Getty Foundation 2021 Scholar Grants for International Senior Researchers (USA)
Getty Scholar Grants are for established scholars, or writers who have attained distinction in their fields. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Research Institute or Getty Villa, where they pursue their own projects free from academic obligations, make use of Getty collections, join their colleagues in a weekly meeting devoted to an annual research theme, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty.
While in residence, Scholars participate in the intellectual life of the Getty, making use of research collections at the Getty Center and Villa, and in the greater Los Angeles area. They also become active participants in the cultural life of the city.
- Table of Content
- About Getty Foundation
- Getty Scholar Grants
- Aim and Benefits of Getty Scholar Grants
- Getty Scholar Grants Courses
- Requirements for Getty Scholar Grants Qualification
- Application Deadline
- How to Apply
About Getty Foundation
The Getty Foundation fulfills the philanthropic mission of the Getty Trust by supporting individuals and institutions committed to advancing the greater understanding and preservation of the visual arts in Los Angeles and throughout the world. Through strategic grant initiatives, it strengthens art history as a global discipline, promotes the interdisciplinary practice of conservation, increases access to museum and archival collections, and develops current and future leaders in the visual arts. It carries out its work in collaboration with the other Getty Programs to ensure that they individ..
Getty Scholar Grants
- Type : Internship
- Organisation: Getty Foundation
- Country to study : United States
- School to study–
- Course to study
- State of Origin
- Gender : Men and Women
- Application Deadline: October 1, 2021
Aim and Benefits of Getty Scholar Grants
A stipend of up to $65,000 per year will be awarded based on length of stay, need, and salary. The grant also includes an office at the Getty Research Institute or the Getty Villa, research assistance, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, airfare to and from Los Angeles, and makes healthcare options available.
Getty Scholar Grants Courses
- Social Sciences
Requirements for Getty Scholar Grants Qualification
Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities who are working in the arts, humanities, or social sciences
Current Getty staff and members of their immediate family are not eligible for Scholar Grants. Recent recipients who have received a Getty Scholar award within the past three years may be removed from consideration.
Getty Scholar Grants are awarded on a competitive basis. Applications are evaluated based on the following:
- the overall quality of the application;
- how the proposed project bears upon the annual research theme;
- the applicant’s past achievements; and
- how the project would benefit from the resources at the Getty, including its library and collections.
October 1, 2021
How to Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to Getty Foundation on getty.fluxx.io to applyCandidates are required to complete and submit the online Getty Scholar Application Form (which includes uploading a Project Proposal; Curriculum Vitae; and optional Writing Sample by the deadline) available on the Webpage.
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Please prepare the attachments according to the instructions below. Once the form link is available it will be posted here and you may proceed to register, fill out a short form, upload your materials, and submit the application.
- Project Proposal: Each application must include a description of the applicant’s proposed plan for study and research (not to exceed five pages, typed and double-spaced). The description should indicate (1) how the project bears upon the scholar year theme and (2) how the project would be advanced by the resources at the Getty, including its library and collections.
- Curriculum Vitae
- Optional Writing Sample
Letters of reference are not required for this applicati
For more details, visit Getty Foundation website.
Notes: Candidates are notified of the Getty Research Institute’s decision approximately six months following the deadline.