New Jersey State Council on the Arts
2023 Individual Artist Fellowships
Individual Artist Fellowships are awarded to practicing New Jersey artists through an anonymous, competitive application process to help them pursue their artistic goals.
Mid Atlantic Arts administers the application submission, review, and post-award process on behalf of New Jersey State Council on the Arts through an ongoing partnership. This includes applicant notification, administration of the individual grants, and final reporting.
APPLY NOW! Applications are currently being accepted for the 2023 program year.
Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 5PM ET
Categories Offered for the 2023 Fellowships
To learn more about the program and determine your eligibility, please review the Program Guidelines carefully PRIOR to submitting an application. Applications which do not adhere to all Guideline requirements are subject to disqualification.
Guidelines are available in both PDF and Word formats below.
Download the Individual Artist Fellowship Guidelines as a PDF (link opens in a new window)
Download the Individual Artist Fellowship Guidelines as an accessible Word document (click link to download)
Descargue las Pautas de becas para artistas individuales en formato PDF (el enlace se abre en una ventana nueva)
Descargue las Pautas de becas para artistas individuales como un documento de Word accesible (haga clic en el enlace para descargar)
Tenga en cuenta: las solicitudes deben enviarse en inglés.
To access the online SmartSimple application, click the link below.
Application Assistance Webinars
Mid Atlantic Arts, in coordination with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, offers application assistance webinars for prospective Fellowship applicants. Applicants will receive an overview of guideline requirements and step-by-step instructions on how to use the SmartSimple application system.
Registration is required. Individuals that register for a webinar will receive the connection information and instructions via email. To register, please follow the link listed next to your desired Webinar date.
Both webinars cover the same information. A recording of the webinar presentation will be posted below following the June 15th presentation.
June 15, 2022 | 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET
June 30, 2022 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
Auto-generated closed captioning through Zoom Webinar as well as live ASL interpretation will be provided during both webinars. For other accommodation requests, please contact email@example.com or 410-539-6656 x 101 at least five business days prior to the webinar.
Other Application Assistance Resources
Work Sample Preparation Guide
Assists applicants with the technical requirements for audio, video, image and literary work samples and addresses many frequently asked questions.
The Work Sample Preparation Guide is available in both PDF and Word formats below.
Download the Work Sample Preparation Guide as a PDF (link opens in a new window)
Download the Work Sample Preparation Guide as an accessible Word document (click link to download)
Quick Start Video Tutorial
Get a basic introduction to Mid Atlantic Arts’ SmartSimple application system.
Application Assistance Webinar Recording
Watch the recording of the June 15th webinar presentation.
Contact Mid Atlantic Arts
If you have reviewed the guidelines and available application assistance resources and still have questions, contact Mid Atlantic Arts staff at 410-539-6656 x101 or Fellowships@midatlanticarts.org.
Support is available during regular business hours, 9:00 AM through 5:00 PM EST, Monday through Friday.
Applicants receive assistance from Mid Atlantic Arts staff on a first-come, first-served basis and should be aware that demand increases significantly shortly before the deadline.