Deadline: October 3, 2022
Applications for the Getty Scholar Grants 2022 are now open! The Getty Scholar Grants 2022 are for established scholars, or individuals who have attained distinction in their fields.
Recipients may reside at the Getty Research Institute or Getty Villa, where they can work on their own projects without interference from their jobs, access Getty resources, engage in intellectual activities at the Getty, and attend weekly lectures on topics linked to current research.
- Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities who are working in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.
- Applicants who received their degree after September 1, 2019 should apply for a postdoctoral fellowship.
- 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 Scholars may be in residence from three to nine months:
- Three-month residency: September to December, January to April: $21,500
- Six-month residency: September to April, January to June: $43,000
- Nine-month residency: September to June: $65,000
AAAHI and PRW Research Project Scholarships are limited to nine-month residency terms, and are granted $65,000 stipends.
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.
Applicants for the AAAHI and PRW Research Project Scholarships are not required to work on the annual theme. Rather, they should describe either:
- Their focus on African American art and cultural history for the AAAHI Scholarship, or
- Their focus on Williams’ life and legacy for the PRW Research Project Scholarship.
- Applicants to complete and submit the online Getty Scholar grant application form, along with the attachments described below, by the deadline.
- 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: how the project bears upon the scholar year theme more so how the project would be advanced by the resources at the Getty, including its library and collections.
Applicants for the AAAHI and PRW Research Project Scholarships are not required to work on the annual theme. Rather, they should describe either (1) their focus on African American art and cultural history for the AAAHI Scholarship or (2) their focus on Williams’ life and legacy for the PRW Research Project Scholarship.
- Curriculum Vitae
- Optional Writing Sample
Applicants are notified of the Getty Research Institute’s decision approximately six months following the deadline.
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