Archive for the 'Artists/Composers' Category

Fulbright Scholar Program

Length: 2 to 12 months for Core Awards; 2 weeks for German Studies Seminar and Higher Education Administrator Programs abroad. Deadline: August 1, 2013 Comments:  Must be U.S. citizen; “Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree (including a master’s degree, depending on the field) as appropriate” typically required;  candidates outside academe (e.g., professionals, artists) with recognized professional standing […]

Schiff Foundation Fellowship for Critical Architectural Writing

Deadline: February 24 Duration: n/a The Division of the Humanities is pleased to invite applicants for the Schiff Foundation Fellowship for Critical Architectural Writing. This award, in its seventh year, is administered by the Department of Architecture and Design at the Art Institute of Chicago. The program is designed to recognize young, talented writers and […]

Ernst Mach Grant for Research in Austria

Deadline: March 1st for the following academic year Length: 1-9 months Comments: open to postgraduates pursuing a doctoral PhD program…and postdocs wishing to do research in Austria”; must be 35 years of age or under; good knowledge of German required; all nationalities except Austrian URL:

Dan David Prize 2012 – Plastic Arts

Deadline: March 15 Length: 1 academic year Comments: For “an active artist in one of the fields of painting, sculpture, photography, video art or installation, or a combination thereof”; MFA students are eligible URL:

NYPL Cullman Center Fellowships

Deadline: September 27 Length: September to May Comments: For academics, independent scholars, journalists, and creative writers “whose work will benefit directly from access to the research collections at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building” of the New York Public Library System; “people seeking funding for research leading directly to a degree” are not eligible URL:   […]

Black Metropolis Research Consortium Timuel Black Fellowship in African-American Studies

Deadline: January 11 in 2010 Length: Short-term Comments: For scholars, writers, educators, and institutional researchers who could benefit from the resources of the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection in the Woodson branch of the Chicago Public Library; scholars must hold doctorates, educators must teach full-time in public elementary schools, secondary schools, or community colleges URL: […]

Black Metropolis Research Consortium (Chicago) Short-Term (Summer) Fellowships

Deadline: January 11 in 2010 Length: Short-term Comments: For scholars, media artists, musicians/composers, playwrights, visual artists, fiction/non-fiction writers; scholars must have PhD, artists need not have MFA or other terminal degree; must have need to use resources of at least one institution in the consortium URL:

American Musicological Society Noah Greenberg Award

Deadline: August 15 Length: monetary prize Comments: “The award is intended as a grant-in-aid to stimulate active cooperation between scholars and performers by recognizing and fostering outstanding contributions to historical performing practices”; “both scholars and performers may apply, since the Award may subsidize the publication costs of articles, monographs, or editions, as well as public performance, […]

American Musicological Society Hampson Fund for Research on Classic Song

Deadline: August 15 Length: monetary award Comments: “The fund is dedicated to fostering editions and scholarship on classic song in all its contexts (including American song, contemporary song, etc.), as well as new and innovative technologies for promoting and understanding classic song via interactive media and the Internet”; “proposals from graduate students writing dissertations, independent scholars, […]

Epstein Award for Archival and Library Research in American Music

Deadline: July 1, 2013 Length: Unstated (Total amount to be awarded is $1000) Comments: “Grants are awarded to support research in archives or libraries internationally [or nationally] on any aspect of American music” URL: