Important notes about this fellowship opportunity
Where can I access the reading list?
Please visit this page for the list.
Who is eligible for an In-Session Fellowship?
Currently, the fellowship is for ALAANA Chicago-based artists, creatives and nonprofits whose practices, values, and missions align with racial justice. Additionally, potential fellows consider research, collaboration, and community integral parts of the whole. ALAANA is a term used to identify African, Latinx, Arab, Asian and Native American individuals and communities. This program is to support those who identify as such.
For this program, we are defining eligibility as follows:
Individuals eligible for the fellowship are:
Individuals not eligible for the fellowship are:
Is this a program only for Chicago-based artists and creatives?
Yes, this program is only for Chicago-based applicants.
When will applications open?
The application portal opens June 15, 2022.
When will applications close?
The application portal will close July 15th, 2022 at 11:59 pm Central. The application deadline has been extended to July 22, 2022 at 11:59 pm.
Can I get help or questions answered about my fellowship application?
You may email any questions that might arise to: firstname.lastname@example.org
How many fellowships will be awarded?
The program will support 6 fellows with each receiving $21,000 over the fellowship period. The financial breakdown is $17,500 artist fee and $3,500 for health stipend or $3,000 per month for 7 months. Additionally, each fellowship pair will receive $3,000 in materials and supplies support for their public salon.
Should applicants apply in pairs or individually?
Yes, applicants should apply in pairs. There will be one application for each conversation pair.
Who is leading the sessions this season?
The sessions will be led by Executive Director Jeffreen M. Hayes will assistance from Co-Director of Programs Lasondra Kern.
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