The Klesch Collection Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Painting

  • Deadline: Jun 20, 2024
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This fellowship is available to graduate students worldwide pursuing studies on Renaissance and Baroque painting.

The Klesch Collection is proud to support academic excellence and is committed to promoting the training of the next generation of Art Historians through a scholarship for graduate studies in Baroque and Renaissance painting. These scholarships have supported the global studies of graduate students (MA, MPhil, or PhD level), with the aim of contributing to their academic and professional development. Scholarship recipients are chosen based on merit and quality of their application.

Who can apply?

Any graduate student who has been accepted into a full-time Art History MA, MPhil or PhD course of study worldwide, beginning the next academic year. PhD students are welcome to
apply for any year in their program. Applications will be considered from students who will focus/are focusing their studies on European and British painting of the Renaissance and
Baroque periods (c. 1400–1700).

The Klesch Collection Scholarship offers:

  • A grant towards the yearly cost of the university fees.
  • A paid internship opportunity at the collection for a minimum of 1 month.


The Klesch Collection Scholarship offers young academics the opportunity to immerse themselves into the daily running of the collection during a paid internship of a minimum of 1
month. Scholarship recipients will be invited to work with each of our departments, learning the inner workings of a collection through curation, research, logistics and content. The exact dates and details of the internship are to be agreed upon.

How to apply

Applications are now being accepted for the 2024–2025 scholarship. Students wishing to apply to The Klesch Collection Scholarship will need to contact The Klesch Collection directly. The following documentation needs to be submitted via email to [email protected] by 20th of June of the same year in which their course starts or program continues:

  • Application form available on the website.
  • Copy of the acceptance letter from the University that you will be attending.
  • Two letters of recommendation. These must be sent to us directly by the recommenders.

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