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Migelien Gerritzen scientific Research and conservation Fellowships, 2020

Migelien Gerritzen scientific Research and conservation Fellowships, 2020

Migelien Gerritzen Fellowships: Applications are now being invited from international and independent research proposals to participate in the Migelien Gerritzen Fellowship for conservation and scientific research.

The programme enables highly talented candidates to base part of their research at the Rijksmuseum, and offers access to the museum’s expertise, collections, library and laboratories.

The Fellowship will preferably result in an article for publication, the content and form of which will be decided by the Fellow in consultation with the Rijksmuseum. The Rijksmuseum will provide joint working space for the Fellows, in order to stimulate an exchange of knowledge, ideas and experience. Access will be given to all relevant resources in the museum, such as the Research Library Collections, collection documentation, and the conservation laboratories of the Rijksmuseum and the University of Amsterdam.

FELLOWSHIP SPONSORS: Migelien Gerritzen Fellowship/Rijksmuseum
PLACE OF FELLOWSHIP:Universities where research is based and partly at the Rijksmuseum, Germany.
FELLOWSHIP CATEGORY:Paid Fellowship Program.
Students from all over the globe
DEADLINE:19 January, 2020

Fellowship Funding

Fellowship stipends are awarded to help support a Fellow’s study and
research efforts during the tenure of their appointment. The stipend of
€39,000 for MA graduate/PhD Fellows or €45,000 for postdoctoral Fellows
(subject to taxes and deductions) is for a period of twelve months
commencing 1 September 2020, the start of the academic year.

The Fellowship will allow for limited travel for research in art
collections and archives elsewhere in Europe to a maximum value of
€5,000 annually. The Rijksmuseum will cover visa fees for the Fellow,
but not for dependents.

Eligibility Status

  • Candidates should have proven research capabilities, academic credentials and excellent command of the English language – both written and spoken. Proficiency in a second language (ideally Dutch or German) is preferred but not required.
  • The Migelien Gerritzen Fellowship is open to MA graduates, as well as PhD students and post-doctoral candidates. MA Graduate/PhD Fellows are those who have completed their MA degree or whose proposal is embedded in the research plans of their forthcoming PhD dissertation, postdoctoral Fellows must have completed their PhD dissertation and obtained a PhD-degree on the date of application.
  • Fellowships are open to candidates of all nationalities and with varied specialisms. They may include researchers specialising in the field of the conservation sciences or related studies.

How to Apply for the Migelien Gerritzen Fellowships

All applicants must Complete applications have to be submitted through the online application system. Please follow the link below to learn about the required documents for application.