Henry Moore Foundation Scholarship UK 2015

Henry Moore Foundation Scholarship UK 2015

Henry Moore Foundation is offering postdoctoral research fellowships in the field of sculpture studies. Fellowships are awarded for the duration of two-years beginning in Autumn 2015. Based at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, the Post-doctoral Fellow’s research focus should be pre-twentieth-century, paying particular attention to the ways in which history is engaged with in the present. The successful Fellow will receive a grant of £21,000 per annum, for two years, payable quarterly. This grant is to cover living and all research associated expenses. The deadline for submissions is 7 September, 2015.

The Henry Moore Institute is a world-recognised centre for the study of sculpture in the heart of Leeds, funded by The Henry Moore Foundation. An award-winning exhibitions venue, research centre, library and sculpture archive, the Institute hosts a year-round programme of exhibitions, conferences, lectures, research, and publications that aim to expand the understanding and scholarship of historical and contemporary sculpture. The Institute invites applications for a two-year fellowship, beginning in Autumn 2015. Based at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, the Post-doctoral Fellow’s research focus should be pre-twentieth-century, paying particular attention to the ways in which history is engaged with in the present.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in the field of sculpture studies.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for undertaking research at the Henry Moore Institute.
Scholarship Provider: The Henry Moore Foundation

Eligibility:
-The Fellow will be expected to assist with events which take place on evenings and weekends.
-For non-EU citizens, the Fellow must apply for a work visa on receipt of their sponsor certificate number which will be provided by the Henry Moore Foundation.

Eligible Nationalities: Researchers from around the world can apply for this fellowship programme.

Number of award(s): The Henry Moore Foundation’s Grants Programme supports a small number of Research Fellowships

Scholarship Benifits: The successful Fellow will receive a grant of £21,000 per annum, for two years, payable quarterly. This grant is to cover living and all research associated expenses.

Application Procedure: Applications, marked ‘Post-doctoral Research Fellowship Grant’ should be sent by email to Uthra Rajgopal (Research Programme Assistant at the Henry Moore Institute): uthra-at-henry-moore.org. Applicants for this fellowship should submit:
-A proposal for one large, two-day international conference on a subject related to his/her interests
-A curriculum vitae
-References from the their doctoral supervisor and one other academic referee
-A synopsis of their doctoral research

Deadline: The deadline for submissions is 7 September, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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