Kress Institutional Fellowships in the History of European Art

Kress Foundation is delighted to invite applications for a number of Kress Institutional Fellowships in the History of European Art. Eligible candidates must be the United States citizens. They must be pre-doctoral candidates in the history of art and related disciplines. Approximately six awards will be given. The closing date of application is 30 November each year.

Fellowship Description
Six pre-doctoral Kress Institutional Fellowships in the History of European Art will be awarded each year. Each fellowship provides for a two-year research appointment hosted by one of the following European art history research centers:

  • Florence Kunsthistorisches Institut / Institute for Art History
  • Leiden Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS)
  • London Courtauld Institute of Art & Warburg Institute of Art (jointly administered)
  • Munich Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte / Central Institute for Art History
  • Paris Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA) / National Institute for the History of Art
  • Rome Bibliotheca Hertziana

Award Value
The fellowship award is $30,000 per annum.

Level and Area of Studies
Pre-doctoral program in the history of art and related disciplines (such as archaeology, architecture, or classics)

Place of Study
The program will be taken in Europe.

Eligibility and Criteria

  1. Restricted to pre-doctoral candidates in the history of art and related disciplines (such as archaeology, architecture, or classics).
  2. Nominees must be U.S. citizens or individuals matriculated at an American university. Dissertation research must focus on European art from antiquity to the early 19th century. Candidates must be nominated by their academic department.

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

Application Instruction
Please go the link below to see further instruction.

Submission Deadline
30 November each year.

Website and Application Link