Language 
English
Founded 
1894
Duration 
6 months to 2 years (shorter stay for visiting artists)
Paid by host 

Room and board, a study or studio, and a stipend. Stipends for six-month fellowships are $15,000 and stipends for eleven-month fellowships are $27,000.

Paid by artist 

Artists have to cover their accommodation and travel costs for the Visiting Artists programme.

Application fee.

Application guidelines 

Applicants must be US citizens for the Rome Prize.

For further information, or to apply, visit the Academy’s website at www.aarome.org or contact the American Academy in Rome, 7 East 60 Street, New York, NY 10022, Att: Programs. Please state specific field of interest when requesting information. The Rome Prize competition is underwritten in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Please note that there is an extra fee for the later application date (Nov. 15).

Deadline 
01/11/2015
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American Academy in Rome

American Academy in Rome

Description 

Established in 1894 and chartered by an Act of Congress in 1905, the American Academy in Rome is a center that sustains independent artistic pursuits and humanistic studies.

The American Academy in Rome currently invites applications for the Rome Prize competition.  The Academy offers up to thirty fellowships for periods ranging from six months to two years.

Fellowships are awarded in the following fields:

  • Architecture
  • Design (including graphic, fashion, interior, lighting, and set design, engineering, urban planning, and other related design fields)
  • Historic Preservation and Conservation (including architectural design, public policy, and the conservation of works of art)
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Literature (The Rome Prize in Literature is by nomination of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.)
  • Musical Composition
  • Visual Arts
  • Ancient Studies
  • Medieval Studies
  • Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
  • Modern Italian Studies

The American Academy in Rome is also open for visiting artists and scholars of all nationalities for stays between 2 weeks and 3 months. You can apply at any time for the visiting artists programme, however there are 3 deadlines per year: May 31: for stays from mid- September through December, September 30: January through April and January 31: May through July.

Accommodation Information 

Rome Prize winners reside at the Academy’s eleven-acre center in Rome. Housing includes room and board. For fellows with children, apartments are available at a subsidized rate.

Studio Information 

Rome Prize Fellows in the Visual Arts, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Design, and Historic Preservation are provided with large, well-lit studios. Fellows in Musical Composition are provided with music studios containing a piano. Fellows in the Humanities are provided with separate studies.

Location 

Situated on the Janiculum, Rome's highest hill

Address: 
Via Angelo Masina 5
00153 Rome RM
Italy
7 East 60 Street
New York, NY 10022-1001
United States
Telephone 
212 751 7200
Fax 
212 751 7220

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