The Iceland-Greece Joint Award for Arts and Design

The Iceland-Greece Joint Award for Arts and Design


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This is an opportunity for creative individuals to gain inspiration from both the Arctic and the Mediterranean, creating and showcasing their art in both Greece and Iceland. The grant is open to all fields of art and design. We welcome applications from visual artists, writers, poets, dancers, filmmakers, photographers, designers, musicians and other artists. Grantees will be expected to show their work or publish, depending on the field.  Project proposals will be judged on recognized professional standing and substantial professional accomplishments. Grantees are encouraged to teach and/or mentor students in some capacity during the grant period.

Grant Length: The grant is for a total of six months. It is offered jointly by Iceland and Greece, with 3 months to be spent in each country. The grant can start either in Greece or Iceland.

Grant Dates: Grants should begin no earlier than 1 September 2023. Grants must be completed by end of June 2024. The grantee may go directly from one country to the other or return to the U.S. for a brief period in between visits to the two countries, as long as the grant is completed within the overall grant dates.

Locations: Affiliation with any university, research organization or other appropriate partners in Iceland and Greece.

Flex Option: No

Discipline Type: Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered:
Architecture, Art History, Arts,Creative Writing, Dance, Design,Drama/Theater, Fashion, Film/Cinema Studies and Music

Special Features: Grantees will be invited to Fulbright activities in each host country during the grant period.  Local hosts help the scholar to settle in, provide introductions and in general provide assistance to ensure a productive and enjoyable Fulbright experience.

Application Deadline: September 15, 2022

For more information on this award please visit the CIES website by clicking here


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