Additional Fellowships

The Belgian American Education Foundation: The Belgian American Educational Foundation (B.A.E.F.) encourages applications for fellowships for advanced study or research during one academic year, at a Belgian University or institution of higher learning.

Fellowships at Het Scheepvaartmuseum: The Scheepvaartmuseum in Amsterdam offers Fellowships for research in Dutch maritime history. Suitable candidates should master the Dutch language. Fellows are expected to be present in the museum part of their time, be temporary members of the academic museum staff and be willing to actively participate in meetings with the museum curators. On completion of their fellowship at the museum, candidates are requested to give a public lecture in which the research results are presented. Moreover, candidates need to prepare and publish an article.

Mauritshuis Fellowship: The Otto Naumann/American Friends of the Mauritshuis Fellowship. This fellowship offers grants in the field of art history to support an academic project devoted to the study of Dutch and Flemish art from the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries. Topics relevant to the history and collection of the Mauritshuis and travel to The Netherlands are preferred. Preference goes to subjects devoted to paintings and drawings, then sculpture, prints and applied arts. Applicants must hold a B.A. in art history and be working toward a Ph.D at an American or Canadian University. Grants range from $5,000 to $15,000, depending on the financial requirements and merits of the project.

The Roosevelt Study Center: The Roosevelt Study Center in Zeeland offers an American scholar a 4-month residential fellowship for advanced research in the area of twentieth-century American history or American studies (including political science, sociology, economics, law, and religious studies), preferably with an emphasis on American-European relations.

Rubenianum Fund Fellowships: The Rubenianum promotes and facilitates the study of the work of Peter Paul Rubens in particular and that of his Antwerp predecessors, contemporaries and followers in general. Students whose dissertations will benefit maximally from further collection, library, and archival holdings in Antwerp and Belgium are strongly encouraged to apply. Dutch language skills increase eligibility for the program. Fellows will receive a stipend of $26,000. The Rubenianum will provide office space and access to its specialized art history library and photographic documentation. The Fellow will work closely with Rubenianum staff and will be encouraged to engage in current projects and in the research culture of the institute. The Fellow will attend conferences, symposia, and lectures at the Rubenianum and introductions will be provided to other research institutes in Antwerp and beyond. The Fellow is expected to take part in interuniversity seminars in Leuven (KU Leuven) and Ghent (U Gent) and will give a public Rubenianum Lecture. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Rubenianum website.