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ArtsEngine Student MicroGrants
Funding for Interdisciplinary Student Projects + Research
2016-2017 Information and Application
ArtsEngine stimulates and supports integrative project-based creative work and sustained research among faculty and students from North Campus and other U-M units. As a joint effort between Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, Stamps School of Art & Design, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and College of Engineering, ArtsEngine fosters transformative cross-disciplinary approaches and collaborations.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION
Grant Award Amount:
up to $1000
Funding Cycles + Deadlines:
: deadline is
October 7, 2016
/ notification date is October 17
: deadline is
November 18, 2016
/ notification date is November 28
: deadline is
February 3, 2017
/ notification date is February 13
Main grant applicant must belong to one of ArtsEngine's North Campus sponsoring colleges (see above), but team members can be from any U-M unit.
Current undergraduate and graduate students from U-M may apply (as individuals or teams).
Student organizations may also apply.
Criteria for Projects and Research:
Project must be interdisciplinary (involving more than one discipline), with
art as a primary focus.
This may include projects that involve visual arts, design, architecture, literary arts, theatre, dance, film, performance and music.
A wide spectrum of involved disciplines is encouraged (i.e. engineering and dance; biology and music, etc.)
Project component funded by ArtsEngine should be realized by June 2017. Project extensions will be reviewed and approved on a case-by-case basis.
Project should demonstrate campus and/or local community impact.
Projects are expected to be student-led, although faculty and staff can participate as team members.
INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR COMPLETING THIS APPLICATION
You may save this application at any time and return later to finish if needed; however, we encourage you to have the following information ready:
1. Grant Narrative
(please address the following questions in a minimum of 500 words)
Describe your project and the expected impact on campus and/or the local community
Describe how the project is interdisciplinary and why this approach is appropriate for your project.
If this is a group project, describe the benefits and challenges of this interdisciplinary collaboration.
How do you anticipate carrying out the project? Explain the general timeline and describe team member responsibilities.
2. Project Budget
List all expenses and indicate those that ArtsEngine funds will cover
Include secured funding from other sources
3. Supporting Materials
Be ready to attach docs or links that help demonstrate the merit of your project (i.e. drawings, videos, advertisements, etc.).
Please contact Deb Mexicotte at firstname.lastname@example.org
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