The Center administers a number of programs for senior and postdoctoral scholars. Visit their web page here for more information.
Applications are considered once each year. Applications for appointments to be held anytime during a given fiscal year (from 1 July to 30 June) must be received in the preceding fiscal year, by 1 February.
Ahmanson-Getty Postdoctoral Fellowships
This theme-based resident fellowship program, established with the support of the Ahmanson Foundation of Los Angeles and the J. Paul Getty Trust, is designed to encourage the participation of junior scholars in the Center’s yearlong core programs.
The core program for year 2010–2011: Cultures of Aestheticism—Before and After Oscar Wilde directed by by Clark Professor Joseph Bristow (UCLA) (see the web page for more detail).
Scholars will need to have received their doctorates in the last six years, (no earlier than July 1, 2004 and no later than September 30, 2010). Scholars whose research pertains to the announced theme are eligible to apply. Fellows are expected to make a substantive contribution to the Center’s workshops and seminars. Awards are for three consecutive quarters in residence at the Clark. If prospective applicants have any questions about the fellowship, they are welcome to send them to Professor Bristow at firstname.lastname@example.org
Stipend: $37,500 for the three-quarter period together with paid medical benefits for scholar.
Clark Short-Term Fellowships
Fellowship support is available to scholars with research projects that require work in any area of the Clark’s collections. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree or have equivalent academic experience. Awards are for periods of one to three months in residence.
Stipend: $2,500 per month.
Fellowships jointly sponsored by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Clark Library are available to postdoctoral scholars and to ABD graduate students with projects in the Restoration or the eighteenth century. Fellowship holders must be members in good standing of ASECS. Awards are for one month of residency.
Stipend: $2,500 for the month of residency.
Kanner Fellowship in British Studies
This three-month fellowship, established through the generosity of Penny Kanner, supports research at the Clark Library in any area pertaining to British history and culture. The fellowship is open to both postdoctoral and predoctoral scholars.
Stipend: $7,500 for the three-month tenure.
Clark-Huntington Joint Bibliographical Fellowship
Sponsored jointly by the Clark and the Huntington Libraries, this two-month fellowship provides support for bibliographical research in early modern British literature and history as well as other areas where the two libraries have common strengths. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree or have appropriate research experience.
Stipend: $5,000 for two months in residence.
N.B. Details of these scholarships were advertised on the website Enfilade the ‘serial newsletter for Historians of Eighteenth-Century Art & Architecture. This is an excellent resource for anyone interested in this area and I highly recommend visiting it.