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Getty Foundation Scholar Grants 2023 for Researchers | Up to $65,000

The Getty Scholar Grants are for eminent scholars or those who have achieved distinction in their respective fields.

Recipients are in residence at the Getty Research Institute or Getty Villa, where they pursue their own projects free of work-related obligations, use Getty collections, participate in a weekly meeting devoted to an annual research theme or the African American Art History Initiative, and contribute to the Getty’s intellectual life.

Getty Foundation Scholar Grants Eligibility
Open to researchers of all nationalities who are working in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.

Applicants who received their degree after September 1, 2019 should apply for a postdoctoral fellowship.
Current Getty staff and members of their immediate family are not eligible for Scholar Grants.

Recent recipients who have received a Getty Scholar award within the past three years may be removed from consideration.
Getty Foundation Scholar Grants Benefits
Getty Scholars may be in residence from three to nine months:

Three-month residency: September to December, January to April: $21,500
Six-month residency: September to April, January to June: $43,000
Nine-month residency: September to June: $65,000
AAAHI and PRW Research Project Scholarships are limited to nine-month residency terms, and are granted $65,000 stipends.

Getty Foundation Scholar Grants Evaluation Criteria
Getty Scholar Grants are awarded on a competitive basis. Applications are evaluated based on the following:

the overall quality of the application;
how the proposed project bears upon the annual research theme;

the applicant’s past achievements;
how the project would benefit from the resources at the Getty, including its library and collections.

How to Apply for Getty Foundation Scholar Grants
Applicants are required to complete and submit the online Getty Scholar grant application form, along with the attachments described below, by the deadline.

Project Proposal: Each application must include a description of the applicant’s proposed plan for study and research (not to exceed five pages, typed and double-spaced).
The description should indicate (1) how the project bears upon the scholar year theme and (2) how the project would be advanced by the resources at the Getty, including its library and collections.Applicants for the AAAHI and PRW Research Project

Scholarships are not required to work on the annual theme. Rather, they should describe either (1) their focus on African American art and cultural history for the AAAHI
Scholarship or (2) their focus on Williams’ life and legacy for the PRW Research Project Scholarship.

Curriculum Vitae
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