Fellow Resources

Gluck Fellows are regularly registered UCR graduate and undergraduate students who offer arts education programs in the local Riverside community, on video conferencing platforms in schools, live streaming, and on our Creative Classroom page. Gluck Fellows generally present their programs at schools and community sites from August - May each year.

Looking for a missing form? Want some information about the Program before you apply? All of the information, handbooks, forms, and evaluations you will need to apply for and carry out a Gluck fellowship are here! Please expand the menu items below for more information.

  • General Information/FAQs shows the annual application deadlines.
  • Fellowship Opportunities/Fellowship Types describes the different kinds of fellowships you can apply for.
  • Fellowship Application Forms has applications for each type of fellowship. Make sure you are using the correct form for the fellowship you want to apply for!
  • Gluck Fellow Handbooks have all the information you need regarding fellowship obligations and financial aid support. Each type of fellowship has its own handbook.
  • Fellows Program Forms has all of the forms you need to submit to start and continue your fellowship. Not all Fellows need to complete all forms - see which ones you need for your fellowship by checking the Handbook.
  • Preparing your Gluck Classroom or GluckTV Fellowship Series takes you through the Gluck Classroom Fellows obligation and GluckTV programs
  • Fellowship Evaluations has links to the Google Forms for each fellowship type. Evaluations are required before your fellowship will be paid. Please be sure to fill out the evaluations that match your fellowship!

Would you like to be a Gluck Fellow next year? Applications are available April 1 and due May 15. Beginning in Fall You are welcome to visit the Gluck office to chat about other fellowship opportunities that may be available! OPA! fellowships, for example, are available all year round... The Gluck office is located in the CHASS Interdisciplinary Building North, 2027.
We also meet on Zoom - use the office and zoom appointment link to book an appointment with the Gluck office


Information, Handbooks, and Forms for Current and Future Gluck Fellows

  • General Information/FAQs

    Gluck Applications for 2024-25 are available April 1, 2024 and are due to the Gluck office May 15, 2024.  OPA applications accepted all year!

    Gluck Fellowships are considered Research as defined by the UCR Undergraduate Research Program as they are overseen by ladder rank faculty.

    Gluck Information Sheet - FAQ
    Arts Education Resources - downloadable resources for developing Gluck fellowship applications and programs

  • Fellowship Opportunities/Fellowship Types

    This section describes the available types of Gluck fellowship opportunities. Please determine which type of fellowship you would like to apply for, and then download the correct application from the Application section below. If you have any questions about which application you should fill out, please contact us!

    • Graduate Student Classroom Fellows: Applications for graduate students open April 1 and are due May 15 each year. Graduate students in the following departments are eligible to apply for Classroom Fellowships: Art, Creative Writing, Creative Writing for the Performing Arts, Dance, History of Art, and Music. The Gluck Department Coordinator from each department chooses each year's Fellows from the applicant pool.
      Classroom Fellows develop a Gluck 30-minute, 45-minute or one-hour interactive workshop for community outreach to schools and community sites.
      Gluck fellowships are based around a 10 session program.
    • The Gluck Contemporary Dance Ensemble (CDE) is a Gluck touring ensemble of 5 or 6 undergraduate dancers (Ensemble Members) led by a graduate student (the Graduate Fellow Leader) from the dance department. They present a performance with an interactive portion at schools and other sites in the Riverside community. Fellowship awards are given to ensemble members who complete the tour. Please contact the Gluck Dance Department Coordinator for more information.
    • Local:
      • Museum Education Fellows: Gluck Fellows at UCR ARTS provide educational programs at the Culver Center of the Arts, generally once a month from October-May.
      • Family Drop-in Art Activities: The Cheech, Riverside Art Museum, and UCR ARTS have monthly First Sunday and First Thursday make-and-take art activities for families led by graduate students. CHASS students have priority.
    • GluckGlobal: 
      • VRC Fellows: The VRC (Visual Resources Center) also has opportunities for history of art graduate students interested in photographic conservation.  
        See the Family Learning Fellow Handbook below for more details, or contact the Gluck Office.
    • OPA! (Outreach Performing Artist) Fellows are graduate and undergraduate students who have talents to perform in the community. Apply online and audition all year!  OPA! fellowship information is available here, with handbooks below.
  • Fellowship Application Forms

    Please read the Fellowship Opportunities section above to determine the type of fellowship you would like to apply for, and then download the correct application linked below. Click the link to find the Google drive with the READ ONLY files. Please download or save to your R'Mail drive the application file (Word document). Each application has specific submission instructions. See the Arts Education Resources page for best practices and resources for developing your fellowship proposal.

    Gluck Fellow Application INFORMATION PACK - All the information you need to complete your CLASSROOM or FAMILY LEARNING Fellow application!

         Use the Application Information Pack  - AppPack - to help you fill in your Classroom or Family Learning Fellow Application

    Gluck CLASSROOM FELLOW Application 

         Available in April; due to Gluck office by email on May 15, 2024

    Gluck FAMILY LEARNING FELLOW Application 

          Available in April; due to Gluck office by email on May 15, 2024

    Gluck OPA! FELLOW / Ensemble Registration (Form A) 2024-25

          Ongoing OPA! registration acceptance from August 2024 - April 2025

  • Fellowship Handbooks

    Want more information on Fellow obligations? Download a Handbook!

    CLASSROOM FELLOW Handbook and Downloadable document (Classroom Fellows )

    FAMILY LEARNING FELLOW Handbook and Downloadable document (UCR ARTS, Museum Education, Family Learning, and the VRC)

    ENSEMBLE FELLOW Handbook and Downloadable PDF (Contemporary Dance Ensemble cast and crew)

    OPA! (OUTREACH PERFORMING ARTIST) FELLOW Handbook and Downloadable PDF (student-run ensembles, solo artists)

  • Fellows Program Forms

    Please see the Gluck Handbook (above) for your type of fellowship to determine which forms you will need to complete. Not all Fellows complete all forms. Click the link to go to the R'Mail drive. All forms are READ ONLY, save to your R'Mail or download and send or share with

    1. Online Fellow Information - all Fellows

    2. Waiver of Liability - all Fellows

           Please save file as: Lastname_Firstinitial_Liability_Year eg: Smith_J_Liability_23-24

    3.  Media Release form - all Fellows

           Please save file as: Lastname_Firstinitial_MedRel_Year eg: Smith_J_MedRel_23-24

    4. CANRA Acknowledgment Mandated Reporter - all Fellows working with children

           Please save file as: Lastname_Firstinitial_CANRA_Year eg: Smith_J_CANRA_23-24

    5. Praesidium Academy UC Mandated Reporter Online Training Quick Start Guide - all Fellows working with children download instructions (also available in the Fellow Handbook)

           Please save the certificate of completion as: Lastname_Firstinitial_MRCert e.g.: Smith_MR_Cert

    6. Program Pack - Classroom, Ensemble Lead, Family Learning fellows

    7. Availability Calendars - Classroom Fellows only

           7a. Early Start Availability Calendar: by request only

           7b. Fall Quarter Availability Calendar: Due October 15

           7c. Winter Quarter Availability Calendar: Due December 5

           7d. Spring Quarter Availability Calendar: Due March 4

  • Preparing Your Classroom or GluckTV Fellowship: two PowerPoint series

    GluckMedia and GluckGlobal Content Creation Resources:
    Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts at UCR website - 

    Gluck Handbooks: Classroom Fellows, Family Learning Fellows

    GluckMedia Assets for fellows Google Drive: Content Creation
    Leaders, Logos, Style Guides, Visual Aid PowerPoint template
    Gluck Music Bank

    Preparing your Gluck Classroom Fellowship and GluckTV Fellowship - two PowerPoint Series

    Preparing Your Gluck Classroom Fellowship
    Gluck Fellow Programs
    : a 3-part series

    We have created this three-part series outlining options for meeting Gluck fellowship outreach obligations for fellows – GluckLive Synchronous Programs on Google Meets and Face-to-Face in the classroom. Use this syllabus, the 3-part series, and the Classroom Fellows Handbook for complete fellowship information.
    This series has been created for classroom fellows to know what they need to do to complete their fellowships

    2023-24 will be a year where we hope we will feel safe in the classroom - the Covid-19 pandemic has created the need for physical distancing and masking in the classroom.

    This 3-part series has a PowerPoint with presenters notes.
    Use this Program Pack, the 3-part series, and the Classroom Fellows Handbook for complete fellowship information. 

    Target Audience: Gluck Classroom Fellows, Fellows making content for GluckTV

    Content Area Keywords/Searchable Terms: PowerPoint tutorial, GluckTV, Visual Aids, Gluck Classroom Fellow, GluckLive

    Learning Objectives/Outcomes: 
    By the end of this 3-part video series, Gluck fellows will…

    • Understand their Gluck fellowship obligations, and how to achieve a complete fellowship.
    • Be equipped in how to find options and information for fellowship completion.
    • Begin the steps necessary for live and digital asynchronous program presentation.

    Part 1 - Introduction to your Gluck Classroom Fellowship –  GluckLive Programs – a 10-point fellowship
    Part 1 is an overview of the Gluck fellowship – obligations, options, and steps to completion

    Part 2 - GluckLive - Zoom or Face-to-Face Classroom Program
    Part 2 has classroom management tips and expectations for live presentation in the new world

    Part 3 - How to Organize and Script your Visual Aid using PowerPoint
    Part 3 goes through the expectations and uses for your visual aid and includes a tutorial for making a PowerPoint

    GluckMedia Assets:
    UCR Basic embedded fonts template Powerpoint
    UCR Basic system fonts template Powerpoint
    UCR simple blue template Powerpoint
    UCR simple yellow template Powerpoint


    Preparing your GluckTV Fellowship

    We have created this 2-part series outlining the requirements for GluckTV film making fellows. Use the 2-part series and the Family Learning Fellows Handbook for complete fellowship information.
    This series has been created for GluckTV fellows to know what they need to do to complete their fellowships

    Part 1 - Producing PowerPoint MP4 for GluckTV
    Part 2 gives you a tutorial for making a PowerPoint into an mp4, and a checklist for making video, including lighting tips

    Part 2 - Producing Videos for GluckTV – including Sound Check and Test Shots tutorial
    Part 2 gives you links for effective video making and a tutorial for making test shots for video, as well as lighting and sound advice and exporting requirements
    Shooting Test Shots Reel
    Shooting Test Shots PowerPoint

  • Fellowship Evaluations

    All Fellows must complete one or more evaluation forms before fellowship payment is processed through financial aid/Banner. Please see your checklist for your type of fellowship to determine which evaluation form(s) you need to complete. All evaluations are Google Forms. If you have questions about which evaluation to do, please ask us!

    CLASSROOM FELLOW Self Evaluation - Classroom Fellows, ASK Residency Fellows

    CLASSROOM FELLOW Site Evaluation - Classroom Fellows, ASK Residency Fellows

    FAMILY LEARNING FELLOW Evaluation - for Local and GluckGlobal Fellows in the following areas: UCR ARTS, Museum Education, Family Learning, GluckTV, and the VRC, also Contemporary Dance Ensemble members

    OPA! FELLOW Evaluation - including members of student-run music ensembles, student orgs, and for performances and events