Due Date: October 1, 2019

Applications are open for the Getty Scholar Grants 2020/2021 The Getty Scholar Grants are for recognized scholars, or authors who have actually achieved difference in their fields.

Receivers are in house at the Getty Research Study Institute or Getty Rental Property, where they pursue their own tasks devoid of scholastic commitments, utilize Getty collections, join their coworkers in a weekly conference dedicated to a yearly research study style, and take part in the intellectual life of the Getty.


  • Getty Scholars might be in house from 3 to 9 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
  • The grant likewise consists of a workplace at the Getty Research Study Institute or the Getty Rental property, an apartment or condo in the Getty scholar real estate complex, airline tickets to and from Los Angeles, and offered health care alternative. These terms use since June 2019 and undergo future modifications.


  • Open to scientists of all citizenships who are operating in the arts, liberal arts, or social sciences;-LRB- **************).
  • Applicants who got their degree after September 1, 2015, need to get a postdoctoral fellowship;-LRB- **************).
  • Existing Getty personnel and members of their instant household are not qualified for Scholar Grants. Current receivers who have actually gotten a Getty Scholar award within the previous 3 years might be gotten rid of from factor to consider.

Examination Requirements

Getty Scholar Grants are granted on a competitive basis. Applications are assessed based upon the following:

  • The total quality of the application;-LRB- **************).
  • How the proposed task bears upon the yearly research study style;-LRB- **************).
  • The candidate’s previous accomplishments; and
  • How the task would take advantage of the resources at the Getty, including its library and collections.


Candidates are needed to finish and send the online Getty Scholar grant application, together with the accessories explained listed below, by the due date.

  • Task Proposition: Each application should consist of a description of the candidate’s proposed prepare for research study and research study (not to surpass 5 pages, typed and double-spaced). The description must show (1) how the task bears upon the scholar year style and (2) how the task would be advanced by the resources at the Getty, including its library and collections.
  • Résumé
  • Optional Composing Sample

To learn more, see Getty Scholar Grants

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