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McKnight Fellowships for Dancers & Choreographers

The McKnight Fellowships for Dancers and for Choreographers will hold a webinar for all interested applicants. 

Saturday, March 9, 2:00 – 2:30pm

Interested in applying for a McKnight Fellowship for Dancers and Choreographers?

This information session will focus on frequently asked questions regarding the application materials: the artistic statement, resume and work sample. Participants will be able to ask questions via a chat feature, and/or are encouraged to submit a question by email when you RSVP. 

This session, led by Program Director Mary Ellen Childs, will be accessed through the online meeting site, Zoom. RSVP to mckfell@thecowlescenter.org, and participants will be sent a link to enter the webinar by internet browser on a computer or smart phone. 

For information about the guidelines and eligibility, plus detailed video about the online application process:
Dancers: http://www.mcknightdancechoreo.org/dancer-guidelines
Choreographers: http://www.mcknightdancechoreo.org/choreographer-guidelines

FELLOWSHIP Opportunity!

McKNIGHT ARTIST FELLOWSHIPS

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Intent to Apply is now open until Sept. 9

The McKnight Fellowships for Choreographers and the McKnight Fellowships for Dancers awards $25,000 fellowships to Minnesota mid-career dancers and choreographers.

If you plan to apply for a fellowship, you must submit your Intent to Apply by September 9.

Be sure to read the guidelines for complete information on eligibility and criteria. Full guidelines can be found here:

Dancershttp://www.mcknightdancechoreo.org/dancer-guidelines/

Choreographers: http://www.mcknightdancechoreo.org/choreogrpher-guidelines/

INTENT TO APPLY

The Intent to Apply deadline is Wednesday, September 9th at 11:59 pm. If you miss the Intent to Apply deadline you may still submit a final application. However, you will not receive deadline reminders or important updates about the application process.

To access the Intent to Apply form, use the link on the Guidelines page or go directly to: https://mcknightdancechoreo.slideroom.com/#/login

Once you have submitted your Intent to Apply you will be notified regarding the final application process. This application will become available after January 15, 2016 and the deadline will be in early April.

For additional help or questions regarding guidelines please contact Program Director Mary Ellen Childs at McKFell@thecowlescenter.org

Grant Opportunity Jerome Foundation

Check this out! This is an amazing opportunity!

Travel and Study Grant Program

The Travel and Study Grant Program awards grants to emerging artists who create new work, rotating the eligible disciplines in alternating years.  The eligible disciplines for 2014 are dance, film and video, and literature, including choreographers, film and video directors, and writers of poetry, creative nonfiction, fiction, and spoken word.

The 2014 Travel and Study  Grant Program application deadline is February 24, 2014. Travel must occur between June 1, 2014, and December 31, 2016.  Applicants not awarded grants in 2014 may reapply in 2016 if the program is offered.

The 2014 Travel and Study Grant Program is supported by the General Mills Foundation, the Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of the HRK Foudation, and the Jerome Foundation.

Minnesota-based executive and program administrators working for not-for-profit arts organizations in dance, film and video, and literature are also eligible to apply. The program supports such activities as research leading to the creation of new work, the development of collaborations, participation in specific training programs, time for reflection and individualized study, investigating artistic work outside of Minnesota or New York City, and dialogue on aesthetic issues. This program does not support the production of new work or the acquisition of teaching credentials.

Awards are made once per year. Three-person selection panels in each eligible discipline review proposals and recommend recipients to the Jerome Foundation Board, which approves all grants. Selection is based on the quality and potential of the applicant’s work and the significance and appropriateness of the proposed trip. Applications may be reviewed in a two-step process incorporating a first-round screening before panelists review the remaining applications. This program receives many applications and has limited funds available.  Although financial need is not a requirement, please consider whether you need these funds to undertake a travel and study trip.