2017 Getty Scholar Grants For International Senior Researchers (Fully-funded to Los Angeles,...

2017 Getty Scholar Grants For International Senior Researchers (Fully-funded to Los Angeles, USA)

The Getty Scholar Grants are for established scholars, or writers who have attained distinction in their fields. The Getty Scholar programs aim to fill a need for opportunities for senior-level professionals, fellows, scholars and writers to pursue research on topics that bring new knowledge and fresh perspectives to their field.

Application Deadline: 2nd October, 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: All

To be taken at (country): Los Angeles, USA

Eligible Fields of Study: arts, humanities, or social sciences.

Type: Grants

Value Of Scholarship: A stipend of up to $65,000 per year will be awarded based on length of stay, need, and salary. The grant also includes an office at the Getty Research Institute or the Getty Villa, research assistance, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, airfare to and from Los Angeles, and makes healthcare options available.

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Duration Of Scholarship: Getty Scholars may be in residence for one of six periods ranging from three to nine months: September to December; January to March; April to June; September to March; January to June; or September to June.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:

  • be working in the arts, humanities, or social sciences fields
  • be International researchers

Selection Criteria: Getty Scholar Grants are awarded on a competitive basis. Applications are evaluated based on the following:

  • the overall quality of the application;
  • how the proposed project bears upon the annual research theme;
  • the applicant’s past achievements; and
  • how the project would benefit from the resources at the Getty, including its library and collections.
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How To Apply: Interested applicants are required to complete and submit the online Getty Scholar Application Form (which includes uploading a Project Proposal; Curriculum Vitae; and optional Writing Sample by the deadline) available on the Webpage.

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Award Provider: Getty

Important Notes: Candidates are notified of the Getty Research Institute’s decision approximately six months following the deadline.