To assist promising or accomplished potters (who are permanent residents of northwest Ohio or Lenawee or Monroe Counties in Michigan) in obtaining additional education or training in the ceramic arts. Scholarship recipients may obtain such education or training at any United States college, university or nonprofit institution offering courses in pottery. The organization must be a 501(c)(3) (nonprofit) entity. Funding from the Edith Franklin Pottery Scholarship covers educational expenses only, including tuition, registration, fees, etc. Personal expenses and transportation costs are not considered covered expenses. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
Scholarship recipients will be announced in late March. Funds awarded must be used in the same calendar year and cannot be used for conferences, workshops, seminars or classes whose registration deadlines and actual meeting dates fall before the announcement of the awards (i.e. NCECA and Wayne Center for the Arts Wooster Functional Workshop have been issues in the past). Assume payout of this award between April 15 and December 31.
The criteria for selection of scholarship recipients will include consideration of the following:
a. Individual motivation;
b. Ability and potential.
Total Amount Awarded$7,000
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