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Selection Criteria for the Bellagio Center Residency Program

SELECTION CRITERIA

Bellagio Center Residency Applications are evaluated in three main areas:
  • The professional qualifications and achievements of the applicant: Successful applicants demonstrate significant professional contributions to their field over the course of their career or show evidence of being on a strong upward professional trajectory.
  • The quality and theme of the proposed project: Successful applicants apply to work on projects that will introduce new thinking and knowledge to their field of study. Projects that are aligned with and will inform the discourse around the Rockefeller Foundation’s strategic goals are often well suited to Bellagio.
  • The suitability of the project for the Bellagio Center: The Bellagio Center must be an appropriate forum for the proposed project. Projects that require special equipment onsite, excursions off the grounds, or access to research libraries are not suited. Successful applicants can clearly articulate how the multi-disciplinary environment of Bellagio will contribute to their work.