External Heritage Conservation Residency

Getty Conservation Guest Scholars Program

Deadline: November 1, 2021 5:00 pm

Source: The Getty Foundation

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Description: The Conservation Guest Scholars Program provides an opportunity for professionals to pursue research on topics that bring new knowledge and fresh perspectives to the field of conservation. Guest Scholar grants are for established scholars, or individuals who have attained distinction in their fields. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles, where they pursue their own projects free from work-related obligations, make use of research collections at the Getty Center and Villa, and participate with other Getty scholars, fellows, and interns in the intellectual life of the Getty. 

Award: 3-6-month residency; three-month residency (Sept.-Dec, Jan.-March, April-June): $21,500; six-month residency (Sept.-March, Jan. – June): $43,000. Grant includes a workstation at the Conservation Institute, research assistance, airfare to and from Los Angeles, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, and an available healthcare option.

Eligibility: Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities working in conservation, historic preservation, heritage science, and related fields. Applicants should have at least five years’ experience and should have an established record of publications and other contributions to the field. Proposals for research that contributes to a PhD or other academic degree will not be considered.

Deadline: 5 pm PT, Nov. 1, 2021