Call for Applications | Research Travel Grant, Chartres, France, for Emerging Scholars and PhD Candidates

Event Details

End: March 31, 2023

The American Friends of Chartres is accepting proposals from current graduate students and emerging scholars for its research grant for the study of Chartres. The AFC will provide stipend of $2,000.00 and facilitate lodging, access to the cathedral, the Centre International du Vitrail, library and archival collections.


The grant supports projects requiring on-site research in Chartres that promises to advance knowledge and understanding of the cathedral of Chartres or its historical contexts in the medieval to early modern period. 


Applicants should currently be pursuing a Ph.D. or have received the degree within the last six years. The grantee is asked to provide a synopsis of the research and conclusions, which will be publicized by the American Friends of Chartres. 


Please supply:


A description of up to 500 words of the proposed project, including:

  • questions to be researched and their importance to scholarship on the art, culture, or history of Chartres;
  • requirements for access to monuments, works of art, and archival resources;
  • projected length of time and tentative dates to be spent in Chartres;
  • expectations for publication of conclusions.

A current Curriculum Vitae

Names and contact information of two references


Send application materials in Word or PDF format to


DEADLINE: March 31, 2023