Supporting Material

Supporting Materials

Creative Writers

Fiction and nonfiction writers: Upload a recent book chapter, short story, manuscript, or article, no more than 30 pages. Please respect the page limit. Submitted material should be related to project. If not related to it, published material is required.

Poets: Upload up to 10 poems.

Journalists: Upload three substantive published articles, no more than 30 pages. Please respect the page limit.

Playwrights/Screenwriters: Upload one play/screenplay or a section of a play/screenplay, no more than 30 pages. Please respect the page limit.


Visual Artists

Upload 12 images and, if applicable, up to three moving-image excerpts totaling no more than 10 minutes in length with accompanying image list on the Supporting Material Upload page. The image list should include title, medium, date completed and dimensions (H” x W” x D”). List should be arranged in chronological order, beginning with the most recent work. Submit work only from the last five years. Include detail shots as well as at least one installation shot.

BY MAIL: Send one CD, DVD or USB drive with the same 12 images to the address indicated below. Please make sure your CD, DVD or USB drive can be read by a standard application within the Windows operating system, such as QuickTime or PictureViewer, etc.


Film and Video Artists

Upload a maximum of 15 minutes of work with an accompanying description of each sample on the Supporting Material upload page. Specify your creative role in each sample (i.e., director, cameraperson, etc.). Please specify which section(s) you wish to have the committee review. Submit work from only the last five years. If your uploaded media samples are password-protected, include the password(s) for each sample at the top of your video/track list.

BY MAIL: Send one copy of a CD, DVD or USB drive with the 15-minute work sample to the address indicated below. Please make sure your CD, DVD or USB drive can be read by a standard application within the Windows operating system, such as QuickTime or PictureViewer, etc.


Musicians and Composers

Upload one to three samples of recent compositions or performances on the Supporting Material upload page. If your uploaded media samples are password-protected, please include the password(s) for each sample at the top of your video/track list.

BY MAIL: Please attempt to put all samples on one CD, DVD, or USB drive and send to the address indicated below. All CDs, DVDs, or USB drives should be accompanied by written scores, except for electronic or improvisational work. Specify which sections you wish to have the committee review (i.e., indicate where samples are located on the CD).


Performing Artists

Upload a maximum of 15 minutes of work on the Supporting Material Upload page. Indicate in your project proposal your role in the submitted work and, where feasible, identify yourself in the sample. Submit work only from the last five years. If your uploaded media samples are password-protected, please include the password(s) for each sample at the top of your image/video/track list.

BY MAIL: Send 15-minute work sample on one CD, DVD or USB drive to the address indicated below. Include one copy of a video list illustrating the contents of the CD, DVD or USB drive.


FOR ALL
Mail your package of supporting materials to:
Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program,
Attn.: Creative Arts Supporting Materials, list discipline
Byerly Hall, 8 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Supporting materials are returned only if a self-addressed, stamped envelope is provided by the applicant along with the supporting materials. The Institute cannot be responsible for lost or damaged materials. Do not send original or “only” copies. Please specify if you want your materials returned on the application form (under General Information). Write the name and address of the Radcliffe Institute Application Office as the return address in the upper left-hand corner of your envelope.