Call for Panelists - Arts in Education Grant and Teaching Artist Roster
MSAC relies on a diverse array of experts from across the state of Maryland to do the important work of evaluating applications. MSAC selects Arts in Education panelists with a focus on diversity of experiences, diversity of location, and expertise in arts education and teaching artistry. Panelists must be Maryland residents.
Selected Teaching Artist Roster panelists serve a one-year term, which may be renewed. Selected Arts in Education Grant panelists serve a six-month term, which may also be renewed.
Panelists receive modest compensation for their service.
What does a panelist do?
Attend a virtual or in-person panelist training session.
Review and evaluate applications on MSAC’s online grants management system, SmartSimple, between the 10th and 15th of each monthly review period. (Approximately 2-4 hours each month.)
(Teaching Artist Roster Panelists Only) Attend a monthly virtual panel meeting to collaboratively evaluate applications with other panelists.
Panelists must have access to a computer with internet connection to complete reviews.
How do I apply to be a panelist?
Submit your application via MSAC’s online grants management system, SmartSimple.
Click the Apply Now button below to log in or create a free account in SmartSimple.
Under Funding Opportunities, select "Public Call."
Select "Panelist" from the drop down options and click "Save Draft" to populate the application.
Select “Arts in Education Grant” or “Arts in Education Teaching Artist Roster” as the Grant Program.
The deadline to submit is 11:59 p.m. on Monday, June 15th.