Artist/Writer Residency Application

  • Please fill out and submit the online application below or download a pdf version of the application and submit by email (attachment) to:

  • Contact Information

  • Desired Stay (Length 2-4 weeks).
  • Practical Aspects

  • Background Information

  • Artistic/Intellectual Discipline

  • Description of planned projects(s)

  • Other

  • References

    Name of Reference #1:
  • References

    Name of Reference #2:
  • Attachments

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      • What we offer

      • If you are selected as a recipient of the Schweizer Foundation artist residency, you will receive the following benefits:
        • Free economy class airfare from where you live to Newark Airport (EWR), New Jersey if necessary
        • Local transportation from airport to location of the retreat if necessary
        • Free accommodation at the lake house situated at 86 Sunnyside Road, Gouldsboro, PA 18424, for up to four weeks.
        • Groceries and supply costs up to $250 per week.
        • Internet access and paid utilities
      • What you need to provide

        • Necessary travel documents
        • Health insurance coverage
        • Computer, communication devices (mobile phone etc.), and specialist equipment, if any.
        • Local transportation if necessary
      • Process

        1. You apply for the Artist’s Residency by the semi-annual deadline (June 30; December 31)
        2. You will be notified whether you were a winner no later than 3 weeks after expiration of the deadline.
        3. You either accept or decline the offer within 10 days of receiving the notice.
        4. If you accept, you will make the necessary travel arrangements
        5. Costs of air travel will be reimbursed after purchase of ticket(s)
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