Program Offers Help for Unique Projects
Grants & Fellowships Chair
The USITT Grants & Fellowships
Committee will accept project grant proposals
for the funding cycle that will begin in March
This well-established grant
program is an effort to encourage the development
of innovative projects and scholarly research.
Investigative work into LED light sources, digitization
of performing arts archives, a device to measure
the photometric performance of lighting instruments,
and the creation of a web site with photographic
documentation of Chinese scene design are but
a few of the projects that have been funded in
The deadline for submitting
project grant proposals is no later than January
10, 2005, and the maximum amount of funding for
any one grant will be $10,000.
Guidelines and application
forms can be found on the USITT
Grants web page. Proposals will be weighed
against each other and must conform to all of
the criteria listed in the published grant application
information. Unique proposals exhibiting creativity
are the most likely to be given favorable consideration.
program is not a source for
funding an upcoming production or to buy new computer
equipment. It is the goal of
the Grants & Fellowships program to financially
assist work that is original and that explores subjects
of interest to other USITT members.