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Students and Continuing Education

The Glass Art Society offers many benefits specifically to full-time student members and encourages and supports students of all ages and levels.

Student Scholarships

Student Scholarships are available to assist full-time student members of GAS (must meet eligibility requirements) in attending the Annual Glass Art Society Conference which is held in a new location every year.   Learn more about how to apply for a student scholarship. Deadline is generally February 15. This years scholarships are for assistance in attending the 41st Annual Glass Art Society Conference, Creative Crossroads to be held in Seattle, WA, June 1-4, 2011.

View this years 2011 Student Scholarship Recipients and Jurors
View last years 2010 Student Scholarship Recipients and Jurors

Schools offering Education in Glass (Degree and Non-Degree)

View a list of schools offering glass education - both degree granting programs (undergraduate and graduate) as well as non-degree (workshops, summer intensives, studio classes, etc.). Organized alphabetically by country and state. Download various lists and start researching the right program or class in your area for you.

International Student Exhibition

The International Student Exhibition takes place at the Annual GAS Conference.  All Glass Art Society student members who are currently enrolled full-time in an accredited degree-seeking program are invited to participate. All work must be current, original, professionally crafted, and contain glass as the main element.

Previously, more than $6,000 in cash and supplies have been awarded. The first prize winner will receive a $1,000 cash award from The Corning Museum of Glass. All award winners will be acknowledged in the Glass Art Society 2010 Journal. Sales are encouraged at this event with students receiving 80% of the sale price.

Learn more about and how to participate in the International Student Exhibition.

Be a GAS Student Liaison

For full details and how to become a liaison click here


Student Representative to the GAS Board of Directors

The Glass Art Society Board Student Representative is a vital position on our Board and we encourage all student members to apply. For complete details please click here Applications accepted in February.

The student representative functions as the primary intermediary (and liaison) between that part of the GAS membership that is comprised of students and the general membership (as represented by the standing board). Once on the Board, the student is placed on the Board's Education Committee and works closely with the committee's chairperson.

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