December 11, 2023

The Marc de Montalembert Prize Applications – Open Until December 18, 2023


The Fondation Marc de Montalembert, in collaboration with the École du Louvre, announces the opening of applications for the prestigious Prix Marc de Montalembert. The prize aims to support research and its dissemination in the sphere of culture and art within the Mediterranean, spanning from Antiquity to the present day.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered eligible:

  • Be born in or a citizen of a country bordering the Mediterranean.
  • Be under 35 years of age as of November 30, 2023.
  • Hold a Ph.D. degree or an equivalent qualification.

Prize Details:

The laureate of the Prix Marc de Montalembert will receive substantial support for their research endeavors, including:

  • A grant of 9,000 euros.
  • A fixed allowance to cover accommodation expenses during a one-month residency at the Research Center of the École du Louvre in Paris.
  • A year-long mentorship by a research team member, guided by the scientific council.
  • Furthermore, the Fondation Marc de Montalembert extends the opportunity for the laureate to stay at its headquarters in Rhodes, Greece.

Application Deadline:

Interested researchers have until noon on December 18, 2023, to submit their applications.

About The Marc de Montalembert Prize:

Established in 2010, the Marc de Montalembert Foundation has been committed to fostering a deeper understanding of Mediterranean cultures, particularly among the region’s youth. In line with this mission, the Prix Marc de Montalembert was instituted in 2011, initially in collaboration with the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art (INHA) in Paris and, since 2021, in partnership with the École du Louvre.

The annual award, dedicated to art history research scholars of the Mediterranean region, is designed to facilitate the realization of original research projects contributing to the knowledge of the arts and humanities in the Mediterranean world.

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