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Professional Development Fellowship

The Professional Development Fellowship is a Fellowship sponsored by College Art Association.

Award Information:

Amount of Fellowship: Average: $5000
Application Deadline: 31-Jan
Requirements: Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, be from a culturally diverse background, and have been marginalized in the artistic field due to race, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or history of economic disadvantage. Applicant must demonstrate financial need and be receiving the M.F.A. or Ph.D. degree during the year award is granted. $10,000 for second year to subsidize salary is given to employer.
Eligibility: Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study, Other

Sponsorship provided by:

College Art Association
275 Seventh Avenue, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Email Address:
Phone Number: 212 691 1051 x248
Fax Number: 212 627 2381

You can find out more by contacting:

Lauren Stark
Manager of Programs

It is important to spend time looking into the background of the fellowship. Getting the greatest odds of achieving your goal is a result of finding out the requirements from the start and making sure you meet them. Before you even begin, try to recognize the driving force for the College Art Association and what they hope to achieve with the Professional Development Fellowship. If you are qualified, verify that there is any likelihood of actually getting the fellowship. Upon determining that you have the possibility of actually being one of the winners of the Professional Development Fellowship, then it is useful to put forth the effort to apply.

A vital detail of working toward obtaining the fellowship is paying close attention to the application. Some forms are drawn-out and boring, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that you fill out the application precisely and without omission. It would be awful to get passed over as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After filing, it's important to know when the Professional Development Fellowship distributes the resources in order to know whether or not it is possible to count on the fellowship to help meet the expenses associated with school and how it will help you out, stipulations may exist on what expenses are covered by the Professional Development Fellowship. Recently it has become more burdensome to be able to cover all of your financial needs, and obtaining the Professional Development Fellowship to help with your financial aid can provide significant support. If you don't end up getting the Professional Development Fellowship, keep at it, you can find different fellowships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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