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Apply for Getty Scholar Grants for Researchers


Getty Scholar Grants are for established scholars or individuals who have attained distinction in their fields.


Getty Scholars may be in residence from three to nine months:

  • Three-month residency: September to December, January to April, April to June: $21,500

  • Six-month residency: September to April, January to June: $43,000

  • Nine-month residency: September to June: $65,000


  • Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities who are working in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.

  • Applicants who received their degree after September 1, 2016, should apply for a postdoctoral fellowship.

  • Current Getty staff and members of their immediate family are not eligible for Scholar Grants. Recent recipients who have received a Getty Scholar award within the past three years may be removed from consideration.


October 1 2020

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