Dumbarton Oaks Fellowship and Grant Opportunities

Garden Archaeology at Ramat Rahel, Israel, a 7th C. BC site surveyed by Oded Lipschits

Garden archaeology at Ramat Rahel, Israel, 7th C. BC,
surveyed by Oded Lipschits

Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, DC, is currently accepting applications for fellowships and grants through November 1, 2012.

Junior Fellowships are awarded to Ph.D. and other appropriate final degree candidates who have fulfilled preliminary requirements for the degree and plan to work on a dissertation or final project at Dumbarton Oaks under the direction of a faculty member from their own university.

Fellowships are awarded to scholars who hold a Ph.D. or other appropriate final degree or have established themselves in their field and wish to pursue their own research.

Summer Fellowships are awarded to garden and landscape scholars on any level beyond the first year of graduate study.

Project Grants support scholarly projects by applicants holding a doctorate or equivalent terminal degree such as an MLA. Grants can be used for a broad array of projects in heritage conservation, including field research, site analysis, botanical surveys, and restoration planning, with the goal of promoting the understanding and preservation of historic gardens and other significant designed landscapes.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2012

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection is a Harvard institute dedicated to supporting scholarship internationally in Byzantine, Garden and Landscape, and Pre-Columbian studies. More information about research opportunities and support is available on the Dumbarton Oaks website.

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