Funding & Awards

This page contains information about AAH funding opportunities and awards for students.

AAH Internship Award
The AAH Internship Award offers funding to UK-based undergraduate and postgraduate students on placements or internships within the UK. There are two awards of up to £2,000 towards placement-related expenses such as accommodation, travel and food. The AAH Internship Award supports both full-time and part-time placements/ internships.

Application deadline: 1st April 2014 5pm 

Reports from successful 2009 work fund applicants appeared in Bulletin 102, and can be downloaded from here.  These reports provide an excellent overview of the wide range of placements and internships we have been able to support through the fund.

John Fleming Travel Award
Laurence King Publishing offers this annual award of £2,000 in memory of the art historian John Fleming. The aim of this award is to enable students to travel as a means of assisting or furthering their research. The award looks to encourage a better understanding of the arts from around the world.

Students wishing to apply for this award must be enrolled in a UK university at the time of submitting an application and at the time of travel. Click on the above link for guidelines and application form.

Application deadline: 1st December 2014

AAH Student Dissertation Prize 2013-14
Kindly sponsored by Thames &Hudson,

Undergraduate Deadline: 1st August 2014
Postgraduate Deadline: 1st December 2014

Sources of Postgraduate Funding

Finding adequate funding for a postgraduate course, masters or doctorate can be difficult and stressful. The SMG has compiled information that may be useful if you’re looking for funding for fees and research expenses. The information, intended to provide a few starting points and ideas, is not a comprehensive directory. Please click on the link for Sources of Postgraduate Funding to access this information.

The AAH Initiatives Fund offers individual AAH members an opportunity to apply for financial support towards projects and events that promote and develop art history education. Click on the links to download a copy of the AAH Initiatives Fund Guidelines and AAH Initatives Fund Application Form.