The Rijkmuseum is inviting applicants for the Michelin Gerritzen Fellowship for the high-achieving candidates in the Netherlands. The program is open to conduct conservation or scientific research on artworks and historical artefacts. The fellowship is awarded for applicants from all over the world.
The aim of the fellowship is to provide working space for the fellows, in order to stimulate an exchange of knowledge, ideas and experience. Access will be provided to all necessary information in the museum, as well as to the library, conservation laboratories of the Rijksmuseum and the University of Amsterdam.
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The Rijksmuseum is a Dutch national museum dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam. The museum is located at the Museum Square in the borough of Amsterdam South.
- Application Deadline: January 19, 2020
- Course Level: The fellowship is available to pursue research programme.
- Study Subject: The fellowship is awarded in artworks and historical artefacts
- Nationality: International student
- Number of Awards: Not given
- The award can be taken in the Netherlands
- Eligible Countries: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible for the fellowship.
- Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- The Michelin Gerritzen Fellowship is open to MA graduates, as well as PhD students and post-doctoral candidates.
- Fellowships are open to candidates of all nationalities and with varied specialisms. They may include researchers specialising in the field of the conservation sciences or related studies.
- Candidates should have proven research capabilities, academic credentials and excellent command of the English language – both written and spoken. Proficiency in a second language (ideally Dutch or German) is preferred but not required.
- English Language Requirements: Applicants must have good command over the English language.
- How to Apply: Applicants can access the application form with the following documents such as:
- Cover letter outlining the primary focus of your research, the connection of your project to the Rijksmuseum and your personal interest in the Fellowship position (250-300 words)
- A research proposal, not exceeding one thousand words, further specifying your areas of research and their relationship to the Rijksmuseum’s collections and activities
- Full curriculum vitae including education, professional experience, honours, awards, and publications
- A provisional schedule of work to be accomplished during the Fellowship period
- A provisional schedule of travel required
- A writing sample of 2-5 pages
Benefits: The fellowship will provide the award amount according to the academic achievement