The Land Arts of the American West (LAAW) program is funded in part by grants from Lannan Foundation and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Lannan Foundation supports the LAAW annual field program and the Lannan Endowed Chair. A five year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funds the creation and operation of the Land Arts Mobile Research Center (LAMRC). In 2015, LAAW and LAMRC will be offering a series of grants to students. These grants will support participation in the LAAW field program, MFA thesis projects, international travel for research projects, as well as post-MFA research. Please see below for more details.

LAND ARTS THESIS PROJECT GRANTS
The Lannan Endowed Chair is offering grants of up to $5,000 to support former Land Arts students completing graduate thesis projects. Students must have a LAAW faculty member on their graduate committee to be eligible. Proposal must include a description of your thesis project, date and location of venue for presentation, and a detailed budget.
Proposals are due by February 15, 2015.
Email proposals to Professor Bill Gilbert: billgilbert@cybermesa.com.
Awards will be announced by March 1, 2015.

LAND ARTS INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH GRANTS
The Land Arts Mobile Research Center (LAMRC) is offering up to $5,000 in funding to support international research projects. Funds can be used to support projects with existing Land Arts partners in Australia and Greece or new artist generated initiatives. Awards are available to any student who has completed the LAAW program. Preference will be given to students from the years 2010 – 2014. Proposal must include a project description, list of international partners, timeline, budget, and list of any additional funding.
Proposals are due by February 15. 2015.
Email proposals to Professor Bill Gilbert: billgilbert@cybermesa.com.
Awards will be announced by April 1, 2015.

LAND ARTS FIELD PROGRAM GRANTS
The Lannan Endowed chair is offering grants of up to $2,000 to support international student participation in the annual LAAW program. Grants are available to international students who have completed an application and been accepted into the LAAW program. Please state your interest in receiving grant support in your application letter of intent. Application instructions can be found at: http://landarts.unm.edu/application.html
Applications are due by March 1, 2015.
Email applications to Land Arts of the American West: landarts@unm.edu.
Awards will be announced by April 1, 2015.

LAND ARTS POST MFA RESEARCH GRANT
The Land Arts Mobile Research Center (LAMRC) is offering grants up to $15,000 to support post MFA research projects. Awards are available to any student who has completed the LAAW program. Preference will be given to students from the years 2010 – 2014. Proposals must include a detailed description of the research project, budget, and plans for presentation/publication.
Proposals are due by March 15, 2015.
Email proposals to Professor Bill Gilbert: billgilbert@cybermesa.com.
Awards will be announced by April 15, 2015.