Accepting Applications / Yale Curatorial Scholar Awards - Now Open To Curators Worldwide

sarah  kraus's picture
January 14, 2019
Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, British History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Fine Arts
Curatorial Scholar Awards

Curatorial Scholar Awards are open to any curators who are engaged in significant curatorial work in the field of British art.


Awards are now open to curators in museums anywhere in the world. Priority will be given to applicants with a demonstrated need for research funding. Applicants should be engaged in significant curatorial work in a field of British art, and proposed research projects should relate to the curatorial responsibilities of the applicant. Eligible areas of research include the following: cataloguing, interpretation, the development of exhibitions, collections displays or digital projects, exhibition catalogues or other related museum publications, collections development, conservation, and object care. 

Award Period

Awards are offered for a period of four consecutive weeks, which may take place between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020.

Travel and Accommodation

Awards cover the cost of travel to and from New Haven and provide accommodation as well as a living allowance. Recipients are required to be in residence in New Haven for the duration of their award and must be free of all other significant professional responsibilities during their stay.


The deadline for the 2019/2020 application cycle is Monday, January 14, 2019. Applicants should complete the online application and upload a cover letter (no more than one page), a CV, and an outline of the project (no more than three pages) that includes an indication of the resources to be consulted at the Center and anticipated outcomes. Two letters of recommendation, one of which should indicate the support of the applicant’s institution, should be forwarded directly to by the same deadline. ”Curatorial Awards” should be stated in the subject line.

For further information, contact Research ( | +1 203 432 2824).

Contact Info: 

Sarah Kraus, Senior Administrative Assistant to Martina Droth Deputy Director of Research, Exhibitions, and Publications | Curator of Sculpture Yale Center for British Art

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