Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship $58,425
Sponsor: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Eligibility: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in art history or archaeology and be in residence at the museum during the fellowship period. Fellowships are one year long and begin on September 1 of the year after application. All applicants must be Ph.D. candidates, postdoctoral researchers or senior scholars and must submit a specific research proposal that makes use of the museum’s collection. Fellowships are awarded based on funds and resource availability.
Eligibility: Applicants must supply a research proposal to the grant committee that will utilize the museum's resources and/or collection. Students accepted as fellows must agree to spend most of the their time on the proposed project. Selection is based on who the grant committee believes will get the most from the resources of the department of Greek and Roman art.
Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art History $30,000-$34,000
Sponsor: American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
Eligibility: Applicants must be Ph.D. art history candidates whose dissertation focuses on the history of visual arts in the United States. Dissertation proposals from 10 Ph.D. art history candidates that demonstrate topic relevance and the ability to advance art history are chosen for year-long fellowships to research and complete their dissertations.
Eligibility: Applicants must have a MA/MPhil in art history or related academic fields. Doctoral candidates or recent PhD graduates are encouraged and welcomed to apply. Applicants be fluent (speaking and writing) in English, Spanish, and Italian.
Sponsor: Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Eligibility: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent or be doctoral candidates at the dissertation stage. Cover sheets, project descriptions, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation are required.
How to apply: Application materials are described online.
Eligibility: Applicants must want to continue a career in art history and should have financial need or another hardship. A resume, two academic recommendations, transcripts, a list of art history or other relevant courses taken, a list of foreign languages known and an essay are required. Applicants must be current undergraduate seniors, recent graduates from a bachelor's or associate's program or master's-level graduate students. Recent graduates must have completed their degrees no more than twelve months prior to the application deadline.
Sherman Fairchild Foundation Conservation Fellowship Varies
Sponsor: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Eligibility: Applicants must be studying in the fields of arms and armor, Asian art conservation, costumes, musical instruments, objects conservation, paintings conservation, paper conservation, scientific research or textile conservation.
Eligibility: Applicants must be in residence at The Met during the fellowship period. All fellowships begin on September 1 and may be three months to one year in length. Applicants must have been enrolled for at least one year in an advanced degree program in the field of art history.
Winterthur Research Fellowship Program $1,750-$16,800
Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students who have completed their Ph.D. or doctoral candidates conducting research or writing their dissertation. Areas of study include material culture studies, social and cultural history, art history. literary studies, American studies, design history, the decorative arts, landscape architecture and design, consumer culture, and conservation studies. Selection is based on the research project's suitability to Winterthur's collections and the strength of the overall application.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Research Fellows Application Academic Programs 5105 Kennett Pike Winterthur, DE 19735