The Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship will help fund American college/university students who express an interest in international collaboration but as of yet had not been afforded many opportunities to travel abroad. Applicants should intend to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO–using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations. Following the travel, the recipient agrees to submit a report describing experiences and analyzing objectives achieved; share his/her experiences with others; and be available to make a presentation to the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO.
Action: The deadline to apply for this fellowship is now September 26. Visit the US Department of State website for more information.
Tickets for the California International Theatre Festival (CITfestival) are on sale now. The festival, whose mission is to offer a distinguished array of international presentations that broaden cultural understanding by means of community outreach, student training and cultural exchange through the performing arts, will be held September 8-18 in Los Angeles.
Action: Visit the CITfestival’s website for more information, a list of events and tickets and location information.
The USArtists International Program, supported through the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, awards professional artists in the fields of dance, music and theatre who have been invited to perform at international festivals and engagements. Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization or have a U.S. based fiscal sponsor.
Action: The first round of deadlines is September 6. Visit the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s website for more details.