Dumbarton Oaks Garden and Landscape Studies

Fellowship applications                                                                                                    

Dumbarton Oaks continues to offer residential fellowships in three areas of study: Byzantine Studies, Pre-Columbian Studies, and Garden and Landscape Studies; opportunities include Academic Year Fellowships, Academic Year Junior Fellowships, and Summer Fellowships. In selecting fellows, the Garden and Landscape Studies program at Dumbarton Oaks seeks a balance between historical research and investigations of current practice, between inquiries at the scale of the garden and those addressing larger landscapes. The program invites consideration of all aspects of this interdisciplinary and international field; applicants are encouraged to consider topics from a variety of perspectives.

Other research opportunities include project grants, one-month research stipends, and pre-doctoral residencies. The category of project grants has been expanded in Garden and Landscape Studies; we will now accept applications 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 preservation and understanding of historic gardens and other significant designed landscapes.

Applicants must contact the Director of Studies at Landscape(at)doaks.org no later than 011013, to determine if the project is within the purview of Dumbarton Oaks.

Application deadline: 011113

Applications for one-month post-doctoral research stipends, which used to be accepted on a rolling basis, are now accepted according to the following deadlines prior to the applicant’s preferred period of residency: June 1 for residencies commencing September 1 or later; October 1 for residencies commencing January 1 or later; March 1 for residencies commencing June 1 or later. Short-term pre-doctoral residencies are also available, for periods up to four weeks; deadlines for these residencies are rolling. Complete details on research opportunities and application procedures for fellowships, residencies, and stipends are available at http://www.doaks.org/research/fellowships-and-grants