The V&A/RCA Postgraduate Programme in the History of Design announces
two new MA scholarships for 2014/5.
V&A/RCA History of Design is a two-year full-time MA programme, based
at both the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Royal College of Art, and
offers a unique platform for study in three specialist areas:
Renaissance and Early Modern; Modern and Contemporary; and Asian, Early
Modern to Contemporary. MPhil and PhD are also offered, as part of the
Doctoral Studies Programme in the RCA School of Humanities.
New scholarship for students applying from India: The Bonita Trust
Scholarship in History of Design
We are delighted to announce a new scholarship for 2014-15 for
candidates applying to the V&A/RCA History of Design MA Programme from
India. The student must be an Indian national. The Bonita Trust
Scholarship in History of Design covers full overseas fees for the two
years of the MA and also includes a maintenance grant of up to 3,100 GBP
The Bonita Trust is a philanthropic trust established under Gibraltar
law in 2004, with its vision to help communities address some of the
important health and education challenges facing them, leveraging
cutting edge technologies and Internet-based solutions. Since its
inception Bonita has committed over £15 million pounds to both communal
based and cross-border projects in the areas of health, medical
research, human community services, education, culture and heritage,
female entrepreneurship and disaster relief.
New Robert H. Smith Renaissance Sculpture in Context Prize for students
applying to the Renaissance and Early Modern specialism
We are very pleased to announce this new award available for students
from the UK or EU applying to the Renaissance and Early Modern
specialism of the V&A/RCA History of Design MA Programme. The Robert H.
Smith Renaissance Sculpture in Context Prize is offered to a student who
intends to undertake research in any aspect of Renaissance sculpture and
its broad cultural and social context. The award offers a contribution
towards the fees of 3,000 GBP a year for the two years of the MA.
In addition to these two new scholarships, the V&A/RCA History of
Design Programme also offers several other scholarships for UK and EU
students. The scholarships and awards are given on a competitive basis,
judged at interview. Students should indicate their interest in and
suitability for the Awards on their application form. Interviews will be
held in March 2014, in person or by Skype.
Please note these scholarships and awards are only available for MA
students. For further information on research degrees in History of
Design and RCA Humanities, please visit www.rca.ac.uk
or contact email@example.com
Home/EU fees for 2014/15 will be 9,000 GBP per annum. Overseas fees
will be 27,900 GBP per annum. The College is designated as an eligible
institution for a Guaranteed Student Loan under the new Direct Loan