American Academy in Rome

AMERICAN ACADEMY IN ROME: Each year, through a national competition, the Rome Prize is awarded to fifteen emerging artists (working in architecture, landscape architecture, design, historic preservation and conservation, literature, musical composition, or visual arts) and fifteen scholars (working in ancient, medieval, Renaissance and early modern, or modern Italian studies). The fellowships are designed for emerging artists and for scholars in the early or middle stages of their careers. For scholars, preference will be given to applicants for whom research time in Italy, and especially in Rome, is essential and who have not had extensive prior experience there. The application deadline is 1 November. Each Rome Prize winner is provided with a stipend, meals, a bedroom with private bath, and a study or studio. All winners of eleven-month fellowships receive a stipend of at least $25,000. Applicants for all Rome Prize fellowships, except those applying for the NEH postdoctoral fellowship, must be United States citizens at the time of application. US citizens and those foreign nationals who have lived in the United States for the three years immediately preceding the application deadline may apply for the NEH postdoctoral fellowships. Graduate students in the humanities may apply only for predoctoral fellowships. To learn more about eligibility requirements and to apply, please visit the academy’s Web site ( or write to American Academy in Rome, 7 East 60 St., New York, NY 10022 (212 751-7200;

Classical Society of the American Academy in Rome: Offers three scholarshhips, two of $5,000 each, one to a graduate student and one to a school teacher of classical languages or classical civilization, to attend the academy’s Classical Summer School in Rome. Write to Anne Laidlaw, 415 Wingate Road, Baltimore, MD 21210 ( or download applications from the CSAAR’s Web page ( or the academy’s Web site ( The deadline is 15 January.