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Subject: Forbes Fellowship

Forbes Fellowship

From: Blythe McCarthy <blythe.mccarthy>
Date: Friday, December 10, 1999
Forbes Fellowship

The Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
is offering the Forbes Fellowship for a project to further the
scientific study of the care, conservation, and protection of works
of art. Applications are sought from individuals with a background
in art conservation or conservation science.  Applicants with
expertise in the arts of Asia will be given preference.

Applications should include a proposal describing a specific project
in six or less double-spaced pages, a description of the methodology
to be used in carrying out the project, a curriculum vitae, and
bibliography. Please arrange to have three letters of reference sent
directly to the address below.  The proposed project must be viable
for, and conducted at, the Freer Gallery of Art.  A stipend of
$18,800 to $25,800 will be provided for a twelve month period based
on the scholarly and professional level of the selectee.  Applicants
whose native language is not English are expected to have reasonable
ability to write and converse in English.

Applications must be postmarked by February 1, 2000, received by
February 15, 2000 and addressed to:

    Forbes Fellowship Selection Committee
    Freer Gallery of Art
    Smithsonian Institution
    Washington, D. C.  20560

The recipient will be notified no later than April 15, 2000.  The
Forbes Fellowship will be awarded for the general period of
September 1, 2000 - August 31, 2001.

Inquiries may be made by telephone to the Department of Conservation
and Scientific Research at 202-357-4880 extension 266, or to Dr.
Blythe McCarthy, Conservation Scientist, at 202-357-4880 extension
289, by email to dcsr [at] asia__si__edu, or by fax to 202-357-4911.
Further information is available at:

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:34
                 Distributed: Sunday, December 12, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-13-34-007
Received on Friday, 10 December, 1999

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