Application Form

  • You may only apply in one field. This also applies to dual applications.
  • For dual applications, we require a completed application form from each of the applicants.
  • We recommend that you compile the information in a document on your computer, insert it into the form and send it to us.
  • Please note that boldface and italics are not transferred. Please use quotation marks and the like for emphasis.
  • Please note that character limits contain blanks.
  • For information on the work sample, please first select the field for which you are applying.


Attention: Your co-applicant must complete a separate application.

Biographical Information


Work sample: Literature

In order to be considered for a fellowship, you have to have published at least one work with a registered publishing house. Please limit your work samples to one publication (or excerpts thereof already published or part of the proposed project) and send in six copies together with the signed confirmation letter by mail. The work samples cannot be returned. Please apply your name to loose work samples.

Attention: Due to the Corona pandemic and the associated organisational restrictions, we moved to digital work samples. After submitting your application you will receive a request to upload your work sample. As the technical conversion is taking place at the moment, there may be delays. We ask for your understanding. If you have any questions, please contact (Status: 23.03.2020)

Work sample: Film

Prerequisite for a scholarship is the presentation of a film at a festival, in the cinema or through TV broadcasting. Please select a maximum of one work or extracts from it and insert a streaming link in the field provided.

Work sample: Composition

Prerequisite for a scholarship is a public performance of at least one work. Upon receiving your signed confirmation letter, we will provide you with an upload link in which you may upload up to three work samples (audio samples as high-quality mp3s, scores as PDF).

Privacy Policy

Your data will be collected and stored for the purpose of selecting the Villa Aurora Fellows and the implementation of the fellowship. The provided data will be processed internally and passed on to the jury members exclusively for selection purposes. Your data will be stored on a server in the data center of Artfiles New Media GmbH Artfiles New Media GmbH, Zirkusweg 1, D-20359 Hamburg until the end of the respective application process.

You have the right to receive information about the personal data stored by us at any time and ask for correction in case of errors. At your request we will delete all your personal data. Furthermore, you have a right to cancel any further processing of your data and the right to receive your data in electronic form. In all cases mentioned, please contact us for information, correction, deletion or cancellation via

If you believe that the way your information is being handled at Villa Aurora & Thomas Mann House e. V. is not in accordance with the applicable data protection laws, you have a right of appeal to a data protection supervisory authority.

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What's next?

  • After submitting the application form, you will receive a confirmation email
  • The application deadline is April 30, 2022.
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