Bequeathed to the Fondation des États-Unis (FEU) in the early 1930s by Mrs. Harriet Hale Woolley, this scholarship is awarded annually to a select number of American artists and musicians who plan to pursue their studies in Paris, as well as to a student of American, French or Swiss nationality who is a psychiatry intern in a Parisian hospital.
A maximum of 4 scholarships are awarded to American students in a Master’s or above in the fields of fine arts (painting, graphic design, printing, sculpture, photography, cinema) and music (composition, instrument or vocal performance). The scholarship is not available to students in art history, musicology, dance, or theater.
To apply, candidates must:
Have American citizenship
Be from 21 to 30 years old
Have a diploma from an American University or trade school. Preference will be given to students at an advanced level of study.
Demonstrate a high artistic level
Propose a detailed and original artistic project related to their field of study that requires a minimum stay of one year in Paris.
The project must include registration in a recognized French Art or Music school, or in certain cases, affiliation with a school and/or a mentor or professor can be accepted. It is strongly recommended that candidates contact a professor or school before arriving in France.
Demonstrate personal qualities and adaptability to community life
Demonstrate a desire to actively participate in cultural life at the FEU
Submit a complete application before the deadline: January 31.
Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.... Read More