The Society of Architectural Historians is pleased to offer a fellowship program named as “H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship”. Fellowship is open to a scholar who will earn a Ph.D. or advanced terminal degree in the first half of 2017 (by June 30, 2017) or an emerging scholar who was awarded a Ph.D. or advanced terminal degree in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 or 2012 in a field related to the built environment. The goal of the fellowship is to provide an opportunity for a recent graduate with an advanced degree or an emerging scholar to see and experience architecture and landscapes firsthand. H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship will be offered for 2017 and will allow a recent graduate or emerging scholar to study by travel for one year.
The Society of Architectural Historians is a nonprofit membership organization that promotes the study, interpretation, and conservation of architecture, design, landscapes, and urbanism worldwide. SAH serves a network of local, national, and international institutions and individuals who, by profession or interest, focus on the history of the built environment and its role in shaping contemporary life
Please see the basic entry requirements below
- Scholar who will earn a Ph.D. or advanced terminal degree in the first half of 2017 (by June 30, 2017)
- Emerging scholar who was awarded a Ph.D. or advanced terminal degree in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 or 2012 in a field related to the built environment.
- Whose chosen profession is relevant to the interests and objectives of the Society of Architectural Historians
- Such degrees include PhDs in the history, theory or criticism of architecture, landscape architecture, or urbanism; historic preservation
- The practice of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning; or other fields of advanced study related to the built environment including a MArch, MUP, MLA or a master’s in a historic preservation program.
How to Apply:
- Fellowship recipients will write a summary article for the SAH Newsletter (1,000–2,000 words) that documents their travel, explains how the fellowship contributed to the recipient’s understanding of the built environment, and details how they anticipate the fellowship will influence their future work. While traveling or shortly thereafter
- Applicants can go to the given link and apply online for the fellowship program: https://www.sah.org/login?ReturnURL=/RedirectToPortal.aspx?destinationURL=https://sah.ps.membersuite.com/competitions/BrowseCompetitions.aspx
- Applicants can download the Recommendation Form through the given link: http://www.sah.org/jobs-and-careers/sah-fellowships-and-grants/fellowship-recommendation-form
Applicants should submit the following documents along with the application form
- A statement (in English, 1000 words max) that details:
- The applicant’s academic and career goals
- What the applicant hopes to achieve intellectually during the Fellowship period
- How this Fellowship will advance the applicant’s academic interests and will make a difference in their professional work
- A travel proposal outlining travel sites and buildings or landscapes in those sites. Submitting a Google map outlining the sites would be a plus.
- A proposed budget for the fellowship year
- A two-page writing sample
- Proof of terminal degree and date (photocopy of diploma), see above criteria
- Curriculum vitae (5 pages maximum)
- Five representative photographs were taken by the applicant (low resolution)
- Fellowship recipient will also upload images at http://www.sah.org/publications-and-research/sahara
Financial Aid and Award Money:
- The Brooks Fellowship will cover expenses incurred by the Brooks Fellow for one year of travel.
- SAH suggests that if additional financial support is needed to cover other related expenses, that the applicants contact their respective university/college, academic adviser, department head, employer or outside foundations to investigate the financial opportunities afforded them
The deadline for submission of applications is October 1, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time
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