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Here you’ll find the what, when, and how to successfully complete an application for Kresge Artist Fellowships and Gilda Awards. Check below for the 2024 timeline for awards in the categories of Live Arts and Film & Music, determine whether you’re eligible to apply, and learn how fellows and Gilda Award recipients are chosen.

November 8, 2023

Application guidelines released

December 1, 2023

Online application opens

January 18, 2024

Application deadline

Summer 2024

Kresge Artist Fellowships and Gilda Awards announced

Promotional graphic for the 2024 Kresge Artist Fellowships application cycle

Application Information

Ready to get started?

Step 1
Read the application guidelines.

Make sure you understand every question. Gather your paperwork. Attend an information session.


Step 2
Write and re-write your responses.

Be clear and thoughtful. Think deeply about what you do and why it matters.

Step 3
Choose your work samples carefully.

Select your best work and the work that best represents your practice and your vision.

Step 4
Review. Review. Review.

Have a trusted reader—or two—read your application. Give it one last look. Hit submit.