EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT OPPORTUNITIES

Educational Assistantships are an integral part of Arrowmont’s operations, and provides an opportunity for people with limited financial resources to participate in classes. Educational assistants receive class tuition, housing and meals during their assistant commitment.

Travel, materials fees and other art supplies are the responsibility of the student and are to be paid weekly. Classes are awarded based on availability.

SUMMER

Applications will be accepted between
January 1 – March 1, 2016

4 WEEK OPPORTUNITIES

General Work-Study and Studio Assistants: Receive one week of class for each 45 – 50 hour week of work, and expected to work up to 22 hours during the week they are in class.

6 WEEK OPPORTUNITIES

Kitchen & Maintenance, Registration and House keeping Assistantships: Receive two weeks of class for four 40 hour weeks of work.

10 WEEK OPPORTUNITIES

Arts Administration and Development Assistant: Designed to provide an education in arts administration as well as two weeks of class for eight 40 hour weeks of work. Previous arts administration and development experience necessary.

FALL

Applications will be accepted between
May 1 – July 1, 2016

4 WEEK OPPORTUNITIES

General Work-Study: Receive two weekend workshops in exchange for working two conferences held at Arrowmont, and expected to work up to 10 hours while in class.

6 WEEK OPPORTUNITIES

General Work-Study: Receive one week of class for each 45 – 50 hour week of work, and expected to work up to 22 hours during the week in class.

10 WEEK OPPORTUNITIES

Kitchen and Maintenance, Registration and Gallery, Supply Store, Housekeeping, Studio Assistantships and Development: Receive three workshops in exchange for working and assisting with Arrowmont’s Fall conferences and programming. Previous arts administration and development experience necessary.

Educational Assistantship applications and further details regarding dates, submission materials and requirements can be found online at arrowmont.slideroom.com

 


SCHOLARSHIPS

Arrowmont offers many scholarship opportunities to enable students to attend workshops at reduced cost. Scholarships are intended to make Arrowmont’s programs available to the broadest population of students. Scholarships provide partial or full coverage for tuition, housing and meals. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and/or other criteria depending on the source of the funds. Available scholarships are described below. For detailed scholarship application information call 865-436-5860.

FRIENDS OF ARROWMONT SCHOLARSHIPS cover full tuition for a specific workshop. Qualifications for a scholarship include financial need and commitment to personal artistic goals. Skill in a particular medium is not required. All skill levels may apply for scholarships. Recipients are responsible for the costs of fees, lodging and meals.
APPLICATION DEADLINE · March 1, 2016

THE DR. JUDITH TEMPLE SCHOLARSHIP FUND provides full scholarships that cover the cost of attending one or two-week workshops. These scholarships are for promising, talented students who could not attend Arrowmont without financial assistance. Applicants must provide images of their work and letters of recommendation. Apply online at slideroom.arrowmont.com.
APPLICATION DEADLINE · March 1, 2016

THE STEVEN E. & CAROLYN J. GOTTLIEB WOODCRAFT SCHOLARSHIP covers 100% of workshop tuition, meals and housing for a one-week workshop. The scholarship is for returning or disabled soldiers, or a financially deserving student who is pursuing woodturning. Open to all skill levels.
APPLICATION DEADLINE · March 1, 2016

K-12 TEACHERS SCHOLARSHIPS provide 50% of workshop tuition for one workshop per teacher per year and is open to any teacher regardless of discipline. Open to all skill levels.
APPLICATION DEADLINE · No deadline, rolling with class availability.

LOCAL RESIDENTS SCHOLARSHIPS provide 50% of workshop tuition for one workshop per person per year. Residents of Sevier, Blount, Cocke, Jefferson, or Knox counties in Tennessee are eligible. Open to all skill levels.
APPLICATION DEADLINE · No deadline, rolling with class availability.

THE BILL GRIFFITH ART EDUCATORS FELLOWSHIP provides a four-week residency annually for one K-12 art teacher. Recipients receive a studio, housing, meals and enrollment in a one-week workshop. Images are required. Apply online at slideroom.arrowmont.org.
APPLICATION DEADLINE · March 1, 2016

Please note, if applying for a Scholarship or the Educational Assistance Program, students will register after they are accepted and agree to the award amount. For more information about applying for a scholarship, please call 865-436-5860.

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