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Gallatin Newington-Cropsey Foundation Fellowship

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The Newington-Cropsey Foundation, in partnership with Gallatin, invites both undergraduate and graduate Gallatin students to apply for its annual fellowship for emerging artists and scholars. The fellowship gives students a unique opportunity to participate in seminars, study trips, and public forums where they can present and develop their own work while building crucial connections within the artistic and academic world. In addition to intellectual support, the fellowship includes access to the library at the Newington-Cropsey Academy of the Arts in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, where fellows are assigned their own desk space. Fellows must be available for weekly lectures during the fall and spring semesters on Wednesdays mid-October to December and January to early May.

The Newington-Cropsey Foundation

The Newington-Cropsey Foundation preserves and displays the home and artwork of Jasper F. Cropsey, Hudson River School artist. Cropsey’s home, Ever Rest, is listed on the National Register of Historic Sites. Through its work, the Foundation provides an opportunity for the public to experience historical and cultural examples of life in the Hudson Valley in the 19th century, as well as an opportunity to enjoy the works and home of one of America's finest artists.

Eligibility

Undergraduate Students with strong academic records OR Graduate Students enrolled in Gallatin’s MA Program who have completed 12 credits while at Gallatin. The "In-Residence" Library Program will focus on the academic fields of the Classics, Dante, Shakespeare, Art History in connection to cultural history and social change. Preference will be given to upperclassmen (junior and seniors) and graduate students.

Duration

Weekly lectures will occur on Wednesdays beginning in mid-October. The Fellowship will cover the periods between October through December and from January through May for a total of five (5) months. Fellows receive a stipend of $500 per month for a total of $2,500. 

Deadline

Applications are due April 1st. 

Application Requirements

  • Concentration/Thesis: Describe your concentration or thesis and explain how this award/fellowship may contribute to your concentration/thesis's development.
  • Sample of Your Work (can be written or artistic work)
  • Resume 
  • Recommendation