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Fully Funded Getty Fellowships for Pre- and Postdoctorate 2019

Fully Funded Getty Fellowships 2019

Country: USA
City: Los Angeles
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Getty Foundation invites application for the fully funded pre- and postdoctorate fellowships. The Fellowships aims towards emerging scholars to complete work on projects related to the Getty Research Institute’s annual research theme. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Research Institute or Getty Villa, where they pursue research projects, complete their dissertations, or expand dissertation for publication. Moreover, the fellows make use of the Getty collections, join in a weekly meeting devoted to the annual theme, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty.

Fully Funded Getty Fellowships

Fully Funded Getty Predoctoral Fellows are in residence for nine months from late-September to late-June and receive a stipend of $25,000. Furthermore, Getty Postdoctoral Fellows are in residence for nine months from late-September to late-June and receive a stipend of $30,000. Both fellowships also provide a workspace at the Getty Research Institute or the Getty Villa, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, airfare to and from Los Angeles, and makes healthcare options available.

Who is eligible for the Fully Funded Getty Fellowships?

Getty Foundation may award the fully funded fellowships to pre- or postdoctorate candidates who meet all of the following criteria:

  • Applications for Getty Pre- and Postdoctoral fellowships are welcome from scholars of all nationalities.
  • However, the applicants for the Pre- and Postdoctoral fellowships may not be current Getty staff and members of their immediate family.
  • Getty Predoctoral Fellowship applicants must have advanced to candidacy by the application deadline. Moreover, they should expect to complete their dissertations during the fellowship period.
  • Further, successful Predoctoral Fellowship applicants awarded their degree after the application deadline but before the fellowship begins, or who receive their doctorate while in residence, automatically become Postdoctoral Fellows.


The fully funded Getty Fellowships are competitive. Moreover, the foundation will evaluate the fellows on the basis of:

  • the overall quality of the application
  • how the proposed project bears upon the annual research theme
  • the applicant’s past achievements
  • also, how the project would benefit from the resources at the Getty, including its library and collections.

How To Apply for Getty Fellowships?

Applicants for the fully funded Getty Fellowships must complete and submit the online application form. Along with the form, the applicants must also upload a Project Proposal; Selected Bibliography; Doctoral Dissertation Plan or Abstract; Curriculum Vitae; Writing Sample; Confirmation letter; and any residency documentation required for an NEH fellowship by the deadline.


The Getty Foundation will accept the application for a pre- or postdoctoral fellowships until October 1, 2019 (5:00 p.m. PT). Applications are invalid if they arrive after the deadline.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline01 October,2019
CityLos Angeles
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerGetty Foundation
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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