Devos Institutes’s Global Arts Management Fellowship in USA

The Devos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland is delighted to invite applications for the Global Arts Management Fellowship Program. This call is intended to those serve as the executive director (or equivalent) or the head of a major department within an arts or cultural organization in a paid, permanent capacity. Expires in 46 days!

Scholarship Description
This fellowship is designed for individuals who have dedicated themselves to management, rather than artistic leadership, the program supports leaders in positions of decision-making authority in developing, implementing, and refining organizational strategies over a three-year, cohort-based engagement.

Award Value
The winning fellows will receive benefits as follow:

  • Intensive, practical training in artistic & strategic planning, marketing, fundraising, board development, finance, community engagement, and evaluation;
  • Access to leaders of cultural institutions from throughout the United States, including site visits to select institutions
  • Intensive, collaborative group work
  • Ongoing personalized mentoring, both during and between the month-long residencies

Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in art-related fields.

Place of Study
The study will be taken in the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria
The fellowship is designed to be pursued through the context of each Fellow’s current organization. As such, applicants must:

  • Currently serve as the executive director (or equivalent) or the head of a major department within an arts or cultural organization in a paid, permanent capacity. While the program is equally equipped to serve applicants from both large and small institutions, the applicant’s organization must have at least one full-time staff member, five years of consistent programming history, and an operating budget of at least the equivalent of $250,000 USD / €220,000 EUR;
  • Have an excellent command of business English, orally and written; and
  • Be able to commit to the full term of the Fellowship (Washington D.C. residency dates are July 1 – 26, 2019; June 29 – July 24, 2020; and June 28 – July 23, 2021. (Fellows participate in virtual activities in between residencies).

Applicants’ Nationality
Open to international applicants.

Submission Deadline
25 January 2019.

Website and Application Link