Art Administration Fellowships

March 1 deadline

Arts Administration Fellowships are awarded to administrators to improve their skills and ability to serve their organization and community. Fellowship funds may be used to attend administrative related workshops, engage in mentorship programs and/or any other activities geared toward strengthened the administrative capacity of the individual arts administrator.

Who is Eligible to Apply?

An applicant applying for an arts administration fellowship must be working in an administrative capacity with an Alabama arts organization in a full time paid position for two years prior to the application deadline date. Additionally, the applicant must be a legal resident of Alabama and must have lived in the state for two years prior to the application deadline date. And, if awarded a fellowship, the recipient must maintain residency during the grant award year (October 1 – September 30). An individual can only submit one fellowship application during the year. Fellowship recipients cannot apply again for six years after receipt of the award, but applicants who have not received a fellowship are encouraged to apply again. Individuals who have received two fellowships are no longer eligible. College faculty and other school personnel are not eligible to apply under this category.

What Supplemental Material is Required?

Applicants applying for an arts administration fellowship must submit a detailed professional resume and three current letters of support/recommendation. Additionally, a brief organizational profile and any other information that speaks to the mission and purpose of the organization should also be submitted.

Amount of Award: $5,000