Call for applications
We hereby invite you to submit your application for admission to the Research Fellowship Programme in 2017.
The Norwegian Artistic Research Fellowship Programme is intended to qualify candidates for artistic work, teaching and research positions in higher art education and for other work in society that demands a high level of artistic expertise and insight. The nominal length of study for the Research Fellowship Programme is three years of full-time study where an independent artistic project of a high standard with national and international relevance to the subject area is central.
The application is written using the Programme’s application form and sent to one of the Norwegian institutions affiliated to the Programme. The Board of the Programme is responsible for a joint admission procedure based on national competition in which high quality of projects is emphasised. Endeavours are also made to achieve a reasonable allocation of research fellowships between genders, different disciplines and participating institutions over time. The Board makes decisions about the allocation of the positions available based on the applications, documentation and the institutions’ priorities. The criteria are found in the Guidelines Section 5.
The application process is split in two. The application is written using the Programme’s application form and sent to one of the Norwegian institutions of higher education affiliated to the Programme by 1 December 2016. The institutions will make a selection, and then submit the selected applications to the Programme Board by 21 April 2017. Requirements for applications are described in the Guidelines and in the Application Procedure.
Application Procedure the Research Fellowship Programme 2017
Who can apply
The Research Fellowship Programme is intended to cover the whole spectrum of artistic expression spanning architecture, design, film, music, performing art and visual art. An applicant must be able to document recognised artistic work/artistic research of a certain scope and normally hold a MA degree, but other qualifying competences can be basis for admission. Applicants who based on their artistic qualifications already have documented competence at professor/associate professor level will be deemed to be overqualified for admission to the Programme.
How to apply
Applying to the programme is a two-step process.
By 1 December 2016 the application must be submitted through one of the Norwegian institutions ofhigher education affiliated to the Research Fellowship programme through an institutional contract. A list of the affiliated institutions is available on the programme’s website.
The institution shall assess if the applicant meets the artistic level requirements and whether the application should be processed with the intention of preparing it for submission to the Programme Board. All applications nominated to the Board must have been assessed by at least two external experts. The institution will submit selected and recommended applications to the Board of the Norwegian Artistic Research Programme for finance assessment no later than 21 April 2017.
Requirements for applications
Applicants must use the correct application form (available in both Norwegian and English). All sections of the application form have to be filled in, it is not sufficient to refer to attachments. Application form and attachments must be submitted electronically.
The following must be enclosed: project description, budget outline, documentation of educational background and documentation of artistic works.
The application form must contain a short description of the project. The full project description (max 2500 words) should be enclosed to the application form.
The applicant’s professional qualifications to implement and complete the project must be documented by CV and presentation of artistic works. These attachments should not be more extensive than necessary; documentation of five relevant projects is maximum.
The deadline for applications to one of the affiliated institutions is 1 December 2016.
The deadline for the institutions to submit applications to the Programme Board is 21 April 2017 at 12:00.
The Board of the Norwegian Artistic Research Programme will decide on admission to the Reseach Fellowship Programme within 1 June 2017.
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