[artinfo] Transart Institute Scholarships

Chris Byrne chris at crowriver.net
Tue May 10 12:24:38 CEST 2005


Transart Institute Scholarships

15 Scholarships in International MFA Program to Promote Independent 
Thinking and Innovative Art Work

Transart Institute announced today that through a generous grant from 
Foundation M and other sources 15 scholarships amounting to $37,500 have 
become available to students of their low-residency Master of Fine Arts 
program and non-degree summer workshops.

Transart Institute's low-residency MFA in New Media program - the first of 
its kind anywhere - offers an opportunity for working professionals to 
further their career with self-directed artistic study supported by 
self-chosen artist mentors and Transart Institute faculty and intensive 
summer residencies including lectures, seminars, workshops, critiques, 
exhibitions and performances. The unique transdisciplinary program creates 
the possibility of interaction and cooperation between performance and 
video artists, programmers, sculptors, vjs, curators, painters and game 
designers etc. Genres include: animation, architecture, cyberart, film, 
video, graphic design, installation, interactive art, interdisciplinary 
art, performance art, photography, and sound/music. The summer workshops 
which are an integral part of the MFA program are open to the public by 

Two scholarships of $5,000 are available to candidates from East European 
and new EU-member countries and eight scholarships of $2,500 will go to 
accepted students of merit and financial need. Five full scholarships of 
$750 will be given to participants of the Transart Institute's non-degree 
summer workshops which are open to all. Recipients will be selected on the 
basis of creative potential as exemplified by portfolio.

Scholarship application deadline for the academic year 2005/06 is May 31st, 

Further information is available at the Transart Institute's website: 

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