Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Students in USA, 2018

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is delighted to offer its Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships. These fellowships are available for International Students.

The aim of these fellowships is to award each student with a salary-replacement stipend of $60,000, plus $5,000 for research and travel during the award period.

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is a private, nonprofit federation of 75 scholarly organizations in the humanities and related social sciences.

Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue postdoctoral research.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in the field of History of Art.

Scholarship Award:

  • ACLS will award 10 fellowships, each with a salary-replacement stipend of $60,000, plus $5,000 for research and travel during the award period.
  • Awards also will include a one-week residence at the Getty Research Institute following the fellowship period.

Number of Scholarships: Ten fellowships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the fellowship:

  • Applicants must have a PhD that was conferred between September 1, 2012, and December 31, 2016.
  • Applicants who earned their PhD in and/or are currently employed in any humanistic field may apply, so long as they demonstrate that their research draws substantially on the materials, methods, and/or findings of art history, and contributes to the field. Scholars may propose new approaches to art historical scholarship and/or explore connections between art history and other humanistic disciplines.
  • This program welcomes proposals from applicants without restriction as to citizenship, country of residence, the location of work proposed, or employment.
  • An application must be completed in English by the applicant.

Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must be fluent in English.

USA Scholarship

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted online and must include:

  • Completed application form.
  • Proposal (no more than five pages, double spaced, in Times New Roman 11-point font).
  • Up to three additional pages of images or other supporting non-text materials (optional).
    Project bibliography (no more than two pages).
  • Publications list (no more than two pages).
  • Two reference letters.

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 25, 2017.

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