The UTEP College of Liberal Arts is proud to announce the Tom Lea Research Fellowship Award, named for the nationally-known artist and author whose work graced the Paso del Norte region and many national venues. The award has been established by Donald and Adair Margo, of El Paso, who are dedicated to an appreciation of the art and culture of our region. Adair Margo is director of the Tom Lea Institute.
Selected candidates must use the fellowship award to support research in studies of art or literary history and culture in the Paso del Norte region. Recipients must present their research in October, 2017, during Tom Lea Month, which is celebrated throughout Texas. All funds must be spent by December 31, 2017. Proposals should reflect projects that are informed by an awareness of Mr. Lea's work in art and/or literature.
There will be two fellowships awarded in 2017, for $2,000 each.
To be considered for this award, applicants must complete and submit the attached application form by February 28, 2017
. The selection process will be conducted by a committee of Liberal Arts faculty and the recipients for 2017
will be announced on March 22, 2017
.For information on applying to this fellowship, please contact Estella Estrada
, Liberal Arts 343
, Office of the Dean, College of Liberal Arts. Get the application here...