5. Work Samples
Please provide links for up to 12 images, 30 minutes of video clips, or 20 typed pages appropriate to your practice that best represent your creative work. These can include visual, film/video, music, performance, prose/poetry, translation, or journalism. Portfolio materials can also be emailed to email@example.com. Be sure to include your name in the Subject field.
Space 6. Please list any courses or community learning you have undertaken in cultural studies (history, culture, religion, literature, music, philosophy, etc.) If you have any experience in Jewish cultural studies in particular you should share this information here, but do not limit your answers to studies in just one culture. (optional) 7. Languages Spoken or Studied (Check all that apply) *
Space If my Helix application is successful, I understand that I am responsible for familiarizing myself with both the Yiddish/Hebrew and Cyrillic alphabets before arriving in Los Angeles for the 2020 colloquium. Helix faculty will provide ample resources to successful applicants for linguistic preparation. * Personal Narrative
10. We’d also like you to tell us a little more about why you’re interested in participating in your own voice. Please upload a 1-minute video to YouTube or Vimeo and provide the URL link to the video below. Please note that production value is not a priority here, we are interested in learning about you. * 11. What has been the most profound educational experience or interaction with a cultural product during your life? Please describe this experience, whether it was a class or course, travel adventure, painting, poem, movement or music piece, political campaign, or something else. Be sure to consider the many factors that made this experience so instructive or illuminating and the ways you were changed by it. *
(limit your response to
150 words) 12. If you could learn from anyone (currently alive) who would it be and why? (optional)
(limit your response to
150 words) Additional information
15. How did you hear about the Helix Fellowship? Please share the name of the Helix alum that told you about the program, which promotional email or newsletter you received, the group or page on social media where you found application information, etc. * 16. Do you have any medical or mobility issues that might require special consideration or equipment? Please include dietary restrictions like food intolerances and allergies that may impact group meals.
will not affect selection for the program and are gathered for programatic planning purposes only.
Please explain your medical or mobility issues, including dietary restrictions like food intolerances and allergies. * Recommendations
17. Please have two letters of recommendation signed and emailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to our office at 3780 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 301, Los Angeles, CA, 90010.
Recommender #1 *
Recommender #2 * Financial Aid
19. Helixers often offset their program costs by seeking funds from their institution, community groups, applying for grants, or crowdfunding. Please outline any fundraising work you have done for yourself or an organization in the past.