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Announcing the 2022 Guggenheim Fellows

180 scientists, writers, scholars, and artists honored across 51 fields (New York, NY) On April 7, 2022, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of 180 exceptional individuals. Chosen from a rigorous application and peer review process out of almost 2500

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2021 Guggenheim Fellowships Announced

184 artists, writers, scholars and scientists awarded Fellowships NEW YORK (April 8, 2021): Today, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding for Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of 184 artists, writers, scholars, and scientists. These exceptional candidates were chosen through a rigorous peer-review process from almost 3,000

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Robert De Niro and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announce collaboration in honor of painter and Guggenheim Fellow Robert De Niro Sr.

Photograph by Paul Waldman, Courtesy Estate of Robert De Niro, Sr. ©The Estate of Robert De Niro, Sr./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Robert De Niro and The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation are pleased to announce a Fellowship in Fine Arts in honor of Mr. De Niro’s father, the painter Robert De Niro Sr.,

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Fellows Win Five Pulitzer Prizes, Eight More Are Finalists

The Guggenheim Foundation is extremely pleased to recognize the five Guggenheim Fellows who won 2020 Pulitzer Prizes, announced by Columbia University on May 4. They are Colson Whitehead, Fellow 2013, for his novel The Nickel Boys: he also won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction in 2017 for The Underground Railroad. Jericho Brown, Fellow 2016, the Winship Distinguished Research Professor in Creative Writing at Emory

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2020 Guggenheim Fellowship winners announced

2020 Guggenheim Fellowship winners announced On April 8, 2020, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of 175 writers, scholars, artists, and scientists. 2020 Fellows are drawn from 53 scholarly disciplines and artistic fields, 78 different academic institutions, 31 states and

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Gift from Philip Roth Creates Fund for Fellows

Philip Roth, a Guggenheim Fellow in Fiction, has made an extraordinary gift to the Foundation.  Roth died in 2018, and in a stunning act of generosity, he left the Foundation $1,600,000 to support the Guggenheim Fellowships. He  designated a portion of his gift for the Joel Conarroe Fund, which honors his life-long friend, the Foundation’s

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Fellowships Awards in the United States and Canada

On April 9, 2019, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of 168 scholars, artists, and writers. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants in the

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Fellowship Awards in the United States and Canada

On April 4, 2018, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of 173 Guggenheim Fellowships (including two joint Fellowships) to a diverse group of scholars, artists, and scientists. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost

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Fellowship Awards, 2017

On April 6, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of 173 Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of scholars, artists, and scientists. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants in the

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Fellowship Awards in the United States and Canada, 2016

In its ninety-second competition for the United States and Canada, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded 175 Fellowships (including three joint Fellowships) to a diverse group of 178 scholars, artists, and scientists. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of nearly 3,000

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Fellowship Awards in the United States and Canada, 2015

In its ninety-first competition for the United States and Canada, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded 173 Fellowships (including two joint Fellowships) to a diverse group of 175 scholars, artists, and scientists. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of over 3,100

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