The Camargo Foundation


Deadline: ~January 12

Submission Method: Mail

Current Fellows

Recent Chicago Fellows: Vera Klement, Art, retired (05/06); Karen Pagani, pre-doc Comparative Literature (French Lit/Philosophy), (06/07)

Competition Level: the number of awards and applications submitted is not available

Eligibility: Academic projects must have a connection to France or Francophone cultures. Artistic projects do not have this requirement. Proficiency in English is required.

The Camargo Foundation, located in Cassis, France, is an interdisciplinary and multicultural residential center for scholars pursuing studies in the humanities and social sciences related to French and francophone cultures as well as for composers, writers, and visual artists (painters, sculptors, photographers, filmmakers, video artists, and new media artists) pursuing creative projects.

The Foundation’s campus, which overlooks the Mediterranean Sea, includes thirteen furnished apartments, a reference library, a music/conference room, an artist’s studio with darkroom, a composer’s studio, and a studio for either an artist or a composer. Residencies are one semester (either early-September to mid-December or mid-January to the end of May) and accompanied by a stipend. A stipend of $1,500 is available.

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