Funding Opportunity: Elizabeth Barman Museum Internship (Archaeological Institute of America)

Deadline for Applications: April 01, 2017

Title: Elizabeth Bartman Museum Internship
Sponsor: Archaeological Institute of America
Amount: $2,000 – $4,750

Description: A scholarship established in honor of AIA Past President Elizabeth Bartman to assist graduate students or those who have recently completed a master’s degree with the expenses associated with participating in a museum internship either in the United States or abroad. The internship fund is intended to help graduate students, or those who have recently completed a master’s degree, in Archaeology or a related field (e.g., Anthropology, Art History, Classics, History, etc.) meet expenses associated with undertaking a museum internship (minimum duration a summer or semester). Specific projects will vary and might include the following: collection cataloguing, provenance or archival research, exhibition preparation, the writing of labels and/or didactic panels, assisting with websites and presentations in other media, such as audio guides and exhibition videos, and participating more broadly in museum activities, working with conservators, art handlers, designers, and other museum professionals. Applicants must be members of the AIA at the time of application. 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by April 1. See the announcement for a list of materials to be submitted with the application. 

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