Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellowship in Art Historical in Netherlands

Applications for the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship Program are now accepted. This porgram is open to applicants from all over the world who wish to undertake research in the field of Art Historical in the Netherlands. Expires in 39 days!

Scholarship Description
The purpose of the Fellowship Programme is to encourage and support scholarly investigation, and to contribute to academic discourses while strengthening bonds between the museum and universities. The programme enables highly talented candidates to base part of their research at the Rijksmuseum, and offers access to the museum’s expertise, collections, library and laboratories. Furthermore, the programme facilitates opportunities for Fellows to engage in workshops and excursions to encourage the exchange of knowledge – both amongst themselves and the broader museum audience.

Award Value
Fellowship stipends are awarded to help support a Fellow’s study and research efforts during the tenure of their appointment. The stipend of €33,000 (subject to taxes and deductions) is for a period of twelve months commencing 1 September 2019, the start of the academic year. The Fellowship will allow for limited travel for research in art collections and archives elsewhere in Europe to a maximum value of €5,000 annually. The Rijksmuseum will cover visa fees for the Fellow, but not for dependents.

Level and Area of Studies
Research program in art historical research.

Place of Study
The study will be taken in the Netherlands.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship supports individuals engaged in postgraduate university studies leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (DSc) degree, whose research is compatible with the Fellowship position. The candidate has to have a university-affiliated supervisor.
  • Fellowships are open to candidates of all nationalities and with varied specialisms. They may include art historians, curators, conservators, and historians.
  • Candidates should have proven research capabilities, academic credentials and excellent written and spoken knowledge of two languages (English and preferably Dutch or German).

Applicants’ Nationality
All nationalities are welcome o apply.

Submission Deadline
20 January 2019

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