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Member Exclusive Scholarships

Funding up to $250 to cover a range of professional development opportunities. Must be a current Tennessee Craft member to be eligible.


Underrepresented Populations Scholarship

Tennessee Craft is offering a new scholarship for craft artists from underrepresented populations. Applicants who identify as part of an underrepresented population can request up to $500 total to be used towards advancing their personal craft art practice. This scholarship was created to provide opportunity and support to craft artists from populations who have been historically underrepresented in their field.


Summer Study Scholarships

Funding for summer workshop classes at Appalachian Center for Craft, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts or Shakerag Workshops. Must be a current Tennessee Craft member to be eligible. The submission window for Arrowmont and Shakerag is open from January 24- February 29, 2024. All applications must be submitted electronically no later than 11:59 PM CST.


For answers to commonly asked questions on scholarships, visit our Scholarship FAQs.


“I realized how far my skills had come in such a short-time [allowing me] to focus my craft and actually create a viable business plan. I appreciate this opportunity more than I can express in writing; it was invaluable and has advanced my craft to a new level.” ~Susan Hawkins
“[The funding allowed me] to explore new ideas, try techniques outside of my skill set, work alongside other artists… and expose others to the southern craft and cultural heritage of Tennessee.” ~Bryce Brisco

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