Folger Institute Artistic Research Fellowships

Opportunity type:  Fellowship

For:  Different creatives

Deadline: 15/01/24

Rewards: $4,000 per month stipend

Location Eligibility: Worldwide

About this opportunity

Artistic applicants may apply for one, two, or three months of research support, with a stipend of $4,000 per month, taken any time between July 1, 2024, and June 30, 2025. For the 2024-25 fellowship year, artistic fellows will have the option to take fellowships fully onsite at the Folger, fully virtual, or a combination of the two. Applicants may propose the research schedule that best fits their project’s needs.


  • $4,000 per month stipend
  • Access to Folger collections, electronic resources, and Researcher Services consultation
  • Opportunities to network with Folger Theatre, Consort, Poetry, and public engagement professionals, as well as with Folger curators, librarians, and conservators
  • Discounted ticket to Folger Theatre, Poetry, and Consort performances while in residence
  • Participation in scholarly and community-building programs with other Folger Fellows
  • Personal “digital portfolio” page on folgerpedia to document and share your project
  • Exposure on the Folger website, social media, blogs, and newsletters
  • J1 Visa sponsorship, if needed



Folger fellowships are open to scholars of any nationality. The Folger Institute is eligible to sponsor international scholars under the J-1 visa and covers the costs of application for those awarded Folger fellowships.

Entry Fee


How to Apply

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