Fellowship Awards: Open to all artists & writers

29 January 2011

Fellowships Awards:

Applications Must Be Received Ry: FEBRUARY 15, 2011

VSC awards a number of fellowships for 4-week residencies throughout the year. In addition to VSC Awards, a variety of special fellowships are also available for full or partial funding as well as specific international fellowships with deadlines on April 1st. To apply for a fellowship, please use our brochure or download an application. To apply for a special fellowship award, applicants should note any additional award name(s) for which they are eligible. View the October 1 Fellowship Winners.

Awards for the February 15 Deadline:
Vermont Studio Center Awards
Sixteen fellowship awards are open to all artists and writers based on merit as represented in the portfolio or manuscript.
The Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW) Fellowship
This Fellowship provides a one-month VSC residency for a writer who is a current member of ALSCW.
Bermant Foundation Fellowships
Two fellowships for visual artists focused on technological kinetic art including sound sculpture, performance and, in general art that incorporates time, movement, motion and change. Preference will be given to work that draws its form, content and materials from current technology.
Civil Society Institute (CSI)
One award for an east coast minority artist with demonstrable financial need; preference will be given to artists from New Haven, Jersey City, and Baltimore. The $25 application fee is waived for eligible CSI applicants. Award includes a $500 travel stipend.
Dedalus Foundation Fellowships
Three fellowships for painters working in the modernist tradition.
Gihon River Collective Fellowship
One award for an outstanding visual artist or writer who is a current resident of the United Kingdom (at least 2 years). Funding for this award was raised by VSC September 2009 Alumni at their London show in 2010.
Harpo Foundation Native American Fellowships
Two fellowship awards open to Native American artists living in the U.S. based on the strength and quality of their work. Includes a $500 travel stipend.
Joan Mitchell Foundation
Ten fellowship awards open to visual artists of outstanding talent and demonstrated financial need are supported by the Joan Mitchell Foundation.
Kay Evans Award
One 2-week merit-based award open to all poets; created in honor of Maine poet Kay Evans by her friends and family.
In 2011, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation/VSC Fellowship Program for visual artists of outstanding talent will support two to four 4-week residencies for domestic artists.
Wheels for Wheels Award
One fellowship open to an artist or writer who uses a wheelchair and/or has a spinal cord injury.
Helen Zell Residency Fellowship
One fellowship for a University of Michigan MFA candidate in poetry between his/her first or second year.
Zoland Poetry Fellowships
Offered in conjunction with Zoland Poetry, these 2 annual Fellowships are open to writers of original English-language poetry (1) and to translators (1). Poets should submit a manuscript according to guidelines on the Apply page; translators should submit 3 copies of the original poems/translations, along with a description of English-language rights, author bio, and translator CV.

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