- 2 October 2018
Grants of up to £2,000 to support students working on a topic in the field of British works of art on paper of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries – including watercolours, prints and drawings.
This category of grant is awarded by The Andrew Wyld Fund and is administered by the Paul Mellon Centre. It is designed to allow students to see and research works on paper at first hand. Grants may be used towards the expenses incurred in visiting prints and drawings collections, galleries, museums, sale rooms and other institutions for the purpose of studying British works of art on paper of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries including watercolours, prints and drawings.
The Andrew Wyld Research Support Grant is for up to £2,000 and is awarded to assist with travel and subsistence in connection with research as outlined above, this includes:
- Fares (in full)
- Accommodation (up to a maximum of £100 per night)
- Daily subsistence (£40 per day)
Undergraduate students undertaking dissertation research, graduate and doctoral students are eligible to apply in the Andrew Wyld Research Support Grant category, with the stipulation that their research is of a scholarly nature and falls within the remit outlined above.
The Andrew Wyld Grant is now in its fourth year, past projects which have been awarded this Grant have included:
Virtual Museums: Medicine, Old Masters, and Jan van Rymsdyk’s Museum Britannicum
A New Floriography: The flower Book Watercolours of Edward Burne-Jones
Chesterfield House Portraits: Display, Reception, Reconstruction
Multicolour Prints by Gabriel Skorodumov (1754-1792) in the Collections of British Museum
CLOSING DATE: Sunday 7 October (midnight)
Please email Harriet Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.