For its 2023 Scholar Grants, the Getty Foundation is currently accepting applications from researchers of all countries. Applications for the Getty Foundation Scholar Grants must be submitted by October 3, 2022.
Eminent scholars or those who have excelled in their fields are eligible for the Getty Scholar Grants.
The recipients live at the Getty Research Institute or Getty Villa and are free to work on their own projects without being constrained by employment-related commitments. They also have access to Getty collections, take part in weekly meetings focused on a yearly research theme or the African American Art History Initiative, and contribute to the intellectual life of the Getty.
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: