William R. Tyler Fellowship Programs, USA

The Dumbarton Oaks is calling applications for the William R. Tyler Fellowship Programs. This call is intended to Harvard graduate students working on dissertations in on of the defined fields states below. This is a-two year program. Entries are accepted by 1 November every year.

Fellowship Description
One major aim of the Tyler Fellowship is to enable dissertation research and completion, and the Fellowship may include travel and residence overseas for this purpose. A special allowance is available to encourage research travel. Travel plans must be submitted soon after a Fellowship is awarded and require approval by the dissertation supervisor and the Director of Dumbarton Oaks. The other aim of the Tyler Fellowship is to enhance research and professional skills through contribution to a Dumbarton Oaks institutional project.

Award Value
Dumbarton Oaks Tyler Fellows receive a stipend of $29,500 during each year of the Fellowship. A travel allowance of up to $5,000 is available for field work or research-related travel, upon approval by the dissertation advisor and the Director of Dumbarton Oaks.

Level and Area of Studies
Research disertation in the fields as follow:

  • Pre-Columbian/early Colonial archaeology, history, art history, and/or literature
  • Mediterranean/Byzantine archaeology, history, art history, and/or literature
  • Garden and Landscape history, designed landscapes, and urban landscape studies

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, applicants must have completed all departmental requirements, (including course work, residence, general and preliminary examinations, and approval of the prospectus), before the application deadline. Shortlisted candidates will be expected to be available for interviews in Cambridge, MA, in February.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
Application should be made online through the link below.

Submission Deadline
1 November every year.

Website and Application Link