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The Foundation Marcelino Botín awards 220.000 euros for Visual Arts Grants for study, research and the undertaking of individual projects in the sphere of (non-theoretical) artistic work. Artists may be any nationality. Applicants for study grants must be between 23 and 40 years old. There is no age limit for the research grants.
The period covered by the grants will be 9 months. Grants involving relocation can be extended for a second period, depending on the outcome of a further application made before the closing date of the annual edition of the grants.
After being awarded, the grants shall be effective for the stipulated period and without interruption. Grants must be initiated before the end of 2009.
Not involving a change of residence: 16.000 euros.
Involving relocation in a country other than your current residence: 24.000 euros.
Involving relocation in United States of America: 28.000 euros.
The aforementioned amounts include trips, accommodation, maintenance, studio rent, etc.
These amounts will be incremented to include medical insurance and, in cases of study, the registration fees of the chosen Education Centre, pending approval, will be covered by the Fundación Marcelino Botín.
Deadline: 8 May 2009
More information about the grants, the required documentation and submission form:
Grants Fundación Marcelino Botín
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