Selected Fellowships & Funding in the Fine and Performing Arts : Sheet1
|Agency/Description||Salary Replacement (X)|
|Albee Foundation, Edward F.|
|4 wk (June-August) or 6 wk residencies (September-mid-October) at the William Flanagan Memorial Creative Persons Center available for visual artists and writers (fiction, plays/screenplays, poetry) closer to the start of their careers; no charge, no stipend, residents are responsible for their food, travel, and other expenses. |
Applications are not being accepted for 2021. Check back in fall 2021 for updates.
|Montauk, NY||talent and need are the only requirements||Mar. 1|
|American Academy in Rome|
|Rome Prize (11 mo. residency) available to scholars in ancient studies, architecture, historic preservation and conservation, landscape architecture, literature, medieval studies, modern Italian studies, musical composition, Renaissance and early modern studies, & visual arts; half-term fellowships (lasting about 5 mths) are offered in design; applicants in architecture, historic preservation & conservation, and landscape architecture may choose either full- or half-term fellowships. NEH postdoctoral fellowship in the humanities (ancient studies, medieval studies, Renaissance and early modern studies, and/or modern Italian studies) also available.||half-term: $16,000|
|Rome, Italy||Rome Prize: U.S. citizen|
NEH Fellowship: U.S. citizen or U.S. resident of at least 3 years
|Nov. 1 or Nov.15|
|Academy of American Poets|
|The Academy of American Poets First Book Award is a $5,000 first-book publication prize. The winning manuscript, chosen by an acclaimed poet, is published by Graywolf Press, a leading independent publisher committed to the discovery and energetic publication of contemporary American and international literature. The winner also receives an all-expenses-paid 6-week residency at the Civitella Ranieri Center in the Umbrian region of Italy, and distribution of the winning book to thousands of Academy of American Poets members.|
The Ambroggio Prize is a $1,000 publication prize given for a book-length poetry manuscript originally written in Spanish and with an English translation. The winning manuscript is published by Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe, publisher of literary works, scholarship, and art books by or about U.S. Hispanics. Established in 2017, the Ambroggio Prize is the only annual award of its kind in the US that honors American poets whose first language is Spanish.
|Applicant must be: U.S. citizen, resident of the US for ten yrs prior to the submission deadline, or have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) status, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Legal Permanent Status (LPS)||First Book: Nov. 1|
Ambroggio: Feb. 15
|American Antiquarian Society|
|4 wk visiting fellowships for historical research by creative and performing artists, writers, film makers, journalists, and other persons whose goals are to produce imaginative, non-formulaic works dealing with pre-twentieth-century American history.||$1,850||Worcester, MA||Oct.|
|American Association of University Women|
|1 yr postdoctoral research fellowships; summer/short-term research publication grants support preparatory research for publication for part-time and tenure-track faculty; open to scholars who identify as women in all fields of study.||Publication grant: $6,000|
Postdoctoral research fellowship: $30,000
|US citizen or permanent resident, woman, pre-tenure||Nov. 1|
|American Institute of Indian Studies|
|4-9 mo. performing and creative arts fellowships for accomplished practitioners of Indian performing and creative arts who demonstrate that study in India would enhance their skills, develop their capabilities to teach or perform in the US, enhance US involvement with India’s artistic traditions, or strengthen their links with peers in India||$1,054/mth||India||$413||Nov. 15|
|research grants available for scholars to pursue 1 to 3 mounths of research, study, or creative arts projects in one or more Scandinavian country; open to all disciplines; team projects also eligible||up to $5,000||Scandinavia||US citizen or permanent resident; some knowledge of the host country's language||Nov. 1|
|American Society for Theatre Research|
|Several awards, grants, fellowships, and prizes available to support and recognize outstanding scholarship in theatre and performance studies||varies||varies||Feb. 15|
|Arteles Creative Center|
|several 1-2 mo. themed residencies available for emerging and professional artists, creatives and interesting individuals including visual artists, new media artists, musicians, performing artists, designers, writers, psychologists, philosophers, and scientists, depending on the residency; residency fees: 1950€/mth; financial aid available||financial aid available for those in need pays 40% of residency fee||Hämeenkyrö, Finland||varies|
|Residencies available for artists, writers, architects, dance artists, musicians, and composers:|
Artists: 4 wk summer residency
Writers & Translators: 1 wk to 2 mth fall residency
Architects: 2 wk winter residency
Dance Artists: 3 wk summer residency
Musicians & Composers: 2.5 wk summer residency
Art Omi is still determining the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the 2021 application cycle, and beyond. Please check back in 2021 for more details.
|fully funded except for travel||Ghent, NY||Jan. 2|
Oct. 15 & 20
|Asian Cultural Council|
|1-6 mo. fellowships for artists and humanities scholars to conduct research and study, receive specialized training, undertake observation tours, or pursue non-commercial creative activity in China, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, Macau SAR, Philippines, and Taiwan; disciplines supported include archaeology, film/video, architecture, literature (for projects to & from Japan only), art history, arts administration, museum studies, arts criticism, music, conservation, photography, theatre, curation, visual art & dance; fellowship grants are process-oriented, not product-oriented & are intended for exploration, not exhibition; ACC funds may only be used for activities that involve travel between one or more eligible countries / regions.|
Note: all international travel grants have been canceled due to COVID-19. Additional opportunities may be announced in early 2021.
|varies, depending on destination & length of fellowship||China, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, Macau SAR, Philippines, Taiwan||permanent resident or citizen of US or eligible country within Asia; proposed project must take place outside of applicant's home country||Nov. 7|
|Associated Kyoto Program|
|semester-long faculty fellowships for teaching and research at the AKP Center; open to Japan specialists and scholars who wish to increase the quality and extent of the Japan component in courses they teach at their home institution; no knowledge of the Japanese language is required for non-specialists; applications from Japan specialists in such fields as anthropology, art history, economics, history, literature, media studies, political science, religion, sociology, and theatre encouraged.||$30,000||Kyoto, Japan||~$500 research funds||Jun. 14|
|Blue Mountain Center|
|4-wk residencies available for creative and non-fiction writers, activists, and artists of all disciplines—including composers, filmmakers, and visual artists who do not require exceptional facilities during summer & early fall; no cost. BMC is particularly interested in fine work that evinces social and ecological concern and is aimed at a general audience. Women, minorities, LGBTQ individuals, and activists are encouraged to apply.||Blue Mountain Lake, NY||$25 application fee||Feb. 1|
|~1 mo. residential fellowships for scholars and artists working in the fields of archaeology, architecture, classics, dance, film/video, history, landscape architecture, literature, music, philosophy, theater, and visual arts. Residencies scheduled during academic year.|
Note: Due to the global COVID-19 outbreak, the Bogliasco Foundation’s board has made the difficult decision to temporarily suspend its Fellowship program in Bogliasco. The Foundation continues to monitor the situation daily, and will update its community in the weeks to come via email, social media and on its website.
|full room and board||Bogliasco, Italy||applicant must demonstrate significant achievement in their chosen discipline|
$30 application fee
|Brown Library, John Carter|
|4 mo. Hodson Trust –John Carter Brown Library Fellowship supports work by academics, independent scholars and writers working on significant projects relating to the literature, history, culture, or art of the Americas before 1830. Candidates with a U.S. history topic are strongly encouraged to concentrate on the period prior to 1801. |
The fellowship is also open to filmmakers, novelists, creative and performing artists, and others working on projects that draw on this period of history.
Fellowship is divided into 2 parts – 2 months of research at the JCB Library during the academic year and 2 months of writing at the C.V. Starr Center at Washington College in Chestertown, MD during the following summer.
|$5,000/mo.||Providence, RI; Chestertown, MD||Mar. 15|
|Brown University Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women|
|1 yr residential postdoctoral fellowship for scholars from any field whose research relates to the center's annual theme; underrepresented minorities and international scholars are encouraged to apply.||$50,000 + $1,500 for research expenses||Providence, RI||must be untenured; PhD must be from institutions other than Brown University and no more than 5 years old||Dec. 5|
|Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts|
|3 wk no-cost residencies available for writers, visual artists, performance artists, musicians and composers; Winter/Spring (January-May) and Summer/Fall (June through mid-November) sessions. Room and board provided.||room & board||Saratoga, WY||$40 application fee||Mar. 1 |
|Camargo Core Program: 6-11 week residential fellowships in fall and spring for arts & humanities scholars working on French and Francophone cultures, or cross-cultural studies that engage the cultures and influences of the Mediterranean region; visual artists, creative writers, film/video/new media directors, playwrights, composers, choreographers, and multidisciplinary artists encouraged to apply; collaborative projects welcome.|
EHESS at Camargo: 4-week residency for scholars and artists working on development of projects at the interface between the social sciences and all areas of the arts.
|Cassis, France||basic transpor-|
|CCP: Research should be at a stage that does not require resources unavailable in the Marseille-Cassis-Aix region or online.|
EHESS: artists must be from abroad; scholars must belong to an EHESS (French Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities) lab; application must be written in French.
|Center for Creative Photography|
|small residential fellowships for scholars researching the work of Milton Rogovin, Josef Breitenbach, Edward Weston, Kenneth Botto, and Todd Walker; small residential fellowship also available for scholars wishing to promote new knowledge about photography and the history of photography; advanced scholars and researchers from any discipline encouraged to apply||up to $5,000||Tucson, AZ||Jan. 15|
|Clark Art Institute, Sterling and Francine|
|several 1-10 mo. residential fellowships available to scholars with projects that extend and enhance the understanding of the visual arts and their role in culture; scholars must hold one public lecture and/or a small individual seminar||up to $30,000/sem.||Williamstown||PhD or equivalent professional experience required||Oct. 15|
|Cullman Center for Scholars & Writers|
|research fellowship for creative writers (novelists, playwrights, poets); grants access to New York Public Library's humanities and social sciences resources||up to $75,000||New York City||Sep. 25|
|Deming Memorial Fund, Barbara|
|Small artist support grants for individual feminist women in the arts; projects must have been begun or are well underway; visual art, fiction and mixed genre grants awarded in even years; nonfiction and poetry grants awarded in odd years.||$500 - $1,500||Jan. 31|
|Folger Shakespeare Library|
|1-3 mo. short-term fellowships available to members of the performing arts community, as well as scholars working at archives, museums, & libraries; applications welcome from archivists, creative artists, curators, librarians, performers, & playwrights whose research will benefit from focused engagement with the Folger collections. Folger fellowships support research that advances new scholarly agendas and makes use of Folger's collections of rare books, manuscripts, and art from and about the early modern period.|
UPDATE: The Folger Library is in the midst of a major renovation project which is affecting its fellowship program. The library is closed to researchers until the project is complete in 2022. In the mean time, The Folger Institute will offer research fellowships, in the amount of $3,500, to support four continuous weeks of research and writing away from the Folger.
|Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program|
|2-12 months of international study||varies||worldwide||varies||US citizen||Sep. 15|
|Getty Research Institute|
|3-9 mo. Getty Scholar grants; 9 mo. postdoctoral fellowships; & library research grants available to researchers working in the arts, humanities, or social sciences; projects must be related to the Getty Research Institute's annual theme.|
3-6 mo. conservation guest scholarships also available for conservators, scientists, architects, and professionals who have attained distinction in conservation and related fields & wish to pursue scholarly research in an interdisciplinary manner across traditional boundaries in areas of interest to the international conservation community.
|Getty Scholar: up to $65,000|
research grant: $1,500
conservation scholar: $3,500/mth
|Los Angeles, CA||X||Getty Scholar: established scholar|
postdoctoral: PhD 4 years or younger
conversation scholar: at least 5 years experience in the field of conservation & an established record of publications and other contributions to the field
|Getty Scholar & postdoctoral: Oct. 1|
research grant: Oct. 15
conservation scholar: Nov. 15
|Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, John Simon|
|6-12 mo. fellowship for artists who have demonstrated exceptional creative ability in the arts; grant provides Fellows with blocks of time in which they can work with as much creative freedom as possible. No special conditions attach to them, and Fellows may spend their grant funds in any manner they deem necessary to their work.||varies||significant record of exhibition or performance required||Sep. 16|
|Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences|
|2-8 wk residencies available for creative thinkers in the following disciplines: arts & culture administration, ceramics, culinary arts, dance, music, science, visual arts, and writing||program costs $250/wk; scholarships available for first time residents||Rabun Gap, GA||$30 application fee||Jan. 15, Apr. 15, Sep. 15|
|Harvard Travellers Club Permanent Fund|
|Grants to foster research and/or exploration that involves travel as part of the project. Grants are made each year to persons with projects that involve intelligent travel and exploration. The travel must be intimately involved with the research and/or exploration.||up to $10,000||Feb. 28|
|Historic New Orleans Collection|
|Woest Fellowships available for scholarly research on the history and culture of Louisiana and the Gulf South; stipend helps to cover travel, housing, and living expenses associated with the fellow’s research project. Housing is not provided.|
Creative projects, such as novels, plays, screenplays, poetry, essays, or personal narratives will be considered. All such projects should have a significant research component.
|$4,000||New Orleans||Nov. 15|
|Houghton Library at Harvard University|
|several named residential fellowships (min. 4 wks-not necessarily consecutive) for scholars w/research interests in visual arts of the theatre, American history, manuscripts, printing and graphic arts, publishing, Samuel Johnson, or dance and music in the theatre; 1-12 mo. Pantzer Fellowship for research in descriptive bibliography.||various fellowships: $3,600|
Pantzer Fellowship: $3,600/mo.; up to $43,200
|Cambridge, MA||Jan. 15|
|Howard Foundation, George A and Eliza Gardner|
|1 yr fellowships available for scholars working on independent projects in selected fields; support targeted specifically to early mid-career individuals who have achieved recognition for at least one major project. Fellowships are offered in a five-year sequence of fields and are particularly intended to augment paid sabbatical leaves.||$35,000||"early mid-career;" must be living & working in the US||Nov. 1|
|Humboldt Foundation, Alexander von|
|prestigious research fellowships; varied opportunities for faculty at all levels||varies||Germany||X||varies||varies|
|1-mth residencies available for visual artists in all media & writers in creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry and playwriting||$400/wk||Banner, WY||U.S. residency or citizenship required; must be over 25 years of age; $23 application fee||Jan. 15 or Sep. 15|
|Artists in Residence programme: available for artists whose permanent place of residence is outside of Austria and who have completed their training. Austrian citizens cannot apply for this programme. Applications in one of the following disciplines welcome: visual arts, art photography, video and media art, arts & science & technology, composition, literature, literature for children and young people, literary translation, arts and cultural education.|
Length of stay varies as a function of the artistic discipline: Residency of 3 months for visual artists, art photographers, interdisciplinary artists, composers, video and media artists; residency of 1-2 months for writers and literary translators; residency of 1 month for arts and cultural educators.
NOTE: The Artists in Residence program is on hiatus, pending a relaunch of the program in 2021.
|€800/mth||Vienna or Salzburg, Austria||working knowledge of German or English required; applicants must be 40 or younger.||Oct.|
|La Napoule Art Foundation|
|Three distinct 1-mo. residency opportunities available for accomplished and emerging artists: interdisciplinary group residencies, themed group residencies, and, for sculptors, the Prix Henry Clews (this last opportunity is by invitation only); lodging and most meals included.||$1,000||Château de La Napoule, France||Sep. 28|
|Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery at the Schomburg Center|
|Short-term (up to 3 mos.) fellowships available for scholars whose research on transatlantic slavery can benefit from extended access to the Schomburg Center’s resources; open to doctoral students, postdoctoral scholars, independent researchers, and artists studying the slave trade, slavery, abolition, and anti-slavery in the Atlantic World.||$2,000/mth||NYC||US citizen, permanent resident or foreign national w/3 yrs+ US residency||Dec. 31|
|Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, Amy|
|1 yr travelling scholarships for poets to advance their art; year must be spent outside of North America||~$60,500||Abroad||U.S. citizen by birth||Oct. 15|
|The MacDowell Colony provides time, space, and an inspiring environment to artists of exceptional talent. A MacDowell Fellowship, or residency, consists of exclusive use of a studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for up to eight weeks. Applications accepted from artists in the following disciplines: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts.||based on need||Peterborough, NH||based on need||$30 application fee||Jan. 15, |
Apr. 15, or Sep. 15
|Massachusetts Cultural Council|
|artist fellowships awarded to primary creators of original works of art; eligible artistic disciplines change annually||Artist Fellowships: $15,000|
Finalist Awards: $1,500
|Massachusetts resident||Oct. 7, or Jan. 27|
|Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|several fellowships available for postdoctoral and senior scholars researching various aspects of art history, visual culture, education and public practice, and critical theory; art conservation and scientific research; modernism; curatorial training and research; and photograph conservation||$42,000-$59,702||NYC||research & travel expenses: |
up to $6,000
|Millay Colony for the Arts|
|1-mth & 2-wk residencies available for 6 visual artists, writers and composers each month between the months of April and November; 4-day virtual & 5-day group residencies also available. No cost, meals included.||Yasmin Scholarship: $500 stipend for women of color||Austerlitz, NY||$40 application fee||Mar. 1 or |
|National Endowment for the Arts|
|creative writing fellowships & grants for translation projects; fellowships operate on a 2-year cycle with fellowships in prose and poetry available in alternating years. May be used to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. |
Translation project grants support the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English.
translation projects: $12,500-$25,000
|must be published authors|
must be US citizens or permanent residents
|fellowship: Mar. 11|
translation: Jan. 15
|National Gallery of Art - Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts|
|senior fellowships (9 mo.) and visiting senior fellowships (up to 2 mo.) for scholars researching history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism, prints and drawings, film, photography, decorative arts, industrial design, etc.)||senior fellowship: one-half salary up to $50,000|
visiting fellowship: $12,500 or $7,000-$8,000
Ph.D. held for five years or more
|senior fellowship: Oct. 15|
visiting: Mar. 21
|National Humanities Center|
|1 sem. or 1 yr residential fellowship for advanced study in the humanities; scholars from the arts, social & natural sciences engaged in humanistic projects also encouraged to apply. Mid-career and senior scholars are encouraged to apply as are emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work.||half salary up to $65,000 & travel expenses||Research Triangle Park, NC||X||PhD five years or older & publication record; applicants urged to seek partial support from other sources||Oct. 8|
|Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study|
|1-2 sem. fellowship available for humanists, scientists, social scientists, legal scholars, and artists to support their research projects that deepen the understanding of the Institute's annual theme; subsidized housing available for fellows and their families.||half salary up to $75,000||South Bend, IN||$500/sem. research allowance||Oct. 5|
|Osler Library of the History of Medicine|
|Artist-in-residence program for visual artists who want to create works that address contemporary and/or historical subjects in medicine & the health sciences; projects should be inspired by the rich & diverse collections held by the Osler Library and/or other sources at McGill University. Possible projects can include, but are not limited to: painting; photography; performance; sculpture; and digital, video or installation art.|
Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year's call for applications has been canceled. Keep an eye out in late 2020 or early 2021 for information about next year's deadline.
|$6,000||Montreal, Canada||must have a degree in studio arts or related field and/or a history of exhibiting artistic work in professional venues||May|
|PEN America Literary Awards|
|PEN/Hemingway Award for a Debut Novel: Honors a debut novel of exceptional merit published by an American author who has not previously published a full-length book of fiction. Winner receives a $25,000 cash prize intended to allow significant time and resources with which to pursue a subsequent work of fiction. In addition, the winner receives a one-week residency and honorarium from the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series at the University of Idaho’s MFA Creative Writing Program. All competition honorees receive Residency Fellowships at the Ucross Foundation in Wyoming, a retreat for artists and writers.|
PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction: This prize was created to promote fiction that addresses issues of social justice and the impact of culture and politics on human relationships; awarded biennially to the author of a previously unpublished novel of high literary caliber that exemplifies the prize’s founding principles. The author of the winning manuscript is awarded a prize of $25,000 and a publishing contract with Algonquin Books.
PEN/Heim Translation Grants: Provides $2,000-$4,000 grants to support the translation of book-length works of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, or drama that have not previously appeared in English in print or have appeared only in an outdated or otherwise flawed translation. Preference is given to translators at the beginning of their career, and to works by underrepresented writers working in underrepresented languages.
PEN Open Book Award: For an exceptional book-length work of any genre by a writer of color. Works of fiction, literary nonfiction, biography/memoir, poetry, and other works of literary character are strongly preferred.
PEN/Jean Stein Grant for Literary Oral History: Recognizes a literary work of nonfiction that uses oral history to illuminate an event, individual, place, or movement. The winner receives a $15,000 grant meant to help maintain or complete his or her ongoing project. Oral history must be a significant component of the project and its research. Scholarly/academic writing is not eligible.
PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship: $5,000 grant to support children’s or young adult fiction writers whose work is of high literary caliber and is designed to assist a writer at a crucial moment in his or her career to complete a book-length work-in-progress.
Open Book: $10,000
|Hemingway: Idaho or Wyoming||Hemingway: US resident|
Bellwether: US citizen
|Heim: Jun. 15|
Naylor/Stein: Aug. 1
Hemingway/Open Book: Aug. 15
Bellwether: Sep. 1
|1 yr Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellowships for scholars conducting research on topics involving human values in public and private life; open to all disciplines.|
Please note that due to the pressures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, UCHV will not be advertising a competition for Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellowships for 2021-22.
|up to 1/2 academic year salary||Princeton, NJ||strong record of research publications; PhD at least 2 years out||Nov.|
|10 mo. Hodder Fellowship for writers and non-literary artists of exceptional promise who wish to pursue independent projects; no teaching required; "the Hodder is designed to provide Fellows with the “studious leisure” to undertake significant new work." |
Potential Hodder Fellows are composers, choreographers, performance artists, visual artists, writers or other kinds of artists or humanists who have “much more than ordinary intellectual and literary gifts”; they are selected more “for promise than for performance.”
Applications for the next round of Hodder Fellowships will open in July 2021.
|$84,000||applicant must have published a first book or have similar achievements in their own field||Sep.|
|Radcliffe Institute Fellowships|
|2-sem. residencies in the humanities, social sciences, and creative arts; individual and collaborative fellowships available||$78,000+ $5,000 to cover project expenses||Cambridge, MA||relocation, housing, and childcare funds may be available||PhD at least 2 yrs out||Oct. 1|
|Ransom Center - University of Texas at Austin|
|1-3 mo. residential fellowships for research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history; research project must require substantial on-site use of the Center's collections; $2,000 travel stipends also available for scholars needing less than 1 month on-site (not to be combined w/fellowship)|
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2021-2022 award cycle is temporarily suspended.
|Red Gate Gallery - Beijing, China|
|1-6 mo. residencies available for visual artists, curators, writers, and academics who wish to live and create work in China; participants are expected to cover the costs of living, studios, & accommodation while Red Gate will provide all necessary support to make the resident's time fruitful and enjoyable. Applicants are encouraged to seek funding from relevant organizations in their own country. Once accepted, Red Gate will provide letters of support to assist with grant applications.||Beijing, China||ongoing|
|Comprehensive list of artist residencies and cultural exchange programs available worldwide. Searchable database with filters to target location, duration of residency, working language, etc.||varies|
|Rockefeller Foundation, Bellagio Study and Conference Center, The|
|4 wk arts and literary arts residencies for artists working in any discipline including composers, fiction and non-fiction writers, playwrights, poets, video/filmmakers, and visual artists who share in the Rockefeller Foundation's mission of promoting the well-being of humankind and whose work is inspired by or relates to global or social issues.|
Due to COVID-19, the Bellagio Center is postponing their next open call for residency applicants to a later date that shall be communicated as soon as they have greater clarity on the situation in Italy.
|room and board||Bellagio, Italy||based on economic need||work should be inspired by or relate to global or social issues||Dec.|
|Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library - Duke University|
|Research grants of up to $1,500 for researchers whose work would benefit from access to the collections at the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library; topics covered in the collections include the history of medicine; women's history & culture; African & African American history & culture; sales, advertising & marketing history; German studies; Jewish studies & the Hebrew Bible; & human rights. Writers, creative and performing artists, film makers and journalists are welcome to apply.||up to $1,500||Durham, NC||Jan.|
|Rutgers University Institute of Jazz Studies|
|The Morroe Berger – Edward Berger – Benny Carter Jazz Research Fund awards $1,000 research grants to scholars whose work would benefit from a visit to the Institute of Jazz Studies.|
The Institute of Jazz Studies remains closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|$1,000||Newark, NJ||previous Berger-Carter award recipients not eligible||Jan.|
|Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture|
|Scholars-in-Residence program: short-term (1-3 mo.) fellowships available for scholars conducting top-quality research and writing on the history, politics, literature, & culture of the peoples of Africa and the African diaspora; open to postdoctoral scholars, independent researchers, & creative writers (novelists, playwrights, poets).||$3,000/mth||NYC||US citizens, permanent residents & foreign nationals w/3 yrs+ residency||Dec. 1|
|Sitka Center for Art & Ecology|
|Spring and fall residencies available for visual artists, writers, musicians, composers, natural scientists and individuals working with ecological or environmental studies who are looking for the solitude needed to push through creative boundaries and chase artistic pursuits. Living space and studio space is offered free-of-charge; resident is responsible for all travel and living expenses, e.g., food, art supplies and consumables; $25 application fee.||Otis, OR||Mar. 30|
|Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience|
|4 mo. Hodson Trust – John Carter Brown Library Fellowship: supports work by academics, independent scholars & writers working on significant projects relating to the literature, history, culture, or art of the Americas before 1830. Candidates with a U.S. history topic are strongly encouraged to concentrate on the period prior to 1801. Fellowship also open to filmmakers, novelists, creative & performing artists. Award supports 2 months of research (conducted at the John Carter Brown Library on the campus of Brown University in Providence, RI during the academic year) and 2 months of writing (at the Starr Center at Washington College in Chestertown, MD, during the summer following the research term).||$20,000||Providence, RI & Chestertown, MD||Mar. 15|
|UCLA Library - Special Collections Short-Term Library Research Fellowship Program|
|3 named fellowships (up to 3 mo.) for scholars researching the humanities and social sciences, medicine, life and physical sciences, visual and performing arts, and UCLA history.|
All UCLA Library buildings are closed until further notice because of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this closure, Library Special Collections staff are working remotely and all collections are unavailable for research. Library Research Fellowships are on hiatus and applications for 2021 research fellowships in UCLA Library Special Collections are not being accepted. The Library will announce a Call for Applications once it is known when the Library may reopen for research visits.
|$500-$5,000||Los Angeles||U.S. citizen or permanent resident||Nov., Dec.|
|2-6 wk residencies available for writers, composers, and visual artists. No cost. Meals included. $40 application fee.|
4 wk residency also available for Native American visual artists.
|Native American residency: $2,000||Ucross, WY||spring: Sep. 1|
fall: Mar. 1
|Vermont Studio Center|
|2-12 wk residencies available for visual artists and writers; residencies include: private room in modest, shared housing; 24-hour access to a private studio space in one of 6 medium-specific studio buildings; 3 communal meals per day (plus fresh fruit, coffee/tea/cold beverages, and cereal available around the clock)|
Due to the pandemic, applications are currently not being accepted.
|registration fee is subsidized||Johnson, VT||Feb. 15, Jun. 15, Oct. 1|
|Virginia Center for the Creative Arts|
|2-wk to 2-mth residencies available for poets, fiction writers, nonfiction writers, playwrights, performance, film and video artists, painters, sculptors, photographers, installation artists, composers and cross-disciplinary artists; fellows are asked to contribute according to their ability, up to VCCA's actual residency cost of $150 per day. Artists are accepted to VCCA based on the quality of their work and not on their ability to pay. Fellows have access to certain facilities on the Sweet Briar campus as well as various walking trails.|
In response to COVID-19, VCCA announced a temporary closure on March 27, 2020. VCCA has now announced plans to reopen its Mt. San Angelo location in the summer of 2021. International programs remain on hold.
|need-based financial aid available||Amherst, VA||$50 application fee||Jan. 15|
|Warren Center for the Humanities, Robert Penn - Vanderbilt University|
|1 yr Andrew W. Mellon Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowships for young scholars in all disciplines whose lively presence will help to focus the center's work and stimulate discussions; annual theme.|
The Warren Center will not be hosting a Faculty Fellows Program in 2019/2020.
|$50,000 + $2,000 moving expenses||Nashville, TN||X||PhD no more than 5 years out||Jan.|
|Willapa Bay AiR|
|1-mth, self-directed residencies available for emerging and established artists, writers, scholars, singer/songwriters, and musical composers; residency provides lodging, meals, and work space at no cost, to six residents each month from March 1 through September 30. |
Willapa Bay AiR will not be accepting applications for a 2021 residency. The open application period for a 2022 residency will begin May 15, 2021 and conclude July 31, 2021.
|Oysterville, WA||$30 application fee||Jul. 31|
|Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library|
|2-6 wk maker-creator fellowship for artists, writers, filmmakers, horticulturalists, craftspeople, and others who wish to examine, study, and immerse themselves in Winterthur’s vast collections in order to inspire creative and artistic works|
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Winterthur created a remote fellowship option to accommodate offsite work. The Museum is happy to discuss the possibility of remote and hybrid options with awardees. Remote options are offered for researchers in all categories.
|$1,750/mo||Winterthur, DE||Jan. 15|
|Wolfsonian, The - Florida International University|
|3-4 wk research fellowships for scholars wishing to explore the museum/library's collections of approximately 120,000 objects that illustrate the persuasive power of art and design; collections cover 1885 to 1945 |
Please note: The Wolfsonian's fellowship program will be on hiatus during the 2021–22 academic year as the museum accommodates a backlog of awardees who have been unable to visit due to COVID–19. The next application deadline is December 31, 2021, for fellowships in Fall 2022 and Spring 2023.
|X||Miami Beach, FL||X||Dec. 31, 2021|
|Women's Studio Workshop|
|Several residency opportunities available for artists wishing to make use of the WSW's facilities, which include etching, letterpress, papermaking, book arts, silkscreen, 3D work, ceramics, and photography. Residencies range from 4 to 10 weeks; stipends and deadlines vary.|
Some residencies applications are paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Check site for details.
|parent residency: $1,450|
studio & book residencies: $350/wk + funds for materials
Schneider grant: $1,500
|Rosendale, NY or Malmö, Sweden||parent, studio, & book residencies: up to $250||parent residency: must have at least 1 dependent child under 18 yrs old|
Schneider: must be resident of Greene, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, or Orange counties of NY
|parent residency: Jan. 15|
Chili Bowl & studio residencies: Jun. 1
Malmö residency: Jun. 30
studio residency: Sep. 1
Schneider & Chili Bowl residencies: Oct. 15
book residencies: Nov. 15
|Yaddo is an artists' community located on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York offering 2-8 wk artistic residencies to professional creative artists working in one or more of the following media: choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance art, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video; $30 application fee.|
Yaddo is currently closed, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|limited financial aid available for previous visitors||Saratoga Springs, NY||Jan., Aug.|
|Yale Institute of Sacred Music|
|long-term (1-2 sem.) senior fellowships for scholars in a variety of academic and artistic disciplines, including but not limited to anthropology, architecture, art history, composition, creative writing, ethnomusicology, film studies, languages and literatures, liturgical studies, musicology, religion and literature, religious studies, ritual studies, sociology, theatre studies, and theology; collaborative applications welcome.|
short-term (1-3 mo.) collections-based fellowships for research on the aural, material, visual, ritual, and textual cultures of religions. These fellowships are restricted to work in Yale’s non-circulating collections, particularly at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the Collection of Musical Instruments, the Yale Center for British Art, the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, and the Yale University Art Gallery.
|long-term: up to $52,000|
|New Haven, CT||long-term: reasonable moving expenses reimbursed|
short-term: round-trip travel
|long-term: Nov. 15|
short-term: Oct. 15