Thursday, December 5, 2013

9th Annual Woody Guthrie Fellowship

The Woody Guthrie Center in conjunction with BMI Foundation, Inc. are pleased to announce that the application period for the 2014 Fellowship Program is now open. The 9th Annual Woody Guthrie Fellowship will be awarded to one applicant working on a research topic or theme directly related to Guthrie's life, work, or contribution to American music and world culture. The BMI Foundation, Inc. will award up to $5,000 to support scholarly research at the archives at the Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, OK. Scholars pursuing research related to Woody Guthrie's life, historic context, creative works, and musical influence, as well as his philosophical, political, or humanistic ideals, are encouraged to apply for this prestigious Fellowship. The George Kaiser Family Foundation has recently acquired the Woody Guthrie Archives research collection, and in 2013 these materials were relocated to a permanent repository in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Please Note: The Woody Guthrie Fellowship supports research solely for the purpose of scholarly and/or educational publication. More information about the Fellowship is available through the Woody Guthrie Fellowship Program website. Application Deadline: February 7, 2014 Please direct questions to