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Morgan Drawing Institute Fellowships, 2018-2019

The Drawing Institute is a center of research based at the Morgan Library & Museum.

The aim of the Drawing Institute is to deepen the understanding and appreciation of the role of drawing in the history of art. Making full use of the resources at the Morgan Library & Museum, the Drawing Institute is devoted to the study of drawings from all periods, exploring their centrality in the process of creative expression.

Fellowship applications for the 2018–19 season can be found on the Call for Applications page.

Postdoctoral Fellow
A nine-month fellowship awarded to scholars in the first decade of their career following the completion of the Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degree.

Samuel H. Kress Predoctoral Fellow
A six-month fellowship awarded to an advanced graduate student, who has completed all course work and exams and is engaged in carrying out research leading to the completion of a Ph.D. dissertation in the history of art.

Morgan-Menil Fellow
A biennial fellowship awarded in collaboration with the Menil Collection in Houston. The fellowship is intended to foster studies of modern and contemporary drawings. The Morgan-Menil Fellow is hosted by both institutions.

All Fellows are invited to participate in the events of the Drawing Institute and take an active part in the intellectual life of the Morgan’s departments of Drawings and Prints and Modern and Contemporary Drawings. Fellows will spend their time in residence at the Morgan Library & Museum with access to the Morgan’s resources, including the collections of drawings and prints, the Thaw Conservation Center, and the reference library. Fellows will be expected to present their research in a Fellows Colloquium.

Health insurance and Housing are not provided. For foreign applicants, non-financial assistance with procuring a visa is provided.

Further details may be found on the Call for Applications page.

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Applications for the Pre-doctoral and Post-doctoral fellowships are due on November 20, 2017. Applications for the Morgan-Menil Fellowship are due on December 10, 2017.

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