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Dumbarton Oaks Junior Fellowships

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Offers residential fellowships in three areas of study: Byzantine Studies (including related aspects of late Roman, early Christian, Western medieval, Slavic, and Near Eastern studies), Pre-Columbian Studies (of Mexico, Central America, and Andean South America), and Garden and Landscape Studies.

Junior Fellowships are for degree candidates who at the time of application have fulfilled all preliminary requirements for a Ph.D. or appropriate final degree and will be working on a dissertation or final project at Dumbarton Oaks under the direction of a faculty member at their own university. Graduate students who do not have the Ph.D. in hand by the application deadline of November 1 must apply as Junior Fellows. Successful applicants for Junior Fellowships who have the Ph.D. in hand by the beginning of the Fellowship term may be granted the status and stipend of Fellows.

Award Value

Fellowship awards range from an equivalent of approximately $27,000 for an unmarried Junior Fellow to a maximum of $47,000 for a Fellow from abroad accompanied by family members. Summer fellowships are prorated.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Doctoral, Postdoctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Doctoral, Postdoctoral
Academic Areas: Humanities, Fine Arts
Areas of Interest: Summer Opportunity, Research, Heritage
Language Funding No
Location Domestic

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Dumbarton Oaks Fellowships
Friday, November 1, 2019

Last updated: May 9, 2018

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