Fellowship Program for PhD students in the field of Art History by American Council of Learned Societies, New York, 2013
Scholarship Program: Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art
Type of Award: Fellowship
Nationality: Fellowship is open for U.S. citizens only.
Employer: American Council of Learned Societies is awarding scholarship program.
Level of study: This fellowship program is awarding for PhD program.
Subject(s): Fellowship to study in the fields’ art history.
Duration: The fellowship is awarded for one year beginning summer 2013.
Number of awards: Ten fellowships are available for a non-renewable, one-year term beginning between June and September 2013 for the 2013-2014 academic years.
Am I eligible? 1) Be a Ph.D. candidate in a department of art history in the United States. A student with an appropriate project whose degree will be granted by another department is eligible only if the principal dissertation advisor is in a department of art history. (Students preparing theses for the Master of Fine Arts degree are not eligible.)
2) Have a dissertation focused on a topic in the history of the visual arts of the United States. Although the topic may be historically and/or theoretically grounded, attention to the art object and/or image should be foremost. Projects must be object-oriented and use art-historical or visual studies approaches; proposals whose emphases are predominantly socio-historical will not be considered.
3) Have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation before beginning fellowship tenure.
4) Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
How do I apply? Students can apply for this fellowship award program online.
What does it cover? Fellowship award amount is Stipend: $25,000, plus up to $2,000 as a travel allowance.
Scholarship Description: Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art designated for graduate students in any stage of Ph.D. dissertation research or writing. Ten fellowships are available for a non-renewable, one-year term beginning between June and September 2013 for the 2013-2014 academic year. The fellowships may be carried out in residence at the Fellow’s home institution, abroad, or at another appropriate site for the research. The fellowships, however, may not be used to defray tuition costs or be held concurrently with any other major fellowship or grant.
Application closing date: Interested students can apply for this fellowship program till 24 October, 2012.
Category: PhD Scholarships and Fellowships