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About the Fellowship

Initiated in 2005 and funded by the L.E.A.W. Family Foundation, the Montana Fellowship provides a fully-funded one-month residency for selected writers, visual artists, and composers from Montana in an effort to target underserved regions. The VCCA residency at Mt. San Angelo includes a private bedroom with private bath, a separate individual studio, and all meals provided in a community of cross-disciplinary artists.

Now Accepting Applications

Eligibility: Writers, visual artists, and composers living in Montana

Residencies Available: October 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022
Length of Fellowship: One month

Application Deadline: May 15, 2021
Application Fee: $50
Recipients Notified: July 31, 2021

To be considered for the Montana Fellowship, simply complete the “Application for Mt. San Angelo Residencies, VCCA in Virginia.” All applicants from Montana will be considered.

Previous Montana Fellows

Barbie Beaton
Jane Waggoner Deschner
Loren Graham
Caroline Keys
Katie Knight
Yvonne Kunz
Melissa Kwasny
Megan McNamer
Caroline E. Patterson
Noellynn Pepos
Brandon Shimoda
Susanna Sonnenberg
Melissa Stephenson
Elizabeth Stone
Karla Theilen
Suzanne Truman