HODDER FELLOWSHIP

The Hodder Fellowship will be given to writers and non-literary artists of exceptional promise to pursue independent projects at Princeton University during the 2017-2018 academic year. Potential Hodder Fellows are writers, composers, choreographers, visual artists, performance artists, or other kinds of artists or humanists who have “much more than ordinary intellectual and literary gifts”.

Recipients are selected more “for promise than for performance.” Given the strength of the applicant pool, most successful Fellows have published a first book or have similar achievements in their own fields; the Hodder is designed to provide Fellows with the “studious leisure” to undertake significant new work.

Where:
Princeton University/Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA

When:
2017-2018

Deadline for application:
19 September 2016

Hodder Fellows spend an academic year at Princeton, but no formal teaching is involved. An $80,000 stipend is provided for this 10-month appointment. Fellowships are not intended to fund work leading to an advanced degree. One need not be a U.S. citizen to apply.

Writers
Submit a resume, a 3,000-word writing sample of recent work, and a project proposal of 500 to 750 words.

Performing Artists, Visual Artists and Composers:
Submit a resume, a project proposal of 500 to 750 words, and examples of ten minutes of performance through link(s) to sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, Flicker, etc. Visual artists should provide up to 20 still images saved as a PDF file and submit as part of their online application or supply a link to a website. Composers may send 1-2 scores as a PDF file and submit as part of their online application and/or supply a link to a website.

How to apply: http://arts.princeton.edu/fellowships/

Contact details: Amy Nash at amynash@princeton.edu

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