The Historic Santa Fe Foundation (HSFF) announces the availability of a fellowship established for the purpose of assisting students in fields relating to cultural resource management to gain experience in researching and identifying significant cultural properties in the Santa Fe area.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Fellow
The Fellowship will be awarded to graduate students at the University of New Mexico who are pursing studies in the fields related to cultural resource management, including, but not limited to museum studies, historic preservation, architecture and allied disciplines. The Fellow will work with the staff and Directors of the Foundation, with UNM faculty, as well as with staff of the state Historic Preservation Division to identify and research significant historic properties in the Santa Fe area and to compose and submit nominations to the HSFF Register of Properties Worthy of Preservation. A nomination accepted by the Board of Directors of the Foundation for consideration by a Fellow may qualify as a practicum or cornerstone project if approved by UNM staff.
Terms of the Fellowship Award
The Fellow shall be awarded a sum of $1,800, plus reasonable expenses for transportation and incidental costs, during the term of the fellowship (4 months). Progress payments on the stipend will be made on a schedule to be agreed upon, with the final payment made upon satisfactory completion of a nomination.
Criteria for selecting HSFF Register Fellows
Enrolled graduate student at UNM with emphasis on historic preservation, architectural history, museum studies, archaeology, cultural landscapes or related field
Demonstrated skills in researching and describing cultural resources
Good communication, organization and time management skills
Legally authorized to work in the United States
Letter of introduction specifically addressing the selection criteria
Writing sample as described in the Application
Applicant’s résumé/curriculum vitae
Completed application form
Provide names and contact information for at least two individuals whom the Foundation may contact and who are familiar with the applicant’s academic and work experience.
Request additional information and/or send your completed application packet by August 23 to:
Pete Warzel, Executive Director
Historic Santa Fe Foundation
545 Canyon Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501