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Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship


12 March 2022.

NMAI Andrew W. Mellon Postgraduate Fellowships in Objects and Textile Conservation of Native American ethnographic and archaeological items.


Applicant should be recently graduated from a recognized conservation training program or have equivalent training and experience. The best qualified candidates are pursuing a conservation career specializing in material culture of Indigenous peoples of the Americas. The applicant should have a proven record of research, writing ability, and fluency in English language 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 $40,000 plus an annual allowance of $5,000 for research and related travel. Funds may be offered annually to assist with costs of medical insurance.

Notification Date

14 May 2022.


Emily Kaplan


Phone: 301-238-1418

NMAI Cultural Resources Center

Conservation Dept., 4220 Silver Hill Rd.,

Suitland MD 20746



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