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National Gallery of Art Predoctoral Fellowship Program

For advanced graduate research in the history, theory, and criticism of art, architecture, and urbanism. Application made through nomination of the chair of a graduate department of art history or other appropriate department. Applicant must have completed all departmental requirements, course work, residency, and examinations. Certification in two languages other than English is required. Applicants must be either US citizens or enrolled in a US university.

The stipend for predoctoral dissertation fellowships is $25,000 per year. A housing allowance is available for fellows not in residence.


mid November

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly; nomination by the chair of a graduate department of art history or other appropriate department

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: Doctoral student - require ABD status at start of award

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship
Study / Research Abroad

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Additional Qualifications:
Applicant must be U.S.Citizen or enrolled in a U.S. university

Last Updated:
June 13, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17