ISPA Global Fellowship Programme

International Society for Performing Arts (ISPA)
Last date: 
Friday, July 20, 2018

Detailed Description

International Society for Performing Arts (ISPA) is seeking emerging and mid-career leaders from around the globe for its Global Fellowship Programme. Participants join the ISPA membership and attend the New York ISPA Congress where they engage in the development and exchange of ideas with leaders from some of the world’s most significant arts organizations, increase their industry knowledge and resources through educational opportunities, and share their experience with their communities. There is no fee to submit an ISPA Fellowship application.


Fellows receive:

  • One-year ISPA membership with access to all member benefits
  • Full Pass registration to the New York 2019 Congress (January 8 – 10, 2019)
  • One-day Fellows-only Seminar prior to the New York Congress (January 7, 2019)
  • Subsidy to assist with travel and accommodation expenses related to attending the Congress (subsidies do not generally exceed 2,500 USD)
  • Introduction to a current ISPA member who will welcome the Fellow to the Congress and help facilitate their participation as part of ISPA’s Community Building Program

Eligibility Criteria

ISPA accepts applicants from all regions of the world, with priority given to applicants from developing economies. Applicants must:

  • Be currently employed/working in the professional performing arts
  • Have a minimum of 5 years professional experience in the performing arts field
  • Demonstrate a need for financial assistance
  • Ability to attend and fully participate in the New York 2019 ISPA Congress, January 8 – 10, 2019, including the one-day Fellows-only Seminar on January 7, 2019
  • Have received no more than two ISPA Fellowships in the past
  • For the purpose of ISPA’s Global Fellowship, the professional performing arts includes individuals working principally in the arts and culture sector either with organizations/institutions or as independent producers/managers. Generally those working within academia, education, community organizations, and independent artists are not eligible.

Important Dates: 

  • Launch: June 25, 2018
  • Deadline: July 20, 2018
  • Notification of Status: September 21, 2018
  • Program Dates:  January 7- 10, 2019

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via

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