The Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award is a significant fellowship opportunity for Middlebury seniors and recent alumni who are pursuing graduate education in the performing and visual arts as well as creative writing. Middlebury may present two nominees to be considered for scholarships of up to $50K a year (International students are eligible). Follow this link to materials regarding eligibility requirements, which are quite specific, including demonstration of financial need:                        

Scholars may use the award to attend any accredited graduate school in the US or abroad to pursue a graduate or professional degree in Art, Performance and Studio Art, Creative Writing, Dance, Design, Drama/Theater Arts, Fine Arts, Industrial Design, Music, Radio, Television, and Film (Architecture is not one of the disciplines).

In order to be nominated, you must first go through Middlebury’s selection process.The internal deadline for students and alumni to apply is January 6, 2012. If you are interested, please complete the two steps of the pre-application.  Go to the Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts page on our Scholarships and Fellowships website:

The College’s two nominees will be notified no later than January 15, 2012 to give them time to complete the Jack Kent Cooke application online by February 9, 2012.

For more information and to more fully inform yourself on the award, the requirements, and criteria, please visit the foundation Web site:

Feel free to get in touch with Amy McGlashan with any questions:

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