Johan Huizinga Research Fellowship 2016 at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

The Johan Huizinga Fonds / Rijksmuseum Fonds is offering the Johan Huizinga Research Fellowship 2016 for art and historical research in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this fellowship. The Johan Huizinga Postgraduate Fellowship is open to recent graduates (at the Master’s level), as well as doctoral and post-doctoral candidates.

As a national institute, the Rijksmuseum offers a representative overview of Dutch art and history from the middle ages onwards, and of major aspects of European and Asian art. The Rijksmuseum keeps, manages, conserves, restores, researches, prepares, collects, publishes and presents artistic and historical objects, both on its own premises and elsewhere. The focus of research should relate to the Rijksmuseum’s collection, and may encompass any of its varied holdings, including Netherlandish paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, prints, drawings, photography and historical artefacts.

It is essential that applicants speak, read and write English well. They must have passed an English language test. IELTS and TOEFL are commonly accepted, but institutions may accept other tests as well, like like Cambridge English. The required scores are at least 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based) for TOEFL. For IELTS a score of at least 6 is required.

Application Deadline: 13th March 2016.

Click/tap here for further details of the fellowship. The online application form for the fellowship is available here.

Queries to be directed to:
* For application procedure > Marije Spek, Coordinator of the Fellowship Programme [ m.spek (at) rijksmuseum.nl ], +31 (0)20-6747395.
* For details of the Johan Huizinga Fellowship > Jan de Hond, Curator of History [ j.de.hond (at) rijksmuseum.nl ], +31 (0)20 674 7204.

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