Italian Australian Foundation Internship Program at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection
This scholarship, worth $8000, supports graduate coursework or research students of Italian descent, who are residing in Australia, to travel to Venice, Italy, to participate in an internship program at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection during one of the following time periods: September to October OR November to December. The museum offers an internship program for students who study art, art history or related disciplines who are interested in gaining first-hand experience of how a museum is run. The program immerses interns in the cultural life of Venice, allowing them to gain practical experience of museum operations and familiarity with an important collection of modern art. Activities include managing the galleries during opening hours to the public, assisting visitors, staffing the ticket office, cloakroom and other visitor facilities, supporting the museum office staff in various departments and participation in the educational activities of the museum, including presentations to the public, guided tours and workshops with children. The program includes educational activities such as seminars, conferences, educational trips and guided tours for interns.
2 Mar 2020
25 May 2020
How to apply
Full benefit details
Australian / domestic student
up to $8,000
Applicable study areas
Historical, philosophical, political and social studies; Language, literature and cultural studies; Performing and visual arts, theatre, film and television
Number of scholarships awarded
What are the benefits?
PLEASE NOTE: this is the total amount of the scholarship. The University pays the internship fee directly to the museum from this amount (2,500 Euros). The amount received by the recipient, dependent on current exchange rate, is to be used for airfares and living expenses while undertaking the internship.
The successful candidate will also receive a stipend of 800 Euros per month from the Museum.
The Faculty of Arts will continue the application and awarding process for scholarships in 2020. Travel scholarship recipients will be granted extended travel dates. Find out how the University is responding to the COVID-19 situation.
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The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.