Curatorial Research Fellowship by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The applications for the Curatorial Research Fellowship are now accepted. This fellowship open to scholars who hold PhD qualification in Art History or Archaeology. The winners will receive benefit of annual salary of $53,045 plus other benefits. To apply, the completed application form must be submitted no later than 16 October 2015.

Scholarship Description
Two fellowship positions funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation provide scholarly support for the Museum’s curatorial program through focused art-historical research and cataloguing of the permanent collection. The fellows work with a curatorial mentor to learn best practices in cataloguing, with the goal of presenting full catalogue information for selected object records of their host department. This involves research on issues of authentication, dating, provenance, exhibition history, and bibliography. The fellow also transfers all paper-based records for the selected group of objects to The Museum System (TMS) collections-management database for integration on the Museum’s website.

Award Value
Each of the winners of this Curatorial Research Fellowship will receive annual salary is $53,045, plus fringe benefits and a $6,000 research travel allowance.

Level and Area of Studies
Research or non-degree program in history and archaeology-related field.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria
Individuals who hold a doctoral degree (or international equivalent) in art history or archaeology which was conferred within five years from the start date of the fellowship (between September 1, 2011, and September 1, 2016) are eligible to apply.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
The application guideline can be seen at the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
16 October 2015.

Website and Application Link