Art History Fellowships at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers annual resident fellowships in art
history to qualified graduate students at the pre-doctoral level as well as
to postdoctoral researchers. In most cases, projects should relate to the
Museum's collections. The fields of research for art history candidates
include Asian Art; arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas; antiquities;
arms and armor, costumes; drawings, illuminated manuscripts; paintings,
photographs, print, sculpture, textiles, and Western art.
Honoraria for pre-doctoral candidates: $25,000, postdoctoral/senior
candidates: $30,000, plus up to $3,000 travel award. Starts September 2002.
Usually for one year with possibility of renewal for second year.
Shorter-term fellowships for senior scholars are also available. Some
fellowships for research abroad are also available for students whose
projects involve first-hand examination of paintings in major European
A typed application (in triplicate) should include: full resume, two-part
statement, not to exceed one thousand words, specifying what the applicant
wishes to accomplish and detailing how the Metropolitan Museum resources can
be utilized in accomplishing these goals, tentative schedule of work to be
accomplished and travel required during fellowship period, three letters of
recommendation (at least one academic and one professional), official
undergraduate and graduate transcripts, list of other applications for
fellowships or grants applied for in same period.
A/D: November 2, 2001. Attn. Marcie Karp, Fellowship Program, The
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028-0198. More
information is available on the Metropolitan Museum's website:
STIP: Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y., Art History Fellowships 2002/03. In: ArtHist.net, Aug 15, 2001 (accessed Oct 3, 2022), <https://arthist.net/archive/24593>.