Tag: PhD Scholarship

Funding | Graphic Encounters PhD Scholarship – History Program, La Trobe University

Graphic Encounters PhD Scholarship – History Program, La Trobe University The scholarship: We seek applications from innovative Indigenous scholars in any discipline relevant to visual and/or print history to join the research team of the newly established Graphic Encounters research project based in the history department at La Trobe University. The project is dedicated to the study of Australian print-making depicting Aboriginal Australians from ‘discovery’ to federation (1770-1901). This historical period encompasses an era of intercultural encounters imagined within the graphic medium of prints, from engraving to lithography. Concurrently the many techniques in image reproduction refined over these same decades. We seek to document particularly the production of prints featuring Aboriginal Australians and their recurrence and dissemination within a transnational web of print media and print making. The PhD project may focus on the cultural, social, economic, geographic, or other…

Funding | PhD Scholarship in the field of contemporary curatorial practice | UNSW and MCA

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and UNSW Art & Design are partnering to offer a PhD Scholarship in the field of contemporary curatorial practice. Based in Sydney, this is a unique opportunity for an outstanding candidate to contribute to the vibrant and growing field of curatorial scholarship. The candidate will have extensive access to MCA staff, audiences, collections, archives and other resources to conduct their research. The $20,000 scholarship will be awarded in addition to an Australian Post Graduate Award (APA) scholarship, and consists of $15,000 stipend (tax exempt) over three years and $5,000 towards research expenses. Partners: UNSW Art and Design has a strong commitment to creative practice based research, and a particular interest in how knowledge is produced through curatorial practice. This scholarship adds to a suite of scholarships available to support curatorial postgraduate work including the Waterlow…

Scholarships | 2 PhD Scholarships at the School of Architecture, University of Queensland

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PhD Scholarships, School of Architecture, University of Queensland – Deadline: August 21, 2016 The School of Architecture at the University of Queensland invites applications for two research projects: 1)  How Meston’s ‘Wild Australia Show’ Shaped Australian Aboriginal History  The Wild Australia Show (1892-93), staged by a diverse company of Aboriginal people for metropolitan audiences, provides the focus for an interdisciplinary study of performance, photography, collections, frontier environments and race relations in colonial Australia. Using archival and visual records, and in partnership with key cultural institutions and Indigenous communities, the research seeks to produce an authoritative and original interpretation of the Show situating it within local, national and transnational narratives informed by contemporary Indigenous perspectives. It aims to illuminate Aboriginal agency in the ensemble, reconnect Aboriginal kin to performers, and chart changing concepts of race at a critical juncture in Australian history.…

Funding | Three new PhD Scholarships offered by the Brisbane Consortium for Visual Arts

The Brisbane Consortium for the Visual Arts (BCVA) facilitates scholarly collaboration between the art history-theory programs of Griffith University (GU), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and the University of Queensland (UQ) working in conjunction with the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). The BCVA’s key areas of focus include: contemporary Asian art; art of the Asia-Pacific; Australian and Australian Indigenous art; the global contemporary; curatorial education and training; new approaches to art history and theory. The BCVA is now offering three PhD scholarships for research in the visual arts in these key areas. Projects addressing art-historical research outside these areas will also be considered if a sufficiently strong case is made. Successful applicants will be based at one of the three member Universities of the Consortium. Applicants should consider fields of research that correspond to the expertise and interests…

Phd Scholarship | Griffith University PhD Scholarship in Architectural History

Griffith University PhD Scholarship in Architectural History About the scholarship Griffith University’s architecture discipline welcomes applicants for a PhD scholarship in architectural history. The PhD project will complement research on the ARC-funded Future Fellowship recently awarded to A/Prof Andrew Leach (2012-16), which will investigate the status of architectural ideas in the contemporary city (focussed on Australia’s Gold Coast) in light of the recent history of architectural theory. There is scope for the PhD candidate to study any aspect of the intellectual history of architectural culture since the 1960s. Research may concentrate on material concerning the intellectual history of Australian architecture or an aspect of the broader development of architectural theory since the 1960s. Research may also focus on aspects of the Gold Coast case. Working principally under the supervision of A/Prof Leach, the PhD candidate will join a rapidly expanding…

Funding: Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust PhD Scholarship

The Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust PhD Scholarship The Courtauld Institute of Art and the Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust are pleased to announce a new PhD scholarship for full-time study. Eligibility: The scholarship will be open to a student studying for a PhD on the subject of women artists (or a single woman artist) of any period in art history. Candidates from any country are eligible. Scholarship amount: The scholarship will be the sum of £28,890 per annum to cover the living costs and tuition fees for an overseas student, or the sum of £19,400 per annum to cover the living costs and tuition fees for a UK/EU student. Scholarship period: Three academic years for a student starting a research degree in the academic year 2011/12 (Students whose PhDs are in progress at The Courtauld are also eligible to…

Funding: Research Fellowship for International PhD Students at The Institute of European History (Mainz)

Research Fellowships for International PhD Students in Mainz The Instiute for European History offers 10 research fellowships for international PhD-students. The proposed projects should require a research stay in Mainz for at least 6 months. Funding is € 1.000/month. A health insurance subsidy is granted as well. The research stay in Mainz will be from January 2011 or later. At the IEG fellows can pursue their individual research projects. According to their special fields and interests, they are invited to collaborate with the academic staff of the IEG (http://www.ieg-mainz.de/forschungsbereiche). Applications are invited from doctoral candidates of any national background. Applicants must have a first degree in history, theology or another historical subject. They should not have pursued their PhD-work for more than three years when taking up the fellowship; well-founded exceptions are possible. PhDs theses are being supervised and completed at the fellows’ home universities. Research fellows…

Funding: Andrew W. Mellon Predoctoral Curatorial Fellowship 2011–2013

Andrew W. Mellon Predoctoral Curatorial Fellowship 2011–2013 Deadline: January 20, 2011 The Frick Collection is pleased to announce the availability of a two-year predoctoral fellowship funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for an outstanding doctoral candidate who wishes to pursue a curatorial career in an art museum. The fellowship will offer invaluable curatorial training and will provide the scholarly and financial resources required for completing the doctoral dissertation. Internationally renowned for its exceptional collection of Western European art from the early Renaissance through the end of the nineteenth century, The Frick Collection, complemented by the equally significant resources of the Frick Art Reference Library, offers a unique opportunity for object-based research. The Mellon fellowship is best suited to a student working on a dissertation that pertains to one of the major strengths of the Collection and Library. The Mellon…

Funding ‘Newberry Library Residential Fellowships in the Humanities

2011-2012 Newberry Library Residential Fellowships in the Humanities The Newberry Library, an independent research library in Chicago, Illinois, invites applications for its 2011-2012 Fellowships in the Humanities. Newberry Library fellowships support research in residence at the Library, and all proposed research must be appropriate to the collections. Our fellowship program rests on the belief that all projects funded by the Newberry benefit from engagement both with the materials in the Newberry’s collections and with the lively community of researchers that gathers around those collections. Long-term residential fellowships are available for periods of six to eleven months to postdoctoral scholars who must hold the Ph.D. at the time of application. The stipend for these fellowships is $25,200 for one semester, and $50,400 for a full academic year. Short-term residential fellowships are intended for postdoctoral scholars or Ph.D. candidates from outside of…

Art History PhD Scholarship opportunity at The University of Melbourne: ‘Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Australia.’

Expressions of Interest – PhD Scholarship in Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts. Deadline 22 February 2010. Expressions of Interest are called for, for a three year full-time Ph.D scholarship at The University of Melbourne in connection with an ARC Linkage Grant administered by the University of Melbourne and to be conducted in partnership with the State Library of Victoria. The grant: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Australia: researching and relating Australia’s manuscript holdings to new technologies and new readers will begin in March, 2010. It involves research on the manuscripts in Australian collections, the digitisation of the Victorian holdings and research findings. The successful applicant for the Ph.D scholarship related to this project will be required to research a doctoral topic that is related to the objective of the grant.  Ideally they should have some training and experience in medieval manuscript…