Fellowships (by application)

The RCMC offers two fellowships with calls for applications announced each September.

Collections Research Fellows

More information to follow shortly.

RCMC-FEL Junior Scholars

The RCMC-FEL Junior Scholars Fellowship* program provides financial support to talented junior scholars interested in conducting (ethnographic) research or publishing on the collections of the Tropenmuseum, Museum Volkenkunde and Afrika Museum. Students and scholars with a background in museum studies, anthropology, archaeology, art history or related disciplines can apply. We offer six grants in total: two of € 500, two of € 1,000 and two of € 1,500. We may not award all six grants each year.  

Conditions for application:

  • When you apply for the fellowship you are expected to attend the Gerbrands lecture.
  • You may only apply once for a fellowship. We will not consider revised or new applications in subsequent years.
  • Please note that incomplete and late submitted applications will not be processed.

The call for proposals is currently closed. 

*From 2012 to 2016, this program operated as the Dr. Steven Engelsman Grants.

Fellowship | Information
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Grant Program | 2012-2016