The Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship [closing 31.12.19]

Страна: США;

Город: Washington

Добавлена: 31.12.2019

Работодатель: Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) and the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS)

Тип: PhD position; Vacancy for students or masters; PostDoc vacancy;

Для кого: For researchers;

Дедлайн подачи: 31.12.2019


The Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship, a joint program of the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) and the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), permits a graduate student in architectural history or a related field to work on a 12-week HABS history project during the summer. The Fellow will conduct research on a nationally significant U.S. building or site, and will prepare a written history to become part of the permanent HABS collection. The Fellow's research interests and goals will inform the building or site selected by HABS staff. The Fellow is usually stationed in the HABS Washington, DC, office. Recipients are also required to upload a minimum of 50 images to SAH's SAHARA image database.


The award consists of a $12,000 stipend. The successful applicant will be notified in late January and will be recognized during the SAH's 73rd Annual Meeting held in April in Seattle, Washington. The award includes travel, hotel accommodation, and registration for the SAH Annual Meeting up to $1,000.


Applicants should be pursuing graduate studies in U.S. architectural history or a related field.


Please submit the following in a single pdf by December 31, 2019 (email receipt):

  1. Cover letter including current mailing address, school affiliation, email, and phone.
  2. Resume/CV.
  3. College transcript (unofficial transcripts are acceptable).
  4. Writing sample: an unpublished paper, not to exceed 40 pages, demonstrating primary research and a command of secondary sources, in architectural history or an aspect of the built environment.
  5. Letter of recommendation from a faculty member or recent employer (can be submitted separately or with application pdf).

Name the application pdf as follows: YourLastName_SKT2020.pdf. Submit it via email to:

Lisa Davidson, Coordinator
Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship
Heritage Documentation Programs
National Park Service
Phone: (202) 354-2179

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