Each year, the Rome Prize is awarded to thirty emerging artists and scholars in the early or middle stages of their careers who represent the highest standard of excellence in the arts and humanities. Fellows are chosen from the following disciplines: Architecture, Design, Historic Preservation and Conservation, Landscape Architecture, Literature, Musical Composition, Visual Arts, Ancient Studies, Medieval Studies, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, and Modern Italian Studies. Prize recipients are invited to Rome for six months or eleven months to immerse themselves in the Academy community. Winners of 6-month and 11-month fellowships receive stipends of $13,000 and $26,000, respectively. Meals and housing are also provided. The deadline for applications is November 1, 2011. See the Rome Prize page for more information and instructions on how to apply.