Below is a list of the fully funded fellowships available for the current deadline. Most funded fellowships are handled through our regular residency application process. Please select the fellowship you would like to be considered for in question one of your application.

Steven Petrow LGBTQ Fellowship

The Steven Petrow LGBTQ Fellowship is open to applicants working in all genres and consists of a fully-funded two-week residency at VCCA. To be eligible applicants must self-identify as LGBTQ. For consideration, please select this fellowship in question one of your summer application.

More information about Steven Petrow and the previous recipients is available here.

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Fellowship

Since 2003, through its Creative Fellowships Program, the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation supports a fully funded one-month residency for artists each year from the mid-Atlantic states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Currently, eligibility is for one artist from each of the following: New York, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia. All applicants from these mid-Atlantic states considered for this fellowship.

The Alonzo Davis Fellowship

The Alonzo Davis Fellowship provides fully-funded two-week residencies for outstanding American writers, visual artists, and composers of African or Latinx descent.

Honorarium: $500 travel reimbursement

Richard S. and Julia Louise Reynolds Poetry Fellowship

The Richard S. and Julia Louise Reynolds Poetry Fellowship is a fully-funded, three-week residency for poets. All poetry applicants will be considered for this Fellowship. For consideration, please select this fellowship in question one of your application.

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)Fellowship

First funded in 2015, this fellowship supports MICA faculty and is funded through the L.E.A.W. Foundation. For consideration, please select this fellowship in question one of your summer application.