Awards & Scholarships

SNAG actively supports the achievements and education of talented members of the jewelry and metals field.


Lifetime Achievement Award

SNAG’s Lifetime Achievement Award is the highest honor SNAG bestows upon an individual.

Lifetime Achievement Award


Volunteer Recognition Award

SNAG’s success depends to a large part on the commitment of its volunteers. The Volunteer Recognition Award honors volunteer contributions to the highest extent.

Volunteer Recognition Award


Educational Endowment Scholarships

SNAG’s most highly competitive scholarship awards. Six educational scholarships are awarded each year. Three to students, and three to emerging and mid-career artists.

Educational Endowment Scholarships


Conference Work Exchange

Work six hours at the SNAG conference in return for a partial refund on your conference fee. Open to selected students and new professionals.

Conference Work Exchange


Conference Student Scholarships

Full or part-time students enrolled in degree or certificate programs can apply for SNAG conference scholarships.

Conference Student Scholarships


Emerging Curators Program

This program ran from 2015-2019 and offered grants to assist an emerging curator or curators in executing an exhibition focused on jewelry and/or metalwork.

Emerging Curators Program