Metropolitan Museum of Art: Conservation & Scientific Research Fellowships 2016

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has made it possible for The Metropolitan Museum of Art to award a limited number of annual conservation fellowships for training in one or more of the following Museum departments:

  • Arms and Armour
  • Asian Art Conservation
  • The Costume Institute
  • Musical Instruments
  • Objects Conservation (including sculpture, metalwork, glass, ceramics, furniture, and archaeological objects),
  • Paintings Conservation
  • Paper Conservation
  • Scientific Research
  • Textile Conservation

Funding & Duration

The stipend amount for one year is US $42,000 (approx AUD $55,000)  for junior fellows and $52,000 (approx AUD $68,000) for senior fellows, with up to an additional US $6,000 (Approx AUD $8,000) for travel (maximum of six weeks).

Each Andrew W. Mellon Conservation Fellowship is typically one year in duration. Shorter-term fellowships for senior scholars are also available.


PhD candidates, postdoctoral scholars, and senior scientists and researchers are eligible to apply. Junior fellows are those applicants who have recently completed graduate-level training; senior fellows are well-established professionals with at least eight years of experience in the field and a proven publication record, or those who have their PhD in hand by the deadline date.

Whenever possible, applicants to this program should have reached an advanced level of experience or training.

Submission Requirements

Further Information

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