Competition Deadline: November 1, 2008

The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the Rome Prize competition. One of the leading overseas centers for independent study and advanced research in the arts and the humanities, the Academy offers up to thirty fellowships for periods ranging from six months to two years.

Rome Prize winners reside at the Academy’s eleven-acre center in Rome and receive room and board, a study or studio, and a stipend. Stipends for six-month fellowships are $12,500 and stipends for eleven-month fellowships are $25,000.

Fellowships are awarded in the following related fields:

  • Architecture
  • Design (including graphic, fashion, industrial, interior, lighting, set, and sound 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

Fellowships are also awarded in: Literature*; Musical Composition; Visual Arts. In the field of humanities we award fellowships in Ancient Studies; Medieval Studies; Renaissance and Early Modern Studies; and Modern Italian Studies.

For further information or to download guidelines and application forms, visit the Academy’s website at http://www.aarome.org/ or contact:

The American Academy in Rome
Attention: Programs
7 East 60 Street
New York, NY 10022-1001

Telephone: (212) 751-7200, ext. 47
Fax: (212) 751-7220
Email: info@aarome.org

Please state specific field of interest when requesting information.


*Awarded by nomination through the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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