Museum Studies Scholarships

Here are some of the Museum Studies scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Universal Studios Preservation Scholarship

The Universal Studios Preservation Scholarship was established in 2003. To be eligible for the award, a student: * must be enrolled FULL TIME in a graduate-level or other advanced program in moving image studies or production, library or information services, archival administration, museum studies or a related discipline; or must be accepted into such a program for the next academic year; and * must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in his/her most recent academic program. Students from any country may apply. Important factors in the selection of the scholarship recipients include: a students commitment to pursuing a career in moving image archiving; the quality of a students academic record; and the strength of a students program of study as it applies to moving image archiving.

The Whitaker Foundation Scholarship Fund

The Frederic Whitaker and Eileen Monaghan Whitaker Foundation (The Whitaker Foundation) is proud announce the Fall 2018 round of its nationwide Art Scholarship Program, The Whitaker Foundation Scholarship Fund. The Foundation intends to support art students with a special emphasis on watercolor and museum studies/art history and to help them meet the diverse needs of today's professional art and museum world. Through the application process facilitated by The Whitaker Foundation, students are required to gain knowledge of the Whitakers' works through their submitted essays or watercolor paintings. Once the students' works/essays are evaluated, winners will be selected, and the scholarships will be awarded for Fall semester of 2018. 3 Scholarships are being offered: · Two (2) $2,000 Bachelor of Fine Art scholarships (or BA majoring in Art/Art History) · One (1) $2,000 Bachelor of Museum Studies scholarships (or BA with Museum Major/Art History) ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: 1. Must be an undergraduate student at a national accredited degree granting institution working towards a Bachelors degree in Fine Art, Art History, or Museum Studies 2. Must be a student in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA 3. Must be an American Citizen (with an American passport) or a legal resident (with a green card) of the United States. Scholarship winners will be asked to submit their social security numbers. 4. Must be 18 years or older at the time of entry. APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT AN OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT SHOULD THEY BE SELECTED FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP. ALL BACHELOR OF FINE ART APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT IMAGES OF TWO ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS. ALL WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS MUST BE PAINTED AFTER JANUARY 1ST 2017. ALL ART HISTORY AND ALL MUSEUM STUDIES APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT AN ESSAY.

The Bothmer Fellowship

Awarded to an outstanding graduate student who has been admitted to the doctoral program of a university in the United States and who has submitted an outline of a thesis dealing with either Greek or Roman art. Preference is given to the applicant who, in the opinion of the Grants Committee, will profit most from utilizing the resources of the Department of Greek and Roman Art: its collections, library, photographic and other archives, and the guidance of its curatorial staff.

Annette Kade Fellowship

Awarded to French and German predoctoral art history students for one year's study or research at the Metropolitan Museum. The award is intended for French and German students who would not otherwise have the opportunity to study in the United States.

The Douglass Foundation Fellowship in American Art

Awarded in honor of John K. Howat to a promising young scholar for one year's study or research in the American Wing (in either the Department of American Paintings and Sculpture or the Department of American Decorative Arts) on an aspect of the Museum's collection. Applicants should have been enrolled for at least one year in an advanced degree program in the field of American art or culture.

The Slifka Foundation Interdisciplinary Fellowship

Early Netherlandish and German Painting, Department of European Paintings: Awarded to a completed M.A. or a Ph.D.-level candidate for training in an interdisciplinary approach, joining art historical research with technical investigation of the Museum's Northern Renaissance paintings. Please note: The recipient of the fellowship will conduct research with the curator on the collection catalogues of early German and Netherlandish paintings. Applicants applying for this fellowship only must contact the Grants Office prior to submitting an application at

The Hanns Swarzenski and Brigitte Horney Swarzenski Fellowship

Awarded to a promising young scholar for study and research at the Museum. Preference will be given to applicants with a proven interest in museum work or those planning to pursue a museum career in the field of Medieval Art. Should in any given year the Grants Committee find no suitable candidate for a fellowship in Medieval Art, the Museum may instead select a suitable candidate in the field of European Decorative Arts.

Pat O'Connell Memorial Fellowship in Medieval Art

Awarded to a promising young scholar for one year's study or research in the field of Medieval Art. This fellowship is reserved for talented individuals with promising art historical projects that will contribute to the field at large and who will benefit most from using the resources of the Department of Medieval Art, its collections, and the guidance of its curatorial staff.

DAR Centennial Scholarship

The DAR Centennial Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students pursuing a course of graduate study in the field of historic preservation at a college or university in the United States. This scholarship was established from a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the Centennial Pin. This is a one-time award in the amount of $2,000. Mail completed scholarship application form to: National Vice Chair DAR Centennial Scholarship 10837 SW 80th CT Ocala, FL 34481

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