About Princeton University and Fellowship
Princeton University, a prestigious private Ivy League research institution located in Princeton, New Jersey, has a rich history dating back to its founding in 1746 as the College of New Jersey. As the fourth-oldest higher education institution in the United States, Princeton has a legacy of academic excellence and tradition. The university is renowned for its residential college system, offering a unique and engaging academic and social experience for its students.
With over 500 student organizations on campus, Princeton fosters a vibrant and diverse community. The university’s athletic teams, known as the Princeton Tigers, compete in the NCAA Division I as part of the Ivy League. Princeton has a strong commitment to arts and culture, providing various opportunities for artistic exploration and expression.
The Princeton Arts Fellowship is a prestigious program supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the David E. Kelley Society of Fellows in the Arts, and the Maurice R. Greenberg Scholarship Fund. This fellowship is designed for early-career artists and creatives who show exceptional promise in various artistic disciplines, such as visual arts, filmmaking, poetry, literature, theater, design, and performance arts. Fellows are given the opportunity to engage in their artistic practice and instruction while teaching at Princeton University for a duration of two academic years.
Details about Princeton Arts Fellowship at Princeton University:
- Scholarship Sponsor: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, David E. Kelley Society of Fellows in the Arts, and the Maurice R. Greenberg Scholarship Fund
- Scholarship Value: $90,000
- Number of awards: Not specified
- Study level: Fellowship
- Host Institution(s): Princeton University, USA
Eligibility Criteria for Princeton Arts Fellowship
To be eligible for the Princeton Arts Fellowship at Princeton University, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Applicants should be early-career artists and creatives, including composers, conductors, musicians, choreographers, visual artists, filmmakers, poets, novelists, playwrights, designers, directors, and performance artists, among others.
- There is no citizenship requirement for applicants; international artists are welcome to apply.
- Individuals who hold a Ph.D. or any other advanced degree obtained through the Princeton Arts Fellowship program are not eligible.
- This fellowship does not provide the opportunity to earn a Ph.D. or other advanced degrees.
Application Process for Princeton Arts Fellowship
To apply for the Princeton Arts Fellowship, applicants should follow these steps:
- Complete the online application form available here.
- Prepare the following application materials:
- Curriculum vitae (CV)
- Names and contact information of three references (do not arrange for letters of recommendation to be sent unless requested by the search committee)
- Work samples, which may include writing samples, images of your work, or links to video performances
- A 750-word proposal outlining your plans for the two years of the fellowship, including details on teaching and engagement in Princeton’s arts community, as well as how you have promoted diversity and inclusion in your artistic practice, research, and teaching.
Please note that the Princeton Arts Fellowship is open to applicants only twice in their lifetime.
Application Deadline: September 12, 2023
For more information and to access the application form, visit here.