DeVos Institute of Arts Management Accepting Applications for Fellowship Program
The institute's annual Fellowship program is offered free of charge to arts managers from across the United States and around the world who are selected through a competitive application process. These fellows attend a four-week program in residence in Washington, D.C., each summer for three consecutive years during which they are provided with intensive academic training in nonprofit management, finance, planning, fundraising, evaluation, and marketing; access to leaders of cultural institutions from across the United States, including site visits to select institutions; intensive, collaborative group work; and ongoing personalized mentoring, both during and between the month-long residencies.
Fellows receive air and ground transportation between Washington, D.C., and their community or country of residence; lodging during the fellowship; a per diem to cover living expenses; visa sponsorship (for international applicants); and program materials.
To be eligible, applicants must have a minimum of five years' working experience in an administrative capacity in an arts or cultural organization; currently serve as the executive director (or equivalent) or the head of a major department within an arts or cultural organization; have an excellent command of business English, orally and written; and be able to commit to the full term of the fellowship. Fellows will receive personalized mentoring and participate in virtual activities in between residencies.