& Dumbarton Oaks Fellowship Program

Grants are intended to support primary research of a specific site and may be used for a broad array of projects in heritage conservation including field research, site analysis, botanical surveys, and restoration planning, with the goal of promoting the understanding and preservation of historic gardens and other significant designed landscapes.

The range of awards is $3,000–$10,000.

Information on project grants: http://www.doaks.org/research/garden-landscape/project-grant-reports/17-18-flier   

Initial proposals for Project Grants are due 011016.

Project Grant application deadline: 011116

Deadline for Fellowships in Garden and Landscape Studies: 011116



Fellowships are awarded to Byzantine, Garden and Landscape, and Pre-Columbian scholars on the basis of demonstrated scholarly ability and preparation of the candidate, including knowledge of the requisite languages, interest and value of the study or project, and the project’s relevance to the resources of Dumbarton Oaks. We place great value on the collegial engagement of fellows with one another and with the staff.

Information & Application: http://www.doaks.org/research/support-for-research/fellowships/applications

Application deadline: 011116


Mellon Fellowships, an initiative in urban landscape studies, are offered by the Garden and Landscape Studies program, and are intended for scholars and designers to pursue research on the history and current conditions of urban landscapes. Mellon Fellowships are governed by unique terms, and applications are due 010217.

Information:  http://www.doaks.org/research/support-for-research/fellowships/mellon-fellowships

Additional Research Opportunities

Information: http://www.doaks.org/research/support-for-research