*NOTE: We care deeply about the safety of our student travel award winners. Due to an abundance of caution, and a US State Department travel advisory, the 2024 award will be a virtual, not a travel award.
Please review the submission guidelines carefully. You must contact Anolic Family Award administrator Rita Rosen Poley PRIOR to submitting your application: email@example.com
DEADLINE: May 10th, 2024
AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT: By June 15th, 2024
WHAT IS THE AWARD? The sum of $1,000 will be awarded to a Jewish student who has a particular interest in the visual arts and/or the art history of Israel to explore and develop that artistic interest.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE? Any Jewish student (junior, senior, or graduate), studying in a Jewish studies college program, department of fine arts, or an academically accredited art school. While applicants must demonstrate a sincere interest in the visual arts, and a Jewish perspective towards the creative process, you do not have to be an art student to apply.
WHAT AN APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT: Applicants are to submit an essay of up to 500 words. The essay should be as detailed and specific as possible. The essay must detail why the applicant wants to explore the visual arts and/or the art history of Israel – what they expect to accomplish and how. The award may not be used to fund the tuition of a formal program. No letters of recommendation are to be submitted.
WHAT IMAGES ARE REQUIRED? In addition to the written proposal, students must also submit 10 images of recent work, which need not show any Jewish imagery, in .jpg format. Please list the title, dimensions, year completed and materials used on a separate image list. Submit 10 images that are the best representation of your work. The size of your .jpg files should be as follows: 1024 pixels on its longest side and no larger than 3 MB each. Please label each image as follows: Last name_First name_image# (Example: Doe_Jane_#1, etc).
WHAT WILL THE AWARD FUND? The award is to be used for independent study about Israel in the visual arts. The award may be used towards funding museum research, independent art historical research, studio work, materials, professional mentorship and consultation, etc.
WHAT WILL THE AWARD NOT FUND? The award will not pay for tuition for any program or course of study. The award is NOT for performing arts.
WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW? The winner has one year to fulfill the award requirements. The award is $1,000. Of that amount $700 will be paid immediately. The final $300 will be paid once a brief written report, with optional supporting visuals, is submitted at the fulfillment of the requirements.
WHAT ELSE? Any image or research published that was facilitated by the Anolic Family Award program must acknowledge the Anolic Family Award.