Financial Support for Attending

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The Financial Support information below is for the 2023 Folklife in the South gathering, which will be held in Guntersville, Alabama on June 8-10, 2023.

Hoping to attend Folklife in the South but need help getting there? The following opportunities are available for financial support: 

For Alabama Residents

The Alabama State Council on the Arts is funding a limited number of partial and full scholarships for Alabama residents to help cover the costs of attending and participating in FITS. Applications closed March 15, and recipients will be notified April 17, 2023.

For Georgia Residents 

Georgia residents may apply for a scholarship for the FITS gathering through the Georgia Council for the Arts. The scholarship will cover registration for the conference. Participants are responsible for their own travel to and from the gathering and any fees for additional field trips/activities. The deadline to apply is April 17, 2023. All applicants will be notified of their scholarship status by April 26, 2023. 

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