Getty Scholar and Visiting Scholar Grants provide a unique research experience. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Research Institute where they pursue their own projects free from academic obligations, make use of Getty collections, join their colleagues in a weekly meeting devoted to the 2009-10 theme of The Display of Art and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty.
Read a complete description of the 2009-2010 theme, The Display of Art.
These grants are for established scholars, artists, or writers who have attained distinction in their fields. Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities who are working in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.
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 applications, 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 those sent by e-mail or fax. Application material cannot be returned.
Applicants will be notified of the Research Institute's decision by spring 2009.
How To Apply
Application forms for Getty Scholar and Visiting 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: Getty Scholar and
Visiting Scholar Grants
The Getty Foundation
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1685
Fax (inquiries only): 310.440.7703