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Posted: 4/29/2024

Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise (Biomedical Science, Visual Arts)

The Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise support emerging to mid-career immigrant professionals who have demonstrated exceptional achievements early in their careers.

Applications are open through June 10, 2024.


Areas of Interest

Visual Arts

Applicants in the visual art category will be considered across the following areas of practice, please select all subcategories below that apply to your practice in general: painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, printmaking, ceramic, textile, installation, film/video, digital art, performance that manifests in time-based visual presentation, etc.

Curatorial Work

Applicants in the curatorial work categories will be considered for having organized and developed single artist or group exhibitions at any scale or extending over any or time period in the following professional capacities: private or public institutions, foundations, independent curatorial practice, biennials or art fairs, galleries, etc.

Eligibility Requirements

Visual Arts and Curatorial Work:

  • You were born outside the United States to non-American parents
  • You are not more than 38 years old
  • You have 5 years of professional experience in visual arts or curatorial work and possess a strong track record of creative and high-caliber work.

Biomedical Sciences: 

  • You were born outside the United States
  • You are not more than 38 years old
  • You have conducted creative, independent research in basic, applied, and/or translational biomedical science