The Conservation Guest Scholar Program at the Getty Conservation Institute supports new ideas and perspectives in the field
of conservation, with an emphasis on the visual arts (including sites, buildings, objects) and the theoretical underpinnings of the
The program provides an opportunity for professionals to pursue scholarly research in an interdisciplinary manner across
traditional boundaries in areas of wide general interest to the international conservation community.
These grants are for established conservators, scientists, and professionals who have attained distinction in conservation and allied fields. Grants are not intended to fund research for the completion of an academic degree.
Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities.
Application Availability and Deadline
Completed application materials must be received in the Getty Foundation office on or before November 1, 2008. We regret that incomplete or late applications (those received after November 1, 2008, regardless of their postmark date or place of origin) cannot be accepted for consideration. Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications hand-delivered to the Getty Center or sent by e-mail or fax. Application materials cannot be returned.
Applicants will be notified of the Conservation Institute's decision in spring 2009.
How To Apply
Application forms for Conservation Guest Scholar Grants are available for viewing and printing in Portable Document Format (PDF) or by contacting the address below
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Please address inquiries to:
Attn: Conservation Guest Scholar Grants
The Getty Foundation
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1685
Fax (inquiries only): 310.440.7703