Deadline:

October 1, 2019.

Location:

United States.

(Paid Opportunity)

Description

Getty Scholar Grants are for established scholars, or writers who have attained distinction in their fields. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Research Institute or Getty Villa, where they pursue their own projects free from academic obligations, make use of Getty collections, join their colleagues in a weekly meeting devoted to an annual research theme, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty.

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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.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Arts.
  • Humanities.
  • Social sciences.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

Getty Scholars may be in residence from three to nine months:

  • Three-month residency: September to December, January to April, April to June.
  • Six-month residency: September to April, January to June.
  • Nine-month residency: September to June.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities who are working in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.
  • Current Getty staff and members of their immediate family are not eligible for Scholar Grants. Recent recipients who have received a Getty Scholar award within the past three years may be removed from consideration.
  • Applicants who received their degree after September 1, 2015, should apply for a postdoctoral fellowship.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

  • Getty Scholars may be in residence from three to nine months:
    • Three-month residency: September to December, January to April, April to June: $17,200.
    • Six-month residency: September to April, January to June: $42,000.
    • Nine-month residency: September to June: $65,000.
  • The grant also includes an office at the Getty Research Institute or the Getty Villa.
  • An apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex.
  • Airfare to and from Los Angeles.
  • And available healthcare option.

How to Apply

First Step: Applicants are required to complete and submit the online Getty Scholar grant application form, along with the attachments described below, by the deadline.

  • Project Proposal: Each application must include a description of the applicant’s proposed plan for study and research (not to exceed five pages, typed and double-spaced). The description should indicate (1) how the project bears upon the scholar year theme and (2) how the project would be advanced by the resources at the Getty, including its library and collections.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Optional Writing Sample.

Second Step: From here, Create or update your account and password, log in, and begin a new application.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Hesham Galal / Egypt

Reviewed by “ Eman Fadel Ali / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team