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ISPA Fellowship Program - Professional Development

Fellowship Program

What is the ISPA Fellowship?

ISPA's Fellowship Program was created to provide emerging and mid-career performing arts professionals with the opportunity to expand their international networks through membership and attendance at an ISPA Congress. The Fellows represent all disciplines, genres, and types of arts organizations.

Announcements

Denmark Fellowship Now Accepting Applications

Deadline: June 26, 2020 at 17:00 EDT


The application period for the 2021 Global Fellowship Program will take place from June 5 - July 10, 2020. Please check back here on June 5 or sign up for our newsletter below to receive application instructions and materials. We also look forward to announcing calls for a number of regionally specific programs.

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Who Should Apply?

Individuals working in the management of the performing arts who are deeply committed to increasing the global connectivity of the industry, and those who take initiative in their own professional development. Those who enjoy engaging with a diverse group of people will be the most successful in the program.


Why Participate?

Fellows have the opportunity to engage in the development and exchange of ideas with leaders from some of the world's most significant arts organizations, increase their industry knowledge and resources through educational opportunities, and share their experience with their communities.
Participants grow their international networks, find new collaborative partners and mentors, and discover renewed inspiration for their careers in the performing arts.


Applying is free! There is no fee to submit a fellowship application.

Key Fellowship Components

ISPA Membership

Fellows gain access to all member benefits including exclusive content on the ISPA website, newsletters, and social media.

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New York ISPA Congress

Fellows attend the New York Congress where they engage with leaders from the world's most significant arts organizations.

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Community Building Program

At the New York Congress, each new Fellow is paired with a current ISPA member who welcomes them and helps facilitate their participation.

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Fellows Seminar Day

Fellows attend a one-day Seminar prior to the New York Congress where they learn through a series of peer-to-peer conversations and workshops.

Download the 2018 Seminar Day program

What’s your region?

Application Period Opens June 5, 2020

APPLICATION DEADLINE
July 10, 2020 at 17:00 EDT

NOTIFICATION OF STATUS
September 25, 2020

PROGRAM DATES
January 12 - 14, 2021

Program in Progress

The Australia Fellowships have been awarded for the current program which runs 2020 - 2022. We are not accepting applications at this time. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified of new program availability.

Meet the current Fellows

Program in Progress

Canada Council for the Arts

The Canada Fellowships have been awarded for the current program which runs 2019 - 2021. We are not accepting applications at this time. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified of new program availability.

Meet the current Fellows

Program in Progress

The Denmark Fellowships have been awarded for the current program which runs 2018 - 2020. We are not accepting applications at this time. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified of new program availability.

Meet the current Fellows

Program in Progress

Arts Council England

The England Fellowships have been awarded for the current program which runs 2020 - 2022. We are not accepting applications at this time. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified of new program availability.

Meet the current Fellows

Program in Progress

The Hong Kong Fellowship has been awarded for the current program which runs 2019 - 2021. We are not accepting applications at this time. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified of new program availability.

Meet the current Fellows

Program in Progress

 Dutch Performing Arts / Performing Arts Fund NL

The Netherlands Fellowships have been awarded for the current program which runs 2019 - 2021. We are not accepting applications at this time. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified of new program availability.

Meet the current Fellow

Program in Progress

The Québec Fellowships have been awarded for the current program which runs 2019 - 2021. We are not accepting applications at this time. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified of new program availability.

Meet the current Fellows

Program in Progress

The Scotland Fellowships have been awarded for the current program which runs 2018 - 2020. We are not accepting applications at this time. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified of new program availability.

Meet the current Fellows

Program in Progress

The Singapore Fellowships have been awarded for the current program which runs 2017 - 2019. We are not accepting applications at this time. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified of new program availability.

Meet the current Fellows

Program in Progress


The Sweden Fellowships have been awarded for the current program which runs 2020 - 2022. We are not accepting applications at this time. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified of new program availability.

Meet the current Fellows

Meet the ISPA Fellowship Participants

Since 2007

$1.5Million+
Invested in
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Fellowships Across
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Regions

Thanks to Our Partners

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Australia Council for the Arts
The Canada Council for the Arts
Danish Agency for Culture
Arts Council England
Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC)
Performing Arts Fund NL
Dutch Performing Arts
The British Council
Congrès Montréal ISPA 2017
Creative Scotland
National Arts Council Singapore
Svensk Scenkonst
Musikverket

Questions?

Contact Nora Fleury

nfleury[at]ispa[dot]org

1 212 206 8490 x201