Petros D. Goneos Memorial Award for Studies on the Culture of Cyclades

The Museum of Cycladic Art and the Cycladic Art Foundation in New York “Petros D. Goneos Memorial Award” for Studies on the Culture of the Cyclades | Academic Year 2022-2023

The Museum of Cycladic Art, in conjunction with its research activities, and the Cycladic Art Foundation (Cycladic Art Foundation, New York) announce the Petros D. Goneos Memorial Award for Studies on the Culture of the Cyclades, an academic fellowship which is funded by an endowment established in the memory of Petros D. Goneos (1968-2019), former active member and Vice President of the Cycladic Art Foundation in New York.

The award is destined to encourage, support, and promote high quality research from new researchers who focus on topics related to the culture of the Cyclades from the Neolithic up to the Post-Byzantine period (up to 1830) or its perception to the modern times. Proposed research will be approached through disciplines as Archaeology, Anthropology, and Art History, as well as natural and physical sciences.

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About the Award

The award is offered annually and covers a single academic year, from September until June. It includes $5,000 given to a single successful applicant or group of applicants with a common project. Payment will be provided as one single sum at the beginning of the academic year in September. Successful applicants are not eligible to apply again for a second year of funding.


Applicants from all countries, pursuing PhD research or having completed their doctorate within the past ten years (after September 01, 2012) are eligible to apply. Applicants are also encouraged to apply for joint collaborative and interdisciplinary projects. In this case, the award amount remains the same for a group versus an individual award winner.

Application Information

Applicants should send to the email address
a research proposal of no more than 1,000 words (bibliographies and references do not count toward the word limit) and a curriculum vitae documenting qualifications to conduct the proposed research.
Applicants should also provide the names and contact information of two referees who are expected to independently send their reference letters directly to the Museum (

The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, February 25, 2022 at midnight (Athens Time). Recommendation letters are due no later than Friday, March 04, 2022 at midnight (Athens Time).

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