Applications are now open for the FLAD Scholarships for Artist Residencies in the USA in 2024, which aim to support the development and training of artists of Portuguese nationality or resident in Portugal for more than five years.

The FLAD Grants for Artistic Residencies in the United States will support artists aged between 25 and 35 who wish to develop an artistic residency in a North American institution. Artists with projects in the fields of photography, cinema, jazz, literature and visual arts can apply.

FLAD will support the chosen artists with up to 1,200 euros per week, up to a maximum of four months, for artistic residencies starting during 2024. Applications will be open until January 15, 2024.


Who can apply?

  • Artists of Portuguese nationality or foreign artists who have been living in Portugal for more than 5 years;
  • Age between 25 and 35 years;
  • Proficiency in English.

Documents required:

  • Artistic and/or academic CV in the mentioned areas;
  • Present plan for the period of artistic residency;
  • Submit a letter of recommendation;
  • Present letter of acceptance of the American institution where you will develop the artistic residency;
  • Submit a budget, discriminating the costs and sources of funding to which you have competed or will compete for your stay in the USA.

FLAD support:

  • Funding up to a maximum of EUR 1200/week, up to a maximum of four months.


  • Applications open from September 14, 2023 to January 15, 2024;
  • Results announced by February 1, 2024.

The application must be submitted in its own form, available at this link:

The notice of this call – available here – contains all the information about this competition. Questions or requests for clarification should be referred to