STIP Apr 2, 2024

Collaborative PhD Scholarship, University of St Andrews & Art UK

Application deadline: May 6, 2024

Emily Savage, Cellardyke

The School of Art History in collaboration with Art UK is offering a scholarship for doctoral research in digital art history for starting in September 2024.

Art UK is a digital repository for all public art collections in the UK. It houses data from over 3,400 institutions, totalling more than 300,000 works of art by over 50,000 artists. The collections range from museums and town halls to universities and hospitals.

We welcome research proposals on any aspect of art history or museum and heritage studies. Proposals should indicate how the applicant intends to utilise Art UK data in their research. Potential subjects include, but are not limited to: the histories of British collecting practices; the representation of women and minority artists in British collections; and the origins and development of university and teaching collections.

The scholarship covers tuition fees for the 3 years of the PhD programme, and is available to Home/EU and overseas students.

If you are interested in being considered for this award, you should contact a relevant member of academic staff in the School of Art History to discuss your research interests and establish whether appropriate supervision is available for you.

You must then complete the University’s application process to the School of Art History PhD programme by 6 May 2024.

Next, you must complete an Application form and send it to the School of Art History Postgraduate Administrator, at Application forms must be returned by 20 May 2024. (Application forms are available for download from the University website:

This is a competitive award, and selection will be made based on your academic record, and the merits of the research proposal.

For all enquiries, please contact Dr Emily Savage,

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