Art History Scholarships

Search free scholarships from our database that apply to a major in art history. Some of these scholarships apply to Canadian students, and others apply to American students, and many apply to both!

Scholarship Amount Deadline Region of Study Level of Study
Getty Scholar Grants

Getty Scholars may be in residence from three to nine months: 

Three-month residency: September to December, January to March, April to June: $17,200
Six-month residency: September to March, January to June: $42,000
Nine-month residency: September to June: $65,000


October 1, 2021




Worldwide (all nationalities)


Leo J. Krysa Family Undergraduate Scholarship



UPDATE: This scholarship program appears to be on pause due to COVID-19. Please check back in January of 2022 for an update.






Indspire Post-Secondary Education Scholarship



February 1; August 1; November 1 at 11:59 p.m. PT (annually)


Full-time one-year certificate or diploma programs, undergraduate and graduate degree programs from an accredited post- secondary institution. 


Canada (Study outside of Canada is permitted at the graduate level).


Kate B. and Hall J. Peterson Fellowships

$1,850 per month or $1,350 per month including housing in the Society's Fellow's Residence


January 15, annually (UPDATE: Due to the COVID pandemic, the Society is suspending the 2021 application process for all short-term fellowships. The next applications for short-term fellowships will be due on January 15, 2022. Fellowships will be tenable for 2022-23.) 


Doctoral candidates


United States (location of fellowship)