Deadline for Scholarships for MFA and PhD Applications March 1st

Submitted by transart on Mon, 02/13/2017 - 5:03pm

New scholarships to be awarded

“Imperceptible Self” Scholarship for artists and curators working in Social Practices

In connection with the three year Transart Triennale research projects, two scholarships for candidates with a demonstrated history of working with Socially Engaged Practices and whose project proposal for the MFA program would follow this trajectory. Proposed projects will resonate with Transart research areas: Identity; Exile; Role of Art in Peace and Mediation; Space In Between; International Diaspora, Post-Nationalism and Post-Colonialism; Home; Temporary Architecture; Cultural Engagement through Food; Foreignness, Otherness and the Uncanny; or Publicness, Collaboration and the Social and the current triennale research theme, The Imperceptible Self.


Award is $2000.00 ($1,000 per year).


Klaus Knoll Writing Scholarship 2017


In honor of Transart co-founder and exceptional writer Klaus Knoll, Transart is offering one scholarship each for an incoming MFA students who work predominantly with creative writing or for whom writing forms an integral part of their creative practice.

Award is $2000.00 ($1,000 per year).


Merit Awards 2017


“Transart Merit Awards” are given for MFA and PhD work to two applicants whose practice and proposed projects are of the highest level of artistic achievement. Award is not limited to any media, theme or specific field. Transart Merit Awards are available to incoming MFA and PhD students.

MFA Award is $2000.00 ($1,000 per year).

PhD Award is $3000.00 ($1,000 per year).


Peace and Social Justice Award 2017


Scholarships for a candidate with a demonstrated history of working with in the areas of peace, mediation and social justice, whose project proposal for the MFA program will continue in one of these areas.

Award is $2000.00 ($1,000 per year).

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Thursday, March 2, 2017
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Transart Institute
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