August 31, 2012

The Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University

Princeton University

The Hodder Fellowship will be given to writers and other artists of exceptional promise to pursue independent projects at Princeton University during the 2013–2014 academic year. Hodder Fellows may be writers, composers, choreographers, visual artists, performance artists, or other kinds of artists or humanists who have “much more than ordinary intellectual and literary gifts;” they are selected more “for promise than for performance.” Given the strength of the applicant pool, most successful Fellows have published a first book or have similar achievements in their own fields; the Hodder is designed to provide Fellows with the “studious leisure” to undertake significant new work.

Hodder Fellows spend an academic year at Princeton, but no formal teaching is involved. A 68,000 USD stipend is provided. Fellowships cannot fund work leading to the Ph.D. One need not be a U.S. citizen to apply

Apply by November 1, 2012 through the Princeton Human Resources website –; search Open Positions and enter key word “Hodder Fellows.”

Submit a resume, a 3,000-word writing sample of recent work, and a project proposal of 500 to 750 words.

Performing and Visual Artists:
Submit a resume, a DVD of ten minutes of performance and/or 20 still images, and a project proposal of 500 to 750 words.

Label each item submitted on-line and/or via mail with your name and genre (ex: writer/fiction, writer/playwright, visual artist, etc.)

Submit written documents on-line:

Submit DVD and images via mail:
Programs Office/Hodder Fellowship
Princeton University
Lewis Center for the Arts
185 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08544

Deadline: November 1, 2012
The appointment of the Hodder Fellows are made each February. An announcement of the award will be posted here.



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