John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Guggenheim Announces 2009 Fellowship Awards for the United States and Canada
April 10, 2009

April 8, 2009 — Edward Hirsch, the president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, announced today that in its eighty-fifth annual competition for the United States and Canada the Foundation has awarded 180 Fellowships to artists, scientists, and scholars. The successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants.