Archive for the 'Grant-in-Aid' Category

College Art Association Professional Development Fellowships

Deadline: October 1 Length: Unstated Comments: For students in Visual Arts who will complete their MFAs and students in Art History who will complete their PhDs during the calendar year 2013; must be member of the CAA; must be US citizen or permanent resident. URL:

American Antiquarian Society Short-Term Visiting Academic Research Fellowships (multiple)

Deadline: January 15 in 2013 Length: Most 1 month, one 1-3 months Comments: Open to “scholars holding the Ph.D. and for doctoral candidates engaged in dissertation research [and] candidates holding a recognized terminal degree appropriate to the area of proposed research, such as the master’s degree in library science or M.F.A., are also eligible to […]

Smithsonian Institution Fellowship (multiple fields)

Deadline: January 15 (application available in September) Length: 10 weeks (non-ABD grad students) or 3-12 months (ABD or postdoc) Comments: For “research at the Smithsonian in one of its areas of research”; open to graduate students not yet ABD, ABD graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars; postdoctoral applicants must have received the Ph.D. after January 15, […]

Yale Center for British Art Visiting Scholars Position

Deadline: January 14 Length: 1-4 months Comments: For work on “literature, history, the history of art, and related fields to study the Center’s holdings of paintings, drawings, prints, rare books, and manuscripts”; open to postdoctoral scholars and advanced graduate students URL:

Yale University Lewis Walpole Library Fellowship

Deadline: January 18, 2013 Length: Varies Comments: For work on “eighteenth-century British culture: theater, literature, politics, history, art history, antiquarianism, scientific history”; for postdoctoral scholars or dissertation-stage graduate students URL:

Brown University Brown Library Short-Term Fellowships

Deadline: December 15, 2012 Length: 2-4 months Comments: For research at the library “entered on the colonial history of the Americas, North and South, including all aspects of the European, African, and Native American involvement”; graduate students must “have had their preliminary or general examinations at the time of application” URL:

UNC-Asheville Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design Craft Research Fund Graduate Research Fellowships

Deadline: July 1 (2013 application coming soon). Length: N/A (up to $10,000) Comments: For thesis or dissertation research related to US studio craft URL: 

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center Scholarship

Deadline: December 2, 2013 Length: 3-12 months Comments: Provides “research opportunities in American Modernism”; must be ABD or hold PhD URL:

Hill Museum and Manuscript Library Heckman Stipend

Deadline: November 15, April 15 Length: 2 weeks to 6 months Comments: For the purpose of helping “scholars who have not yet established themselves professionally and whose research cannot progress satisfactorily without consulting materials to be found in the collections of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library” URL:

University of Maryland Center for Historical Studies and McKeldin Library 20th Century Japan Research Awards

Deadline: Not awarded since 2008 Length: Unstated Comments: For work on “topics related to the period of the Allied Occupation of Japan and its aftermath, 1945-1960”; must hold PhD or be ABD at time of application URL: