Eligibility Criteria and Requirements:
Age: Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
Experience: Emerging art administrators in the beginning stages of making their work public and engaging the larger community are eligible, regardless of their age if 18+. This category includes individuals who may have completed a few projects but do not yet have ongoing resources or support (no more than three consecutive years in the field of arts administration in a full time or in a free-lance position).
Current students (graduate and undergraduate) are eligible but cannot use the grant to substitute for internships or current academic work, and have to be able to commit to a full-time fellowship (35 - 40 hours/week).
Interest and Knowledge: Applicants should demonstrate a strong interest in and knowledge of the arts and cultural sector.
Commitment: Fellows must be able to commit to a full-time fellowship program for the designated duration of 12 months starting in early 2024 (no later than February 1). The mode of work is to be negotiated by the host and the fellow with the goal of ensuring the most efficient outcomes.
Professional Development: Applicants should express a strong desire to further develop their skills and knowledge in arts administration through the fellowship program.
Collaboration: Fellows should have the ability to work collaboratively with diverse individuals and groups within a co-learning community.
Legal Authorization: Fellows must have legal authorization to work in the United States for the duration of the fellowship, as some positions may require employment eligibility verification. They need to have a Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).
Residency: Applicants must be residents of California.