TMR Scholarship

The TMR Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship that was created in memory of Toni M. Robideaux, one of AAF Spokane’s most influential leaders, recognizes and rewards student achievement and excellence in the arts. All funds are generated by AAF Spokane and go directly to qualifying students.

Recipients are selected without regard to age, gender, race, religion, ethnicity, or disability. If you have any questions regarding the scholarship application or eligibility, or on ways to help support the scholarship fund, contact AAF Spokane at 509.328.5855 or saf@aafspokane.com.

 

Congratulations to 2017’s scholarship winners:

Julie Sutcliffe
North Idaho College

Hannah Stack
North Idaho College

Teresa Mendoza Embrey
Spokane Falls Community College

Online application opens December 15, 2017

QUALIFICATIONS

Student must be enrolled full-time at one of the following colleges or universities within AAF Spokane’s region:

Idaho
North Idaho College
Lewis Clark State College
University of Idaho

Washington
Eastern Washington University
Gonzaga University
Spokane Community College
Spokane Falls Community College
Walla Walla University
Washington State University
Whitman College
Whitworth University

Student must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Student must be currently enrolled in one of the following programs:

  • Advertising
  • Broadcast
  • Film
  • Fine Arts
  • Graphic design
  • Marketing
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Photography
  • Web/Interactive

START APPLYING

Before beginning your application, be prepared with the following:

  • A current academic transcript (official or unofficial)
  • A resume
  • Two letters of recommendation, including one letter from an instructor, employer or  industry professional

 

Suggested examples of work based on program:

  • For advertising, graphic design, or photography: submit three portfolio pieces
  • For advertising or marketing: submit three examples of work representing advertising or marketing strategies
  • For broadcast, film, music, performing arts or web/interactive: submit three URLs of work showcasing a portfolio piece, i.e. a YouTube or Vimeo link or a live website
  • For web/interactive: submit work showing web design, UI or UX

 

All applications must be submitted by 5pm on Friday, February 17, 2017. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted. Scholarship winners will be notified of their status by Friday, February 24, 2017.

TIPS WHEN APPLYING

Read and follow all directions.

Do not wait until the last minute to get started, as it may require some time to complete the application and get the necessary letters of recommendation, copies of transcripts and examples of work together.

You need to submit only one application to be considered.

Past TMR Recipients

Four area college students were awarded $1,000
in March of 2016:

  • Jacquelyn Barnes, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Ryan Green, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Ashley Marlow, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Elise Stoner, Whitworth University

Five area college students were awarded $1,000
in March of 2014:

  • Melanie Hoff, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Corey Jeppesen, North Idaho College
  • Darcy Gross, North Idaho College
  • Kristin Violet, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Danielle Mujica, Eastern Washington University

Four area college students were awarded $1,000
in March of 2013:

  • Lauren Brandt,  North Idaho College
  • Lilia Zgherea, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Gary Bailey, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Hannah Sheilds, North Idaho College

Five area college students were awarded $1,000
in March of 2012:

  • Tyreil Poosri, Eastern Washington University
  • Ryan Maskell,  North Idaho College
  • Melanie Bond, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Jeremy Stebbins , Spokane Falls Community College
  • Kayla Panton , North Idaho College

Four area college students were awarded $1,000
in March of 2011:

  • Peter Barber, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Niki Branting, North Idaho College
  • Ali Blackwood, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Kyle Hurley, North Idaho College

Four area college students were awarded $1,000
in March of 2010:

  • Jaron Ballard, Graphic Design, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Laura Chang, Graphic Design and Fine Art, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Sebastian Lopez, Web Design, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Rebecca Meredith, Graphic Design, North Idaho College

 

Five area college students were awarded $1,000
in March of 2009:

  • Kevin Armstrong, Graphic Design, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Jaron Ballard, Graphic Design, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Jason Bansemer, Web Design, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Laura Chang, Graphic Design and Fine Art, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Mario Barientos, Graphic Design, North Idaho College

Five area college students were awarded $1,000
in March of 2008:

  • Andy Carlson, Graphic Design, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Jeremy Bolton, Graphic Design, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Ashley Hanson, Graphic Design, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Kristina Purkett, Music (piano), Eastern Washington University
  • Heidi Jantz, Graphic Design, Spokane Falls Community College

Six area college students were awarded $1,000
in March of 2007:

  • Whitney Weisgerber, Graphic Design, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Jeremy Bolton, Graphic Design, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Angela Heileson, Graphic Design / Advertising, University of Idaho
  • Dan McElfish, Graphic Design / Web Design, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Mark Cox, Music, Eastern Washington University
  • Lindell Serrin, Graphic Design, Spokane Falls Community College

Five area college students were awarded $1,000
in March of 2006:

  • Krista Brand, Graphic Design, North Idaho College
  • Mark Cox, Music, Eastern Washington University
  • Sean Finley, Graphic Design, Spokane Falls Community College
  • Kristina Hines, Music, Eastern Washington University
  • Jamie Kay Murphy, Theater / Set Design, North Idaho College