The Vermont Studio Center holds three annual fellowship deadlines, with new juries and different awards each time. In 2011, VSC awarded 179 fellowships to artists and writers from the U.S. and 25 other countries.
The following fellowships are available at our February 15, 2012 Awards Deadline:
Vermont Studio Center Fellowships
Sixteen awards open to all artists and writers, based entirely on merit. Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Fellowships Four fellowships for visual artists and writers with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI). Each award includes a $500 stipend for travel and expenses during the residency and, if necessary, a stipend for room, board, and travel for a personal care assistant.
Educational Foundation of America Fellowships
Three merit-based fellowships available to emerging and mid-career artists and writers of color from the United States.
David Bermant Foundation Fellowships
Two fellowships for visual artists focused on kinetic art including sound sculpture, performance and art that incorporates time, movement, motion and change. Preference will be given to work that draws its form, content and materials from current technology.
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. This award includes a $500 travel stipend.
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowships
Two fellowships for visual artists of outstanding talent from the United States.
Zoland Poetry Fellowships
Two awards open to writers of original English-language poetry and poetry translators.
The Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW) Fellowship
One fellowship for a writer who is a current member of ALSCW.
Charles E. & Edna T. Brundage Charitable, Scientific and Wildlife Conservation Foundation Fellowship
One fellowship for a visual artist or writer of merit from New Jersey with demonstrable financial need.
Civil Society Institute Fellowship
One fellowship for a minority artist with demonstrable financial need from New Haven, Jersey City, or Baltimore. The $25 application fee is waived for eligible CSI applicants. This award also includes a $500 travel stipend.
Kay Evans Award
One fellowship, open to all poets, based on merit. This award was created in honor of Maine resident Kay Evans by her friends and family.
Charles C. Gurd Artist Residency Award for Concordia University
One fellowship open to full-time faculty, graduate and undergraduate students with at least 30 credits in the Department of Studio Arts. Additionally, the Faculty of Fine Arts will provide the recipient up to $2,000 for travel and materials.
Helen Zell Residency Fellowship
One fellowship for a University of Michigan MFA candidate in poetry between their first and second year.
Visit http://www.vermontstudiocenter.org/fellowships for all information and to apply.