The Society for Court Studies is launching biannual research and publication bursaries worth £250 each. The bursaries are available to all postgraduate and early career (within six years of PhD award) researchers working in the field of court studies. The deadline for applying is Friday 15 March. To apply for an award please send a statement of up to 250 words outlining your research, and the use to which you would put the award, to Joanna Tinworth (firstname.lastname@example.org). For more information, please click here.
Application deadline: Jan 15, 2019
The Shohet Scholars Grant Program of the International Catacomb Society is now accepting applications to the Shohet Scholars cohort of 2019–20. Submission deadline is January 15, 2019 (11:59 p.m. EST).
This annual grant program funds research on the Ancient Mediterranean from the Hellenistic Era to the Early Middle Ages. Shohet Scholars may do their research in the fields of archeology, art history, classical studies, history, comparative religions, or related subjects. Of special interest are interdisciplinary projects that approach traditional topics from new perspectives.
One or more Shohet Scholars will be selected each year. The primary intent of the grant is to support significant, innovative research that can be completed and reported upon within and shortly after the award period. Grants may be made to seed innovative approaches and new ideas or to cover specific expenses or phases of a larger project under the direction of the applicant. At this time, awards in the range of $2,000 to $30,000 will be made. A complete history of past and present Shohet Scholars awards is available on the ICS webpage, www.catacombsociety.org.
Scholars of all institutional affiliations and independent scholars may apply for Shohet Scholar funding if they are individual or institutional members of the ICS at the time of the application submission deadline of January 15, 2019 and in possession of a doctoral degree or the equivalent.
Non-U.S. citizens may apply if a co-applicant is a legal permanent resident (i.e. already in possession of “green card” or Form I-551) or native or naturalized citizen of the U.S.A., meets all eligibility requirements, and has a genuinely collaborative and credited leadership role in the proposal. Co-applicants must submit as individuals all the necessary forms except for the research proposal, list of permissions, and budget proposal, which may be filed jointly.
Deadlines and Decisions
The application deadline for the 2018-2019 academic year is January 15, 2019. The award announcement for the 2019-2020 academic year will be made by May 1, 2019, for funding to be disbursed on 15 July 2019. Please note: starting in 2018, all funding is awarded directly to the USA-based awardee, for distribution among project co-applicants and collaborators. The ICS will no longer wire or transfer money to bank accounts outside of the USA.
If you have any questions about the suitability of proposed projects, application procedures, or any other matters related to the Shohet Scholars Program, please consult our FAQ page or contact us at shohetscholars (at) catacombsociety.org.
Travel Scholarships 2018
The Burlington Magazine Foundation & Francis Haskell Memorial Fund
Application deadline: Oct 5, 2018
Grants of up to £2,000 will be awarded from the Francis Haskell Memorial Fund this year to enable scholars to spend time in libraries or archives carrying out advanced research in the history of western art. Preference may be given to candidates in the early stages of their careers; to subjects related to the commissioning, collecting or interpretation of works of art made before 1914; and to research carried out outside the applicant’s country of residence. Scholars from any country may apply. An additional award may be made by the Trustees of The Burlington Magazine Foundation in conjunction with the Francis Haskell Trustees.
Applications, including a two-page proposal, a C.V. and a budget, should be sent by email to email@example.com by 5th October 2018 – please label all attachments with surname of applicant. There is no application form.
Applicants should ask two referees to write separately to the same email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) by the same deadline in support of their proposals.
Awards will be made by 7th December 2018.
Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA
Application deadline: Oct 15, 2018
The Clark Art Institute’s Research and Academic Program (RAP) awards funded residential fellowships to national and international scholars, critics, and curators of exceptional promise and accomplishment. Proposed research projects should display a critical commitment to innovative inquiry in the history, theory, and interpretation of art and visual culture.
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles
Application deadline: Oct 15, 2018
Getty Library Research Grants provide partial, short-term support to researchers of all nationalities whose projects demonstrate a compelling need to use Getty Research Institute materials, and whose place of residence is more than 80 miles from the Getty Center in Los Angeles.
In addition to the open call for applications relating to projects utilizing any specific area of the GRI’s collections, several focused grants will be awarded in the following areas of study:
– Research related to the modern commercial art market, Los Angeles modern architecture, or design.
– Research in the area of 18th-century German art, particularly as it relates to the religious, philosophical, and aesthetic contextualization of the Romantic movement.
– Research that utilizes the Conservation Collection, specialized research materials related to the preservation and conservation of material cultural heritage.
Applications for the 2019 Getty Library Research Grants are now available online at
Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Rom
Application deadline: Oct 14, 2018
Die Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Rom, vergibt Stipendien für dreimonatige Forschungsaufenthalte an
Kunsthistoriker/innen im Museumsdienst (Angestellte/Beamte)
Gefördert werden wissenschaftliche Vorhaben zur italienischen Kunstgeschichte von der Spätantike bis zur Gegenwart aus dem Kontext der Museumstätigkeit, so beispielsweise die Vorbereitung einer Ausstellung oder die Bearbeitung eines Bestandskatalogs. Ein Bezug zu den aktuellen Forschungsschwerpunkten der Bibliotheca Hertziana ist wünschenswert.
Scholarship: Francis Haskell Memorial Fund/The Burlington Magazine Foundation 2017 Scholarships
Deadline: 22nd October 2018
Grants of up to £2000 will be awarded from the Francis Haskell Memorial Fund this year to enable scholars to spend time in libraries or archives carrying out advanced research in the history of western art. Preference may be given to candidates in the early stages of their careers; to subjects related to the commissioning, collecting or interpretation of works of art made before 1914; and to research carried out outside the applicant’s country of residence. Scholars from any country may apply. An additional award may be made by the Trustees of The Burlington Magazine Foundation in conjunction with the Francis Haskell Trustees.
How to apply: Applications, including a two-page proposal, a C.V. and a budget, should be sent by email to email@example.com by 22nd October 2018 – please label all attachments with surname of applicant. There is no application form. Applicants should ask two referees to write separately to the same email address by the same deadline in support of their proposals. Awards will be made by 7th December 2018.