Provide financial support and professional development opportunities to Boulder-based, emerging leaders focusing their career on equity in the arts. This scholarship aims to increase diversity and equity in arts leadership by empowering and elevating the voices of historically underrepresented individuals.
The scholarship will provide funding for individuals attending undergraduate or graduate studies, joining leadership training programs, and partaking in internship opportunities that will help scholarship recipients gain the skills and connections necessary to succeed in arts leadership roles focused on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice.
The program’s selection criteria will consider a number of factors including, but not limited to: applicants identify as a member of a racial or ethnic minority group and commitment to pursuing a career in arts leadership. The potential of the applicant to catalyze positive change in the equity environment of Boulder’s cultural industries. Preference will be given to applicants who have limited access to traditional leadership development opportunities due to financial, social, or cultural barriers.