Appel à candidature : « Annette Kade Fellowship, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York »

The Annette Kade Fellowship is awarded to French and German predoctoral art history students for one year’s study or research at the Metropolitan Museum, this fellowship is intended for French and German students who would not otherwise have the opportunity to study in the United States.

All fellowships must take place between September 1, 2013, and August 31, 2014. Fellowships generally begin in September. The stipend amount for one year is $32,000 for predoctoral fellows, with up to an additional $6,000 for travel. Health care benefits are included.

Predoctoral art history fellows can be asked to assist the hosting curatorial departments with projects that complement their approved scholarly subject. Not all departments request this assistance. Fellows may be asked to give gallery talks to the public during their fellowship term and will be expected to participate in a fellows’ colloquia in which they give a twenty-minute presentation on their work in progress.

There are no application forms. Applications must be submitted in English. Applicants must submit three complete unstapled application packages, each including the following in the order listed below:

  • Name, home and present address, telephone numbers, and email address
  • Full curriculum vitae of education, professional experience, honors, awards, and publications
  • A two-part statement, not to exceed one thousand words, specifying what the applicant wishes to accomplish during the fellowship period and detailing how the Museum’s resources can be utilized to accomplish the applicant’s goals
  • Tentative schedule of work to be accomplished during the fellowship period
  • Tentative schedule of travel required during the fellowship period
  • List of other fellowships or grants for which the applicant has applied in the same period
  • For predoctoral applicants only: official undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation (at least one academic and one professional); see below

Applications should be submitted via postal mail to the address below. We will not accept applications submitted via email.

Letters of Recommendation

Three letters of recommendation are required, none of which may be from current Metropolitan Museum of Art staff. We encourage that recommenders submit letters in English. Letters of recommendation may be submitted via postal mail to the address below or emailed to Emailed letters of recommendation must be submitted on letterhead and must include the recommender’s complete title and contact information.

All applications and letters of recommendation must be received by the deadline date of November 2, 2012. Applications received after that date will not be considered.

Submit applications to:

Attn. Marcie Karp
Art History Fellowship Program
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10028-0198

We will notify applicants by March 8, 2013.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Marcie Karp at

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