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The Finley Fellowship for Venetian Studies

March 31, 2017
Arts and Humanities
Social Science
Venice, Italy
First Year


Through the generosity of Carol and John Finley, the Department of Art History and Archaeology is awarding the new Finley Fellowship for Venetian Studies for Columbia and Barnard undergraduate students participating in Columbia University’s Summer Program in Venice. The Finley Fellowship for Venetian Studies consists of a stipend of $2,000 to help defray the costs for airfare and out-of-pocket expenses associated with the summer program in Venice. The recipient of the fellowship will be known as the Finley Fellow.

Eligibility: All students who have been accepted as participants in the Venice Summer program and have chosen at least one art history course as part of their Venice summer curriculum are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to declared majors of Art History, History and Theory of Architecture, Combined Art History and Visual Arts in the Department of Art History and Archaeology.

Application Procedure: Eligible students are asked to submit their Finley Fellowship application in three separate PDF files to Prof. Holger A. Klein via e-mail at no later than March 31, 2017

The application packet must consist of:

(1) A short cover letter indicating past art history courses taken and course choices for the Venice Summer Program

(2) A CV with an indication of current GPA and past prizes and fellowships received at Columbia University

(3) A letter of acceptance into the Venice Summer Program from the Office of Global Programs