CfA: RCMC/FEL Junior Fellowship program (Research Center for Material Culture, Leiden)

Date of event:   01/11/2020 − 01/11/2020

Deadline: 1 November 2020
Location: Research Center for Material Culture, Leiden, the Netherlands

The RCMC/FEL Junior Fellowship program provides financial support to talented junior researchers interested in conducting (ethnographic) research or publishing on the collections of the Tropenmuseum, Museum Volkenkunde, Afrika Museum and Wereldmuseum.

Students (BA, MA, PhD) and early career scholars (i.e. +5 years since obtaining their PhD) scholars with a background in museum studies, anthropology, archaeology, art history or related disciplines can apply. We offer four stipends in total, each of max € 1,500. The types of activities we support are related to conducting (ethnographic) research and/or publishing on the museum collections.

Apply by filling in the application form and send the application in by the deadline November 1, 2020.
Make sure that the estimated budget is comprised solely of eligible costs. Eligible costs are costs what you have to make in order to conduct the research: travel expenses, accommodation costs, translation costs, etc. Non eligible costs are fees and charges. You may only apply once for a fellowship. We will not consider revised or new applications in subsequent y​ears. And incomplete and late submitted applications will not be processed.

Successful applications will be announced officially on November 26, 2020, which is the prospective date for the 11th Gerbrandslecture, whose keynote speaker this year is Elizabeth Povinelli. All applicants will be informed about the jury outcome via mail by November 18, 2020.

For more information on how to apply visit the website here.