Vermont Studio Center

Deadline Coming Up for Vermont Studio Center Fellowship Residencies

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Vermont Studio Center

Each month, the Vermont Studio Center welcomes more than 50 artists and writers from across the country around the world to the historic campus in northern Vermont:

“All residencies include:

  • A private room in modest, shared housing
  • 24-hour access to a private studio space in one of our 6 medium-specific studio buildings
  • 3 communal meals per day (plus fresh fruit, coffee/tea/cold beverages, and cereal available around the clock)

Currently, three fellowship programs at the Vermont Studio Center are accepting applications from artists and writers. The deadline is June 15, 2017. All artists & writers living and working anywhere in the world are welcome to apply. Fellowship applicants are juried together and can expect to hear outcomes approximately 8-12 weeks after the deadline closes.”

VSC Fellowship
Twenty-five (25) VSC fellowships open to ALL artists and writers living and working anywhere in the world. All applicants will be automatically considered for one of these twenty-five unrestricted awards. These awards are for residencies scheduled between September 2017 and May 2018.

#GivingTuesday VSC Alumni Fellowship
One (1) fellowship for a writer or visual artist who has previously attended a VSC residency. Thanks to the generous support from our alumni and friends on #GivingTuesday, this award is being offered at each of our three fellowship deadlines in 2017!

National Endowment for the Arts / Sustainable Arts Foundation Fellowship
Six (6) 2-week fellowships for artists and writers who are raising young children. Each residency fellowship includes a $1,000 stipend to cover lost income, travel, child care, or other costs related to taking time away from the family. For residencies between September 2017-April 2018. ELIGIBILITY: Please include a copy of a tax return (or other documentation) that demonstrates you have dependents under the age of 18.

DEADLINE: June 15, 2017


The VSC Fellowship programs open and accept applications three times per year: February 15, June 15, and October 1. Fellowship applications open 6 weeks prior to each respective deadline. For details on open programs, visit:

VSC also offers non-fellowship residency applications on a rolling basis year-round.