Getty Scholar Grants
The next deadline to submit an application for this grant is October 1, 2019 (5:00 p.m. PDT).To begin: click the "Begin a New Application" link beneath "How to Apply" below and you will be directed to the Getty's grant application portal.
Getty Scholar Grants are for established scholars, or writers who have attained distinction in their fields. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Research Institute or Getty Villa, where they pursue their own projects free from academic obligations, make use of Getty collections, join their colleagues in a weekly meeting devoted to an annual research theme, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty.
Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities who are working in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.Applicants who received their degree after September 1, 2015, 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 Scholars may be in residence from three to nine months:
- Three-month residency: September to December, January to April, April to June: $17,200
- Six-month residency: September to April, January to June: $42,000
- Nine-month residency: September to June: $65,000