2014 Camargo Foundation Fellowships in Cassis, France

Deadline: January 13th, 2014

The Camargo Foundation is now accepting applications for Fellowships in Fall 2014 and Spring 2015, from scholars and artists from all countries and nationalities as well as all career levels. The Camargo Foundation is a residential center offering programming in the humanities and the arts.  The Foundation encourages the visionary work of scholars, artists, and thought leaders in the arts and humanities.

During the residency program, fellows meet at least once a week for project discussions. The Foundation also offers to introduce fellows to local professionals in their fields and organizes events such as concerts, film screenings, poetry readings, guest speakers, and day excursions. The cultural life in the Aix-Marseille area is rich in theatre, art exhibits, lectures, ballet, music, and cinema.

Fall Fellowships will be 8 weeks from October 1st to November 26th 2014.  Spring Fellowships will be for 4, 8 or 11 weeks from January 28th 2015. A stipend of US$1,500 is available.

Criteria

The Foundation’s primary program consists of individual fellowship residencies of one to three months. The Foundation welcomes applications from individuals in the following areas:

  • Scholars working in French and Francophone cultures, including cross-cultural studies that engage the cultures and influences of the Mediterranean region
  • Visual artists, creative writers, film/video/new media directors, playwrights, composers, choreographers, and multidisciplinary artists

The Camargo Foundation supports Fellows who are:

  • committed to artistic and scholarly excellence
  • take risks and embrace challenge
  • are rigorous in their approach to their work, and
  • have a record of strong, promising professional achievement

Eligibility

Applicants to the Camargo Foundation may include:

  • Members of university and college faculties who wish to pursue special studies while on leave from their institutions;
  • Independent scholars and professors emeriti working on specific projects;
  • Teachers in secondary schools, public or private, benefiting from a leave of absence in order to work on some pedagogical or scholarly project;
  • Graduate students whose academic residence and general requirements have been met and for whom a stay in France would be beneficial in completing the dissertation required for their degree;
  • Composers, creative writers, choreographers, film/video/new media directors, visual artists, playwrights, and multidisciplinary artists working on specific projects or specified areas of creative inquiry.

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