The goal of the creative arts program is to provide support to those projects that propose the creation and/or presentation of works of creative art.

Eligible projects are those in areas supported by the National Endowment for the Arts: arts education, dance, design, folk and traditional arts, literature, media arts (film/radio/television), museums, music, music theatre, opera, presenting, theatre, and visual arts.

Requested support can be in the form of summer stipend, supplemental assigned time, summer graduate research assistantship, and/or supplies, expenses, equipment, and travel (SEET).

Apply for this grant through our online portal. Recipients must also provide a final report.

Pre-Submission Review Due: December 15

Final Submission Deadline: January 8

Read Guidelines (PDF)

2019-2020 Awardees

Congratulations to our recipients of this grant for the 2019-2020 Academic Year:

Jessica Calderwood (CFA) – “Art & Industry: Sculpting Screens in Metals and Glass”

Chris Van Hof (CFA) – "New Music Diversity Project for Trombone Duo"


For questions regarding the ASPiRE Program, please contact the program’s manager or email us.