Kress Conservation Fellowship program

Each year the Kress Conservation Fellowship program is offered to those who have completed a masters-level degree in conservation. The United States citizens are welcome to apply. Up to six Kress Conservation Fellowships will be given. Entries are accepted by 22 January each year.

Fellowship Description
The purpose of the Kress Conservation Fellowship program is to provide a wide range of post-graduate fellowship opportunities that will help develop the skills of emerging conservators. At the crossroads of science and art, the fields of conservation and technical art history demand a complex knowledge of chemistry and materials and an extraordinary sensitivity to artistic intent, as well as physical dexterity, patience, and powers of concentration.

Award Value
Six $32,000 Fellowships are expected to be awarded each year for post-graduate internships in advanced conservation at a museum or conservation facility.

Level and Area of Studies
Non – degree program in historical fields.

Place of Study
In North America.

Eligibility and Criteria
Applications must be made by the museum or conservation facility at which the fellowship will be based. Prior to beginning the fellowship, fellows should have completed a masters-level degree in conservation. The fellowship candidate may be identified in advance of application by the host institution or recruited subsequently.

Applicants’ Nationality
The United States citizens are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
The Kress Conservation Fellowships are administered by the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC). Please consult carefully the Application Guidelines and use the application form provided. These materials are also available on the FAIC website.

Submission Deadline
January 22 each year.

Website and Application Link