Please review the submission guidelines carefully. You must contact Anolic Family Award administrator Rita Rosen Poley PRIOR to submitting your application: firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1st, 2023
AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT: April 30th, 2023
WHAT IS THE AWARD? The sum of $2,000 will be awarded to a Jewish student who has a particular interest in the visual arts and in Israel, to explore and develop their artistic interest through an independent study trip to Israel.
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 (by avocation or profession), 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 visit Israel – what s/he expects to accomplish and how. The award is for independent travel. It 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. 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 in the visual arts in Israel. The award may be used towards funding: museum visits, independent art historical research, studio work, materials, professional consultation, art travel, 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 award is $2,000. Of that amount $1,750 will be paid immediately. The final $250 will be paid after the trip, once a one-page report, with optional supporting visuals, is submitted. In your application you must specify your school and year of study.
WHAT ELSE? Any image or research published that was facilitated by the Anolic Family Award program must acknowledge the Anolic Family Award.