Frequently Asked Questions

Read below the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the eligibility criteria, the application process and the participation in the Program.

About eligibility

In case I receive funds from another grant, award, scholarship or fellowship program, am I eligible to apply for the SNF Artist Program?

If your gross annual income did not exceed the amount of 12.000€  for 2018 you are eligible to apply for the Program.

I am a Greek resident but I received my high school diploma abroad. Can I apply for the SNF Artist Fellowship Program?

Yes, as long as you have a Greek identity card or passport.

I am enrolled in a postgraduate program in Greece. Can I apply for the SNF Artist Fellowship Program?

Unfortunately, we will not accept applications from postgraduate students in Greece or abroad.

I am enrolled in a PhD program abroad. Can I apply for the SNF Artist Fellowship Program?

Yes, as long as you live and work in Greece.

How can I prove my artistic skills and experience?

You may refer to your participation in exhibitions, festivals, contests, publications, artist residency programs and any other achievements you have accomplished as an artist.

Can I submit my website instead of a portfolio in .pdf format (15MB up to 12 pages)?

The content of your website does not replace the artwork sample requested in a portfolio format.
You can submit the address to your website on the designated field.
Am I eligible to reapply for the Program in case I don't get selected this year?

You are encouraged to reapply for the next cycle of the program as soon as the dates are announced.

About the application

I submitted my application successfully but I haven’t received a confirmation email. What should I do?

Please make sure you have entered a valid email address and also check your spam. If you still haven’t received a confirmation email, allow 24 hours from submission before contacting us at [email protected] Remember to contact us within the deadline.

Can I submit the supporting documentation by post?

All material supporting your application can only be submitted online.

Can I include incomplete works as part of my portfolio?

Of course, if you think it adds to your application.

What do you mean by the term ‘artist statement’?

It is a personal statement that describes your practice, aspirations and areas of focus through your work.

When will I be notified if I get awarded the SNF Artist Fellowship?

All awardees will be notified via email by July 20, 2020.

About the Program

What should I do if I get accepted to the Program?

Following the announcement of the awardees, you will be asked to sign an official agreement with ARTWORKS, setting the terms and conditions of the award. Your participation at the Program will require attending workshops, seminars, artists talks and other skill-sharing events.

How often will the seminars and workshops take place and when will you announce the schedule?

The seminars and workshops will be held in Athens between October 2020 and May 2021. The exact dates will be announced shortly after the program kicks-off.

Should I get accepted to the Program, will I be required to attend all the events that ARTWORKS will organize within the eight-month period of the program?

Attendance is not mandatory. However, we strongly encourage you to participate.

Is my presence required daily at ARTWORKS?

No, the Program does not require your daily presence.

Do you cover travel expenses for those who don’t live in Athens and wish to attend the professional development workshops?

ARTWORKS doesn’t provide any additional funds apart from the monetary prize.

Am I obliged to produce and/or complete a project during my participation in the Program?

There is no such obligation. However, you will be required to report twice during the eight-month period of the Program about your artistic/curatorial activities and you will also be invited to present your practice to you peers.