Visiting Senior Fellowship Programme


The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its programme for Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships

Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period

Lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions complement the fellowship programme. Each visiting senior fellow is provided with a study. In addition, visiting senior fellows who relocate to Washington are provided with housing in apartments near the Gallery, subject to availability

Important Dates


Visiting senior fellowships are intended for those who have held the PhD for five years or more at the time of application, or who possess an equivalent record of professional accomplishment. Individuals currently affiliated with the National Gallery of Art are not eligible for the visiting senior fellowship programme
Visiting senior fellowships are awarded without regard to the age or nationality of applicants

How to Apply

Candidates for visiting senior fellowships must submit an online application that includes a proposal and a copy of one article or chapter of a book, to be submitted on or before the appropriate deadline
Two letters of recommendation in support of the application are required. Procedures for associate appointments are the same as those for the visiting senior fellowship programme
Visiting senior fellows may receive awards in three consecutive years but thereafter must wait three years before reapplying to the Center. Visiting senior fellowships may not be postponed or renewed

Last Date

The last date for application is

Contact Details

For any further details, the applying candidates can refer to official notification using the following link.

National Gallery of Art, 2000B South Club Drive,

Landover, Maryland 20785;

Telephone: (202) 842-6482;



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