National Gallery of Art Visiting Research Fellowship Program in USA 2017

National Gallery of Art Visiting Research Fellowship Program in USA 2017

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program for Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships for 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

The Center awards up to twelve short-term (up to 60 days) Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships annually. Stipends for two-month fellowships range from $6,000 to $8,000, depending on relocation requirements; in addition, fellows receive housing, as available.

The mission of the National Gallery of Art is to serve the United States of America in a national role by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards.

Course Level: This is a visiting research fellowship program.

Study Subject: Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships are intended to support research in the history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism, prints and drawings, film, photography, decorative arts, industrial design, and other arts) of any geographical area and of any period. Visiting senior fellowship applications are also solicited from scholars in other disciplines whose work examine artifacts or have implications for the analysis and criticism of visual form.

Scholarship Award: The Center awards up to twelve short-term (up to 60 days) Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships annually. Stipends for two-month fellowships range from $6,000 to $8,000, depending on relocation requirements; in addition, fellows receive housing, as available.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for these fellowships:

Visiting senior fellowships are intended for those who have held the Ph.D. for five years or more at the time of application, or who possess an equivalent record of professional accomplishment. Individuals currently affiliated with the National Gallery of Art are not eligible for the visiting senior fellowship program. Visiting senior fellowships are awarded without regard to the age or nationality of applicants. Applications are reviewed by an external selection committee composed of scholars in the history of art and related disciplines. Outside readers may assist in the evaluation of proposals.

Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Visiting senior fellowships are intended for those who have held the Ph.D. for five years or more at the time of application, or who possess an equivalent record of professional accomplishment.

English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form Link

Application Deadline: Scholarship award deadlines are as follows:

  • award period: March 1–August 15, 2017
    deadline: September 21, 2016
  • award period: September 1, 2017–February 28, 2018
    deadline: March 21, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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