Each year, the Institute brings a group of Fellows from around the world to join its community of scholars and practitioners, normally for a one-year term. The application deadline is November 1. | download the flyer
The ISM Fellows are scholars, religious leaders, and artists at all career stages whose work is in or is moving to the fields of sacred music, liturgical/ritual studies, or religion and the arts. Scholars in the humanities or the social or natural sciences, whose work is directly related to these areas, are also encouraged to apply. Fellows have the opportunity to pursue their scholarly or artistic projects within a vibrant, interdisciplinary community, and they may have the option to teach.
The work of the Institute touches a broad array of disciplines, including
Anthropology ~ Art ~ Architecture ~ Composition ~ Creative Writing ~ Ethnomusicology ~ Film Studies ~ History of Art or Architecture ~ Languages ~ Literature ~ Liturgical Studies ~ Musicology ~ Religious Studies ~ Ritual Studies ~ Sociology ~ Theatre Studies ~ Theology ~ World Religions
Questions? Email the Fellows Coordinator.
2019–2020 Fellows Announced
May 22, 2019 - Martin Jean, director of the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, has announced that eight new fellows will be joining its interdisciplinary community for the 2019–2020 year. Read about our incoming fellows.
Application deadline: November 1. The application is online September 1.
Short-term Collections-based fellowships
Application deadline: November 1.
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