American Academy in Rome – Rome Prize 2009
Competition Deadline: 1 November 2008
Extended Deadline: 15 November 2008*

NEW YORK, Sep 25, 2008 / FW/ — The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the Rome Prize competition. One of the leading overseas centers for independent study and advanced research in the arts and the humanities, the Academy offers up to thirty fellowships for periods ranging from six months to two years.

Rome Prize winners reside at the Academy’s eleven-acre center in Rome and receive room and board, a study or studio, and a stipend. Stipends for six-month fellowships are $12,500 and stipends for eleven-month fellowships are $25,000.

Fellowships are awarded in the following fields:


Design (including graphic, fashion, interior, lighting, and set design, engineering, urban planning, and other related design fields)

Historic Preservation and Conservation (including architectural design, public policy, and the conservation of works of art)

Landscape Architecture


Musical Composition

Visual Arts

Ancient Studies

Medieval Studies

Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

Modern Italian Studies

For further information, or to apply, visit the Academy’s website at or contact the:

American Academy in Rome
7 East 60 Street
New York, NY 10022

Att: Programs.

T: (212) 751-7200 ext. 47
F: (212) 751-7220

Please state specific field of interest when requesting information.

The Rome Prize competition is underwritten in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

* Additional fee applies
**Awarded by nomination through the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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