Research Scholarship for International Students in the field of Conservation at the Getty Conservation Institute, 2012 USA
About Scholarship: 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, objects) and the theoretical underpinnings of the field.
Study Subjects: Study Subject is conservation, with an emphasis on the visual arts (including sites, buildings, objects) and the theoretical underpinnings of the field
Course Level: Research
Scholarship By: The Getty Foundation
Duration: Two years
Cover: A monthly stipend of $3,500 is awarded, prorated to the actual dates of residency. Other Benefits: 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.
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 these are dependent upon availability of lab facilities and staff time. Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities.
Selection criteria: Conservation Guest Scholar Grants are awarded on a competitive basis.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Notification: Applicants will be notified of the Getty Conservation Institute’s decision in late spring 2013.
Apply: Online,Applicants are required to complete and submit the online Getty Conservation Guest Scholar Grant application form (which includes completing an online information sheet, uploading a Project Proposal; Curriculum Vitae; Selected Bibliography, and a single optional writing sample)
Deadline: November 1, 2012
Further Information: http://www.getty.edu/foundation/funding/residential/conservation_guest_scholars.html