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Individual Artist Fellowships

Fellowships to Nebraska Individual Artists
for Music, Dance, Filmmaking, and Theater

GrantWatch ID#: 175786
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Nebraska Arts Council


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Fellowships of $1,000 to $5,000 to Nebraska individual artists to recognize and support outstanding work in the disciplines of music and sound, choreography, theater and playwriting, and filmmaking and screenwriting. The current intake cycle will accept applications for the following categories:

1) Music/Sound - This category accepts submissions from composers working in any and all styles of music.

2) Choreography - This category accepts work in all choreographic styles, including mixed-media or multi-genre performance works in which choreography and/or organized movement is primary.

3) Filmmaking/Screenwriting - This category accepts work in video and film or any work in which video and film or video/film cinematic techniques are pivotal.

4) Theater/Playwriting - This category accepts work in the performing arts where theater techniques are pivotal.

$1,000 - $5,000

The fellowship award period is one year.

The applicant must be 19 years old or older and a resident of Nebraska for two years prior to the application date and remain a resident of Nebraska during the fellowship award period of one year. To receive an award, the recipient must submit proof of residency via a notarized affidavit of residency, which will be kept on file at the NAC office.

Applicant must not be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or certificate-granting program in the artistic field in which the application is being made.

Applicant must be the originator of the work, not an interpreter of the work of others.

All previous fellowship winners are eligible to reapply. Previous winners must have completed their grant award requirement to be eligible, submit work not previously part of an award-winning application and can only apply every three years.

Apply online beginning August 15. Applications are due November 15.

Upcoming Award Cycles:
-2018: Literature, Deadline November 15, 2017
-2019: Visual Arts, Deadline November 15, 2018

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:

Launa Bacon

Nebraska Arts Council
1004 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68102

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