call: Balmoral scholarships
Call for entries
Deadline: 13 July 2012
*Call for applications for Balmoral scholarships
and foreign and exchange scholarships for 2013
*Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral
56130 Bad Ems
Kuenstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral next to the river
“Lahn” and the Russian Orthodox Church.*
*The conditions for all scholarships with the exception of the curator
scholarship are a completed course of study in art (M.F.A. or comparable
degree) and two or three years (depending on the respective scholarship)
of continuous artistic work after the conclusion of the studies.
Applications are also possible for autodidacts distinguished by special
artistic achievements, as documented by exhibitions and prizes.
To foster artistic dialog and interdisciplinary collaboration, knowledge of German, English or French is expected.
The curator scholarship is awarded to persons who are not older than 35
years or whose university degree (at least M.A., preferably Ph.D.) was
completed not more than 5 years ago.
For the curator scholarship, mastery of the German language spoken and
in writing as well as good knowledge of English or French is essential.
*I. International residence scholarships
*Six residence scholarships will be awarded to international visual artists.
Each scholarship lasts six months. They ordinarily begin in April 2013
and are endowed with 1,200 EUR per month. They include free
accommodation at the Kuenstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral.
*II. Project scholarship
*The project scholarship, which is not tied to any site, will be awarded
to an international visual artist. The project scholarship lasts for 6
months and begins in April 2013. It is endowed with 1,200 EUR per month.
Eligible are international applicants with permanent residence in the
Federal Republic of Germany. The artistic project should be realized
within the scholarship period of 6 months so that it can possibly be
integrated in the annual exhibition of the scholarship holders.
*III. International curator scholarship
*To foster dialog between research and art, Balmoral awards a residence
scholarship to a young scholar in the humanities (preferably art
history) for a curatorial project to be developed by the scholarship
holder and the Kuenstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral.
The scholarship lasts 6 months and begins in April 2013. It is endowed
with 1,200 EUR per month and includes free accommodation at the
Kuenstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral.
*IV. Foreign and exchange scholarships* *exclusively for artists with
relation to Rhineland-Palatinate
*Relation to Rhineland-Palatinate means is born in, has studied in, has
lived or lives in Rhineland-Palatinate.
• One six-month scholarship for New York (Flux Factory)
• One three-month scholarship for South Korea
• One six-month scholarship for the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
(July to December)
• One five-month scholarship for Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf,
The foreign and exchange scholarships are endowed with 1,200 EUR per month.
*Awarding of scholarships
*A jury of specialists will award all scholarships, taking into
consideration the developmental potential of the applicant’s artistic or
theoretical work. The names of the jurors will be published after the
Additional information and PDF application forms are available on our
Applications *must* be made with these application forms. Other
applications will not be taken into consideration.