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Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art


To assist students at any stage of PhD dissertation research or writing.


Applicants must be United States citizens and have completed all requirements for a PhD except the dissertation before beginning tenure. They must also be in a department of art history. A student whose degree will be granted by another department may be eligible if the principal dissertation advisor is in a department of the history of art. In all cases the dissertation topic should be object orientated. Students preparing theses for the Master's of Fine Arts degree are not eligible.

Quantity Available


Study Length

1 year, non-renewable

Award Value

US$25,000, plus up to $2,000 as a travel allowance.

Application procedure

Apply online (external linkPlease see the website for further details external link.

Closing date

November 9th


The Henry Luce Foundation

Study Level

  • Graduate
  • Predoctorate

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is a private non-profit federation of 68 national scholarly organizations. The mission of the ACLS, as set forth in its Constitution is the advancement of humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the humanities and the social sciences and the maintenance and strengthening of relations among the national societies devoted to such studies.

Contact Details

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  • 212 949 8058
  • 633 3rd Avenue
    8th Floor between 40th & 41st Streets
    New York
    10017 6795
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) by using the links below.


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