Leonard A. Lauder Fellowships in Modern Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The fellowship is offered by Metropolitan Museum of Art annually to scholars studying Cubism or a related topic.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    One position is intended for a predoctoral candidate who is embarking on his or her dissertation; the other fellowship is reserved for a qualified postdoctoral scholar at any stage of his or her career.
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Major/Career:
    Scholars studying Cubism or a related topic.
  • Miscellaneous:
    All fellows must be in residence at the Metropolitan Museum during the fellowship period.All fellowships must take place between September 1, 2016, and August 31, 2018.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Project proposal including: A two-part statement, not to exceed one thousand words, specifying what you wish to accomplish during the fellowship period and detailing how you can utilize the Museum's resources to accomplish your goals Tentative schedule of work to be accomplished during the fellowship period Tentative schedule of travel required (maximum of six weeks) during the fellowship period
  • Recommendation Letters:
    2. 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:
    List of any non–Metropolitan Museum fellowships or grants for which you have applied in the same period

Contact Information