ISPA: Seeking Applications for 2018 MENA Fellowship Program

Deadline: 23 March 2018

The International Society for the Performing Arts is seeking applications for its 2018 MENA Fellowship Program to engage leaders working in the management of all professional performing arts.

The Middle East & Northern Africa (MENA) Fellowship Program, supported by the British Council, provides access to ISPA’s extensive international network of arts professionals to early and mid-career leaders from the MENA performing arts community (Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Syria or Yemen).


In 2018, Fellows receive:

  • One-year ISPA membership with access to all member benefits
  • Full Pass registration to the Leeuwarden-Friesland Congress (June 11 – 15, 2018) including the Anthony Field Academy prior to the Congress.
  • Up to $2,300 US to assist with travel and accommodation expenses related to attending the Congress

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Be performing arts management professionals from one of the following countries: Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Syria or Yemen
  • Be currently employed/working in the performing arts
  • Have a minimum of five years professional experience in the arts
  • Not currently be a member of ISPA (nor have been one in the past three years) or associated with a current organizational ISPA member
  • Have the ability to attend and fully participate in the Leeuwarden-Friesland ISPA Congress (June 11 – 15, 2018)

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Countries: Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Syria or Yemen

For more information, please visit 2018 MENA Fellowship Program.

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