H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship 2014

The fellowship is not for the purpose of doing research for an advanced academic degree. Instead, Prof. Brooks intended the recipient to study by travel and contemplation while observing, reading, writing, or sketching.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Fellowship, Students, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Architecture
Country United States
Registration Deadline 1 October 2014 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 1 October 2014 (via Online)
Eligibility A scholar who will earn a PhD or advanced terminal degree in the first half of 2014 (by June 30, 2014) or an emerging scholar who was awarded a PhD or advanced terminal degree in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 or 2009 in a field related to the built environment

Description
The Society of Architectural Historians’ prestigious H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship will be offered for 2014 and will allow a recent graduate or emerging scholar to study by travel for one year. The fellowship is not for the purpose of doing research for an advanced academic degree. Instead, Prof. Brooks intended the recipient to study by travel and contemplation while observing, reading, writing, or sketching.
The goals are to provide an opportunity for a recent graduate with an advanced degree or an emerging scholar to
1. see and experience architecture and landscapes firsthand
2. think about their profession deeply
3. acquire knowledge useful for the recipient’s future work, contribution to their profession and contribution to society
The fellowship recipient may travel to any country or countries during the one-year period. This fellowship is funded completely by the Society of Architectural Historians’ H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship Fund.

Jury
Not yet announced

Prize
$50,000

Entry Fee
$60- (SAH nember dues)

Entries
- A statement (in English, 1000 words max)
- A travel proposal outlining travel sites and buildings or landscapes in those sites. Submitting a Google map outlining the sites would be a plus
- A proposed budget for the fellowship year
- A two-page writing sample
- Proof of terminal degree and date (photocopy of diploma), see above criteria
- Curriculum vitae (5 pages maximum)
- Five representative photographs taken by the applicant (low res)
- Two recommendations

Timetable
Award Announced: December 1, 2014
Travel may begin as soon as this date: January 1, 2015

Organizer
The Society of Architectural Historians

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