Curatorial Research Fellowship
Metropolitan Museum of Art
A fellowship funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation offered to individuals with a doctoral degree to provide scholarly support for the Museum's curatorial program through focused art-historical research and cataloguing of the permanent collection.
- 2 awards
- October 2022
- Scholarship Website
- Age/Grade Level:Individuals who hold a doctoral degree (or international equivalent) in Art History or Archaeology that was conferred within five years from the start date of the fellowship (between September 1, 2011, and September 1, 2016)
- Financial Need:Not Mentioned
- Major/Career:Individuals who hold a doctoral degree (or international equivalent) in Art History or Archaeology
- Other Benefits:Fringe benefits and a $6,000 research travel allowance.Each Curatorial Research Fellow is a temporary full-time exempt employee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
- Transcript:Not required
- Resume/Activity List:Required
- Essay:A statement, not to exceed one thousand words, specifying your areas of research and their relationship to the Museum's collection and activities. Include relevant experiences related to your chosen curatorial project area.
- Recommendation Letters:Contact information for three recommenders (at least one academic and one professional), none of whom may be current Metropolitan Museum of Art staff. Once you have submitted your recommenders' names, titles, and email addresses, they will automatically be emailed instructions for uploading their letters online. Please note that each letter must include the recommender's complete title and contact information. We encourage recommenders to submit letters in English.
- Other Materials:Cover letter addressing your interest in the fellowship position
- Phone: (212) 650-2763
- Email: [email protected]
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