The Getty Foundation is funding conservation guest scholars grant program to pursue scholarly research in an interdisciplinary manner across traditional boundaries in areas of interest to the international conservation community. These grants are available for conservators, scientists and professionals who have attained distinction in conservation and allied fields. Grant includes a monthly stipend, research assistance, airfare to Los Angeles, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex and health benefits. The online application will be send by November 1, 2013.
Study Subject(s): The grant is awarded in conservation and allied fields at Getty Conservation Institute in the USA.
Course Level: This grant is for pursuing research programme at Getty Conservation Institute in USA.
Scholarship Provider: The Getty Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility:-These grants are for established conservators, scientists, and professionals who have attained distinction in conservation and allied fields.
-Applicants should have at least five years experience in the field of conservation and should have an established record of publications and other contributions to the field.
-Grants are not intended to fund research for the completion of an academic degree.
-The GCI will consider proposals that require use of the GCI Science laboratories; however use is dependent upon availability of lab facilities and staff time and cannot be guaranteed.
-Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: International scholars are eligible for this research grants.
Scholarship Description: The Conservation Guest Scholar Program at the Getty Conservation Institute supports new ideas and perspectives in the field of conservation, with an emphasis on the visual arts (including sites, buildings, and objects) and the theoretical underpinnings of the field. The program provides an opportunity for professionals to pursue scholarly research in an interdisciplinary manner across traditional boundaries in areas of interest to the international conservation community.
Duration of award(s): Conservation Guest Scholars are in residence at the Getty Center for three or six consecutive months between late September 2014 and June 2015.
What does it cover? A monthly stipend of $3,500 is awarded, prorated to the actual dates of residency. In addition to the stipend, the grant also includes a workstation at the Conservation Institute, research assistance, airfare to Los Angeles, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, and health benefits. Conservation Guest Scholar Grants support research to be undertaken while in residence at the Getty. Nonresidential research and travel are not supported by this grant.
Selection Criteria: Conservation Guest Scholar Grants are awarded on a competitive basis. Applications are reviewed by committee and evaluated by the Conservation Institute based on: applicant’s past achievements; their qualifications to undertake the project; how the project would benefit from the resources at the Getty, including its library and collections; and how the project would contribute to the advancement of practice in the conservation field.
Notification: Applicants will be notified of the Getty Conservation Institute’s decision in late spring 2014.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is November 1, 2013.