S&R Foundation > Washington Award

Since its inception in 2001, the Washington Award has recognized talented artists in the fields of, music, dance, and visual arts especially those who contribute to international cultural collaboration.

Artists from all over the world who meet the other eligibility requirements to apply for the S&R Washington Award can apply.

How does S&R define ‘emerging?’

  1. Those who have demonstrated promising artistic development. They may have received some critical recognition but have not yet earned an extensive record of professional achievement.

  2. Have transitioned from academia and have entered their professional careers as an artist, and would benefit from an award like the Washington Award.

Each winner is awarded a cash prize of $5,000. In addition, the Awards Committee may designate a Grand Prize winner who receives an additional $5,000. Award winners are honored annually in the spring at the Washington Awards Ceremony.

Deadline: 5 October 2017

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