2016/2017 Camargo Foundation Core Fellowship Program for International Students to Study in France

Application Deadline: DECEMBER 8th, 2015

Camargo Foundation welcomes applications for Fellowships in Fall 2016. This call is for two residency periods: one in Fall 2016 (2-month period from September 13 to November 8, 2016) and one in Winter/Spring 2017 (applicants may choose six, eight or eleven weeks beginning February 21, 2017).

The   Camargo   Foundation’s   campus   includes   twelve   furnished   apartments,   a   reference  library,   a   music/conference   room,   an   open-air   theater,   an   artist’s   studio   with   darkroom,   and  a composer’s  studio.  The  Camargo  Foundation does  not  have  a  dance  studio.

Located in a small town of the South of France, facing the Mediterranean Sea, the Foundation offers an exceptional environment to think and create. The quiet campus and the surrounding landscape, Cap Canaille, and the Calanques national park enhance the residency experience. At the same time, Camargo is only a 45-minute drive from Marseille, and near Aix-en-Provence and Arles, which are major centers for arts, culture, and research.

The core Fellowship program offers six, eight, and eleven week residential fellowships to Artists, Scholars, and Leading Thinkers:

– Scholars and thinkers in arts and humanities should be working in French and Francophone cultures, including cross-cultural studies that engage the cultures and influences of the Mediterranean region. Thinkers include professionals such as curators, artistic and executive directors of cultural organizations, cultural critics, and academic deans

– Artists, in all disciplines, who are the primary creators of new work

The residency time is dedicated primarily to each Fellow’s work on site. Regular project discussions are organized in which each Fellow’s work is presented and discussed. Applicants must be fluent in English. Fellows may work individually or with a collaborator.

Eligibility:

The Camargo Foundation welcomes applications from individuals from all countries,  nationalities, and career levels,working  in  the  following  fields:

  • Scholars working in French and Francophone cultures, including cross-cultural studies that engage the cultures and influences of the Mediterranean region; This   includes   graduate   students  whose  academic  residence  and  general  requirements  have  been  met  and  who  are  completing  the  dissertation  required  for  their  degree.
  • Artists, in all disciplines, who are the primary creators of new work; and
  • Leading thinkers in the arts and humanities

Fellowship Worth:

  • Fellows are housed in private apartments with kitchens on the Foundation’s campus, all with views of the Mediterranean and the Port of Cassis.
  • A stipend of $800 US per month is available, as is coverage of basic travel expenses for the Fellow to and from Cassis.
  • Spouses, partners, and children age six and older are welcome. Children must be enrolled in and attending school or off-campus activities.

Length:

  • The Camargo Foundation’s primary program consists of fellowship residencies of six to  eleven weeks. The  dates  for  2016/2017 are:
  • Fall  2016: 8  weeks  from September 13 to  November 8, 2016
• Spring  2017: 6, 8 or 11 weeks starting on February 28, 2017.  Applicants  can  choose  b
etween
  • 6 weeks  from February  21 to April  4,  2017 or
  • 8  weeks  from February  21  to  April  18, 2017  or
  • 11  weeks  from  February  21  to  May  9,  2017

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2016/2017 Camargo Foundation Core Fellowship Program

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