The Migelien Gerritzen Fellowship grants candidates independent research proposals based on Rijksmuseum’s collection, its history, and activities. The Fellowship grants and scholarships research for MA graduates, as well as Ph.D. students and post-doctoral candidates. The purpose of the program is to make an impact on academic discourses and support scholarly research while strengthening the relationship between universities and the museum. The program allows scholarly candidates to contribute part of their research to Rijksmuseum, and let them have access to collections, library, expertise, and laboratories.
– Opportunity for candidates to attend workshops and excursions, exchange knowledge with colleagues and the broader museum audience.
– Allow candidates to conduct scientific and conservation research at Rijksmuseum, especially Rijksmuseum collections.
– Research publication, the content, and the form which will be decided by the Rijksmuseum with candidates consultation.
– Provide joint space for the candidate to share ideas, experience, and knowledge, also access will be granted to candidates to complete their research resources from Rijksmuseum and the University of Amsterdam.
– The sum of €39,000 for MA graduate/Ph.D. Fellows or €45,000 for postdoctoral Fellows are granted to candidates for the period of twelve months subject to taxes and deduction.
– The Fellowship will cover the cost of a visa for candidates but it not for dependent
– The maximum value of €5,000 annually is granted to candidates who travel across Europe to research art collections and archives.
– Applications are open to MA graduates, Ph.D. students, and post-doctoral candidates or who are embedded in the research of their forthcoming Ph.D. dissertation.
– Ph.D. candidates must have completed their Ph.D. dissertation, as well as the postdoctoral candidates, and must have obtained their PhD-degree on the date of application.
– Applications are open to all nationalities.
– Candidates must prove research capabilities, standard academic performance, and fluent in English or in a second language (ideally Dutch or German) nor required but preferred.
– Applications open to every nationality regardless of your disability or cultural background, sexual preference, age, gender, or social.
– Applications must be submitted online through application processing.
– Deadline is on 17 January 2021, at 6:00 p.m.
– Candidates selection by February 2021.
– Candidates will be notified on 15 March 2021
– Fellowship kick off in September 2021.
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Coordinator of Academic Programmes
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