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