Grant of the Week: Fitch Fellowships
Every week, Perspectives Daily showcases a new grant, fellowship, or scholarship of interest to historians which has been posted to our free Calendar. This week we are featuring Fitch fellowships from the James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation.
Applications for 2019 funding are now being accepted. Applications must be submitted by November 2, 2018, 11PM EST. Applicants may apply for one of two available grants: the FITCH Mid-Career Fellowship and the Samuel H. KRESS Fellowship.
Since 1989, the James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation has been in the vanguard of historic preservation practice and theory. The mission of the Fitch Foundation is to support professionals in the field of historic preservation. In order to achieve this, it provides mid-career grants to those working in preservation, landscape architecture, urban design, environmental planning, materials conservation, decorative arts, architectural design and history, and allied fields.
FITCH MID-CAREER FELLOWSHIP: Research grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded to one or more mid-career professionals with academic backgrounds, professional experience, and an established identity in one or more of the following fields: historic preservation, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, environmental planning, architectural history and the decorative arts. The James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation will consider proposals for the research and/or the execution of the preservation-related projects in any of these fields. View eligibility details and more.
SAMUEL H. KRESS MID-CAREER FELLOWSHIP: Research grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded to one mid-career professional whose research project relates to the appreciation, interpretation, preservation, study and teaching of European art, architecture and related disciplines from antiquity to the early 19th century, in the context of historic preservation in the United States. Potential Kress Fellow projects could include the exploration of shared European and American influences in style, design, materials, construction techniques, building types, conservation and interpretation methodologies, philosophical and theoretical attitudes, and other factors applicable to preservation in both Europe and America. Funding for the Kress Fellowship is made possible through the generous support of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. View eligibility details and more.
Applications must be submitted by November 2, 2018, 11PM EST. Please visit www.fitchfoundation.org to learn more about criteria for evaluation and eligibility.
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