Princeton Arts Fellowships for Outstanding Artists ($88,000 Stipend available)

Deadline: September 13, 2022 (59:00  EDT)

Opportunity Description


Princeton University is accepting applications for Princeton Arts Fellows . The Princeton Arts Fellowships will be awarded to artists whose achievements have extraordinarily demonstrated a promise in any section of artistic practice and teaching. The Lewis Center is putting creative and performing are at the heart of the Princeton experience to help each of us to make sense of our lives and our neighbor’s lives. Princeton Arts Fellows spend two successive academic years (September 1 – July 1) at Princeton University, and it will also include formal teaching. The fellows will have to teach one course per semester under the normal work assignment being subject to confirmation by the Dean of the Faculty, but the faculty may ask fellows to undertake an artistic assignment in lieu of a class, such as directing a play or producing a dance with students.


Deadline: September 13, 2022 (59:00  EDT)
Host University: Princeton University
Location: United States
Duration: Two academic years
Interview date: December 12, 2022
Field: Arts (in general)

Fellowship Benefit

  • An $88,000 annual stipend or salary is provided. Fellowships are not intended to finance work resulting in an advanced degree.

Eligibility criteria

Applications in creative writing, music, dance, visual arts, and theater will be accepted.

  • Applicants other than U.S. citizens are eligible to apply.
  • Princeton University Ph.D. degree holders are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates should be early career_ including but not limited to_ composers, conductors, musicians, choreographers, visual artists, filmmakers, poets, novelists, playwrights, designers, directors, and performance artists.
  • Interested applicants who find this opportunity beneficial to spend two years teaching and working in an artistically lively university environment and community are welcome to apply.

Selection criteria

The selection of the finalists will take place based on artistic commitment and record of achievement, the potential for meaningful engagement with a vibrantly diverse pool of undergraduate students, and the possibility of tremendous dedication to the intellectual and artistic life of the Princeton community.

How to Apply

You should submit an online application for this fellowship through the application link provided.

Application Requirements:

  • A curriculum vitae
  • A proposal of 750 words that outlines how you plan to use the two years of the fellowship to advance your work (250 words)

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