Sunday, October 31, 2010
2012-13 Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship
Deadline: 01 December 2010
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. Up to three additional Fellowships of lesser amounts may also be granted upon Committee recommendations.
The Fellowships are to be used by the recipients toward defraying the expenses of advanced study in America or abroad. The Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship competition is open to graduates of the College of Fine and Applied Arts of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and to graduates of similar institutions of equal educational standing 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.
Regulations Governing the Award Each Fellowship is for one academic year of study in a program approved by the Committee. The place of study may be in America or abroad, in an approved educational institution, with an approved private teacher, or in independent study.
Fellowship recipients must meet all entrance requirements of the proposed educational institution. Other grants, fellowships and part-time graduate assistantships may be held simultaneously with the Fellowship.
Selection is based upon the applicant’s high achievement in his/her major field of study or related cultural fields, as well as the character, merit and suitability of the program proposed by the applicant. Seriousness of purpose and good moral character will be considered as part of each application and will be included in the judgment of the Committee. The candidates who, in the opinion of the Committee, appear to possess the greatest promise and the greatest likelihood to benefit from the Fellowship will be recommended to the Chancellor and Provost at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as recipients. Group work is not eligible for submission.