Applications for the FLAD Scholarships for Artistic Residencies in the USA in 2023 are open, which aim to support the development and training of artists of Portuguese nationality or residents in Portugal for more than five years.

The FLAD Scholarships for Artistic Residencies in the United States will support artists between the ages of 25 and 35 who want to develop an artistic residency in an 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, in the artistic residencies that start during the year 2023. Applications will be open until December 15th.


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 the English language;

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.

Artistic areas:

  • Photography;
  • Cinema;
  • Jazz;
  • Literature;
  • Visual arts.

FLAD support:

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


  • Applications open from September 15th to December 15th, 2022;
  • Results announced by January 16th, 2023.

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

The notice of this announcement – available here – contains all the information relating to this contest. Questions or requests for clarification should be referred to