The preconditions for all scholarships with the exception of the curator scholarship are a completed course of study in art (M.F.A.) and one to three years (depending on the respective scholarship) of continuous artistic work after the conclusion of the studies. Applications are also possible for autodidacts distinguished by special artistic achievements, as documented by exhibitions and prizes.
Application deadline: July 2, 2010.
I. International Residence Scholarships
Six residence scholarships will be awarded to international visual artists. Each scholarship lasts 6 months. All of them begin in April 2011 and are endowed with 1,200 euros per month and include free accommodation at the Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral.
Eligible to apply for the international residence scholarships at the Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral are international artists of any age from the disciplines painting, sculpture, installation, drawing, printmaking, design, photography, video, new media and landscape art.
II. Project Scholarship
The project scholarship, which is not tied to any site, will be awarded to a visual artist. The project scholarship lasts for 6 months and begins in April 2011. It is endowed with 1,200 euros per month.
Eligible are international applicants with permanent residence in the Federal Republic of Germany. The artistic project should be realized within the scholarship period of 6 months so that it can be shown at the annual exhibition of the scholarship holders in Bad Ems, Germany.
III. International Curator Scholarship
To foster dialog between research and art, Balmoral awards a residence scholarship to a young scholar in the humanities (preferably art history) for a curatorial project to be developed by the scholarship holder and the Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral.
The scholarship lasts 6 months and begins in April 2011. It is endowed with 1,200 euros per month and includes free accommodation at the Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral.
IV. Foreign and Exchange Scholarships
The following scholarships are offered exclusively for artists who were born in, studied in, or live in Rhineland-Palatinate:
- One six-month scholarship for TrAIN, University of the Arts London
- One six-month scholarship for New York (Flux Factory)
- Two six-month scholarships for the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
- One five-month scholarship for the Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf, Brandenburg/Germany
- One three-month scholarship for the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d`Art de Dijon, France
The foreign and exchange scholarships are endowed with 1,200 euros per month.