Laura Ziegler Scholarship

The Laura Ziegler Scholarship is for an emerging sculptor.

No age limit.

Applicants must be citizens of or residents in the United States with a social security number.

The scholarship covers most of the expenses associated with attending the Sculpture Celebration Weekend.

Deadline: Monday, May 13, 2024


Three night hotel stay

Registration fee for the Sculpture Celebration Weekend to be held Sept 19-22, 2024 in Indianapolis, IN

$200 Stipend

Complimentary one year Associate Membership with NSS

Please note that recipients are responsible for their own meals, travel and daily expenses.

Submission Materials:

1. Images of six to twelve works of sculpture (up to thirty-six images total). Images should be in JPG (.jpg) format.

2. A brief resume

To apply: Applications are accepted through Entry-Thingy

Jury:  Three sculptors will jury the applicants.

Additional:  The scholarships are funded by a bequest from the estate of Laura Ziegler

NSS welcomes applications from all sculptors regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, socioeconomic status, education or disability.