CALL FOR FELLOWS
The Preservation Society of Newport County
Newport, Rhode Island
The Preservation Society of Newport County (Newport Mansions) is now welcoming applications for one-year residential fellowships beginning on September 1, 2018. Fellows undertake comprehensive projects, conduct scholarly research, deliver lectures, and generate publications and other deliverables in support of the Preservation Societys collections, exhibitions, interpretation, and historic landscapes.
To be considered, applicants must hold a M.A. or Ph.D. in a relevant academic field such as art history, architecture, the decorative arts, museum education, or public horticulture. Doctoral candidates conducting dissertation research will also be considered for residential fellowships. To qualify as an emerging professional, a degree must have been conferred within five years from the start date of the fellowship.
Throughout the period of the residency, Fellows are expected to live full-time in the recently renovated Berwind-Stautberg Scholars Center located in the historic Horace Trumbauer-designed Carriage House of The Elms and are provided with individual office space. Fellows receive a monthly stipend, a travel and research allocation, and housing at no cost in the Scholars Center.
Three residential Fellows will be selected for the 2018-2019 residency programs. Please visit NewportMansions.org/learn for detailed information and application instructions.
Deadline for applications is February 28, 2018.