Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust Scholarship

26 May 2022

The School of Art History at the University of St Andrews invites applications for the Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust Scholarship Award. The award is worth £5000, and is open to those aiming for a future career as a curator of art. A condition for the scholarship is that the applicant's curatorial focus relates closely to art history.

The award will be granted to a student who is commencing their studies in September 2022 on one of the following MGS/MHS postgraduate options:

  • Full time MLitt
  • MPhil
  • PhD in Museum and Gallery Studies.

The funds will in the first instance be used to cover tuition fees. Any outstanding funds may be used to cover research expenses including travel, materials, rights and reproductions, etc.

Applicants must have been offered a place on the MGS/MHS postgraduate programme and have a first degree in Art History or related subject or have other supporting evidence of a commitment to a career as a curator of art.

Applicants will be required to upload a personal statement, academic transcript and a CV.

This award is available for application through the Scholarships and Funding catalogue.

If you have applied for the MLitt, you can access the catalogue by logging into My Application. You should wait until the next working day after submitting your MLitt application before attempting to access My Application. 

If you have applied for the MPhil or PhD, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the Scholarships and Funding catalogue.

The application deadline is 10th June 2022.