In addition to academic instruction in the arts and presentation of arts programming, the Lewis Center aims to nurture the arts throughout the university. The Lewis Center for the Arts invites applications and inquiries for a variety of opportunities:


Opportunities for Princeton University students and Groups

Partnerships & Support

The Lewis Center frequently collaborates with campus partners and provides funding to select artistic projects and events coordinated by Princeton University students, faculty, and staff. Learn more about partnerships »

Funding Awards for Princeton Students

The Lewis Center offers a range of competitive awards to support summer research and creative undertakings by enrolled students. Learn more about student funding awards »

Career Advising and Mentorship for Princeton Students

Connect with the Center for Career Development and make an arts-related career advising appointment through Handshake. Learn more about career advising »

Find an Alumni Mentor in the Arts

The “OfficeHours” mentorship program pairs current students with an alumni mentor. Learn more about alumni mentors »

Student-to-Student Advising

Have questions? Talk to a Lewis Center Student Advisor who can share insights and speak with you about challenges they have experienced and overcome in pursuing the arts. Connect with a student advisor »

Submit an Event

The Lewis Center calendar is designed to be a hub for the posting arts programming offered on campus and in the local community. Student, colleague and community groups in the Princeton area may submit arts and cultural events for inclusion. Submit an event to our calendar »


Opportunities for Artists and the General Public

Fellowships for Artists

Hodder Fellowships and Fellowships in the Creative and Performing Arts support the work of promising early-career artists. Learn more about Fellowships »

Job Opportunities

Find current openings at the Lewis Center by searching the Princeton University employment website for the “Lewis Center for the Arts.” Paid work opportunities for current Princeton students are published with the Student Employment Office.

Opportunities for High School Students

Contests for High School Students

The Princeton University Poetry Contest for High School Students and the Princeton University Ten-Minute Play Contest recognize outstanding work by 11th graders. Learn more about high school contests »