Private Funder: Dedalus Foundation; Opportunity: Dissertation Fellowship; Funding Focus: Arts & education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Fellows; Funding: Maximum award $20,000 (the foundation made about $600,000 in grants last year); Deadline: Dec. 1.
Summary: The Dedalus Foundation fosters public understanding of modern art and Modernism. The fellowship is awarded annually to a Ph.D. candidate at a university in the United States who is working on a dissertation related to painting, sculpture and allied arts from 1940-1970, with a preference shown to Abstract Expressionism.
The website is at: http://tinyurl.com/q8cxzku
Info: Richard Rubin, foundation chairman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 555 West 57th St., Suite 1222, New York, NY 10019; 212/220-4220.