The Desmond Guinness Scholarship is awarded annually by the Irish Georgian Society to an applicant or applicants, either resident in Ireland or registered for a degree in Ireland, engaged in research on the visual arts in Ireland including the work of Irish architects, artists and craftsmen at home and abroad, 1600-1900. Preference will be given to work based on original documentary research.
The Scholarship is intended primarily for applicants who are not yet established at an advanced professional level in research or publication of the visual arts. The Scholarship does not have to be awarded in any one year, and the decision of the assessors, appointed by the Irish Georgian Society, is final.
The total value of the scholarship fund available for distribution this year will be in the region of €500.
Applications must be submitted by Friday 6th April 2012.
A confidential reference supporting the application must be sent separately by the closing date. Completed applications must be sent by post to the address below. Emailed or faxed applications will not be accepted.
Download application form here or contact the Irish Georgian Society’s office for an application form.
If you require any further information please contact:
Image above of the City Assembly House, currently leased to the Irish Georgian Society