SOUTH AFRICAN RESEARCH CHAIR IN SOUTH AFRICAN ART AND VISUAL CULTURE
This call is for candidates seeking NRF scholarships to fund PhD and MA studies in the visual arts under the supervision of Prof Brenda Schmahmann, the SARChI Chair in South African Art and Visual Culture, in 2023.
Prof Schmahmann is interested in supporting and supervising visual art candidates whose envisaged research fits broadly within one of the following research rubrics:
- Gender and Visual Culture
- Public Art, Curation and the Politics of Representation in the Public Domain
- Art and Design in the Context of Community Projects.
The NRF rules state that, to be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must have obtained at least 65% for his or her prior degree. He or she may be no more than 32 years at the time of applying for funding for a PhD and no more than 30 years at the time of applying for funding for an MA degree. Candidates must be from designated groups (i.e. ‘African’, ‘Coloured’ or ‘Indian’).
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Closing date : 27 May 2022
If you would like to apply, and are eligible, please fill in the relevant application form at https://www.uj.ac.za/faculties/art-design-and-architecture/sarchi-2/scholarships-and-fellowships/
Submit it to Prof Schmahmann firstname.lastname@example.org
If selected by Prof Schmahmann as somebody whose application she will endorse and support, you will invited to fill in an online application on the NRF site thereafter.