The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency Program 2025 – Apply Now!

The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency Program is a highly respected initiative that unites scholars, artists, policymakers, and professionals from different fields to collaborate. Situated at the tranquil Bellagio Center on the shores of Lake Como in Italy, the program provides an exceptional platform for innovative exploration, interdisciplinary dialogue, and innovative problem-solving.

The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency Program

Program Theme

  • Addressing Climate Change Residency: under this theme, assistance will be provided to prominent researchers and groups focusing on tackling climate change by examining energy systems, healthcare systems, agricultural systems, and policy and financial systems.
  • Building Vibrant, Connected, and Resilient Societies Residency: As a society, we flourish when we acknowledge the interconnected nature of our futures. This theme centers on addressing the fundamental obstacles to creating robust, connected, and adaptable communities.
  • General Open Call Residency: The General Open Call invites professionals, scholars, and creatives from all fields and disciplines to submit their projects. While the subject matter is open, the projects must showcase evident social impact and charitable intent.


Some of the Program Benefits are:

  • Up to a four-week residency at The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Lake Como, Italy
  • Accommodation and meals provided, including a private workspace
  • Collaboration with a diverse community of up to 15 global scholars, artists, and practitioners
  • Assistance with travel costs for those in financial need
  • The opportunity to join a network of Bellagio Center alumni committed to making a positive global impact

Eligibility Criteria

  • Leaders who have had a substantial impact in their respective areas of expertise
  • Visionary and innovative, having a track record of promoting pioneering ideas or actions that have made a profound impact
  • Dedicated to The Rockefeller Foundation’s mission of creating widespread and enduring opportunities for all.

How to Apply

The Bellagio residency is now accepting applications for 2025, with the submission period running from March 4, 2024, to April 25, 2024.

To have access to the online application form, click here. 

For More Information visit the Official Website of the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency Program.

Application Deadline

April 25, 2024.

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