The conditions for all scholarships with the
exception of the curator scholarship are a completed course of study in art
(M.F.A. or comparable degree) and two or three years (depending on the
respective scholarship) of continuous artistic work after the conclusion of
the studies. Applications are also possible for autodidacts distinguished
by special artistic achievements, as documented by exhibitions and
To foster artistic dialog and interdisciplinary
collaboration, knowledge of German, English or French is expected.
The curator scholarship is awarded to persons who are not older than 35
years or whose university degree (at least M.A., preferably Ph.D.) was
completed not more than 5 years ago.
For the curator
scholarship, mastery of the German language spoken and in writing as well
as good knowledge of English or French is essential.
International residence scholarships
Six residence scholarships
will be awarded to international visual artists.
scholarship lasts six months. They ordinarily begin in April 2013 and are
endowed with 1,200 EUR per month. They include free accommodation at the
Kuenstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral.
II. Project scholarship
The project scholarship, which is not tied to any site, will be
awarded to an international visual artist. The project scholarship lasts
for 6 months and begins in April 2013. It is endowed with 1,200 EUR per
Eligible are international applicants with permanent
residence in the Federal Republic of Germany. The artistic project should
be realized within the scholarship period of 6 months so that it can
possibly be integrated in the annual exhibition of the scholarship
III. International curator scholarship
To foster dialog between research and art, Balmoral awards a
residence scholarship to a young scholar in the humanities (preferably art
history) for a curatorial project to be developed by the scholarship holder
and the Kuenstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral.
The scholarship lasts 6
months and begins in April 2013. It is endowed with 1,200 EUR per month and
includes free accommodation at the Kuenstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral.
IV. Foreign and exchange scholarships exclusively for artists
with relation to Rhineland-Palatinate
Rhineland-Palatinate means is born in, has studied in, has lived or lives
• One six-month scholarship for
New York (Flux Factory)
• One three-month scholarship for South
• One six-month scholarship for the Cité
Internationale des Arts, Paris (July to December)
five-month scholarship for Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf,
The foreign and exchange scholarships are
endowed with 1,200 EUR per month.
Awarding of scholarships
A jury of specialists will award all scholarships, taking into
consideration the developmental potential of the applicant's artistic or
theoretical work. The names of the jurors will be published after the
Additional information and PDF application forms are
available on our homepage www.balmoral.de.
Applications must be made with these application forms. Other
applications will not be taken into consideration.
Kuenstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral next to the river "Lahn" and the
Russian Orthodox Church.
Courtesy Kuenstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral.
Photo Didier Morin.