Define American Immigrant Creative Fellowship 2021 for Creatives in Narrative-Oriented Art forms, Via Afrokonnect.
This fellowship supports immigrant creatives working in narrative art forms as they build their professional practice and network.
Recognizing the unique hurdles that immigrant creatives in these fields may face,
the six fellows selected for the Define American Creative Fellowship will participate in workshops,
and conversations around furthering their network and impact, be connected with additional resources,
and supported in their community engagement efforts.
The Define American Creative Fellowship is open to creatives in narrative-oriented art forms
(writing, filmmaking, visual storytelling, theater, illustration, spoken word, digital journalism, etc.).
NOTE: In 2021, the fellowship will be all virtual.
Define American Immigrant Creative Fellowship 2021 Fellows will receive:
- $5,000 stipend
- Regular coaching check-ins with Define American staff
- Professional development workshops and facilitated conversations
- Tools to build community collaborations
- Introductions to experienced creatives in their field
- Opportunity to apply for additional project-based funding
- Please review the full fellowship expectations before applying
- Complete application form and upload portfolio
- Finalists will be contacted by email to schedule a phone interview in February
- Application deadline: January 18
Who should apply?
- Creatives that can commit to participating in at least 6–8 90-minute workshops and facilitated conversations
- All Creatives with a commitment to their local communities
- Must be at least 18 years old at time of application
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