Camargo Foundation Core Fellowship Program in France, 2015/2016

The Camargo Foundation has invited applications for four to eleven weeks residential fellowships. Foundation welcomes artists and scholars from all countries, nationalities and career levels to work on specific projects or areas of inquiry. Fellows may work individually or with a collaborator. Fellows are housed in private apartments with kitchens on the Foundation’s campus, all with views of the Mediterranean and the Port of Cassis. A stipend of 600US$ per month is available, as is funding for basic transportation to and from Cassis for the residency. The application deadline is January 13, 2015.. The Camargo Foundation, located in Cassis, France and founded by artist and philanthropist Jerome Hill, is a residential center offering programming in the humanities and the arts. It offers time and space in a contemplative environment to think, create, and connect. The Foundation encourages the visionary work of scholars, artists, and leading thinkers in the arts and humanities. The Camargo Foundation welcomes artists and scholars from all countries, nationalities, and career levels to work on specific projects or areas of inquiry. Applicants must be fluent in English. Fellows may work individually or with a collaborator. The residency experience is enhanced by the quiet campus and the surrounding natural beauty of Cap Canaille and the Calanques national park. At the same time, Camargo is only a 45-minute drive from Marseille, and near Aix-en-Provence and Arles, which are major centers for arts, culture, and research.. These are four to eleven weeks residential fellowships for artists and scholars.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Fellowships are awarded in all disciplines.
Who can apply to this scholarship? The Camargo Foundation welcomes applications from individuals from all countries, nationalities, and career levels, working in the following fields:
· Scholars working in French and Francophone cultures, including cross
· cultural studies that engage the cultures and influences of the Mediterranean region. This includes graduate students whose academic residence and general requirements have been met and who are completing the dissertation required for their degree.
· Artists, in all disciplines, who are the primary creators of new work
· Leading thinkers in the arts and humanities
Benefits of the scholarship: Fellows are housed in private apartments with kitchens on the Foundation’s campus, all with views of the Mediterranean and the Port of Cassis. A stipend of 600US$ per month is available, as is coverage of basic travel expenses to and from Cassis. Spouses, partners, and children over six are welcome. Children must be enrolled in and attending school or off-campus activities.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  The Camargo Foundation’s primary program consists of fellowship residencies of four to eleven weeks. The dates for 2015/2016 are: -Fall 2015: 8 weeks from September 1st to October 27, 2015. -Winter 2016: 4, 8 or 11 weeks  starting on January 27, 2016. Applicants can choose between 4 weeks from January 27 to February 24, 2016 or 8 weeks from January 7 to March 23, 2016 or 11 weeks from January 27 to April 13, 2016.
Number of scholarships: Not Known

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