Graduate Community

Graduate Competitive Fellowships and Awards

These fellowships and awards aim to enhance the value of graduate education at MICA, to better prepare all graduates for professional life and to strengthen our connection with the student and alumni communities as well as regional and institutional partners.

The Office of Graduate Studies, in partnership with the Offices of Alumni Relations, Advancement and Career Development, are pleased to advance opportunities for MFA and MA students through a variety of awards and residencies each year.

Summary of 2023 Graduate Competitive Awards and Fellowships 

Studio @ Bromo Seltzer Tower March 31, 2023  Graduating MA and MFA Students Application
Residency at MASS MoCA January 8, 2023 (CLOSED) Current MFA and MA  
AICAD Teaching Fellowship November 18th, (CLOSED) Graduating MA and MFA Students  


MASS MoCA Residency

Offering fully funded multi week artist residencies for two current MICA Graduate students at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. Applications are welcome from artists of all disciplines (painters, writers, installation artists, fiber artists, printmakers, designers, photographers, film/video, etc.) For more information and to apply, head to: 


Studio @ Bromo Seltzer Tower

Located in the historic Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower, an icon of the Baltimore skyline, this studio fellowship is awarded annually free of charge for one year to a graduating MFA or MA student. MICA will select the 2022 resident through online application due April 4th, 2022. All MFA and MA students are eligible to apply. 


This inventory is meant to provide information about the most current professional and creative opportunities for graduating students supported through the office of graduate studies. It is does not include all opportunities available through partner offices nor is it a guarantee of future programming.