Senior Research Fellowship Program at the National Art Gallery in USA, 2015-2016


Senior Research Fellowship Program at the National Art Gallery in USA , and applications are submitted till October 15, 2014. The National Art Gallery announces one Paul Mellon Fellowship and four to six Ailsa Mellon Bruce, Samuel H. Kress, and William C. Seitz Senior Fellowships. It will be awarded for the academic year, early fall to spring. Fellowships are for full-time 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. Scholarship is open for international students. The duration of award is five years. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA

Level: Senior fellowships are intended for those who have held the PhD for five years or more at the time of application, or who possess an equivalent record of professional accomplishment

Field(s): The Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce 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. The Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellowships are intended to support research on European art before the early 19th century. The William C. Seitz Senior Fellowship is primarily intended to support research on modern and contemporary art. Senior fellowship applications are also solicited from scholars in other disciplines whose work examine artifacts or have implications for the analysis and criticism of form.

Deadline: October 15, 2014

Funded By: The National Art Gallery

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Senior Research Fellowship Program is targeted for International Students

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: One Paul Mellon Fellowship and four to six Ailsa Mellon Bruce, Samuel H. Kress, and William C. Seitz Senior Fellowships will be awarded for the academic year, early fall to spring. Applications for a single academic term are also considered.

Scholarship Duration: The duration of award is five years.

Scholarship covers: A senior fellowship award for the academic year is normally limited to one-half of the applicant’s salary, up to a maximum of $50,000, depending on individual circumstances. Awards for a single academic term are prorated. Senior fellows also receive allowances for research-related materials and for travel to a scholarly conference.

Description

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program for senior fellowships. Senior Research Fellowship Program is for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period.

Lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions complement the fellowship program. Each senior fellow is provided with a study.

In addition, senior fellows who relocate to Washington are provided with housing in apartments near the Gallery, subject to availability.

Senior fellows have access to the notable resources represented by the art collections, the library, and the image collections of the National Gallery of Art, as well as to the Library of Congress and other specialized research libraries and collections in the Washington area.

Eligibility

‣ Senior Research Fellowship Program is intended for those who have held the PhD 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 senior fellowship program.

‣ 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.

Selection criteria for Senior Research Fellowship Program

‣ 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.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applicants are required to apply via online.


‣ Candidates for the senior fellowship program must submit an online application that includes a proposal and a copy of two publications, either articles or chapters from books, to be submitted on or before the application deadline.

‣ Three letters of recommendation are required.

‣ Procedures for associate appointments are the same as those for the senior fellowship program.


‣ Holders of senior fellowships may reapply five years after the completion of the fellowship. Individuals may not apply for other Center fellowships while an application is pending or once a fellowship has been awarded.

‣ Senior fellowships may not be postponed or renewed.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on October 15, 2014.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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