|Dr. Klaus Knoll on Wed, 21 May 2008 19:50:26 +0200 (CEST)|
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|<nettime-ann> Scholarships and new deadline in international MFA in New Media program|
We have an extended deadline and new scholarships to announce as well as a policy allowing up to one year advanced standing for one more year.
Danube University Krems Scholarships deadline extended until June 1st.
Two 50% scholarships will be awarded to students from Eastern Europe.
Award Conditions: "Danube University Krems regards advanced education as a social and educational challenge. Our goal is to offer postgraduate University education of the highest standard for all those persons who view lifelong learning as a personal necessity. Therefore, for every offered course Danube University Krems offers two scholarships from its own resources. The study grant is focused on applicants from eastern Europe and future member countries of the European Union. There is no age limit for application."
New Transart Institute scholarships with a deadline of June 1st.
One 50% scholarship (EUR 9.600) will be awarded.
Awards will be made to accepted students on a basis of both, academic/artistic merit and financial need to one artist from a developing country. Award recipient must maintain satisfactory academic progress and not have violated any academic standards and policies. Tuition scholarships are payed directly to Donau University once students have payed their portion of the tuition. Note: scholarships do not cover travel or accommodation expenses and are for 50% of the yearly tuition. Students are responsible for finding additional assistance resources if needed. All scholarship applicants are evaluated by a scholarship selection committee.
Three $2000 and three $1000 scholarships will be awarded.
Awards will be made to accepted students on a basis of both, academic/artistic merit and financial need. Award recipients must maintain satisfactory academic progress and not have violated any academic standards and policies. Tuition scholarships are payed directly to students once they have payed their full tuition to DUK. All scholarship applicants are evaluated by a scholarship selection committee.
2009 final year for awards of advanced standing of one year
This is the final year the program can award two semesters of advanced standing for graduate work done in other institutions. Beginning in 2009, Transart Institute will award advanced standing for one semester. only
Deadline for admissions is June 1st: http://www.transartinstitute.org/Newpages/ApplicationForm.html
Summer program and calendar: http://www.transartinstitute.org/Newpages/Residencies_Summer.html
Klaus Knoll, Dr. phil.
Directors, Transart Institute
USA: +1 (347) 410 9905 | Fax: (508) 682 2853
Accrediting institution | Donau University Krems | Dr. Karl-Dorrek-Str. 30 | A-3500 Krems | +43 (0) 2732 893 2501
Summer residency 2008 | OK Center for Contemporary Art | OK Platz | A-4020 Linz
Transart Institute offers an international low-residency MFA program for working artists in a highly individualized format. The program consists of three intensive summer residencies with lectures, workshops, critiques, seminars, performances and exhibitions in Europe as well as two shorter, optional winter residencies in New York. In the four semesters between residencies, students create their own course of study realizing individual art and research projects with the support of faculty and self-chosen artist mentors wherever they work and live. The program is geared towards the development of sustainable artistic praxis rather than training in certain media or genres, challenging students to think conceptually and work creatively in new ways. Current students work with animation, curating, digital media, film, gaming, graphic design, installation, painting, performance, photography, robotics, sculpture, sound, text, video, virtual reality.
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