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Mon Nov 6 10:09:26 CET 2017



The Instituteís fellowship program is offered free of charge to arts
managers from across the United States and around the world who are
selected through a competitive application process. These fellows attend a
four-week program in residence at the University of Maryland each spring
for three consecutive years.

Fellowships include:
Intensive academic training in nonprofit management, finance, planning,
fundraising, evaluation, and marketing
Access to leaders of cultural institutions from throughout the United
States, including site visits to select institutions
Intensive, collaborative group work
Ongoing personalized mentoring, both during and between the month-long
First-year, second-year, and third-year fellows attend residencies
together and engage in activities tailored to their year in the program.
Fellows have served in senior positions at such organizations as the AFCA
Foundation for Arts and Culture (Egypt), American Conservatory Theater
(San Francisco), Bosnian National Theatre Zenica, Ciudad Cultural Konex
(Argentina), Cultural Center of the Philippines, Dance UK, Estonian
Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Ivan Honchar Museum & National Center of Folk
Culture (Ukraine), Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (New York), Los
Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Mexican Center for Music and Sonic Arts, Moscow
Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra (Russia), Nashville Childrenís Theatre,
National Arts Council of Zimbabwe, National Centre for the Performing Arts
(China), Queensland Performing Arts Centre (Australia), Singapore
Repertory Theatre, and Vancouver International Film Festival (Canada).

Applicants must:
Have a minimum of five years working experience in an administrative
capacity in an arts or cultural organization
Currently serve as the executive director (or equivalent) or the head of a
major department within an arts or cultural organization
Have an excellent command of business English, orally and written
Be able to commit to the full term of the Fellowship (Washington D.C.
residency dates are June 25 ñ July 20, 2018; July 1 ñ 26, 2019; and June
29 ñ July 24, 2020. Fellows receive personalized mentoring and participate
in virtual activities in between residencies.)

Fellows receive:
Air and ground transportation between Washington, D.C. and their state or
country of residence
Lodging during the Fellowship
Per diem to cover living expenses during the Fellowship
Visa sponsorship (for international applicants)
Program materials

CLICK HERE to read more about how the fellowship has empowered arts
managers worldwide:

About the Application Process:
The fellowship application process includes a Letter of Intent (LOI)
followed by a Full Application for selected finalists.
Phase One: Letter of Intent
Interested candidates are asked to submit a brief Letter of Intent using
the online form no later than December 15, 2017.
Phase Two: Invitation for Full Application
Letters of Intent will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Select candidates
will be invited to submit a full application no later than January 30,
Phase Three: Interviews
Full applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Select candidates
will be invited to interview with Institute leadership via video
conference between January and April 2018.
Final application decisions will be made no later than May 2018.
Unsuccessful applicants will be notified as soon as possible following
each phase.
For questions, please send an e-mail to fellowships at devosinstitute.net.

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