Professional Development Scholarships


Encouraging leadership and the sharing of good practices through professional development will advance our creative economy, support professionals and businesses, and enhance cultural dialog.

Total Funds: $10,000

Cycle: Annually



Individuals may apply for any professional development opportunity they wish. In addition, we encourage participation in two specific programs:

Colorado Creative Industries Summit

Americans for the Arts Annual Convention

Maximum Amounts for Scholarships: The costs of registration, travel and expenses up to $500 for programs which take place in Colorado, or up to $1,000 for programs that take place out-of-state.

Eligibility Criteria

General Eligibility. Meets all general eligibility requirements.
Open to All. Anyone may apply once the General Eligibility Guidelines are met.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Contribution to Boulder Culture
  • Professional Experience (Resume)



Awards Announced: Next meeting of the Boulder Arts Commission following the deadline.


To apply you must either sign up or log in on the grants system. NOTE: You must be signed in as an individual to see this application.

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