Art and Communications

Fellowships, Grants, Scholarships, Awards
Click on each link for deadlines and application information.

Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Traveling Fellowship visual and fine arts
Description: Provides support to students in the visual and fine arts, including art history, conservation, studio art and photography, for travel and living expenses outside the continental United States, Alaska and Hawaii in accordance with a program of study or other activities approved by the fellowship selection committee.
Eligibility: Open to students who have received an undergraduate degree, no more than three years prior to the start of the fellowship year from a select group of universities (Wesleyan University included).

NPR Kroc Fellowship  journalism and public radio
A year-long, intensive training program designed to bring exceptional journalists into the public radio system.
Open to students who are just completing college or graduate school.

The Stone and Holt Weeks Fellowship  journalism
Designed to give a promising individual the opportunity to launch a career in journalism
Eligibility: Open to students who are just completing a bachelor's degree. Individuals with additional education and experience are of course also welcome to apply.

Bob Eddy Scholarship Program journalism
Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists
Description: Supports student achievement and commitment to future careers in journalism
Eligibility: Starting Junior or Senior year in the fall at a 4-year accredited college in CT.

Rattle Poetry Prize  poetry
Description: Offers $5,000 for a single poem, plus ten honorable mentions of $100 each.
Eligibility: Open

Public Relations Society of America Scholarships public relations
Description: PRSA invests in the future of the profession by awarding the following scholarships to outstanding university students studying public relations.
Eligibility: Click link to see all scholarships available

Overseas Press Club Foundation  foreign correspondents / journalism
Description: Encouraging the next generation of foreign correspondents.
Eligibility: Graduate and undergraduate students, studying at American colleges and universities, who aspire to become foreign correspondents, are invited to apply for one of twelve $2,000 scholarships to be awarded by the Overseas Press Club Foundation.

The Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship music / architectural design / art and design / theatre / dance
Description: Three major Fellowships will be awarded, one of approximately $20,000 in any field of music; one of approximately $20,000 in architectural design and history, art and design, theatre, dance, or instrumental or vocal music; and one of approximately $9,000 in art, architecture, dance, landscape architecture, theatre, or urban and regional planning. The Fellowships are to be used by the recipients toward defraying the expenses of advanced study in America or abroad.
Eligibility: Student graduating from an institution of equal educational standing to the University of Illinois whose
principal or major studies have been in one of the following fields: Architecture—Design or History; Art— all branches; Dance—Choreography, Performance, Performance/Choreography; Landscape Architecture— History, Culture and Heritage, Sustainable Design, or Design Theory and Practice; Music—all branches;Theatre—Acting, Design, Playwriting, or Theatre Research/History; Urban and Regional Planning—all branches. A Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Art, Dance, Landscape Architecture, Music, Theatre, or Urban and Regional Planning is required. Although there is no age limitation for applicants, with other factors being equal, preference will be given to applicants who are under twenty-five years of age.