Grete Sondheimer Fellowship


To promote research in any aspect of cultural and intellectual history.


The fellowships are generally intended for scholars in the early stages of their careers. Candidates must have completed at least 1 year research on their doctoral dissertation by the time they submit their application for a fellowship and, if postdoctoral, must normally have been awarded their doctorate within the preceeding 5 years. If their doctorate was awarded before this date, they should explain the reasons for any interruptions in their academic career in a covering letter.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

2 months

Award Value

UK £2,500

Application procedure

Applications should be made by letter to the Director enclosing a curriculum vitae along with an outline of proposed research project and details of grants received, if any, for the same project. The names and addresses of 2 or 3 academic referees, who will write in support of the application should also be submitted. Please visit external linkfor full details.

Closing date

Late November

Study Level

  • Doctorate

Warburg Institute

The Warburg Institute is concerned mainly with cultural history, art history and history of ideas, especially in the Renaissance. It aims to promote and conduct research on the interaction of cultures, using verbal and visual materials. It specializes in the influences of ancient Mediterranean traditions on European culture from the Middle Ages to the modern period.

Contact Details

  • 020 7862 8949
  • 020 7862 8955
  • University of London
    Woburn Square
    WC1H 0AB

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Warburg Institute by using the links below.


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