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Funding and Open Day - V&A/RCA Masters Programme in History of Design Open Evening and Scholarships
The V&A/RCA History of Design programme is internationally recognised as a leading centre for study and research in the history of design and material culture at MA and PhD level. For 2017, the programme introduces a new specialism in the History and Material Cultures of Performance, run jointly with the V&A’s Department of Theatre & Performance.
Prospective applicants are invited to an open evening, to hear more about the new Performance specialism on offer. The event will be held at the V&A’s Archive and Collections Storage Facilities in Blythe House, Kensington Olympia, London.
The V&A/RCA History of Design programme is also delighted to announce two scholarships for the academic year 2017-2018:
- The Friends of the V&A Scholarship. The Scholarship covers fees (£14,500) for the 15 months of the MA and includes a maintenance grant of £4,000. Students applying from the UK or EU, who hope to work in a public-facing institution, such as a museum or similar, after graduating from the MA are eligible.
- The Dr Sylvia Lennie England Scholarship. The Scholarship covers fees (£14,500) for the 15 months of the MA. Students applying from the UK or EU, who are interested in focussing on the Renaissance or Early Modern period are eligible.
For further details on the programme, including its structure and duration, fees and scholarships, visit https://www.vam.ac.uk/info/history-of-design-postgraduate-programme and https://www.rca.ac.uk/schools/school-of-humanities/hod/. To register for the event, or for any queries about the programme, please email email@example.com. Attendees must register in advance due to security arrangements at the site.
Deadline for scholarship applications is 31st March.