International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) > Global fellowship programme (USA)

The Global Fellowship Programme provides access to ISPA's extensive international network of arts professionals to emerging and mid-career leaders from around the globe. Participants join the ISPA membership and attend the New York ISPA Congress where they engage in the development and exchange of ideas with leaders from some of the world's most significant arts organisations, increase their industry knowledge and resources through educational opportunities, and share their experience with their communities.

Fellows receive:

  • One-year ISPA membership with access to all member benefits  
  • Full Pass registration to the New York 2018 Congress (January 9 - 11, 2018)
  • One-day Fellows-only Seminar prior to the New York Congress (January 8, 2018)
  • Subsidy to assist with travel and accommodation expenses related to attending the Congress (subsidies do not generally exceed 2,500 USD)
  • Introduction to a current ISPA member who will welcome the Fellow to the Congress and help facilitate their participation as part of ISPA's Community Building Programme

Applicants must:

  • Be currently employed/working in the performing arts
  • Have a minimum of 5 years professional experience in the performing arts field
  • Demonstrate a need for financial assistance
  • Ability to attend and fully participate in the New York 2018 ISPA Congress, January 9 - 11, 2018, including the one-day Fellows-only Seminar on January 8, 2018
  • Have received no more than two ISPA Fellowships in the past

Deadline: 31 August 2017

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