ProgramDescriptionAmountWhat comes out of pocketEligibilityDepartmentApplication LinkApplication ComponentsJury / ProcessDeadlineNominations / RecipientsPast Recipients (2021-2022)
Teaching / Education
Teaching / EducationAICAD Teaching Fellowship
Post-Graduate Fellowship: The AICAD Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowship provides significant professional practice opportunities to high-achieving graduate students of color. In contributing to the goal of increasing the racial and ethnic diversity of our faculty, we aspire to create a climate that recognizes and values diversity as central to excellence. Fellows are placed at AICAD member institutions for one or two years. Fellows teach a full-time or nearly full-time teaching load, receive professional development opportunities, and are assigned a mentor.Full-time starting salary with benefits in an AICAD arts schoolSecond-year MFA students and alumni up to 3 years after graduating; cannot be currently employed in a full-time position in higher education; must self-identify as BIPOC*All interest for nomination through Submittable

Upon invitation, students will need to apply through AICAD with resume, teaching statement, bio, 10 works from portfolio, 2 letters of recommendation
1: Students express interest
2: Dean's committee nominations
3: External decision
⏰ early deadline
Multiple nominationsN/A: new
Frederic Roberts Photography Workshops FellowshipPost-Graduate Fellowship: The Yale School of Art, in conjunction with the Fredric Roberts Photography Workshops, seeks a fellow to plan the summer 2024 New Haven iteration of the Fredric Roberts Photography Workshops for youth. Working closely with Gregory Crewdson, the director of Graduate Studies in Photography, the fellow will be active in the community and on campus to develop this program with a local high school where it will be located. Other duties will include hiring and training graduate and undergraduate assistants, liaising with the Fredric Roberts Photography Workshops, managing equipment, and building ties in the community. In spring 2024, the fellow will also teach one undergraduate photography course. $44,500 with benefitsSecond-year MFA students
(Ideal candidate will also apply for the 2023 summer TA positions)
Photography, cover letter, 3 references1: Student Proposals
2: Interviews
3: Photography jury w Fellow
February 24, 2023Brian Orozco
Pathways Teaching FellowshipSummer Fellowship: Every year since 1998, Yale Pathways has offered local New Haven public school students in grades 9–12 the opportunity to participate in free, on-campus summer STEM programs designed to spark their imaginations and extend their learning beyond the walls of their high school classrooms. Yale Pathways is developing its offerings in the fine arts, with the intention of expanding to a full set of Arts and Humanities programs in the summer of 2023.

In collaboration with the Yale Pathways Summer Scholars Program (Yale Pathways), the Yale School of Art will offer three current MFA students the opportunity to teach a summer art workshop for New Haven high school students. The fellows will be supported by Yale College undergraduate teaching assistants. Pathways 2023 will be June 26 - July 7.
1 artists at $1,500 for 10-day workshop that you design and teachAll MFA students (inc prelim GD)Allnew link:
Application, resume1: Student proposals
2: Interviews
3: Office of New Haven Affairs jury
reopened as of January 2023
Maria Vargas Aguilar
Town Green - Windowed WorldsCall for proposals for window display: Is your art accessible to the public? Consider a proposal for a New Haven storefront at a bustling public bus stop. Works must be installed within a business day timeframe and deinstall must also be within one business day. Build relationships with Town Green and property owners.

The Windowed Worlds program transforms empty storefront windows into mini worlds of wonder and puts original art before the public eye to be celebrated. For the past three years, Windowed Worlds has worked with artists, woodworkers, community organizations, and Downtown New Haven business and property owners to activate empty storefront windows with art installations. Windowed Worlds is a Town Green District (TGD) initiative. TGD is a business improvement district funded by a surtax on property in Downtown New Haven which is used to fund special projects and improvements within Downtown New Haven.
Honorarium of $500 with up to $200 of materials/transportation reimbursement wtih receiptAll MFA students (inc prelim GD)All artist statement and proposal, mock-ups/sketches, 3-5 images of the work (existing work recommended)11/15/2022
⏰ early deadline
🎉 Lauren Klotzman 🎉
Yale Prison Education Initiative Teaching FellowshipSummer position: As part of the Art & Social Justice Initiative the Yale School of Art offers MFA graduates the opportunity to teach students incarcerated in Connecticut correctional institutions through the Yale Prison Education Initiative at Dwight Hall and its partnerships with Yale Summer Session and the University of New Haven.

2-3 Seminar meetings per week (2-4 hours per session over a five week period; with the possibility of evening classes and on-site office hours).

Meet director Zelda Roland at an upcoming info session on February 22!
Teaching grant of $9,700Second year studentsAllLink to come from YPEISend cover letter and resume to online application from YPEIExternalSpring 2023Alex Puz
Grant Czuj
Summer Residencies and Programs
Summer Residencies and ProgramsDean's Travel FellowshipSummer Fellowship: Travel fund opportunity for students representing the values of excellence and exploration that the Dean's Travel Fellowship hopes to inspire.4 artists at $2,500First-year MFA students priority, Prelim GD eligibleAllSubmittableSelf-directed travel grant proposal, budget, detailed itinerary, presentation of exploration1: Student proposals
2: Department faculty nominations
3: Dean's committee
March 19, 2023Adrian Martinez
Anat Keinan
Dominique Duroseau
Kyle Richardson
Alice Kimball Travel GrantSummer Fellowship: Travel grant awarded to four first year students for travel over the summer between their first and second school years, to conduct research related to their practice. Each department nominates two students for the Grant.4 artists at $5,000 eachFirst-year MFA students priority, Prelim GD eligibleAllSubmittableSelf-directed travel grant proposal, budget, detailed itinerary, presentation of exploration1: Student proposals
2: Department faculty nominations
(GD up to 3 nominations; SC + P/P +
PH up to 2 nominations each)
3: Dean's committee
March 19, 2023Daniela Gomez Paz
Estelle Maisonett
Omar Garcia
Sarah Elawad
Younes Kouider
Robert Schoelkopf Traveling FellowshipSummer Fellowship: Travel grant given annually to a painting/printmaking student for travel between the first and second year of the program$5,000First-year MFA students in P/PPainting/PrintmakingSubmittableSelf-directed travel grant proposal, budget, detailed itinerary, presentation of exploration1: Student proposals
2: P/P faculty committee
March 19, 2023Ang Zhang
Harvey Geiger Fellowship FundSummer Fellowship: travel and research grant given annually to two (2) photography MFA students for their summer projects between their first and second year of the program2 artists at $2,500 eachFirst-year MFA students in PHPhotographySubmittableSelf-directed travel grant proposal, budget, detailed itinerary, presentation of exploration1: Student proposals
2: PH faculty committee nominations
3: PH faculty committee
March 19, 2023Miraj Patel
Sophie Schwartz
Harvey Geiger Fellowship Fund (undergraduate)Summer Fellowship: travel and research grant given annually to a Yale College student working in photography at the conclusion of their sophomore or junior year$2,500Yale College second-year or third-year studentsPhotographySubmittableSelf-directed travel grant proposal, budget, detailed itinerary, presentation of exploration1: Student proposals
2: Undergrad PH faculty committee nomination
3: PH faculty committee
March 19, 2023Cassidy Arrington
MassMOCA Residency
Summer Residency: Private, furnished, studio at Mass MOCA, 24/7 access, one communal meal with fellow residents, free access to museum, access to printmaking facilities and two looms, studio visit with Mass MOCA curator, one-month residencyYale School of Art covers:
- residency fees
(a value of approximately $650/week for 4 weeks)
- housing
- studio
Students must cover:
- some meals
- travel to and from North Adams, MA
All MFA students (inc prelim GD)All directly to MassMOCA
Inform Annie Lin of interest to flag MassMOCA jury
1: Student proposals
2: External jury
3: School of Art funds fees directly to MassMOCA
⏰ early deadline
Brian Orozco
Paul Mellon Centre and the History of Art Department Summer School in London
Summer Residency: A lively twelve-day program of workshops, discussions, and encounters with historical archives and contemporary practice, The Summer School will host twenty students in total: five doctoral students enrolled in history of art programs across the UK; five art students enrolled at UK art schools at graduate level; five PhD students from the Yale Department of the History of Art; and five MFA students from the Yale School of Art.5 artists' travel + housing + some social eventsAll MFA students (inc prelim GD)AllApplication with a 500-word statement of interestExternalApril 2023Amartya De
Ana Lobo
Neeta Patel
Omar Garcia
Salvador Andrade
Royal Drawing School at Dumfries House
Summer Residency: The residency allows for between two(2) and four(4) Yale students to spend 4 weeks each at Dumfries House, which is an estate in Scotland (the Royal Drawing School itself is based in London where the International Summer School is based). The dates of the residency are July 1-28th. Please note that the RDS is most appropriate for those interested in observational life drawing- applicants with demonstrated interest in represenational and/or figurative drawing/ painting will be the strongest candidates. Up to 4 artists at $2,000 each + housing + studioStudents must cover:
- travel to UK
- meals
First and Second year MFA students priority, prelim GD eligibleAll with an emphasis on those who use drawing in their practiceSubmittable, if nominated5-15 hand drawn images, artist statement, statement on how the artist will benefit from the residency1: Department faculty nominations
(Each department up to 4 nominations)
2: Interdepartmental faculty committee
March 19, 2023Alexandria Couch
Erick Hernandez
Natia Lemay
Rachel Anderson
Horse Island ResidencySummer Residency: In partnership with the Peabody Museum of Natural History, this 1-week residency in Branford, CT offers a natural research environment to examine the flora and fauna of Long Island Sound’s estuarial waters and learn about the rocky intertidal zone. $1,000Students must cover:
- travel to Branford
- meals
First and Second year MFA students priority, prelim GD eligibleAllSubmittableArtist statement, residency plan, 5-10 images of work1: Student proposals
2: Interdepartmental faculty committee
March 19, 2023Suzanna "Suzie" Zak
SOMA (Mexico) Summer Program
Summer Fellowship: Intended to gather a group of artists, curators, critics, and art historians, interested in collaborative pedagogical models, the program was designed to promote intense creative work and open dialogue in Mexico City.

SOMA Summer is now a three-week intensive program held outside of Mexico City, The program will take place at the former hacienda of Xalostoc, in the state of Tlaxcala, from the 4th - 24th of July, and it will be articulated through a series of activities around the flexibility of identity, the limitations of ideology, and the potential of play. All program activities are in English.
2 artists with support at estimated $3,230 USD each plus funding for living expenses and travel costsPrelim GD + First-year MFA studentsAllExternal link to come from SOMA in Spring 2023Short bio, resume, artist's statement, cover letter, portfolio, 3 references, valid passport scan

Submitted through a Yale-specific application

Inform Annie Lin of application to flag jury
ExternalApril 2023Madison Donnelly
Paloma Izquierdo
Henry Moore Foundation Residency
Summer Residency: The Henry Moore Foundation (HMF) and the Yale Center for British Art (YCBA), the largest museum outside of the United Kingdom devoted to British art, annually award a month long residency (June-July 2023) to a current MFA student or recent MFA graduate of the Yale School of Art with an interest in Henry Moore’s art and life. The resident spends most of their time at Henry Moore Studios & Gardens (HMS&G) at Perry Green in the Hertfordshire countryside with the opportunity to spend up to one week at the Henry Moore Institute (HMI) in Leeds, exploring the Foundation’s extensive resources, with a particular focus on the collections and archive at HMS&G.$2,000 stipend + airfare + housing, office spceStudents must cover:
- meals
All MFA students (inc prelim GD)AllExternal link to come from YCBA in January 2023Resume, artist's statement, letter of interest, digital portfolio of recent workInternal + ExternalSpring 2023Cristobal Gracia
Application-based Prizes or Grants
Application-based Prizes or GrantsBlair Dickinson Memorial PrizeAward: The prize seeks to encourage the individual whose whole person demonstrates a developing consciousness, a personal vision, and a spirit of search, regardless of whether she has evolved a concrete realization of that vision.

The Blair Dickinson Memorial Prize shall be awarded at Commencement by the Yale University School of Art to an undergraduate or graduate woman (or individuals who identify as a woman) who has pursued studio art courses in the School including: graphic design, drawing, painting, photography, filmmaking, printmaking, sculpture, and video. The prize of $10,000 is open to enrolled art MFA and art major BA students in their final year of study.
$10,000Second-year MFA students + Yale College art majors in final year of study

Identifies as a woman
AllUp to 15 images of work, hardcopy inventory listing of works included, 500-word statement, an MP3 audio file recoding of statement (2.5 minutes in length maximum); *video or time-based work must not exceed 2.5 minutes of running time in total.1: Student proposals
2: Dean's committee: 4 DGS + Kym
March 19, 2023Ashley Teamer
Class of 2023 Thesis Fund
Materials fund to support increased costs for thesis exhibitions for second year students.$500-$1,000Class of 2023All Student proposals
2: Faculty curriculum committee
⏰ early deadline
Other Special Opportunities
Other Special OpportunitiesAfro-American Cultural Center Fund
Academic Year Small Grant: The Afro-American Cultural Center (“the House”) at Yale University provides limited sponsorship funds to students who are active in the House to support their participation in events, programs, and initiatives that specifically address the academic and professional development of funding recipients. Amount variesAll MFA students (inc Prelim GD)
(who are active in the AfAm House)
AllHouse Funding Application; signed letter of support from faculty/staff adviserExternal12/1/2022
⏰ early deadline
Beinecke Fellowship
The Beinecke Library offers, on a competitive basis, fellowships to support graduate students to pursue onsite research with the collections for one to four months. We welcome applications from students enrolled in graduate programs at Yale and at any other university or college, locally or globally. The fellowship program aims to facilitate research by the broadest possible group of students, regardless of institutional association, race, cultural background, ability, sexual orientation, gender, or socioeconomic status. Students applying for a fellowship should be at an advanced stage in their research or prospectus development and propose a fully conceptualized project related to their degree program. Applications from students utilizing traditional methods of archival and bibliographic research are encouraged as are applications from students who wish to pursue creative, interdisciplinary, and non-traditional approaches to conducting research in the collections.$5,000/month for up to 4 months depending on research needsAll MFA students (inc Prelim GD)
AllApplication, resume, research proposal, travel budget (optional), detailed list of materials for research, 2 letters of recommendationExternal12/1/2022
⏰ early deadline
Dedalus Fellowship
The Dedalus Foundation Master of Fine Arts Fellowships in Painting and Sculpture are awarded annually to final-year students who are graduating from an MFA degree program in the United States. Four fellowships are awarded every year, each carrying a stipend of $15,000.

Candidacy for the fellowship is by nomination only. Each fall, department chairpersons from MFA programs in painting and sculpture are invited to submit nominations. Each institution may nominate two candidates. Nominees should be graduating in the spring semester that directly follows the fall nominating cycle. Nominees need not be U.S. citizens.
$15,000Second-year MFA studentsPainting/Printmaking
Application components if nominated: 8 jpg samples, descriptive list of works, bio statement1: P/P + SC faculty committee nominations (1 each)
2: Applications solicited from Dedalus
2: External jury
⏰ early deadline
🎉 Fiza Khatri 🎉
🎉 Dominique Duroseau 🎉
President's Public Service Fellowship
Summer Fellowship: The President’s Public Service Fellowship was established in 1994 to provide expanded opportunities for Yale students to work on behalf of economic development, human development, and neighborhood revitalization with public sector and nonprofit organizations in the City of New Haven. The President’s Public Service Fellowship has built a strong reputation with organizations in New Haven, and has created a legacy of current Yale students and recent graduates who have a sophisticated view of community development and remain active in community building in New Haven and in other cities.

Placements can be for any consecutive period of eight to eleven weeks between the end of May and mid-August. Summer pay ranges from $6,750 to $9,600 based on experience, degree pending, and weeks worked.
Ranges from $6,750-$9,600Prelim GD + First-year MFA studentsAllApplication, resume, unofficial academic record, letter of recommendationExternal1/1/2023
⏰ early deadline
Skowhegan Summer Residency
Summer Residency: Full tuition funding to attend 9 week intensive artists' residency in Skowhegan, MaineYale School of Art and Skowhegan will cover tuition fees for two artists Students must cover:
- travel to Maine
All MFA students (inc Prelim GD)AllApply directly to SkowheganExternal1/5/2023
⏰ early deadline to reduce app costs
Amina Ross
Elizabeth Hibbard
Freddy Villabolos
Innovation Programs and Startup Grants: Tsai CITY programs offer diverse entry points to innovation and entrepreneurship, from drop-in sessions to multi-week, application-only programs. Whether you have a big idea you’re ready to build on or just want to explore the tools of innovation, we can help you get there.

Get inspired with talks from leading innovators, community events like pitch slams and fail nights, and other low-stakes opportunities to connect. Learn a new skill in a workshop, or take a deep dive into a specific topic in a semester-long intensive. Build on an idea — whether it's a concept for a venture, nonprofit, or some other innovative project — in our venture development sequence of programs, from the Tsai CITY Launch Pad to our Accelerator and Summer Fellowship. Take a look at our current lineup of programs.
Amount varies; resources varyAll MFA students (inc Prelim GD)AllApplication process variesExternalVaries
Graduate Sweet Dreams Society Artist in Residency
Artist in Residency: We’re helping emerging artists turn their dreams into reality. Led by Grammy Award-winning DJ White Shadow (a.k.a. Paul Blair) and Graduate Hotels®️, the Graduate Sweet Dreams Society is an immersive artist-in-residence program and creative community, hosted at hotels across the country.

We invite visual creators of all kinds into the Graduate Sweet Dreams Society. Applications for our winter ’23 class are now open. We’re now accepting applications for our Winter ’23 Residency, running from February to May of 2023. Application Deadline is January 15, 2023.
Dedicated studio space at a Graduate Hotels Artist Lab
Stipend for materials to support creative ambitions
Food and Beverage credits
End of Program Showcase + Gallery Exhibit
All MFA students (inc Prelim GD)All, video proposal, statementExternal1/15/2023
⏰ early deadline
Positive/Negative 38 National Juried Art Exhibition
The ETSU Department of Art & Design and Slocumb Galleries invites contemporary artists to submit entries for the Positive/Negative 38 National Juried Art Exhibition via Slideroom. This year's esteemed juror is Mark Scala, Chief Curator of the Frist Art Museum in Nashville, Tennessee.

The call for submission for Positive/Negative exhibitions is OPEN with NO theme; the juried exhibition serves as survey of diverse, creative, innovative and excellent examples of contemporary art. Works in 2D, 3D and video are eligible, artists must be 18 years old or older. Work must not exceed 48 inch in any direction and no heavier than 75 lbs.

The Juror shall select 38 artists and curate the accepted entries and winners, Juror's decision is final. There is a $500 Best of Show cash prize and several Honorable Mention; winners and artists who submit will be considered for future solo or curated exhibitions. Accepted artists will be responsible for shipping to and from the galleries; insurance coverage will be provided during exhibition. A full color catalogue will be printed and distributed to accepted artists.
⏰ early deadline
Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown
2023-2024 Writing Fellowship Application

The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown has supported emerging writers and artists for over 50 years, granting 10 annual fellowships to writers and 10 annual fellowships to visual artists for a seven-month residency that runs from October 1 - April 30. Fellows are selected through a rigorous jury process. Fellows are awarded a $1250 monthly stipend plus a $1000 exit stipend to support relocation at the end of the Fellowship.12/15/2022
⏰ early deadline
Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown
2023-2024 Visual Arts Fellowship Application

The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown has supported emerging writers and artists for over 50 years, granting 10 annual fellowships to visual artists and 10 annual fellowships to writers for a seven-month residency that runs from October 1 - April 30. Fellows are selected through a rigorous jury process. Visual Arts Fellows are provided with a private furnished apartment and a separate work studio of approximately 400 sq ft. Fellows are awarded a $1250 monthly stipend plus a $1000 exit stipend to support relocation at the end of the Fellowship.
MASS MoCA + CT Office of the Arts - Capacity Building Grant
MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists Capacity Building Grant Program pairs an unrestricted micro-grant of $2,000 with professional development tools for artists to design and build their creative future. In this program, each artist determines what they need from a broad array of opportunities, which means that each artist's path through the program will look a little different. There are no requirements, only opportunities. After being accepted into the program, grantees complete a brief onboarding call with one of A4A's Program Managers to learn more about the resources available to them. This also gives our team a chance to learn more about you and your creative goals. $2,000Must be a Connecticut resident2/15/2023
MASS MoCA + CT Office of the Arts - Trainer RFP
MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists program seeks experienced Connecticut-based artists to lead workshops on areas of professional development for artists.

For over more than a decade, Assets for Artists has hosted hundreds of artist-led professional development workshops for more than 2,000 participating artists (primarily located in MA, RI, and CT). Our workshops are free to participants (our trainers are compensated - read on for details), and we serve artists working in virtually all creative disciplines (visual art, performance, social practice, design, fabrication, writing, etc). To see examples of workshops that A4A is currently offering, visit:

In 2023, A4A is collaborating with the Connecticut Office of the Arts to launch a series of workshops for CT artists by CT artists. We are now seeking those interested in heading up workshops!
Varies1. Deep understanding of equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.

2. Significant direct experience in making and presenting art in the field/topic on which you are presenting.

3. Experience in teaching/facilitating workshops is preferred (particularly in teaching professional development strategies and skills to other artists), but is not required. Applicants must be able to show evidence of their skills in the professional development areas they wish to teach/facilitate, and evidence of their overall presentation skills.

4. Proposals from artists of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, nonbinary individuals, and individuals with disabilities will receive priority consideration.

5. If proposing in-person workshops, you must be able to travel to all parts of CT (we will reimburse travel costs).

6. This RFP is ONLY for artist-trainers based in Connecticut.
The Arts at Yale Health
Even more details
The Arts at Yale Health offers enrichment and enjoyment to patients, visitors and staff through the visual arts. We invite artists to submit works in any medium for consideration for our 2023 exhibition. Please see our Guidelines for Artists for more details, as there are some content strictures to which we adhere (no nudity, no violent imagery, etc.)

Deadline: Apply through our online submission forms below by 11:59 pm on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. Notifications will go out the week of March 20, 2023.

Contact: Dr. Andrea DePetris:
unpaid display opportunity
Single image submission form
Series or project submission form
Site-specific installation submission form
February 15
The Study at YaleContact Anthony Moir <>unpaid display opportunity for 6 weeks WITH a funded artist reception for up to 40 people
Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Artist in Residence
Anderson Ranch’s Artists-in-Residence Program fosters creative, intellectual and professional growth for emerging and established visual artists. Residents have access to world-class facilities and studio time, free from everyday pressures. Residents can pursue interdisciplinary projects among a community of working artists, and gain feedback from prominent Visiting Artists and Critics. The Ranch setting is specifically crafted to aid artists in the production of their work. The residency is designed to allow artists to take risks and pursue new projects and ideas. Residents will be provided housing, studio space and meals. Residencies are offered in ceramics, new media, photography, furniture design, woodworking, painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture. Fall residents pay a fee of $1,500 for the 10 weeks at the Ranch. Spring residents pay a fee of $750 for the five weeks at the Ranch. A select group of the 32 residencies are fully funded fellowships awarded by the jury panel. Residencies are offered during Spring and Fall terms each year.$750+ feeRequired Application Materials to Prepare:

Contact information, resume/CV, and short bio
Area of Focus
A statement of purpose: what you plan to accomplish using the time, space and facilities if you are awarded a residency.
Three references
A $30 non-refundable application fee
Ten images of work completed within the past three years
The application deadline for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 residencies is February 19, 2023.

Fall: October 4 – December 13, 2023 (10 weeks)
Spring session I: February 1 – March 7, 2024 (5 weeks)
Spring session II: March 14 – April 18, 2024 (5 weeks)
February 19, 2023