Peltz Scholarships | MA Art History, Curatorship and Renaissance Culture at the Warburg Institute

Peltz Scholarships | MA Art History, Curatorship and Renaissance Culture at the Warburg Institute

The Warburg Institute invites applications for the Peltz Scholarships for the academic year 2019-20. The scholarships will cover the fees for a one-year full-time MA Course for two students for the academic year 2019-20. The scholarships are open to students who have applied to study on either of The Warburg Institute’s MA programmes and who are self-funded and domiciled in the UK or European Union (EU).

The primary criterion on which applications are judged is academic merit. The successful applicant will be of exceptional quality, evidenced by previous academic achievement at undergraduate level, with an outstanding mark achieved in the final-year project/dissertation and have a demonstrable interest in undertaking a master’s degree at The Warburg Institute.

In addition to completing the Peltz Scholarship application form applicants must:

  • Have been offered a place to study on one of The Warburg Institutes’s MA programmes
  • Be domiciled in the UK or European Union (EU)
  • Be self-funded (ie. accomodation, living costs etc. are covered by student)

About the Degree

The MA in Art History, Curatorship and Renaissance Culture is offered by the Warburg Institute in collaboration with the National Gallery, London. The programme combines the study of artworks and their cultural contexts with high-level linguistic, archive and research skills for a new generation of academic art historians and museum curators. The art historical and scholarly traditions of the Warburg Institute are linked to the practical experience and skills of the National Gallery to provide an academic programme which will equip students either as academic art historians with serious insight into the behind the scenes working of a great museum or as curators with the research skills necessary for high-level museum work.

This MA is offered 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time.

Entry requirements:

The normal minimum entry requirement is an upper second-class honours degree from a British university, or an equivalent qualification from a non-UK institution, in any discipline in the humanities which is related to the course. In addition a reading knowledge of one European language and the desire to begin studying another. All students whose first language is not English must provide recent evidence that .their written and spoken English is adequate for Postgraduate study.

Find out more about the MA and how to apply

Please submit your completed application form to warburg@sas.ac.uk by 1 March 2019.

Contact details for further information: warburg@sas.ac.uk