CONTINUING EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Dewey Lee Curtis Symposium Scholarships
Curtis scholarships enable graduate students and young professionals in a field related to the decorative arts to attend the Decorative Arts Trust’s biannual symposia. The Trust supports at least two scholarships for each symposium. Named in memory of the late Dewey Lee Curtis, a decorative arts historian and founding father of the Trust, scholarships cover the full cost of symposium registration, lodging, and a modest travel stipend.
The deadline for applications is six weeks prior to the beginning of the symposium. See our calendar of events for upcoming programs.
Study Trip Abroad Scholarships
The Trust occasionally offers scholarships for young professionals and graduate students to attend our Study Trips Abroad. If one of our upcoming destinations is pertinent to your current research, please contact us to inquire if scholarships are available for that program.
Professional Training Program Scholarships
The Trust provides annual continuing study grants to the following programs to underwrite a scholarship for graduate students and young professionals pursuing a career in the decorative arts:
- Attingham Summer School: Shoshana Resnikoff, Curator, The Wolfsonian at Florida International University
- Foundation for Appraisal Education: Cathy L. Wright, Independent Art Appraiser and Consultant
- Historic Deerfield, Summer Fellowship Program: Tammy Hong, BA, Art History, Syracuse University
- Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, Summer Institute: Christopher M. Grant, PhD, Anthropology, University of Chicago
- Winterthur Museum, Winterthur Institute: Courtney Taylor, Curator, LSU Museum of Art
- Victorian Society of America, Newport Study Program: Victor Badami, MA, Industrial Design, Rhode Island School of Design
These scholarships are awarded through our respective partner organizations. Interested parties should contact them directly for additional information about the programs and scholarship opportunities.
Scholarship Recipient Reports
Depictions of Chinese Tea Culture for the Western Market: Tammy Hong,
Andrew W. Mellon Research Assistant in Modern Materials, National Gallery of Art.
2018 Historic Deerfield Summer Fellowship Program