This form is to be completed by a recommender who knows the applicant in an academic capacity (WashU professor or WashU academic advisor), not the applicant.

Thank you for supporting the application and selection process for the Gephardt Institute’s Atkin Residency in the Art of Democracy. To learn more about the residency your student has applied for, please visit the residency webpage

This residency provides a platform for artists to deepen their practice, gain visibility, and foster public discourse. Residents will be awarded a $10,000 stipend to offset living costs, and support learning and the production of work. Your recommendation is an important component of the application and selection process.

The application period for the Atkin Residency in the Art of Democracy is currently closed.