Foundation / Corporation
Grants of up to $7,000 to Canada and International doctoral students and grants of up to $9,000 to Canada and International postdoctoral and senior scholars for research in the United States on the topic of historic American art and visual culture. The purpose of these grants is to give international scholars the opportunity to access resources that are only available in the United States. “Historic American art” is defined as visual art dating from circa 1500 to 1980, made by artists from what is now the geographic United States.
Grant funding is available for short-term travel that gives scholars:
- An opportunity to discover new source material;
- Experience works of art first-hand in museums and private collections;
- Make contact with artists, art dealers, archivists, curators, university scholars, etc.;
- Consult local archives and library collections;
- Establish professional networks for future research.
Funds can be used for related transportation, lodging, meals, and research fees and expenses of the Grantee only (not of family, travel companions, etc). They cannot be used for the purchase of computers or other equipment.
GrantWatch ID#: 177608
Up to 20 grants are awarded annually (up to five of them are specifically dedicated to scholars from Asia, Africa, and Latin America).
Up to $6,000 per grant for doctoral students from Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand;
Up to $7,000 per grant for doctoral students from Asia, Africa, and Latin America;
Up to $9,000 per grant for all postdoctoral and senior scholars.
Travel should be undertaken within one calendar year after the announcement of the selection results.
The foundation only accepts proposals from doctoral students and postdoctoral and senior scholars outside the United States.
Applications are due January 15, 2018. Awards will be announced in April 2018.
Grant funds will be disbursed in two installments. The first installment (80% of the total grant) is paid before the recipient’s departure to the United States. The second installment (up to 20% of the total grant) is paid to the recipient after receipt of the final report.
Fellowship FAQs: http://www.terraamericanart.org/what-we-offer/grant-fellowship-opportunities/grant-fellowship-faqs/
Online application FAQs are attached below.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1538?SA=SNA&FID=35082
The two letters of recommendation must be signed and scanned. They must be e-mailed directly by their
authors to email@example.com
Phone (France): 33-1-43-20-8265
General Contact Information:
Terra Foundation for American Art
120 East Erie Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
121 rue de Lille
75007 Paris, France
Amy Gunderson, Grants Manager
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International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.