Scholarships and Work Study Programs

We are looking for someone with a passion for the creative process who wants to learn metalsmithing and art jewelry skills. These are need-based programs. The recipient should demonstrate a commitment to learning and an inner drive to create art and learn new skills. The recipient is expected to attend every class session and complete the required assignments; the recipient will receive support from the BJC staff to help him/her succeed in the class.

Class Scholarships

We have two full scholarships available for a 12-week class and one full scholarship available for a 4-week class for our spring 2018 term (April – June). The recipient of each scholarship will be awarded tuition and studio rental for the duration of the class. Our scholarship program is open to both new or current students at to the BJC.

Work Study Program

We have two openings in our work study program for our spring 2018 term (April – June). Students enrolled in the work study program must dedicate two hours a week to studio support and maintenance for the duration of the spring semester. Work study recipients will receive a 50% credit towards a spring 12-week class of their choosing. Our work study program is open to both new or current students at to the BJC.

To apply, please submit:

  • Letter of interest and need
    • 1-2 page letter including why you want to take a class at the Baltimore Jewelry Center, your interest in metalsmithing and jewelry, and why you need financial assistance
  • Letter of reference
    • 1 -2 paragraph letter from an associate who can speak to your work ethic and commitment to learning
  • 5-10 images (optional)
    • artwork in any media or images from your sketchbook
  • Resume (optional)

*Applications may be submitted to either our work study or scholarship programs,  please indicate in your application if you are applying for a work study, scholarship, or both.

Deadline is Tuesday, March 27, 2017 by midnight

Email your application materials to info@baltimorejewelrycenter.org or mail them to 10 E. North Avenue, Suite 130, Baltimore, MD 21202

Questions? email info@baltimorejewelrycenter.org or call us at 410.243.0479