Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Students in USA, 2019-2020

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.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: October 24, 2018
  • 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.
  • Nationality: International applicants
  • Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: International applicants are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • Entrance Requirements:
    • Applicants must have a PhD that was conferred between September 1, 2013 and December 31, 2017.
    • Applicants who earned their PhDs 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 residency, location of work proposed, or employment.
    • An application must be completed in English by the applicant.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants must be fluent in English.

USA Scholarship

Application Procedure:

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

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