Frequently Asked Questions

 

Kresge Artist Fellowships General Questions

WHAT IS A FELLOWSHIP?
HOW DO I CHOOSE AN APPROPRIATE ARTS CATEGORY IN WHICH TO APPLY?
CAN I APPLY IN MORE THAN ONE CATEGORY IN THE TWO-YEAR CYCLE?
If I HAVE APPLIED BEFORE AND NOT BEEN SELECTED, IS IT WORTH APPLYING AGAIN?

Eligibility

IF I WORK IN COLLABORATION WITH ANOTHER ARTIST (OR GROUP OF ARTISTS), CAN I APPLY?
CAN I APPLY IF I AM TAKING CLASSES TOWARDS A DEGREE-GRANTING PROGRAM?
HOW ARE AN APPLICANT’S RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS VERIFIED?
IF I HAVE A GREEN CARD, AM I ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
WHAT IF I MOVE OUT OF THE AREA AFTER I HAVE APPLIED?
IS MY NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR A FELLOWSHIP?
CAN AN INDIVIDUAL ONLY APPLY ONCE IN A YEAR?

Selection Process

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I SUBMIT MY APPLICATION?
WHAT ARE THE CRITERIA FOR SELECTING THE FELLOWS?
WHO SELECTS THE FELLOWS?
HOW ARE THE APPLICATIONS REVIEWED?

Application Content

HOW CAN I BE SURE I AM INCLUDING THE CORRECT INFORMATION IN MY APPLICATION?
WHAT SHOULD I INCLUDE IN AN ARTIST RESUME?
WHAT IS A DISCIPLINE STATEMENT?
WHAT IS AN ARTIST STATEMENT?
WHAT IS A COMMUNITY IMPACT STATEMENT?
WHAT IS A NARRATIVE STATEMENT?
HOW DOES THE ARTIST STATEMENT DIFFER FROM THE NARRATIVE STATEMENT?
WILL KRESGE ARTS IN DETROIT PROVIDE FEEDBACK ON MY STATEMENTS BEFORE I SUBMIT?
HOW SHOULD I CHOOSE THE WORK SAMPLES TO SUBMIT IN MY APPLICATION?
I AM AN ESTABLISHED ARTIST, WILL I BE DISQUALIFIED IF I CHOOSE WORK SAMPLES PRODUCED SEVERAL YEARS AGO?

Notification & Award

HOW AND WHEN WILL I LEARN IF I RECEIVED A FELLOWSHIP?
IF I AM AWARDED A FELLOWSHIP, WHEN SHOULD I EXPECT TO RECEIVE FUNDING?

Support

WHO DO I CONTACT IF I NEED HELP?

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