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Online Scholar Application

Thank you for your interest in applying to be a member of the Crystal Bridges Online Scholar Program. This is a competitive, all-expense-paid program for educators to learn how to teach Crystal Bridges’ online courses for grade 7 and above.

The program invites accepted applicants to participate in an innovative four-week online teacher training course during. Participants will explore the pedagogy in teaching from works of art, understand the instructional design behind the courses, and learn how to use the online tools that are a part of the courses.

Once trained, accepted teachers will be licensed to access the course(s) at no charge as long as they are able to teach one section (of either course) per semester. The courses can be taught in fully online, blended, or face-to-face classroom settings.

To apply, fill out the application below and select the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the form. Space is limited and applicants will be notified of his/her acceptance on a rolling basis (usually within 2 weeks).

If you have any questions about the Online Scholar Program, please contact Erin Earnst at

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