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PhD
The South African Research Chair in South African Art and Visual Culture, Professor Brenda Schmahmann, has available scholarships for candidates to study a PhD in Art History at the University of Johannesburg under her supervision. The value of the scholarship is R 120 000 per annum for the three years in which the study is expected to be completed. The successful candidate will also be provided with space in which to work. Scholarships are normally taken up at the beginning of the academic year in February. It is recommended that applications be furnished by the middle of October.

The topic of the PhD, which is by thesis, must be relevant to the chair’s focus on South African art and visual culture. Topics related to gender, public art and community art projects are particularly welcome.

Proven academic capability is the key criterion for the award.

Please note that awards are given primarily to South Africans from designated groups, i.e. to black South Africans.

Please download an application form by clicking on this link and e-mail it to Prof Schmahmann brendas@uj.ac.za


M.Tech in Visual Art and MA in Design
The South African Research Chair in South African Art and Visual Culture, Professor Brenda Schmahmann, has available scholarships for candidates to study either an M.Tech in Visual Art or an MA in Design. Studies may be entirely dissertation based or may have a creative or practice-based component.

Topics must be relevant chair’s focus on South African art and visual culture.

Topics related to gender, public art and community art projects are particularly welcome, as are applications from candidates who are seeking the supervision or co-supervision of the SARChI Chair herself.

Proven academic capability is the key criterion for the award. Applicants should have an ambition to proceed to PhD studies and a long-term aim to contribute to research and scholarship.

Please note that awards are given mainly to South Africans from designated groups, i.e. to black South
Africans.

Please download an application form by clicking on this link and e-mail it to Prof Schmahmann
brendas@uj.ac.za


B.Tech and Honours

The South African Research Chair in South African Art and Visual Culture, Professor Brenda Schmahmann, has available the occasional scholarships for B.Tech and Honours candidates at the University of Johannesburg whose studies are relevant to the Chair’s focus on South African art and visual culture.
Proven academic capability is the key criterion for the award. Applicants should have an ambition to proceed to MA or M.Tech studies and a long-term aim to contribute to research and scholarship.

Please note that awards are given mainly to South Africans from designated groups, i.e. to black South Africans.

Please download an application form by clicking on this link and e-mail it to Prof Schmahmann brendas@uj.ac.za

 

From time to time, postdoctoral research fellowships with the SARChI Chair in South African Art and Visual Culture are made available. These are worth R 220 000 per annum and are potentially renewable for up to three years.

The focus in these scholarships is on the development of a research project that will yield publications, mainly journal articles. Postdoctoral research fellows are also expected to provide advice and assistance to PhD, MA and/or M.Tech candidates as well as to participate in research events hosted by the SARChI Chair.

Applicants must have obtained their doctoral degrees within the last five years. Their work must be relevant to the chair’s focus on South African art and visual culture. Applications from individuals whose research is on an aspect of gender, public art or community art projects will be especially welcome.

An eligible applicant is encouraged to e-mail Prof Brenda Schmahmann brendas@uj.ac.za, the SARChI Chair in South African Art and Visual Culture, to ascertain the availability of a position. Should a position be available, Prof Schmahmann will provide an application form