2023 Clark Art Institute Fellowship USA (Fully Funded)

Clark Fellowship is open to international students from all over the world who intend to undertake postdoctoral research at The Clark Art Institute USA for the academic year 2023-2024. Clark provides between eleven and sixteen scholarships each year, varying in length from one to ten months, with the bulk awarded for one academic semester.
National and international scholars, critics, curators, and museum professionals are welcome to propose projects that broaden and enhance the understanding of the visual arts and their role in culture. The Institute combines a public art museum with a complicated set of research and academic programs, including a significant art history library. Clark is a global center for debate on the nature of art and its history.

Scholarship Summary

  • Level of Study: Postdoctoral
  • Institution(s): Clark Art Institute
  • Study in: USA
  • Opportunity Focus Areas:
    • History.
    • Visual culture.
    • Theory.
    • Interpretation.
  • Program Period: Ranging in duration from one to ten months.
  • Deadline: October 15, 2022

Scholarship Coverage

Clark Art Institute Fellowship is awarded on a scale related to need and earnings, up to a maximum rate of $30,000 per semester. Fellows’ tax liability to the United States government will be considered in accordance with the tax regulations of the Internal Revenue Service on a case-by-case basis. Travel to and from Clark will be reimbursed for the scholar and an accompanying family member.
Fellows are normally provided with an apartment in a recently refurbished and expanded late nineteenth-century house across the street from the Clark campus. Six apartments are available, ranging in size from one to two bedrooms, with additional common spaces. Each apartment is fully furnished and linked to Clark’s computer network. Accommodation and services, except long-distance telephone, will be provided by Clark. Pets are not permitted in the Scholars’ Residence. No smoking is permitted inside any Clark building.
Fellows are provided with a private office in the Manton Research Center, accessible from 8 am until 11 pm (early closing times on weekends). Computers and IT support will be provided upon request.

Eligibility Criteria for Clark Art Institute Fellowship

To be eligible for Clark Art Institute Fellowship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Required Language: English
  • Eligible Countries: All world countries
  • They may come from the academic or museum worlds, or from other professional backgrounds.
  • Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or demonstrate equivalent professional experience.
  • They may be employed, full- or part-time, or be independent scholars, curators, and/or critics.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Excellent research skills: experience with independently carrying out empirical research, experience with qualitative research (conducting interviews, qualitative analysis), preferably also experience with quantitative research.

How to Apply for Clark Art Institute Fellowship?

Please follow the following instructions to avail this fellowship:

  1. Fill out the application.
  2. Upload a description of your proposed project with 500 characters.
  3. Write down your referee’s information (please note they have to send a one-page letter for this email to research@clarkart.edu).
  4. After clicking the ‘submit’ button please send the following requirements to research@clarkart.edu
    • A curriculum vitae (pdf; 3 double-spaced pages or fewer).
    • A statement (pdf; 3 double-spaced pages or fewer) in English that outlines the assumptions and critical commitments that animate your project. It is important to situate the project within the context of existing research; to indicate what is new or unusual in both subject and/or method, and to explain why there is a disciplinary need for this particular project.
    • To know more about Clark Art Institute Fellowship, please visit: Official Website

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