Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Fellowships in American Art
Due Date: not yet available – (last due date was 1/13/2014, 11:59 p.m. CST)
The Robert H. and Clarice Smith Fellowship
The Chester Dale Fellowship
PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO BUDGET CUTS, THERE WILL BE NO COMPETITION FOR 2015-16
Fellows receive a monthly cash stipend ($600/month), housing in Bulgaria, language instruction, travel expenses within the academic program, and up to $1,000 for travel expenses between North America and Bulgaria. Up to 10 fellowships are awarded. Every year there are some applicants who were accepted in the program with only partial fellowship or without fellowship. We strongly encourage you to inquire in timely manner about possibilities for funding from your home institution as well and to indicate this in your application.
An application consists of the application form (available at arcsofia.org/en/page/8-ARCS-Fellowship); a project proposal describing how participation in the ARCS academic program will serve your research interests (not to exceed five double-spaced pages); a current CV; academic transcripts; and two letters of reference from scholars familiar with your work. For full consideration, these materials must be submitted by email to ARCS Fellowship Committee at email@example.com. ARCS expects to notify applicants of the decision of the Fellowship Committee by March 1, 2013.
Please direct any questions about ARCS academic programs, fellowships, or application procedures to Professor Eric De Sena (firstname.lastname@example.org), Director of ARCS or Dr.
Emil Nankov (email@example.com), Archaeology Program Officer of ARCS.
11/1 – Olivia James Traveling Fellowship
11/1 – Helen M. Woodruff Fellowship
11/1 – Archaeology of Portugal Fund
only even years – Anna C. and Oliver C. Colburn Fellowship 1/15/2016
11/1 Harriet and Leon Pomerance Fellowship
11/1 John R. Coleman Traveling Fellowship
Due Date: Oct. 31
Dept. Nomination; Due Date: Nov 15
The David E. Finley Fellowship
The Paul Mellon Fellowship
The Samuel H. Kress Fellowship
The Wyeth Fellowship
The Ittleson Fellowship
The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship
Due Date: Not yet available (last was 2/7/14)
Due Date: Jan. 31. 2015
HSS Chateaubriand is a fellowship program offered by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US. It targets outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who seek to engage in research in France, in any discipline of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Due Date: Oct. 15
At its May 4, 2014, meeting, the Board of Directors agreed to suspend the Professional-Development Fellowships in Art History and Visual Arts until a thorough analysis of the program and an exploration into other professional-development opportunities take place. When CAA’s newly approved Strategic Plan 2015–2020 begins on July 1, 2014, the board will, among the plan’s priorities, investigate the full range of possibilities that might best serve the professional-development needs of CAA’s membership.
The board hopes to reinstate the fellowships by May 2015 or to design another program to help professionals in the visual arts and art history.
Due Date: Jan. 19, 2015
CES Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowships
Application period opens October 1, 2014.
Applications are due (along with all supporting materials) on or before January 19, 2015.
Due Date: Nov. 1, 2014
Each year, SAE offers a student paper prize and a pre-dissertation fellowship.
Dept. Nomination; Due Date: not yet available (last was 12/13/14)
Dept. Nomination; Due Date: not yet available (last 12/1/14, 5:00 p.m. EST)
Candidacy for the fellowship is by nomination only. Each September, doctoral art history programs throughout the country are invited to nominate one candidate. Candidates should have completed all of their coursework, and be focused primarily on researching and writing their dissertation. Nominees need not be U.S. citizens.
Once nominations are submitted via the Foundation’s online form, nominees
will receive application guidelines from us via e-mail. Nominees are asked to submit
a description of their dissertation, a biographical statement, a curriculum vitae, and email addresses for two referees.
Inquiries may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Dept. chair will nominate applicant via website. Dedalus will then contact applicant with codes to access the application.
Due Date: Nov. 1 (electronic submission)
Center for Byzantine Studies Junior Fellowship
Summer Fellowships for Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, or
Garden and Landscape Studies
Dumbarton Oaks offers a limited number of Short-Term Pre-Doctoral Residencies for advanced graduate students who are preparing for their PhD general exams, writing their doctoral dissertations, or expecting relevant final degrees in the field of Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, or Garden and Landscape studies.
Due Date: 11/19/14 (Predoctoral)
Predoctoral and Dissertation fellowships open to Ph.D. students in a range of disciplines, emphasis both on academic achievement and engagement in and commitment toward promoting diversity in academia.
Due Date: Not yet available (last 1/13/14)
Due Date: Pre-Doctoral Fellowship – not yet available (last Aug 18, 2014)
Due Date: Anne L. Poulet Curatorial Fellowship – not yet available (last Jan 20, 1014)
Center for the History of Collecting Pre-Doctoral Fellowship 8/18/14
applications for the fellowships for Winter/Spring 2015 must be
e-mailed or postmarked not later than August 18, 2014.
Anne L. Poulet Curatorial Fellowship
Applicants for this position should be doctoral candidates who wish to pursue a curatorial career in an art museum and are within two years of completing their dissertation. The appointment is for two years. The Curatorial Fellow, whose time will be divided between completing their degree and gaining museum experience, will work closely with the Curatorial
department on projects, exhibitions, and symposia. The application deadline is traditionally at the end of January.
Due Date; 10/14/14, online application deadline
Travel grants are available only to Germany, Hungary and Italy and are designed to supplement an award from any source that does not provide for international travel or to supplement a student’s own funds for study/research. Candidates for a travel grant must submit the official Fulbright U.S. Student online application by the October deadline and only will be offered a travel grant if the application is deemed qualified by the participating review committees.
Due Date: not yet available (last was June 24, 2014)
applications typically available in May
Due Date: 3/15/15, 6:00 p.m. (Amsterdam time/WEWT)
From 2014 onwards the Rijksmuseum will support a pre-doctoral research fellowship programme for outstanding doctoral candidates working on the art and the history of the Low Countries whose principal concern is object-based research.
The Ringling Fellowship Program
The Fellowship Program is designed to help recent recipients of a master’s or doctoral degree in the arts, arts administration or museum studies prepare for a career in museum management and administration, museum education and curatorial careers.
Rubenianum Fellowship 2015-2016
Due Date: Oct. 31
Application forms can be downloaded from the BAEF website at baef.us.
We are pleased to announce the availability of an annual one year fellowship for outstanding doctoral candidates or postdoctoral researchers in Art History. Through the generous support of the Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF) and the Rubenianum Fund (managed by the King Baudouin Foundation), the Rubenianum Fellowship Programme formalizes Antwerp’s tradition of transatlantic outreach and exchange. The Rubenianum promotes and facilitates the study of the work of Peter Paul Rubens in particular and that of his Antwerp predecessors, contemporaries and followers in general.
Due Date: not yet available (last 3/7/14)
Note: for the humanities and social sciences, SIRE is considered a completion fellowship.
Smithsonian American Art Museum Fellowships
Due Date: Dec. 1, 2014
The Douglass Foundation Fellowship in American Art
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Fellowship
The George Gurney Fellowship
The Sara Roby Fellowship in Twentieth-Century American Realism
The James Renwick Fellowship in American Craft
The Joshua C. Taylor Fellowship
The William H. Truettner Fellowship
The Wyeth Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
Eleanor Tufts Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in Art History – OFF YEAR, Dept. Nomination
Eleanor Tufts Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in Art History – OFF YEAR
This two-year fellowship of $24,000 (each year) has replaced the Haakon Fellowship at Southern Methodist University. The first fifteen months, beginning in May, are devoted to completing dissertation research, writing, and travel, and the final nine months to teaching in the Division of Art History in the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University (one undergraduate and one graduate class in the recipient’s area of specialization). The fellowship is offered biannually, with no application this year, but in the following years. Applicants are expected to finish the dissertation in the first fifteen months of the award period. For information, contact SMU, Division of Art History, Meadows School of the Arts (214) 768-2698.
Due Date: not yet available (last 1/15/14)
The program is open to scholars holding a Ph.D. (or equivalent) as well as to Ph.D. candidates. Applicants may be affiliated with a university, museum, or independent.