CASVA A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

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CASVA A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Award Amount: $50,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

At National Gallery of Art, the Center (Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts) encourages applications in the fields of the visual arts and culture of African Americans, Africa, and the African diaspora. The A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is open to those students who have received the Ph.D. degree. The Fellow will reside in Washington. The program supports research in the history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts of any time period or culture.

Host Institution:

The programs of Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) include fellowships, meetings, research, and publications. These are privately funded through endowments and grants to the National Gallery of Art. The CASVA founded in 1979 and located in the National Gallery’s East Building.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have received the Ph.D. degree within the five years preceding the next application deadline.
  • Applicants for 2018–2020 must have received the Ph.D. degree between October 1, 2012, and October 1, 2017.
  • Individuals currently affiliated with the National Gallery of Art are not eligible

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can create an account to enter through the given link: https://casva.onlineapplicationportal.com/

Supporting Documents:

Three letters of recommendations in support of the application are required.

Award Description:

The A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship award is $50,000 per year. The fellow also receives allowances for travel, in addition to housing, as available.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/research/casva/fellowships/mellon-postdoctoral-fellowships.html

Contact Information:

If you have any question or difficulties, contact by e-mail: casva-at-nga.gov or casva-at-onlineapplicationportal.com you may telephone: (202) 842-6482Call: (202) 842-6482