Countries: all Subjects: literature, fine and visual arts, music Programme Description: The Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen is a foundation that aims to promote literature and the fine/visual arts. The foundation does this by annually awarding 15 grants to authors and 15 grants to artists. The foundation also awards grants to new media and mixed media artists and a grant for composition. The foundation partners are the NRW-Stiftung Naturschutz, Heimat- und Kulturpflege (NRW Foundation for Nature Conservation, the Preservation of Local Customs and Traditions, and Culture), the Ministerium für Städtebau und Wohnen, Kultur und Sport NRW (NRW Ministry of Urban Development and Housing, Culture and Sport), the Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe (Regional Authority Westphalia-Lippe), the Kreis Borken (District of Borken), the Gemeinde Schöppingen (Village of Schöppingen) and the Förderverein Künstlerdorf Schöppingen (Association of Friends of the Künstlerdorf Schöppingen). Grant holders receive 1,025.- euros per month over a term of four months. During this time they are required to live and work in the artists' village and are obliged to register officially as residents. Contact Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Postfach 1140 48620 Schöppingen Phone: 0 25 55 / 93 81 0 Fax: 0 25 55 / 93 81 20 Internet: http://www.stiftung-kuenstlerdorf.de E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Target Group Artists and writers may apply for a grant. Number of Scholarships Up to 15 grants for artists and up to 15 grants for authors are awarded every year. In addition, one grant is awarded each year for composition/experimental music. Term 4 months Scholarship Value The grant amounts to 1,025.- euros per month. Of this, award holders pay between around 65.- and 165.- euros for the maintenance costs of the apartment or studio. Grant holders are obliged to take up residence in the artists' village. Application Requirements The conditions and forms relating to the award of grants can be requested direct from the Künstlerdorf Schöppingen (best by letter or fax) or can be downloaded from here as from the 4th quarter each year. Formalities The conditions and forms relating to the award of grants can be requested direct from the Künstlerdorf Schöppingen (best by letter or fax) or can be downloaded from here as from the 4th quarter each year. Application Deadline The application deadline is 15 September of the current year.