Grants Application Form


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GRADUATE EDUCATION (if applicable)


Verify application materials and all other requirements by reviewing the 2015 ALMASI ALLIANCE FELLOWSHIP prior to starting the online application.

500 words max. Describe your artistic goals and the nature of your work, and how a financial grant would impact your pursuit of these goals. Outline any challenges, opportunities or successes encountered, and how these situations have affected you. In so doing, you may relate your situation to the events in Walter Mparutsa biography (Specific only to applications for Walter Mparutsa Fellowship).

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The Almasi Cultural Exchange Artist Grant varies in amount awarded based on the needs of each applicant. As part of the application process, please fill out the attached expense sheet to the best of your ability so our team may assess the appropriate amount of financial support each applicant requires. Please include anticipated costs (i.e. airfare, hotels) for each destination you'll be visiting during your artistic exchange. The total amount should not exceed $10,000 (USD).

a. Click here to download budget form


You must obtain two (2) letters from individuals familiar with your work and career; however, letters must come from members of the dramatic arts community. Letters from people in other fields will not be accepted. Prior-year letter(s) may not be used for a current-year application. Failure to submit one or both letter(s) will not disqualify your application, but will be taken into account during the review of your application. Each letter must be emailed directly from the recommender by the application deadline to with "2015 Recommendation for [Applicant's Name]" in the subject line.

If a recommendation letter cannot be emailed, the recommender may submit the letter via post directly to the foundation, "Attention: 2015 Recommendation for [Applicant's Name]". Mailed application letters must be postmarked by the application deadline and the recommender's signature must be included across the envelope's seal.

(A) 2015 Recommender's Name (1):

(B) 2015 Recommender's Name (2):

Artist's may be invited to submit further samples of their work by the selection committee. 


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