In its 90th annual competition for the United States and Canada, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded 177 fellowships (including one joint fellowship) 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 almost 3,000 applicants.
In the area of music composition, the awardees are:
In the area of music research, the awardee is:
Since its establishment in 1925, the foundation has granted more than $315 million to nearly 17,700 individuals, including scores of Nobel laureates and Pulitzer Prize-winners. More information about this year’s class of fellows is available here.
(from the press release)