOUR FILE SIZES… the Maximum upload for all items on one form is 8MB.  

Application deadline: July 15, 2017 12:00am EDT*  – Award Notification: September 15, 2017

ALL applications must be received by July 15, 2017, 11:59pm EST.  Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered.

**NEW TO THE APPLICATION PROCESS THIS YEAR: Please do not put your name anywhere in an attached document, only use name on the file name document.  OK to say “Last Name Narrative Statement” but don’t use your first or last name in the body of the document to help ensure the application process is as anonymous as possible. 

Application Checklist:

Please prepare to submit…

____ Section I of Application Form
____ Narrative statement
____ Budget
____ Resume
____ References – two letters of recommendation
____ Documentation supporting learning experience
____ Image Documentation
____ 5 images of your artwork

Contact Libby Hintz at  with form issues or questions.  GOOD LUCK!

2017 Scholarship Application

  • 1. Applicant Information

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  • 2. Learning Experience Information

  • Upload Supporting Documentation

    Please provide the following materials in PDF or Word Documents. Each document should be clearly identified with title, "Narrative Statement", "Resume", etc.

    NOTE! The total of all files uploaded cannot EXCEED 8mg. Watch your files sizes!

  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
    In one page, please describe: • Where you are now as an artist: your knowledge, skills mastered, and what you have accomplished; • Where you want to be as an artist: what are your goals, what do you aspire to achieve? • How will your proposed learning experience help you reach your goals?
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
    Please itemize total expenses (including travel, food/lodging, registration costs, supplies, etc.) and proposed sources of funding for this learning experience. See example, below. Expenses Fee for Mary Jones one-week workshop $ 800 Transportation 350 Food ($35 per day, 6 days) 210 Lodging ($100 per night, 6 nights) 600 Materials and supplies 200 Total $ 2,160 Funding Sources Robin Brett Mosaic Scholarship $ 2000 Personal funds 160 Total $ 2160
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
    Please provide a resume that includes education, employment, exhibitions, publications, commissions, teaching, professional affiliations, awards and honors.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
    Please provide two letters of recommendation with your application. Recommendations from those who are familiar with your work in mosaics are preferred.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
    Please provide documentation supporting the credentials of the instructor, school, organization, institution, etc. for which you will be using the scholarship. The purpose of this documentation is to provide evidence that the organization/instructor is established and an appropriate recipient of Scholarship funds. Examples include course description and/or syllabus, school/program brochures, articles about program/instructor, etc.
  • Examples of Applicant's Artwork

    Applicants must submit five digital images of work they have completed in the last three years. Digital images must be in .jpg format, with minimum 300 dpi and minimum pixel width of 700. We strongly suggest that you include at least one detail image of your work. Your photos should be labeled artworkname_lastname.jpg.

    NOTE! The total of all files uploaded cannot EXCEED 8mg. Watch your files sizes!

  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
    Images of your artwork must be accompanied by a one-page document that provides the following information for each of the five images: • title • year completed • dimensions (height, width, and depth in inches) • materials used For example: "Stardust" 2014. Two-dimensional: 12" high x 12" wide. Smalti, marble, fused glass gems on Wediboard. "Harmony" 2013. Three-dimensional: 12" high x 12" wide x 4" deep. Wire armature, rigid wrap, stained glass, smalti.
  • Applicant Verification

    The information contained in this application, including all attachments and supporting materials, is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I certify that I meet all eligibility requirements for this Scholarship. I understand that if I receive a scholarship, I will be required to submit a brief follow-up report detailing the learning experience. The report will include a narrative, expense report, and images. I agree to submit this report no later than 30 days after completing the course, and I understand that SAMA will withhold one-half of the scholarship pending receipt of this report. I also agree that SAMA may retain and use images of my work for publicity and marketing purposes.
  • By Typing your name here, you agree to the Above Statement.

*NO Applications or supporting material will be accepted after 12:00am EDT July 15, 2017.