Richie Jackson Alumni Fellowship

Are you a NY-based alum who graduated within the last three years? Are you struggling to balance your student loans with your life as an artist?

Richie Jackson, Executive Producer of the hit Showtime series Nurse Jackie, has established a fellowship program to assist the transition from the classroom to a life-long career in the arts. Up to four Fellows will be chosen to receive a $5000 stipend and be mentored by Richie Jackson in monthly meetings over the duration of the program.

Applicants must be recent New York-based graduates of NYU Tisch School of Arts’s departments of Film & Television, Drama/Grad Acting, Dramatic Writing, Graduate Musical Theatre Writing, or Cinema Studies, and have demonstrated financial need while attending Tisch by taking out a student loan. The term of the fellowship is six months, beginning March 2017. Current students are not eligible to apply.

The submission period for the Fellowship begins on Tuesday, November 1 and only the first 100 complete applications will be considered, so start prepping now! For more info about the Fellowship, visit