18 Camargo Core Fellowships for International Artists and Scholars in France 2017

The Camargo Foundation is happy to offer Camargo Core Fellowship Program for Artists and Scholars. Three main categories are offered, and several subcategories for artists’ applications.

Research, experiment & create: Applicants may apply either to a specific project or a specific area of inquiry on which they would like to work during the residency. An area of inquiry should be specific and represent exploration and investigation in the Fellow’s field. The Camargo Core Program welcomes both open-ended exploration, or more focused works and long-term research projects.

The Camargo Foundation found in Cassis, France, and founded by artist and philanthropist Jerome Hill, is a residential center offering to program in the Arts and Humanities. It gives time and space in a contemplative environment to think, create, and connect. The Foundation encourages the visionary work of artists, scholars, and thinkers in the Arts and Humanities.

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Course Level: Fellowships are available to artists and scholars.

Study Subject: Fellowships are offered in all disciplines.

Scholarship Award: A stipend of 250 USD per week is awarded, as is funding for basic transportation to and from Cassis for the Fellow for the residency. In the case of air travel, basic coach class booked far in advance is covered.

Number of Scholarships: 18 Fellowships/year, 9 artists and 9 scholars/thinkers.

Scholarship can be taken in France

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be qualified for the scholarship:

Three main categories are available, and several subcategories for artists’ applications.

  • Scholars: Applicants should be connected to the Arts and Humanities working on French and Francophone cultures, including but not limited to cross-cultural studies that engage the cultures and influences of the Mediterranean region. To be eligible for a fellowship in the “Scholars” category, applicants are expected either to hold a PhD and a record of post-doctoral scholarship or to be PhD candidates completing the final stages of research for, or writing of, their dissertation.
  • Thinkers: this category includes accomplished professionals and practitioners in cultural and creative fields (such as curators, journalists, critics, urban planners, independent scholars, etc.) who are professionally engaged in critical thought. We are interested in work attuned to the theoretical “arena”, the arts, and society. Like the scholars, they should be working on French and Francophone cultures, including but not limited to cross-cultural studies that engage the cultures and influences of the Mediterranean region.
  • Artists (all disciplines): applicants should be the primary creators of a new work/project and have achieved a track record of publications/performances/exhibitions, credits, awards and/or grants. We are interested in artists who have a fully developed, mature artistic voice. Applicants may include those who have been commissioned for multiple projects. When applying, artists will have to choose among the following subcategories: Visual Artists / Choreographers and Performance Artists / Writers and Playwrights / Film, Video and Digital Artists / Composers and Sound Artists / Multidisciplinary Artists.

Nationality: The Camargo Foundation welcomes applications from all countries and nationalities.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is October 17, 2017.

Scholarship Link



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