Description: MacDowell provides time, space, and an inspiring environment to artists of exceptional talent. About 300 artists in seven disciplines are awarded fellowships each year and the sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence. Travel grants as well as need-based stipends are available to open the residency experience to the broadest possible community of artists.
Award: A MacDowell Fellowship, or residency, consists of exclusive use of a studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for up to eight weeks. There are no residency fees.
Eligibility: Applications accepted from artists working in the following disciplines: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. Emerging & established artists welcome to apply. Applicants who are enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs as of the date of application are ineligible for a residency. Doctoral candidates who have finished all coursework may apply. Artists may apply only once every 24 months.
Deadline: For Fall 2021, accepting applications Feb. 15-April 15, 2021. See website for additional dates.