Are you an undergraduate student of good standing in any major?
Then submit a proposal for the smart scholars program 2021 in order to be awarded a stipend
worth $4,500 distributed over the course of the academy.
Application Deadline: August 29 2021
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(1) Resume or CV (Curriculum Vitae)
(2) 350-word project proposal, including:
(a) Identification of one or more focal works from the Smart Museum of Art’s collection
(b) Description of work to result from research: creative work (such as visual art, music, dance, writing), program, scholarly essay, etc.
(c) Identification and description of any resources needed to complete research and resulting project, if applicable
(d) Please see the information about Q&A sessions/proposal workshops and contact information below if you have questions about what to include or not include in your proposal narrative (as you craft your proposal, please read about projects completed by Smart Scholars last year on the Smart Museum of Art’s website)
(3) Unofficial transcript (please download an unofficial copy from the Registrar’s office; do not submit a screenshot of your myuchicago page)
The Smart Museum of Art supports excellence in undergraduate education at the University of Chicago by expanding opportunities for object-centered inquiry.
The Smart Scholars Program is designed to foster an expanded range of scholarly and creative expressions for undergraduate researchers interested in the visual arts.
This program supports research opportunities at the Smart Museum of Art resulting in an original creative work (such as visual art, music, dance, writing, etc.), program, or scholarly essay.
Students propose their own projects grounded in academic research into one or more objects in the Museum’s collection.
For example, this research can propose utilizing library, database, archive, conservation, materials science laboratory, or another museum’s resources to pursue the realization of the proposed project.
Opt-out at any time. No strings attached.