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Short-Term Housing near Dumbarton Oaks

Below please find information about short-term residential housing located in northwest Washington, as well as one listing in Virginia. In general, we recommend that you look for housing in the following D.C. neighborhoods, as they are closest in proximity to Dumbarton Oaks: Georgetown, Glover Park, Cathedral Heights, Dupont Circle, The Palisades, Tenleytown, AU, and Foggy Bottom. As Dumbarton Oaks is not on a metro line, we strongly encourage you to find housing nearby; however, there are bus routes that provide public transportation.

DC Pages

Links to a wide variety of short-term accommodation.
$ – $$$$

Attaché Property Management

Handles rental of fully furnished accommodations for different locations in the DC area.
$$ – $$$

George Washington University Summer Housing

Summer housing (dorm rooms) is available beginning the end of May and lasting until early August.
Foggy Bottom

Catholic University Summer Housing

Dorm rooms available beginning the end of May and lasting early August.


Pricing Key (per month, in US dollars)
$ = 1,000–2,000
$$ = 2,000–3,000
$$$ = 3,000–4,000
$$$$ = 4,000–5,000
$$$$$ =5,000–6,000

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    Important Dates for Fellowships and Grants

    February 1: Mellon Fellowship applications due

    March 1: One-Month Research Award applications due (for July 1–December 20 award periods)

    Early March: Fellowship applicants notified (from previous year’s applications)

    June 1: Project Grant reports and receipts due (from previous year’s awards)

    By October 1: Project Grant applicants contact Director of Studies to discuss project

    October 1: One-Month Research Award applications due (for January 15–June 30 award periods)

    November 1: Fellowship applications due