September 19, 2017
Guggenheim Fellowships are "midcareer" awards intended for men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. Approximately 175 are awarded annually to researchers around the world. Overall success rate of program in 2017 was 6% (173/3000).
Applicant: These are applications (not nominations) for a single research project. Eligible applicants are advanced professionals such as writers, scholars, or scientists who have a significant record of publication, and artists, playwrights, filmmakers, photographers, composers, who have a significant record of exhibition or performance of their work.
Package: Contact information of up to 4 referees; brief narrative account of contributions; list of work; max 3-page statement of plans.
Selection: Applicants will be pooled with others in the same field, then examined by experts in that field from the Foundation’s network of advisors who are former Guggenheim Fellows, who make recommendations to selection committee.
SFU recipients (2): Arthur Robson, Economics (2011); Paul Delany, English (1975).