SAH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FELLOWSHIP

The SAH Annual International Conference Fellowship, established in 2018 helps a graduate student or emerging professional in architectural history or historic preservation attend the Annual International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH). The fellowship includes an award of up to $1000 to support travel and attendance at the conference. It also includes the member-rate, general registration fee, courtesy of SAH.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be members of SESAH to be eligible. To join SESAH or renew a membership, visit this link.

Student applicants must be enrolled in a Masters or PhD program in architectural history or historic preservation, or a similar program, in a college or university in the geographic region embraced by SESAH (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia).

Emerging professional applicants must be within five years of having received a terminal degree (MA, MS, PhD) and must be working in historic preservation (or a related field) in the twelve-state geographic region embraced by SESAH (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia).

While persons not presenting a paper at the SAH Annual Conference are encouraged to apply, preference will be given to applicants accepted to the conference program.

Call for Applications

SESAH invites applications for its fellowship to travel to the SAH conference in Montréal, Québec, Canada, on April 14-18, 2021.  See https://www.sah.org/.

The deadline for applications: August 15, 2020

Applications should include the following materials: 

  1. statement (not to exceed two pages, typed and double-spaced) explaining how the applicant’s studies or professional work will be enhanced by attendance at the SAH Annual International Conference
  2. pdf copy of email from SAH indicating acceptance of abstract for its upcoming conference, if applicable 
  3. budget for travel costs, hotel, and meals 
  4. curriculum vitae
  5. letter of recommendation letter (For students, the letter should be from the applicant’s primary faculty advisor and should include the advisor’s name, e-mail, and telephone number).

All submissions should be sent via email to the chair of the SAH Annual Conference Fellowship Committee:
          Lee Gray, legray@uncc.edu