University of Illinois - Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship

Please consult the program website to confirm details, including applicable deadlines.

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Program Purpose: 

Three Fellowships will be awarded, one of approximately $20,000 in any field of music; one of approximately $20,000 in architectural design and history, art and design, theatre, dance, or instrumental or vocal music; and one of approximately $9,000 in art, architecture, dance, landscape architecture, theatre, or urban and regional planning. Up to three Fellowships of lesser amounts may also be granted. Each Fellowship is for one academic year of study in a program approved by the Committee. The place of study may be in America or abroad, in an approved educational institution, with an approved private teacher, or in independent study. Fellowship recipients must meet all entrance requirements of the proposed educational institution.

Applicant Profile: 

Preference for candidates under 25 years of age.


Graduating senior or alumnus/alumna of any nationality.

Selection Criteria: 

Selection is based upon the applicant's high achievement in his/her major field of study or related cultural fields, as well as the character, merit and suitability of the program proposed by the applicant. Seriousness of purpose and good moral character will be considered as part of each application and will be included in the judgment of the Committee.

Program Deadline: 

Usually early December.

How To Apply: 

Students or alumni, as applicable, may apply directly to this program. Applicants are encouraged, however, to work with SF State's fellowship advisor well in advance of the program deadline to perfect their application essays and other materials.

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Fellowships Office

Dr. Joy Viveros

Phone: 415.405.2128
Reception: Grad Stop, ADM 250 
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132