$150,000 in cash awards for young immigrant architects and building arts professionals
The Vilcek Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in the Arts and Humanities, this year awarded in the field of architecture and building arts. Three winners will each receive a 50,000 USD unrestricted cash prize.
The Vilcek Foundation established the Creative Promise Prizes in 2009 as part of its mission to celebrate and support young emerging immigrant professionals who have demonstrated significant accomplishment early in their careers.
Eligible applicants are professionals working in fields related to the built environment, including:
Candidates will be asked to submit an application form, curriculum vitae, portfolio of work, three short personal essays, and proof of immigration status. The application process is entirely online, and applications will be accepted from April 3 through May 31, 2017. The application and full eligibility requirements are available at http://www.vilcek.org/.
A panel of distinguished experts will evaluate each applicant’s accomplishments, including the quality and creativity of the work presented in the portfolio, clarity of personal and professional purpose, and potential for positive impact on the field and society at large. Three winners will be announced in February 2018 and honored at the foundation’s annual awards gala in spring 2018.
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