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Funding Resources

Art History funding and fellowship guide (forthcoming)


Department Donor Supported Graduate Research Funds

Barbara Smith Shanley Graduate Travel Fellowships

Barbara Smith Shanley Graduate Travel Fellowships provide funding to support graduate travel necessary to prepare the dissertation prospectus. Normally, these grants are applied for during the second year of study for Summer travel. A call for applications is issued by the department each Spring.

Art History Alumni (AHA) Basic Research Fund

Based on the generosity of department alumni, including Liz Warnock and her generous Warnock Gift, each year the department provides graduate students with grants to facilitate research and professional development. If you would like to contribute to this fund please follow this link. Thank you to all our donors for this invaluable support.

Department Financial Resources for Graduate Students

Expense Report Coversheet

Reconciliation and Summer Travel Guide (forthcoming)

grant writing resources

Vanessa R. Schwartz, Bowling for Dollars: The Art of Writing the Grant Proposal

Research Funding and Grant Writing Guide from the Library

The Graduate College at University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign’s Fellowship Finder