Call for Applications: Visiting Fellowships, Bard Graduate Center

February 1, 2019


Bard Graduate Center invites scholars from university, museum, and independent backgrounds with a PhD or equivalent professional experience to apply. 

Eligible disciplines and fields of study include—but are not limited to—art history, architecture and design history, economic and cultural history, history of technology, philosophy, anthropology, and archaeology.


The theme for this period is “Whose story?” Applicants are asked to address in a cover letter how their projected work will bear on this question. Bard Graduate Center Visiting Fellowships, which are intended for scholars who have already secured means of funding, provide scholars with workspace in the Bard Graduate Center Research Center and enable them to be a part of our dynamic scholarly community in New York City. Visiting Fellowships may be awarded for anywhere from one month to the full academic year.


To apply, please submit the following materials electronically via email to [email protected] in a single PDF file:

  • BGC Fellowship Application Form
  • Cover letter explaining why Bard Graduate Center is an appropriate research affiliation and how your work bears on the question “Whose story?”
  • 150-word abstract of project
  • Detailed project description
  • CV
  • Publication or academic writing sample of approximately 20–30 pages
  • Names and contact information for two references

For more information, please visit the posting webpage