Getty Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships and GRI-NEH Postdoctoral Fellowships
The next deadline to submit an application for a pre- or postdoctoral fellowship at Getty is October 1, 2021 (5:00 p.m. PT).
To begin: review the information below to determine your eligibility and select the "Begin a New Application" link beneath "How to Apply" and you will be directed to Getty's grant application portal.
Getty Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships are intended for emerging scholars to complete work on projects related to the Getty Research Institute's annual research theme or the African American Art History Initiative. Recipients may be in residence at the Getty Research Institute or Getty Villa, where they pursue research projects, complete their dissertations, or expand dissertation for publication. Fellows make use of the Getty collections, join in a weekly meeting devoted to the annual theme, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty.
Applications for Getty Pre- and Postdoctoral fellowships are welcome from scholars of all nationalities.Current Getty staff and members of their immediate family are not eligible for Pre- and Postdoctoral fellowships.Getty Predoctoral Fellowship applicants must have advanced to candidacy by the application deadline and should expect to complete their dissertations during the fellowship period. Successful Predoctoral Fellowship applicants who are awarded their degree after the application deadline but before the fellowship begins, or who receive their doctorate while in residence, automatically become Postdoctoral Fellows.Postdoctoral Fellowship applicants who received their degree before September 1, 2017, should apply for a Getty Scholar Grant. Please see below for GRI-NEH recipients.