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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scholars to Facilitate Use of a Research Library in California

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USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)Guam (USA)Puerto Rico (USA)Virgin Islands (USA)Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)  Marshall Islands (USA)  Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: AlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorNorthwest TerritoriesNova ScotiaNunavutOntarioPrince Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewanYukon

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Library Research Grants

Getty Foundation


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #161652

Grant Description

Grants to USA, Canada, and International individual scholars whose research requires the use of specific collections and materials found in the funding source's library, located in California. Funding is intended to provide partial support toward the costs of travel, lodging, and living expenses. Getty Library Research Grants provide partial, short-term support for researchers requiring the use of specific collections housed in the Getty Research Institute (GRI).

In addition to the open call for applications, a number of focused grants will be awarded as described below:

  • Anne Willan and Mark Cherniavsky Gastronomy Collection of rare and contemporary books: Research considering the visual culture of food, including culinary history, and the preparation and presentation of food, utilizing the Cherniavsky collection.
  • Conservation Collection: Research that utilizes the Conservation Collection developed by the Getty Conservation Institute consisting of specialized research materials related to the preservation and conservation of material cultural heritage.
  • Awards for Undergraduates: Grants specifically for advanced undergraduates majoring in art history, architectural history, or studio art, to conduct research in the GRI's special collections and library.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
Library Research Grants are intended for researchers of all nationalities and at any level, unless otherwise specified in the grant description, who demonstrate a compelling need to use materials housed in the Research Library, and whose place of residence is more than eighty miles from the Getty Center. Projects must relate to specific items in the library collection.

Housing is not provided.

Pre-Application Information:

Complete application materials are now accepted through an online application process only. The next deadline to submit application materials (including two letters of recommendation) for these grants will be October 17, 2022 by 5:00 p.m. (PT).

Applicants are notified of the Research Institute's decision approximately two months following the deadline.

Library Grantees Program Information: http://www.getty.edu/osip/library_grantees/index.html

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

In general, grants are awarded as follows depending upon the distance traveled:

Within California (must be more than 80 miles away from GRI): $1,500
North America, including Canada and Mexico: $3,000
International outside of North America: $4,500

Term of Contract:

The research period may range from several days to a maximum of eight weeks.

Contact Information:

Online application portal: https://getty.fluxx.io/

Please contact grantsadmin@getty.edu for assistance with the online application portal.

Please address inquiries to the following:
Attn: Library Research Grants
Phone: (310) 440-7374
Email: researchgrants@getty.edu

Office of Scholars, Interns, and Professionals
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California 90049-1688
Fax: (310) 440-7782
osip@getty.edu

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