Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship


12 March 2023.

NMAI Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships in Objects and Textile Conservation of Native American Cultural Heritage.


Applicant should be recently graduated from a conservation training program or have equivalent experience. The best qualified candidates are pursuing a career specializing in the preservation of cultural heritage of Indigenous peoples of the Americas. The applicant should have a proven record of research, writing ability, and fluency in English written and spoken. Fellowships are awarded without regard to age, sex, race, or nationality of the applicant.


Two years.


The fellowship carries an annual stipend of $50,000 plus an annual allowance $5,000 for research and related travel, and $5,000 to assist with the cost of medical insurance.

Notification Date

12 May 2023.


Emily Kaplan


Phone: 301-238-1418

NMAI Cultural Resources Center

Conservation Dept., 4220 Silver Hill Rd.,

Suitland MD 20746



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