2023 Educational Endowment Scholarships

May 20, 2023

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The SNAG Educational Endowment Scholarships exist to further educational opportunities for students and professionals looking to broaden their education in the metalsmithing and jewelry field. For 2023 there was a total of $10,000 awarded.

This year’s selection committee members were Jina Seo, Brian Fleetwood, Tanya Crane and April Wood.


Congratulations to the 2023 Educational Endowment Student Scholarship recipients:

$1000 Award

Joclyn Won Goss

Colorado State University

“My Heart is Exposed”


$1000 Award

Agnes Harry Mills

University of Iowa



$1000 Award

Min Peng

New Brunswick College of Craft & Design

“Tea Strainer”


$750 Award

Young Jun Kim

Pratt Institute

“The Gold Medal”



$750 Award

Danielle Shum

Indiana University, Bloomington



$500 Award

Theophilus Annor

Temple University

“Holding On 1”


$500 Award

Tracy Burns

Austin Community College

“Provocateur Cuff”

$500 Award

Yalda Mohajer

George Brown College

“Parametric Ocean Bracelet”


$500 Award

Chelsea Rowe

Virginia Commonwealth University



$250 Award

Elizabeth Lukee

Institute of American Indian Arts

“Adult Male Ring”


$250 Award

Shaghayegh Radmehr

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design

“Tear drop inspired by revolution is happening in my country”



Congratulations to the 2023 Educational Endowment Professional Artist Scholarship recipients:

$750 Award

Steven (KP) Kaplan-Pistiner

“Relief Necklace”


$750 Award

Jolynn Santiago

“ring of dust (silver)”


$750 Award

Kai Hill

“Salt Diamond Ring and Starry Hewn Band Set”

$750 Award

Olivia Shih

“Plastic Dreams 02 (brooch)”


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