Residential Fellowships and Grants for Arts Faculty
Camargo Foundation Residential Fellowship, Cassis, France
The Camargo Foundation, located in Cassis, France, is an interdisciplinary and multicultural residential center for scholars pursuing studies in the humanities and social sciences related to French and francophone cultures as well as for composers, writers, and visual artists (painters, sculptors, photographers, filmmakers, video artists, and new media artists) pursuing creative projects. The Foundation's campus includes thirteen furnished apartments, a reference library, a music/conference room, an artist's studio with darkroom, a composer's studio, and a studio for either an artist or a composer. Residencies are one semester (either early-September to mid-December or mid-January to the end of May) and accompanied by a stipend.
The Clark Art Institute
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute offers an independent research and academic program designed to encourage fresh approaches to the understanding of issues and objects from a variety of periods and genres of art. Visiting Fellowships are awarded to promising and established art historians, critics, and museum curators with the aim of fostering a critical commitment to inquiry in the theory, history, and interpretation of visual representations. Mellon Fellowships encourage global participation in both the research and academic program.
Fellowships for Creative and Performing Artists and Writers
The American Antiquarian Society
The American Antiquarian Society (AAS), a national research library and learned society of American history and culture, is calling for applications for visiting fellowships for historical research by creative and performing artists, writers, film makers, journalists, and other persons whose goals are to produce imaginative, non-formulaic works dealing with pre-twentieth-century American history. Successful applicants are those whose work is for the general public rather than for academic or educational audiences. The Society's goal in sponsoring this program is to multiply and improve the ways in which an understanding of history is communicated to the American people.
Research Grants for Getty Scholars and Visiting Scholars
Getty Scholar Grants are for established scholars, artists, or writers who have attained distinction in their fields. Projects connect to the Getty Research Institute's annual theme.
Howard Foundation, at Brown University
The Foundation makes awards in a sequence of fields in the Liberal and Fine Arts. Future awards are anticipated in specific fields. Please consult the website for current information. The ratio of applications to awards has sometimes exceeded 25 to one.
The Huntington Library
The Huntington is an independent research center with holdings in British and American history, literature, art history, and the history of science and medicine. Fellowships derive from a variety of funding sources and have different terms. Recipients of all fellowships are expected to be in continuous residence at The Huntington and to participate in and make a contribution to its intellectual life.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Residential Fellowships
The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers annual resident fellowships in art history to qualified graduate students at the predoctoral level as well as to postdoctoral researchers. Projects should relate to the Museum's collection. The fields of research for art history candidates include Asian art, arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas, antiquities, arms and armor, costumes, drawings, illuminated manuscripts, paintings, photographs, prints, sculpture, textiles, and Western art. Some art history fellowships for travel abroad are also available for students whose projects involve firsthand examination of paintings in major European collections.
National Endowment for the Arts
In most areas, funding is limited to organizations. (Direct awards to individuals are made only through Literature Fellowships, NEA Jazz Masters Fellowships, and NEA National Heritage Fellowships in the Folk & Traditional Arts.)
National Gallery of Art, Senior Fellowships
The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program for senior fellowships. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. Lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions complement the fellowship program. Each senior fellow is provided with a study. Senior fellows have access to the notable resources represented by the collections, the library, and the photographic archives of the National Gallery of Art, as well as to the Library of Congress and other specialized research libraries and collections in the Washington area
National Gallery of Art Visiting Senior Fellowship Program
The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program for Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. Lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions complement the fellowship program. Visiting senior fellows are provided with studies. They have access to the notable resources represented by the collections, the library, and the photographic archives of the National Gallery of Art, as well as to the Library of Congress and other specialized research libraries and collections in the Washington area.
Pew Fellowships in the Arts
Pew Fellowships in the Arts (PFA) was established by The Pew Charitable Trusts in 1991, and annually awards up to 12 fellowships of $60,000 to artists of exemplary talent in the five-county Philadelphia area.
Rome Prize. Eligible for A&S Dean’s salary subvention
Each year, the Rome Prize is awarded to thirty emerging artists and scholars in the early or middle stages of their careers who represent the highest standard of excellence in the arts and humanities.
Terra Foundation for American Art
Resident fellowships in Giverny for doctoral candidates and artists with the equivalent of a Master of Fine Arts degree. These are awarded and administered through the foundation’s Terra Summer Residency Program.
Yale Center for British Art, Visiting Fellowships
The Yale Center for British Art offers residential fellowships ranging from one to four months to scholars undertaking postdoctoral or equivalent research related to British art. These fellowships allow scholars of literature, history, the history of art, and related fields to study the Center’s holdings of paintings, drawings, prints, rare books, and manuscripts. The Center also offers several pre-doctoral fellowships ranging from one to two months for graduate students writing doctoral dissertations in the field of British art. Applicants from North America must be ABD to qualify. Fellowships include the cost of travel to and from New Haven and also provide accommodations and a living allowance. Recipients are required to be in residence in New Haven and must be free of all other significant professional responsibilities during the fellowship period.