Art History Dissertation Fellowships For International Students

External Fellowships Nominated by the HAA Department

External Fellowships

Curatorial Fellowships

Fellowship Locators


External Fellowships Nominated by the HAA Department:


External Fellowships:

  • ACLS (American Council of Learned Societies) Fellowships general list
  • Archaeological Institute of America offers several fellowships for upper-level degree candidates and recent graduates to aid in their studies and work
  • Berlin Program: year-long research fellowship in Berlin
  • Carter Manny Award: for dissertation work in architecture
  • CAA Professional Development Fellowships: research and internship stipends
  • CLIR Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources: funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for dissertation research in the humanities or related social sciences in original sources.
  • Miriam Usher Chrisman Travel Fellowship: $1500 for research on Europe 1450-1650, religious topics.
  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service): research and language study in Germany
  • Emmanuel College Dissertation Fellowship: one-year dissertation fellowship intended for doctoral candidates from underrepresented groups engaged in completing their dissertations
  • Fulbright/Fulbright-Hayes: for international research.
  • Gest Fellowship: for research with a focus on religion
  • Getty Pre-Doctoral Fellowships: academic-year fellowships for dissertation work.
  • Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships: for dissertation research on American art
  • IDRF (International Dissertation Research Fellowships): for dissertation research outside the United States
  • Italian Art Society Kalamazoo Travel Grant
  • Lemmermann Foundation grant for students doing research in Rome
  • The Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art for scholarship on modern art with a focus on Cubism and aims, through its various programs, to make critical contributions to the study of 20th-century art.
  • Mauritshuis Fellowship: for research on Dutch and Flemish art, 16th-18th century
  • Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship: for completion of the dissertation and early post-doctoral research support.
  • Mellon Dissertation Research in Original Sources: for work with original archival and library resources.
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art: fellowships in art history
  • The National Italian American Foundation: amounts range from $1,000-$18,000; this is an umbrella organization for individual fellowships for Americans of Italian descent, with some prizes for Italian nationals; individual restrictions apply.
  • Newberry Library: for research at the Newberry Library, Chicago
  • Georgia O’Keeffe Dissertation Fellowship: for research on American modernism
  • Program in Early American Economy and Society: dissertation and short term fellowships
  • Smithsonian Institution: fellowships in American art
  • SSRC (Social Science Research Council): for dissertation research in the humanities and social sciences
  • SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada): supports university-based research and graduate training in the social sciences and humanities
  • SAH (Society of Architectural Historians): fellowships for architectural history dissertation research
  • Warburg Institute: one- to three-year fellowships at the Warburg, London
  • Walter Read Hovey Memorial Fund of the Pittsburgh Foundation:$3,000 grant to advance the career of graduate students in art history.
  • Wolfsonian: short term research fellowships at the Wolfsonian Foundation of decorative and propaganda arts, 1885-1945 in Florida

Curatorial Fellowships:


Fellowship Locators for Funding outside the University of Pittsburgh

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS FELLOWSHIPS GENERATOR

Just hit the right boxes and an impressive list of opportunities will be produced for you!

LIBRARY RESEARCH GRANTS: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

Annual. "Each year, the Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the research collections." $3,500, normally for one month. Deadline for applications usually about January 15. See the Web site for details.

THE MALEVICH SOCIETY GRANT COMPETITION

"The Malevich Society is a private American not-for-profit organization, established by members of the family of the Russian artist Kazimir Malevich, and dedicated to advancing knowledge about Kazimir Malevich and his work...PhD candidates whose dissertation topics have been accepted by their institutions may apply for support after completing at least one year of dissertation research." Deadline is September 30--the same every year. See the Web site for more information.

CARTER MANNY AWARD see GRAHAM FOUNDATION

[MANUSCRIPT STUDY] HECKMAN RESEARCH STIPENDS

For research at Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, Collegeville, Minnesota 56321. Duration: Two weeks to six months. Amounts: Variable up to $2,000. Deadlines: Twice a year. April 15 for research conducted from July 1-December 31. November 15 for research conducted from January 1-June 30. Application: Submit a letter of application, c.v., a one-page description of the research project including proposed length of stay, an explanation of how the Library's resources will enable you to advance your project, and a confidential letter of recommendation from your advisor, thesis director, mentor, or, in the case of postdoctoral candidates, a colleague who is a good judge of your work. SEND: All inquiries and materials to The Committee on Research, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, Box 7300, Saint John's University, Collegeville, MN 56321-7300 or directed to hmml@csbsju.edu, or fax (320) 363-3222.

THE MANUSCRIPT SOCIETY: GRANT FOR RESEARCH

"The Manuscript Society is accepting applications for a grant to support graduate research requiring extensive work with original manuscripts.

  • Who is eligible: any student who has a bachelor's degree and is enrolled in an advanced-degree program at an accredited college or university. Preference will be given to doctoral students. Applicants must demonstrate that their research involves considerable work with original manuscript material.
  • Deadline for applications: May 15.
  • Total amount to be awarded and number of awards: $5,000 for one award.

MANUSCRIPTS, ARCHIVES, AND RARE BOOK LIBRARY FELLOWSHIPS AT EMORY UNIVERSITY

"The Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) of Emory University offers short-term fellowships to support research use of the library's collections in modern literature and in African American history and culture. Research fellows receive grants ranging from $500 to $2,000 to help defray expenses associated with traveling to and living in Atlanta during the fellowship period. While proposals are welcome on a wide variety of research topics, proposals will be evaluated based on their extensive use of Emory's collections and on the basis of their unique contribution to scholarship. The length of the fellowship will depend on the applicant's research proposal, but usually ranges from one to four weeks. Proposals must be received by February 26, 2010. The fellowships may be used between April 2010 and March 2011.

Fellowship Program Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library Robert W. Woodruff Library 540 Asbury Circle Emory University Atlanta, GA 30322-1006 Fax: 404-727-0360

MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY FELLOWSHIPS

"Between six and twelve Lord Baltimore Fellowships will be awarded. These fellowships are non-stipendiary. Fellows will be provided with office space, access to computers with Internet connections, office supplies, staff-level access to the library and museum (that is, access will be available for fellows from Monday through Saturday, not just during public hours), and a free staff parking permit." Please see the Web site for more information. This appears to have died--ask if you are interested.

MASSACHUSETTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY SHORT-TERM FELLOWSHIPS

"The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer approximately twenty short-term research fellowships in 2009-2010. These grants provide a stipend of $1500 for four weeks of research at the Society sometime between July 1, 2010, and June 30, 2011. Short-term awards are open to independent scholars, advanced graduate students, and holders of the Ph.D. or the equivalent, with candidates who live fifty or more miles from Boston receiving preference. Recipients must be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals holding the appropriate U.S. government documents. For more information visit (www.masshist.org/fellowships/), or contact Jane Becker, Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02215 (fellowships@masshist.org) or 617-646-0518. Application deadline: 1 March 2010." Please see the Web site for more information. Annual.

MATERIAL TEXTS FELLOWSHIPS AT THE LIBRARY COMPANY (PHILADELPHIA)

"A major new grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will make possible the appointment of two Early American Literature and Material Texts Fellows for 13-month terms beginning 1 July 2009. Offered jointly by the McNeil Center for Early American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and the Library Company of Philadelphia, the fellowships will be awarded to scholars in the research and/or writing phase of dissertations in English, American Literature, Comparative Literature, American Studies, History, Art History, or related fields whose work combines in innovative ways the study of texts-novels, poems, plays, newspapers, magazines, scribal publications, other genres not traditionally defined as "literary" -with the material circumstances of their production and dissemination...The postmark deadline for applications for all 2009-2010 dissertation fellowships is 1 March 2009. For application instructions and further details, visit [the Web site].

McNEIL CENTER FOR EARLY AMERICAN STUDIES : UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

"offers several pre-doctoral dissertation fellowships each year for a term of nine months, beginning 1 September. Advanced graduate students from any PhD-granting institution who are in the dissertation research or writing stage are eligible to compete for these fellowships, which are open to scholars in any discipline for projects focusing on North America and the Caribbean before 1850. The postmark deadline for applications will be 1 March."

MEDIEVAL ACADEMY OF AMERICA

Fellowships, tuition grants, travel grants. Includes a link to non-Academy grants also. Check the Web site for more information.

ANDREW W. MELLON FELLOWSHIPS IN HUMANISTIC STUDIES

Is this dead? No sign of it here. See Also: The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships in Humanistic Studies, CN 5329, Princeton, NJ 08543-0066.

ANDREW W. MELLON FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM AT THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS VATICAN FILM LIBRARY AT SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY

"Research in the collections of the Vatican Film Library by qualified scholars is supported by two fellowship programs. The Vatican Film Library Mellon Fellowship is offered through the Vatican Film Library for research of periods between two and eight weeks in length, though shorter periods of time can be accommodated. The NEH Research Fellowship is offered through the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Saint Louis University for scholars resident during the fall or spring terms. This fellowship encompasses research conducted in both the Vatican Film Library and in the rare book and manuscript collections of Pius XII Memorial Library. These fellowships cannot be held concurrently." Please see Web site for information on study periods and deadlines. Or contact : Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship Program, Vatican Film Library, Pius XII Memorial Library, Saint Louis University, 3650 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108-3302.

THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART : ART HISTORY FELLOWSHIPS

About a dozen very different fellowships for study/research at the Met or in other locations. Check the Web site for the full information.

THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART : CONSERVATION FELLOWSHIPS

Best to go to the Web site for information.

[MINORITY PROGRAMS]CENTER FOR GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING INTERNSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS

"The Center for Global Understanding (CFGU) is a non-profit and non-advocacy organization designed to bring people together. We believe that the only way to bring people together is through educating everyone about different cultures, religions and their values. One of our main goals is to help cultivate future Muslim American leaders through our Washington D. C. Internship program...25 scholarships are available to qualified students for the summer of 2011." Check the Web site linked above for current information.

[MINORITY PROGRAMS] FIVE COLLEGE ABD FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM : MINORITIES

Tenable at: Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, Smith, UMass Amherst. "The Five College ABD Fellowship Program provides a year in residence at one of the campuses for graduate students in the final phase of thee doctoral degree. The chief goal of the program is to promote diversity in the academy by enabling more scholars of underrepresented groups to embark on an academic career with their doctoral degree completed. By furnishing a stipend, housing and other benefits, the program allows fellows to focus on completing their dissertations. Please see the Web site for more information.

[MINORITY PROGRAMS] MARCUS GARVEY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

Awards are $500. For more information, please contact:
Marcus Garvey Foundation
P.O. Box 42379
Philadelphia, PA 19101

[MINORITY PROGRAMS] CENTER FOR GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING INTERNSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS

"The Center for Global Understanding (CFGU) is a non-profit and non-advocacy organization designed to bring people together. We believe that the only way to bring people together is through educating everyone about different cultures, religions and their values. One of our main goals is to help cultivate future Muslim American leaders through our Washington D. C. Internship program...25 scholarships are available to qualified students for the summer of 2011. Students MUST COMPLETE THEIR APPLICATION BY JANUARY 31, 2011 to be eligible for the CFGU scholarships."

[MINORITY PROGRAMS] CARTER G. WOODSON INSTITUTE FOR AFRO-AMERICAN AND AFRICAN STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

"The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia invites scholars whose work focuses on Africa and/or the African Diaspora to apply for a two-year predoctoral research fellowship, beginning August 25, 2009...Applications are due Monday, December 1, 2011. Seems to be annual. Go the Web site for more information.

[MINORITY PROGRAMS] SMITHSONIAN LATINO STUDIES FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

"This program offers awards to US Latino/a predoctoral students and postdoctoral or senior scholars to pursue research related to Latino history, art, and culture using Smithsonian resources...Deadline: January 15, apprently each year.

[MINORITY PROGRAMS] SMITHSONIAN MINORITY AWARDS PROGRAM

"The Office of Research Training and Services offers internships and visiting student awards to increase participation of U.S. minority groups who are underrepresented in Smithsonian scholarly programs, in the disciplines of research conducted at the Institution, and in the museum field...Deadlines: February 1 (for Summer and Fall); October 1 (for Spring).

[MODERN ART] SPAM (Society for the Preservation of American Modernists) PUBLICATION GRANTS

"PUBLICATION GRANTS -- SPAM supports the authorship of articles or books by independent scholars, writers, students, and professionals in the following subject areas: the artistic contributions of the American modernists, and the history of public and private support for the arts in the United States. Either of these areas may be explored in a successful application." Please see the Web site for more information.

[MODERN ART] WOLFSONIAN-FIU FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

"Fellowships are intended to support full-time research, generally for a period of three to five weeks. The program is open to holders of master's or doctoral degrees, Ph.D. candidates, and to others who have a significant record of professional achievement in relevant fields. Applicants are encouraged to discuss their project with the Fellowship Coordinator prior to submission to ensure the relevance of their proposals to the Wolfsonian's collection. For more information about The Wolfsonian and its collection, visit the website [above], call 305-535-2613, or e-mail to research@thewolf.fiu.edu. The application deadline is December 31, for residency during the 2009-2011 academic years.

HENRY MOORE INSTITUTE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

The Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, UK, pre-doctoral fellowships for 2010-2011. "Research Fellowships are intended for artists, scholars and curators, interested in working on historic and contemporary sculpture using the Institute's library, archive of sculptors' papers and the collection ofLeeds Art Gallery. Up to 4 fellows will be given the opportunity to spend a month in Leeds to develop their own research in a supportive and stimulating environment. Both fellowships provide accommodation, travel expenses and a per diem. The Institute offers the possibility of presenting finished research in published form, as a seminar, or as a small exhibition. Full details are available on (www.henry-moore.ac.uk)...(Check the Web site to see what else is available currently).

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NANTUCKET HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION : RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

They offer occasional fellowships. Check the Web site if you're keen on spending some time in beautiful Nantucket.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Several fellowships to support doctoral research. Application for these fellowships may be made only through the chair of your graduate department of art history "and other appropriate departments" Their web site offers full information.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART GRADUATE CURATORIAL INTERNSHIPS

"provide in-depth training for advanced PhD students and recent PhD recipients interested in gaining curatorial experience in a museum setting. Interns work with curators on permanent collection and exhibition projects and attend a weekly museum seminar that introduces the staff, departments, programs, and functions of the Gallery. The duties and responsibilities are comparable to those of curatorial assistants...nterns receive a stipend of $34,000 and are subject to all applicable taxes." See the Web site for more information.

[NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES] AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES PROGRAM AT MICHIGAN STATE

"Pre-Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award provides office space, access to Michigan State University's outstanding library and computing facilities and to the faculty involved in the American Indian Studies Program, benefits for the year, and a substantial stipend. Applicants must be finished with all doctoral work but the dissertation, actively working in American Indian Studies, and committed to a career in Native Studies... Application Deadline: February 1, 2009. For fuller information, see the [wretched] PDF of the announcement available at (http://www.aisp.msu.edu/documents/AISPpre-docannoucement2009-2010.pdf)

[NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES] NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND

From the Society for American Archaeology, but "It is not limited to traditional archaeology field schools. Please note the December 15 deadline."

[NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES] SMITHSONIAN NATIVE AMERICAN AWARDS PROGRAM

Community Scholar, Visiting Student, and Internship Awards. Deadlines: For Summer (to begin after June 1): February 1; For Fall (to begin after October 1): February 1; For Spring (to begin after January 1): October 1.

[NEW ENGLAND STUDIES] HISTORIC NEW ENGLAND RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

"Historic New England is the new public identity for the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities..." Check the Web site for information on their funding for: 1) Kitchen Exhibition Research Fellowship (yes, that's what it says); and 2) their 3 types of Research Fellowships. Note that they currently offer internships.

[NEW ENGLAND STUDIES] NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL FELLOWSHIP CONSORTIUM

"The application deadline for New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC) funding for 2011-2012 is February 1, 2011. The NERFC, a collaboration of eighteen major cultural agencies, will offer at least eleven awards in 2011-2012. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for eight weeks of research at participating institutions." Please see the Web site for details.

[NEW ENGLAND STUDIES] NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Previously has awarded "The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium, a collaboration of Sixteen major cultural agencies." For more information, please see the Web site. Application Deadline: February 1, 2009.

NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY FELLOWSHIPS

"The New-York Historical Society offers five fellowships for the 2012-2013 academic year. Designed to encourage and promote the use of its extraordinary collections of primary and secondary sources relating to the history of New York and the nation, the fellowships are open to scholars at various times within their academic careers. Details about residency, stipends and past fellows, as well as application instructions can be found at [the Web site linked above]...Application deadline: Dec 15, 2011.

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY SHORT-TERM RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Various awards. "Fellowships will range from $2,500�$3,000. Scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, or independent research are invited to apply." See the Web site for details.

THE NEWBERRY LIBRARY

Check for new listings. A wide variety of fellowships available, in areas including Native American Studies, cartography, and historical studies. Center for Renaissance Studies Fellowships. The Newberry Library has a strong collection in Medieval texts and manuscripts, and offers a variety of fellowships in the Humanities. They also offer interdisciplinary and archival programs at the Newberry or Folger Institute for graduate students of the Center's 26 member institutions. Graduate students of the Folger consortium of schools may apply to Folger for funds to participate in Newberry programs...If you would like materials sent to you by mail, write to the Committee on Awards, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Il 60610-3380. If you have questions about the fellowships program, contact research@newberry.org or (312) 255-3666.

CHARLOTTE W. NEWCOMBE FELLOWSHIPS

Offers grants to support the study of ethical and religious values in all areas of human endevor. Check large Web site for full information. The deadline for all applications and application materials in the 2009 competition was November 14 , 2008--same every year?

NINETEENTH CENTURY STUDIES ASSOCIATION ARTICLE PRIZE

Web site a bit lumpy and needs to be updated. "NCSA is pleased to announce the 2008 Article Prize, which recognizes excellence in scholarly studies from any discipline focusing on any aspect of the long 19th century (French Revolution to World War I). The winner will receive a cash award of $500 to be presented at the annual meeting of NCSA." Also award a travel grant for a student giving a paper to travel to the annual conference. This information is from the 2008 announcement; if you're interested write to see what's up for 2009.

NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF ART CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP

Previously offered "the GlaxoSmithKline Curatorial Fellowship". No sign of it on the Web site now; write and ask about its existence if you are interested.

PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL AND MUSEUM COMMISSION SCHOLARS IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM 2006/2007

"The Scholars in Residence program provides support for up to eight weeks of full-time research and study in manuscript and artifact collections maintained by any Commission facility, including the Pennsylvania State Archives, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, and twenty-five historic sites and museums around the state..." This is perhaps still being offered, but the Web page is down (8 Sept 2008). Check to see if it has re-appeared.

PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART

"The Center for American Art and the Barra Foundation offer three graduate fellowships each year in the Department of American Art." One year-long fellowship and two summer fellowships. Please see the Web site for more information.

[PHOTOGRAPHY] FELLOWSHIP AT THE CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY

TUCSON, ARIZONA. Application deadline: Oct 28, 2011. "Our goal is to promote new knowledge about photography, photographic history, and photographic theory. Through the Center's support of scholars, training of students, and dissemination of new scholarship, the Center for Creative Photography works to ensure the growth of photographic history as a discrete field in intellectual history. Fellowship applications are evaluated within this context." Please see the link for details.

[PHOTOGRAPHY GRANTS--HISPANIC SOCIETY]

The American Society for Hispanic Art Historical Studies Photography Grant "In keeping with its mission to encourage study of the arts of Iberia, ASHAHS awards an annual photograph grant for the acquisition of photographs to graduate students who are preparing an MA thesis or a doctoral dissertation on topics in the history of Spanish and Portuguese art and architecture. ASHAHS may grant one award of up to $1000 or two awards of up to $500. Candidates for such grants must be members of ASHAHS. Non-members may join ASHAHS at the time of application; annual dues for students are $26.50 (payable by check made out to "ASHAHS"). To apply for an ASHAHS Photographs Grant, please follow these instructions:

  1. Request an application form from Kelly Donahue-Wallace (kwallace@unt.edu).
  2. Complete the application and append to the form an abstract of your thesis (MA or PhD) topic no longer than 500 words in length.
  3. Include a copy of your current C.V.
  4. Send the application form and abstract to:
    Professor Kelly Donahue-Wallace (ASHAHS)
    College of Visual Arts and Design
    P.O. Box 305100
    University of North Texas
    Denton, Texas 76203
  5. Have your principal thesis advisor send a confidential letter of recommendation in support of your application.
The deadline for receipt of applications and supporting letters for a grant to be awarded in February 2008 was December 15, 2007. These materials may be submitted electronically to Professor Donahue-Wallace. [The rather primitive Web site linked above was all I could find; announcement not updated. Write and ask if the award is still available. Sept 2008]

ANN PLATO FELLOWSHIP

"Trinity College invites applications for a one-year pre- or post-doctoral fellowship to promote diversity at our nationally recognized liberal arts college in Hartford, Connecticut. Ann Plato Fellows will join the faculty in one of our 30 academic departments or interdisciplinary programs, interact regularly with colleagues and students on campus, and work on their own research. Pre-doctoral fellows will teach one course during the year; post-doctoral fellows will teach two courses...Stipend: Between mid-$40,000 (pre-doctoral) to mid-$50,000 (post-doctoral), plus health benefits, office space, computer, conference travel expenses, and assistance in finding housing near campus...Review of applications begins November 1st, and will continue until the position is filled.

[PRE-COLOMBIAN AND SPANISH COLONIAL ART] MAYER SCHOLARSHIP AT THE DENVER MUSEUM OF ART

"Doctoral students are invited to apply for the Mayer Scholarship, which funds two weeks of research at the museum's collections of Pre-Columbian and Spanish colonial art. Applications are due April 1, 2011, for research in the 2011-12 academic year." See the Web site for details.

HARRY RANSOM HUMANITIES RESEARCH CENTER (Austin, Texas)

FELLOWSHIPS "The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin annually awards over 50 fellowships to support scholarly research projects in all areas of the arts and humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history. Applicants must demonstrate the necessity of substantial on-site use of the Center's collections. For complete fellowship application instructions, visit http://budurl.com/lmc9." Please see the Web site for more information.

WILLIAM B. SCHALLEK MEMORIAL GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP AWARD

Sponsored by the Medieval Academy of America (formerly offered through the Richard III Society). "Beginning in 2004, the program offers five annual dissertation awards of $2,000 each and a dissertation fellowship of $30,000 annually. For additional details, consult the Medieval Academy website."

SMITHSONIAN CENTER FOR MATERIALS RESEARCH AND EDUCATION (SCMRE)

"The Smithsonian's Museum Conservation Institute offers fellowship and internship opportunities involving a variety of artifact analysis, preservation, and conservation treatment specialties." See the Web site for details.

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

(This appears to be a general announcement) "The Smithsonian Institution encourages access to its collections, staff specialties, and reference resources by visiting scholars, scientists, and students. The Institution offers in-residence appointments for research and study using its facilities, and the advice and guidance of its staff members in fields that are actively pursued by the museums and research organizations of the Institution. At present these fields [include]: History of art, especially American, contemporary, African, and Asian art, twentieth-century American crafts, and decorative arts, Social and cultural history of the United States... PREDOCTORAL Fellowships are offered to doctoral candidates who have completed preliminary course work and examinations...Postmark Deadline for submission is January 15, 2009." Please see the Web site for more information and application forms.

SMITHSONIAN HISTORY OF ART FELLOWSHIPS

"The Smithsonian Institution offers research fellowships in the History of Art, Design, Crafts, and the Decorative Arts which can be taken up at any one of several of the Smithsonian's museums including the Freer|Sackler, the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art. A variety of predoctoral, postdoctoral, and senior fellowships are available. Fellowships are residential and support independent and dissertation research. The stipend for a one-year fellowship is $30,000 for predoctoral fellows or $45,000 for senior and postdoctoral fellows, plus research and travel allowances. The standard term of residency is twelve months, but shorter terms will be considered; stipends are prorated for periods of less than twelve months. Application deadline: January 15, 2011. For more information please visit [the Web site link above]."

SMITHSONIAN POSTGRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS IN CONSERVATION OF MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

"This fellowships program is offered by the Smithsonian Institution to provide opportunities for recent graduates of masters programs in art and archaeological conservation or the equivalent or conservation scientists, including those at the postdoctoral level, who wish to conduct research and gain further training in Smithsonian conservation laboratories for conservation of objects in museum collections for a period of one year...Deadline: January 15, 2009.

SMITHSONIAN OPPORTUNITIES FOR RESEARCH AND STUDY

This is a large online database for predoctoral as well as postdoctoral applicants. Contains links to many of the awards listed above. Awards range from 10 weeks to 12 months. Much too long to summarize; visit the Web site.

SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL: Predissertation Fellowships for Graduate Students

"To enable humanities and social science graduate students to conduct preliminary research and prepare dissertation research and funding proposals, the Social Science Research Council offers Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowships. Fellows participate in two proposal preparation workshops and receive up to $5,000 in support of research during the summer of 2010...For full descriptions of the research fields, eligibility and application requirements, and the DPDF program, along with links to the SSRC Online Application Portal, visit the DPDF website [above].

THE SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIANS

Please visit the Web site and follow the link to the Fellowship page for full information. Note that the SAH has several regional chapters, some of which offer fellowship programs of their own. A fellowship (not on their list) is the John Coolidge Educational Fund Fellowships, offered by the New England Chapter of the SAH. These "will be awarded to a graduate or undergraduate student at a New England college or university engaged in the study of architectural history or a closely allied field such as urban planning, landscape architecture, decorative arts, or historic preservation...[and] the Robert Rettig Student Travel Fellowship. Please see their own Web site for full information.

PAUL AND DAISY SOROS FELLOWSHIPS FOR NEW AMERICANS

For graduate study in the professions and academic disciplines at any institution of higher education in the United States. The Fellowships are for up to two years. Each year the Fellow receives a maintenance grant of $20,000 and a tuition grant of one-half of the cost of the US graduate program.

Eligibility: A New American is a person who holds a Green Card, or is already a naturalized citizen, or a child of two naturalized citizen parents. Individuals completing or already holding their bachelor's degrees or enrolled in a graduate program are eligible. Please see the Web site for more information.

[SPORT] JOHN H. DANIELS FELLOWSHIP AT THE NATIONAL SPORTING LIBRARY

"The Library is a center for research in horse and field sports located just 42 miles west of Washington, D.C. Its book, art, manuscript, periodical and archival collections cover equestrian sports, angling, shooting, and other field sports from the 16th century to the present...Researchers are asked to submit an application, proposing a research project to be conducted at the Library. Researchers must demonstrate in their proposals what collections and books they will consult. Application instructions and a brochure can be found on the Library's website...The application deadline is February 1, 2009. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of March.

[SOUTH, U.S.]DEEP SOUTH REGIONAL HUMANITIES CENTER

In the past, they have offered fellowships and other types of support for graduate students. Check to see what they may be offering now.

[SOUTH, U.S.] FRANCES S. SUMMERSELL CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF THE SOUTH

"...will offer three fellowships in the amount of $500 each for researchers whose projects entail work to be conducted in southern history or southern studies at the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library or in other University of Alabama collections...The deadline for applications to be received by the Summersell Center is March 15, 2011. Decisions regarding awards will be made by May 1, 2011, and research may be conducted anytime between June 1, 2011 and May 31, 2012. Both academic and non-academic researchers at any stage of their careers are encouraged to apply...Send all application materials to:

Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South Department of History University of Alabama Box 870212, 202 ten Hoor Hall Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 Any questions about the fellowships may be directed to Joshua Rothman, Director of the Summersell Center, at (jrothman@bama.ua.edu) or 205.348.3818. More information about the Summersell Center is available at www.scss.ua.edu

SUBURBAN STUDIES FELLOWSHIP 2010

[At last! My people have been discovered!] "The Montgomery County Historical Society (MCHS) is pleased to announce the Mary Kay Harper Center for Suburban Studies (MKH-CSS) Fellowship to support scholarly research in the field of suburban studies. The MKH-CSS Fellowship supports the research of a graduate student enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university researching suburban studies, especially as the subject relates to Montgomery County, Maryland...Preference will be given to projects that plan to use the MCHS Jane C. Sween Research Library and Archives in Rockville, Maryland...For 2010�11, the [stipend] will be $2,000...Applications due by May 31, 2010. Send or e-mail completed applications to:

  • Debbie Rankin, Executive Director
  • Montgomery County Historical Society
  • 111 W. Montgomery Ave.
  • Rockville, MD 20850
  • drankin@montgomeryhistory.org

SWANN FOUNDATION FOR CARICATURE AND CARTOON FELLOWSHIP

"The Swann Foundation seeks to award one fellowship annually (with a stipend of up to $15,000) to assist the fellow in his/her ongoing scholarly research and writing projects in the field of caricature and cartoon. Completed applications usually due in February. Please see the Web site for more information.

TERRA FOUNDATION FOR AMERICAN ART EUROPE

"The Terra Summer Residency is available for the US Ph.D. students in art history and artists who have obtained their Master of Fine Arts." Please see the Web site.

UNITED STATES CAPITOL HISTORICAL SOCIETY FELLOWSHIP

For "Graduate Students enrolled in a degree program in art or architectural history, American history, American studies, museum studies, or decorative arts, and scholars with a proven record of research and publication may apply. Applications must be postmarked by March 15." Please see the Web site for more information.

URBAN HISTORY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL PRIZES

Awards for books and best dissertation in urban history. See the Web site for more information.

VATICAN FILM LIBRARY: see above at : ANDREW W. MELLON FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM AT THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS VATICAN FILM LIBRARY AT SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY

VIRGINIA TECH MINORITY FACULTY MENTORING PROGRAM FOR ABD FELLOWS

"Several fellowships offered to provide teaching and research experience in a Virginia Tech department for selected minority doctoral students who plan a career in academia. Award not renewable. Award Amount: Stipend of $25,000, relocation cost of $1,000, and travel expense reimbursement up to $500." Note that the link is from a site at UCLA: be sure to check with VT about this program. Deadline: 1/7/2009.

WALTERS ART MUSEUM FELLOWSHIP

"The Walters Art Museum is pleased to offer the Carol Bates Fellowship for the period September 2008 through June 2009. [Appears to be Annual] This privately funded fellowship provides a stipend of $17,000 plus benefits. The Walters seeks applications from graduate students in art history who are interested in pursuing a museum career in the United States. Applicants should have completed the M.A. degree and be enrolled in a Ph.D. program at the time of application." Please see the Web site for more information.

WESTERN ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN HISTORIANS' GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE PAPER PRIZE

"...an annual $100 prize that recognizes the outstanding paper presented by a graduate student at the annual WAWH conference. (20-23 May 2010 . University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. Paper and panel submissions are due October 15, 2009. The committee will judge the presented paper, normally 10-12 pages. The presenter must also still submit a copy to the commentator of their panel. All fields of history will be considered, and articles must be submitted with full scholarly apparatus. Contact the committee chair with any questions about the prize: Paivi Hoikkala, phoikkala@csupomona.edu (mailto:phoikkala@csupomona.edu). Contact the executive director with questions about the organization: Amy Essington, amyessington@wawh.org (mailto:amyessington@wawh.org)

WESTERN HISTORY ASSOCIATION STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD

"This award provides $500 in travel support for graduate students (MA or PhD) to attend the Western History Association Meeting, held this year in Denver from October 7-10 2009. In addition, the cost of conference registration and tickets to the welcoming reception, the graduate student social hour, and the Presidential luncheon will be included in the award. Students need not be presenting at the Conference to be eligible for the award. Application deadline was July 15, 2009 (post mark date). To be considered for this award, please send a letter of interest, a vita, and a letter of support from a faculty advisor to each member of the committee. Committee members and mailing addresses can be found at this link: (http://www.umsl.edu/~wha/awards/sgrad.html). Letters of support may be sent separately from application materials. More information about the Western History Association, including conference information, can be found here: (http://www.umsl.edu/~wha/). If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Laurie Arnold, Chair of the Trennert-Iverson Scholarship Committee, at (larnold@nd.edu).

EDITH WHARTON COLLECTION RESEARCH AWARD

"Deadline: March 15, 2010. Each year the Edith Wharton Society offers an Edith Wharton Collection Research Award of $1500 to enable a scholar to conduct research on the Edith Wharton Collection of materials at the Beinecke Library at Yale University. Prospective fellows for the 2010-2011 award are asked to submit a research proposal (maximum length 5 single-spaced pages) and a resume by March 15, 2010 to Margaret Murray at (murraym@wcsu.edu) or at this address:

Margaret Murray Professor of English Western Connecticut State University Danbury, CT 06810 USA

"The research proposal should detail the overall research project, its particular contribution to Wharton scholarship, the preparation the candidate brings to the project, and the specific relevance that materials at the Beinecke collection have for its completion. The funds need to be used for transportation, lodging, and other expenses related to a stay at the library.Notification of the award will take place by April 15th and the award can be used from May 1, 2010 till May 1, 2011. A final report will be due June 1, 2011. The Winner will be asked at that point to submit a short report essay to the Edith Wharton Review, which will briefly inform the readers of the EWR of the research done but will not be in the way of the winner publishing a scholarly article elsewhere as well."

WOODROW WILSON NATIONAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION

A list of fellowships for students in several areas.

WINTERTHUR MUSEUM, GARDEN, AND LIBRARY : FELLOWSHIPS

"Winterthur Institute is a 2-week course on the decorative arts in America and is designed to appeal to students, museum professionals, collectors, appraisers, dealers and interior decorators, among others. Fall Session (September 20- October 2) concentrates on the decorative arts made and used in America from 1783-1930. Morning lectures and small group workshops in the afternoon are taught by Winterthur curators and other specialists. Topics covered include furniture styles, ceramics, glass, textiles, architecture, American Interiors, lighting implements, and silver. Tuition is $1600 and includes all lectures, workshops, museum tours, field trips, two lunches and one dinner. Admission is on a rolling basis and by application only. Final deadline for application is July 27, 2009. Direct all inquiries to: Winter Institute, Office of Continuing Education Programs, Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, DE 19735 or call 800.448.3883 ext 4786. Additional information can be found at www.Winterthur.org.

WOLFSONIAN RESEARCH CENTER

"Fellowships are awarded for full-time research at The Wolfsonian, generally for periods of three to five weeks. Fellowships include a stipend, accommodations, and round-trip travel." See the Web site for more information.

YALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART VISITING SCHOLARS PROGRAM

" The Center...offers several pre-doctoral fellowships ranging from one to two months for graduate students writing doctoral dissertations in the field of British art. Applicants from North America must be ABD to qualify. Applications for fellowships between July 2009 and June 2010 must reach the YCBA by January 16, 2009.

WOMEN, MEN, AND GENDER AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN

In the past they have offered DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIPS with a stipend is $20,000 for the year. Can't find them on the rather jumbled Web site--but take a look, maybe I'm just too nearsighted!

ASSOCIATION OF BLACK WOMEN HISTORIANS

"Drusilla Dunjee Houston Memorial Scholarship Award is a $300 cash award, sponsored by the Black Classic Press and administered by the Association of Black Women Historians (ABWH). It is open to black women graduate students of history or a historically related field. Requirements for Applicants: Black women graduate students currently pursuing an M.A. degree or Ph.D. degree in history or a historically related field; Short writing sample using primary sources; Resume; Two letters of recommendation (at least one from the applicant's major professor or advisor); Copy of applicant's transcript. Applicants are responsible for compiling three copies of the above documents and submitting them in one complete packet. Applications must be postmarked by August 1, 2007. Send applications to: Prudence Cumberbatch, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, Brooklyn College, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11210

SALLIE BINGHAM CENTER FOR WOMEN'S HISTORY AND CULTURE : MARY LILY RESEARCH GRANTS 2006

"Grant money may be used for travel to the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, costs of copying pertinent archival resources, and living expenses while pursuing research here. The maximum award per applicant is $1,000...We strongly encourage applicants to speak with the public services librarian before applying for the grant. Past applications have demonstrated that those who spoke with a staff member about their projects produced stronger applications. We can lead you to potential sources of which you may not otherwise be aware. The next cycle of awards will be for use between March 2006 and August 2007. Applications must be received or postmarked by January 17, 2006. Awards will be announced on March 15, 2006. If you have questions please contact Linda Daniel, public services librarian for the Sallie Bingham Center, by email at linda.daniel@duke.edu or by phone at (919)660-5920. [Please see the Web site for more information.]

  • Please mail applications to:
  • The Mary Lily Research Grant Application
  • The Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture
  • Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
  • Box 90185
  • Duke University
  • Durham, NC 27708-0185 U.S.A.

BUTCHER SCHOLAR AWARD

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