RHODE ISLAND FELLOWSHIPS
Fellowship recipients receive a $5,000 award. Merit Award recipients receive a $1,000 award. Fellowships are currently offered in the following categories:
April 1 deadline:
Crafts, Film & Video, Folk Arts, Fiction, Poetry, Playwriting/
Screenwriting, Photography, Three-Dimensional art.
October 1 deadline:
Choreography, Drawing & Printmaking, Music Composition, New
KENTUCKY GRANT PLACES WRITERS IN CLASSROOMS
Deadline October 15, 2009 (residencies during 1/1/10 -6/30/10).The purpose of the Teacher Initiated Program is to help
teachers bring professional artists into Kentucky schools for one-, two-, three- or four-week residencies to demonstrate their art forms and provide hands-on arts experiences for students and teachers. Residency budgets for artists/writers can go as high as $3,300 for four-weeks. All artists must be selected from the Kentucky Arts Council Arts Education Roster. Check the website on how to be placed on the roster.
REDBOOK is targeted to women between the ages of 25 and 45 who define themselves as smart, capable, and happy with their lives. Covers news stories on contemporary issues, first-personessays about dramatic pivotal moments in a woman’s life, marriage articles, short parenting features, and other exciting trends in women’s lives. Pays up to $1.50/word.
Location Alexandria, VA
Deadline September 30, 2009. Employing Agency: Food and Nutrition Service. Researching, developing, analyzing, writing, and editing speeches, talking points, and back grounders primarily for the Under Secretary, Administrator, and other agency and USDA principals to promote FNS programs. Writing feature articles and developing program informational material for public audiences based on liaison with the program areas.
Location Washington, DC
Deadline September 30, 2009. Employing Agency: Farm Service Agency. The incumbent is responsible for developing written products that articulate, interpret and explain highly complex, potentially controversial, and important agency policies, programs and research findings.
Location Pennsylvania, PA
Deadline October 14, 2009. Employing Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration. As a Writer-Editor Intern, you will participate in a two-year formal training and developmental program designed to provide important competencies to progress to more responsible positions. This training is accomplished through a full-time paid position under a preceptor in this targeted field of Public Affairs. You will perform work related to writing and editing for print, broadcast, and electronic media including newspapers, magazines, brochures, radio, the Internet and television.