The research areas of this scholarship are: The Kresge Artist Fellowships are given each year to artists in the dance/music, film/theater, literary and visual arts. In 2015, nine fellowships will be awarded in the literary arts and nine fellowships will be awarded in the visual arts. Literary:
Who can apply to this scholarship? Fellowship applications are accepted by artists who:
· Are current legal residents of the metropolitan Detroit tri
· county area (Macomb, Oakland or Wayne counties) in Michigan, have resided in the area for the past two years and are expected to retain residence in one of the three counties during the fellowship period
· Work in one or more of the disciplines reviewed each year
· Are at least 18 years old
Benefits of the scholarship: Kresge Artist Fellowships consist of a $25,000 award and professional practice opportunities for emerging and established metropolitan Detroit artists. The purpose of the fellowship is to enable the artist to devote time and resources to whatever is necessary to deepen his or her art form, to experiment and to advance his or her artistic career. Fellowship funding may cover any aspect of the artist’s life, such as, but not limited to, informal study, exploration of new artistic directions, overhead costs, travel as it directly relates to the artistic career, living and other expenses.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The fellowship period is 12 months and begins each year in June.
Number of scholarships: The program will provide support for nine Literary Arts Fellows and nine Visual Arts Fellows.