Fellowships Available

National Endowment for the Humanities

Winterthur participates in an NEH-funded program, Fellowships at Independent Research Institutions. NEH Research Fellows may receive four- to nine-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.


Dissertation Fellowships

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: $1,750 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

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