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Paul Mellon Centre Senior Fellowship 2020/2021


Paul Mellon Centre Senior Fellowship 2020/2021

Deadline: 31 January 2021
Open to: prominent and established scholar in the field of British art or architectural history, ideally with a significant publishing record
Benefits: financial awards available

Description

Applications are open for the Paul Mellon Centre Senior Fellowship 2020/2021. The Senior Fellowships are offered annually to academics, established scholars or senior museum professionals in the field of British art and architectural history either to complete a manuscript or book for publication or to undertake a sustained period of research towards a major project.

They are designed to release Fellows from teaching and/or other employment responsibilities and provide them with a defined period to devote to writing or research.

Eligibility

  • Applicant must be a prominent and established scholar in the field of British art or architectural history, ideally with a significant publishing record.
  • Senior Fellowships are for the academic year 2020/2021 and may be taken between September 2020 and September 2021.
  • Fellowships cannot be deferred to later academic years nor can they run concurrently with a Fellowship awarded by another institution.
  • All supported topics must have a clear art-historical perspective, including those that focus on recent or contemporary artistic practice.
  • All applications must demonstrate that British art, architecture or visual culture provides a substantial focus for their project.

Selection Criteria

  • Applications will be assessed according to their academic rigour, originality, and contribution to scholarship.
  • They do not fund research projects focusing on archaeology, current architecture practice, or the performing arts.

Benefits

How to apply?

Applications and nominated referee details must be received by January 31, referees have until February 10 to submit their references.

For more information, visit the official website.



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