Bard Graduate Center Visiting Fellowships

Bard Graduate Center Visiting Fellowships

Bard Graduate Center invites scholars from university, museum, and independent backgrounds with a Ph.D. or equivalent professional experience to apply for funded research fellowships. The theme for the 2017–18 academic year period is “What is distance?” Bard Graduate Center Visiting Fellowships, which are intended for scholars who have already secured means of funding, provide scholars with workspace in the Bard Graduate Center Research Center and enable them to be a part of our dynamic scholarly community in New York. Fellows will get $3,500 per month stipend and housing.

The mission of Bard Graduate Center is to be the leading institute for the study of decorative arts, design history, and material culture through graduate training, exhibitions, and research.

Eligibility:

  • Bard Graduate Center invites scholars from university, museum, and independent backgrounds with a Ph.D. or equivalent professional experience to apply for non-stipendiary visiting fellowships
  • Eligible disciplines and fields of study include—but are not limited to—art history, architecture, and design history, economic and cultural history, history of technology, philosophy, anthropology, and archaeology

How to Apply:

For applying the fellowship, you are required to submit the following material in a single PDF file:

  • Cover letter explaining why Bard Graduate Center is an appropriate research affiliation and how your work bears on the question “What is distance?” Please also indicate your preferred length and dates of the fellowship
  • 150-word abstract of project
  • Detailed project description
  • CV
  • Publication or academic writing sample of approximately 20–30 pages
  • Names and contact information for two references. Letters of recommendation are not required.

Submitting Details:

  • The candidates can submit the completed application packet via email to fellowships-at-bgc.bard.edu

Or

  • Post the completed application to:

Bard Graduate Center,
Research Fellowship Committee,
38 West 86th Street,
New York, NY, 10024

Award Amount:

  • The stipend rate is $3,500 per month, and housing is available. Both long- and short-term fellowships are available (1–6 months). The timing of dates will be negotiated with individual awardees.
  • Fellows will be given a workspace in the Research Center at 38 West 86th Street, between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West, in New York City.

Application Deadline:

All application materials must be received by February 1, 2017.

Link for More Information:

http://www.bgc.bard.edu/research/fellowships/bgc-visiting-fellowship.html

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