Student members Grants 2017
grants and financial support
Note : the grant applications for 2017 are now closed
The grants are awarded annually among the network’s student members. These grants support research-creation projects with an innovative character in line with Hexagram’s goals and research axes. The projects must be carried out as part of a master’s degree or doctorate. The grants are non-recurring.
There are three grants categories:
- (1) research-creation;
- (2) Internationalization;
- (3) Experimental and Creative Writing;
Only students whose Research Supervisor or principal Co-Supervisor is a member of Hexagram are eligible to apply for these grants. They also have to be registered as a student member by the application deadline. If not a student member already, they have to complete the online registration form by January 11, 2017, at 5 pm so their application is processed before the closing of the contest.
Applications will be evaluated and assessed by a jury of three Hexagram members and an external expert fromthe media arts community. Evaluation criteria are as follows:
- Innovation in research (40 points);
- Financial and technical feasibility (15 points);
- Clarity and quality of the application (15 points);
- Project relevance in connection with Hexagram’s research axes (30 points).
Research-creation: The research-creation grants support students in the process of exploration and implementation of research-creation projects leading to a master’s degree or doctorate.Maximum of $ 4,000 per project.
Internationalization: The internationalization grants support students presenting their research-creation work abroad, in contexts such as conferences, residencies, workshops, exhibitions, etc.Maximum of $ 2,000 per project.
Experimental and Creative Writing: The experimental and creative writing grants support students whose research-creation work includes: (1) the creation or interpretation of experimental literary works (fiction or non-fiction, essay, novel, short story, poetry, playwriting, scriptwriting, performance of literary works, storytelling, mixed genres, etc.); (2) the development of new narrative forms for digital or interactive projects; or (3) the exploration of new writing forms within their master’s or doctorate thesis.Maximum of $ 2,000 per project.
The grant recipient undertakes to submit a detailed report on the use of the grant or the result of the research using the report form provided by Hexagram. This report must be submitted one month after having completed the project or no later than December 15, 2017. This report will be used for the follow up and promotion of students grantees’ projects. Failure to produce the final report makes you ineligible for other Hexagram grants. Hexagram strongly encourages the grantee to submit a complete and detailed final report.