Tomorrow we’ll announce the 2020 class of MacArthur Fellows! The MacArthur Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.
Learn more about past Fellows, including where they were born and where they received their awards:
Fellows Location at Birth
Data are self-reported by the MacArthur Fellows; Leonard Zeskind's place of birth is unknown.
Fellows Location at Award
Data are based on Fellows' primary place of employment, or home if unaffiliated, at time of award. Location at award is…
Search all 1000+ past Fellows, and check out the most frequently asked questions about the program, including the selection criteria, how we define creativity, and much more:
MacArthur Fellows Frequently Asked Questions
The MacArthur Fellowship is a five-year grant to individuals who show exceptional creativity in their work and the…
Watch this video to learn more, and keep an eye out for the announcement at 12:01 PM on October 6, 2020!