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Dumbarton Oaks Fellowships

Goes By: Dumbarton Oaks

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

About this Fellowship

This program offers residential fellowships in three areas of study: Byzantine Studies (including related aspects of late Roman, early Christian, Western medieval, Slavic, and Near Eastern studies), Pre-Columbian Studies (of Mexico, Central America, and Andean South America), and Garden and Landscape Studies.

Deadlines are typically in November, but be sure to check the competition website for the current cycle’s deadline.

The Dumbarton Oaks fellowship program strives to facilitate, disseminate, and advance research in the Humanities. Residential fellowships for an academic year, semester, or summer are awarded in all three areas of study to scholars from around the world. In addition, Dumbarton Oaks offers one-month nonresidential awards to researchers and short-term predoctoral residencies to advanced graduate students. A program of project grants primarily supports archaeological research, as well as materials analysis and photographic surveys of objects and monuments. Summer schools and workshops bring together students for in-depth study of languages, material culture, and theory.

Award Value

Awards range from stipends of $21,000 to $35,000 for the full academic year, depending on the fellowship. Summer fellowships are given a stipend of $300 per week. Funds are provided to also help with housing, health insurance, and food costs.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Doctoral, Postdoctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: July 26, 2022

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