The Renaissance Society of America awards a number of competitive fellowships to members each year supporting individual research projects and publications that advance scholarly knowledge about the period 1300–1700. The research can be conducted in any country.


  • Applicants must have been an RSA member for at least 12 months immediately prior to application, in order to be eligible.
  • Members can live or work in any country.


  • RSA Research Fellowships
    • The RSA will award up to ten Paul Oskar Kristeller Fellowships in amounts of $2,000. All non-Art Historian applicants will be considered for the Paul Oskar Kristeller Fellowships.
  • Samuel H. Kress Fellowships in Art History
    • The RSA will award up to ten RSA-Kress short-term research fellowships of $3,000 each.

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