Eligible Countries: Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Russian Federation, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Island Disciplines: Fine Arts (Painting, Sculpture, Graphic Arts, Photography, Artistic Book, Video, Arts and Crafts/Design), Literature (Narrative Literature, Lyric Poetry, Drama, Screenplay, Essay, Literary Translation), Dance (Choreography, Performance) and Music (Composition) Programme Description The Künstlerhaus Lukas in Ahrenshoop sees itself as a place for artistic work and for international meeting and encounter. The programme also aims to facilitate interesting forms of collaboration between the individual art forms. The programme's international context focuses on the Baltic littoral states. Once every two years, the Künstlerhaus Lukas awards 135 scholarships for working stays that generally last one month. For the years 2013 and 2014 there will be about 120 scholarship holders. Living and work rooms are available for the scholarship holders, who also receive financial support amounting to between 500 and 1000 euros. Furthermore, the Künstlerhaus Lukas supports the realisation of selected projects and presents these to the public in cooperation with national and international partner institutions. Contact Künstlerhaus Lukas Dorfstraße 35 18347 Ahrenshoop Germany Tel.: 03 82 20 - 69 420 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: http://www.kuenstlerhaus-lukas.de/ Target Group Professional artists from the disciplines: Fine Arts, Literature, Dance and Music. Number of Scholarships There will be about 135 scholarships for the years 2015 and 2016. Term One-month working scholarships at the Künstlerhaus Lukas One-month working scholarships especially for young artists from Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania , Sweden and Lithuania at the Künstlerhaus Lukas and in Sweden (with integrated Exhibition Options and Catalogue Funding) One-month exchange scholarships – including a funding programme for artists whose main place of residence lies in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Two-month project scholarships One-week interdisciplinary project work for up to 8 participants Scholarship Items At the moment, the value of the scholarships is 1000 € plus rent-free accommodation. Travel costs are included (except Kaliningrad). Application Requirements The scholarship at the Künstlerhaus Lukas and at the exchange partners is a Residence Scholarship. Scholarship holders are obliged to take up residence. In the case of guests from non-EU countries, these must prove that they have health insurance cover. German or English language skills are welcomed. Formalities Applications must be submitted on the in-house application form. It can be accessed here. This page also provides further information on all the papers and documents that have to be submitted. Closing Date The next application period is from May 15th - July 31st 2014.