National Endowment for the Humanities
Winterthur participates in an NEH-funded program, Fellowships at Independent Research Institutions. NEH Research Fellows may receive four- to twelve-month fellowships to pursue advanced research. This fellowship may not be used in the pursuit of a degree, although fellows with doctorate in hand may revise a dissertation for publication. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or residents for three years prior to application. Stipend: up to $37,800.
Doctoral candidates conducting research or writing a dissertation receive four- to nine-month fellowships. Stipend: up to $7,000 per semester.
Winterthur Research Fellowships
Academic, museum, and independent scholars, including graduate students receive one- to three-month short term fellowships. Stipend: $1,500 per month. Applicants need not apply for a specific named fellowship, but we do designate certain awards as:
- Faith Andrews Fellowships for the study of Shaker life and material culture
- Robert Lee Gill Fellowships for research on American decorative arts, painting, architecture, or historic preservation
- Neville McD. Thompson Fellowships for the study of domestic life, late 19th- and early 20th-century design and material culture