Apr 25, 2012

CfA: Residencies at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center

May 1, 2012

Through residencies and conferences, the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Northern Italy supports innovations that change the way we address complex global issues. Here, people of diverse expertise and backgrounds come together in a thought-provoking, creative, collegial environment that helps create change and have impact on a wide range of world issues.

The Residency Program allows for focused work, uninterrupted by the professional and personal demands of daily life, in a diverse and stimulating community of fellow residents. Residents include an international group of academics, writers, artists, scientists, journalists, non-governmental organization practitioners, and policymakers. In addition to time for dedicated work on individual projects and for reflection during the day, building new connections and collegial interaction with other residents is a defining characteristic of the Bellagio experience. Meals and informal presentations of residents' work afford an opportunity for dynamic discussion and engagement with each other. The combination of quiet time for
individual, focused work and connections with such a diverse community is unparalleled.

Academic Writing as well as Arts & Literary Arts residencies typically last four weeks, and
spouses/life partners may accompany residents. Practitioner residencies can last between two to four weeks. Joint applications from co-authors are also welcome.

Applications for Academic Writing as well as Arts & Literary Arts residencies are due by May 1, 2012 for a residency period between February 11, 2013 and August 8, 2013. Applications from practitioners and for conferences are accepted on a rolling basis.

To apply, and for more information, please visit: http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/bellagio-center or download a brochure at: http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/news/publications/rockefeller-foundation-bellagio-center.

You can also sign up for a webinar through the Application Resource Center at: http://www.iie.org/Programs/The-Rockefeller-Foundation-Bellagio-Center-Residency-Programs. These webinars are intended to provide you with information about the program, and offer tips and suggestions for completing an application. They also provide an opportunity for applicants to ask us questions at the end of each session. Please note that each one will also be archived and will therefore be accessible at any time.

Bellagio Residency Program: Arts & Literary Arts Applications
Date : March 28, 2012
Time : 8:30 AM ET

Bellagio Residency Applications: Last Minute Guidance
Date : Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Time : 9:00 AM ET

Please quote 10 Academic Resources Daily in your application to this opportunity!

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