Deadline:

July 12, 2019 at 17:00 EDT

Location:

New York, USA. 

(Fully Funded)

Description

ISPA’s Fellowship Program was created to provide emerging and mid-career performing arts professionals with the opportunity to expand their international networks through membership and attendance at an ISPA Congress. The Fellows represent all disciplines, genres, and types of arts organizations.

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The International Society for the Performing Arts’ (ISPA) Global Fellowship Program provides one-year access to ISPA’s extensive international network of arts professionals to emerging and mid-career leaders from the global performing arts community, with particular attention paid to applicants from developing economies. Participants join the ISPA membership and attend the New York ISPA Congress where they engage in the development and exchange of ideas with leaders from some of the world’s most significant presenting organizations, performing arts organizations, artist management agencies, cultural policy groups, foundations, festivals and related professionals.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Professional performing arts

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

From 14 to 16 January, 2020, including a one-day Fellows Seminar prior to the Congress (January 13, 2020).

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The Global Fellowship Program seeks to engage leaders working in the management of all professional performing arts. ISPA accepts applicants from all regions of the world, with particular attention paid to applicants from developing economies.
  • Individuals working in the management of the performing arts who are deeply committed to increasing the global connectivity of the industry, and those who take initiative in their own professional development. Those who enjoy engaging with a diverse group of people will be the most successful in the program.

Applicants must be:

  • Currently employed/working in the professional performing arts;
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in the performing arts field;
  • Demonstrate a need for financial assistance;
  • Have the ability to attend and fully participate in the New York 2020 ISPA Congress, January 14 – 16, 2020, including the one-day Fellows Seminar on January 13, 2020;
  • Have received no more than two ISPA Fellowships in the past;

Note:

In considering applying, please be aware that the ISPA Congress is not a traditional arts market and opportunities for self-promotion are limited. This opportunity is intended for those working in the management of the professional performing arts. Performing arts professionals who are deeply committed to increasing the global connectivity of the performing arts industry, as well as those who take initiative in their own professional development, are most likely to benefit.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

       – Fellows receive:

  • One-year ISPA membership with access to all member benefits.
  • Full Pass registration to the New York 2020 ISPA Congress (January 14 – 16, 2020), including a one-day Fellows Seminar prior to the Congress (January 13, 2020).
  • Travel subsidy which may include per diem, flights, and accommodation to support expenses related toattending the congress.
  • Introduction to a current ISPA member who will welcome the Fellow to the Congress and help facilitate their participation as part of ISPA’s Community Building Program.

How to Apply

First step:  Those interested in applying for ISPA’s Global Fellowship Program must submit an application form online after creating an acount from here.

Note:  Applicants are asked to upload their CV/Resume in PDF format.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Reham Hassan / Egypt

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