William A. Camfield Undergraduate Fellowship ($10,000/academic year)

This Fellowship, originally created in July 2001 with the retirement of a beloved professor, past department Chairman, and tireless advocate of the arts in Houston. The fellowship is one of the department's primary fellowships intended to support outstanding student scholarship and museum internship in the field of art history. The fellowship offers one undergraduate of art history the opportunity to work as an intern for one academic year at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston under the guidance of a professional museum curator.

The John & Dominique de Menil Fellowship ($3,000/academic year)

The John & Dominique de Menil Fellowship offers one graduate art history student the opportunity to work as an intern for one academic year at The Menil Collection under the guidance of the museum's internationally respected curatorial departments. Area and field of research are open. The Fellowship offers one student the opportunity to work as an intern for one academic year at The Menil Collection under the guidance of the museum's internationally respected curatorial departments.

Jameson Fellowship for American Decorative Arts ($13,000 + $1,500 travel/academic year)

The Jameson Fellow will spend the academic year as an intern at the Bayou Bend Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Bayou Bend is regarded as the best house museum west of the Mississippi, and contains an outstanding array of American painting, sculpture, and decorative arts from the colonial period through the 19th century. The stipend is $13,000. Additional funds (up to $1,500) are reserved for a research trip during the time of the Fellowship.

William Edwin Bryan, Jr. Traveling Fellowship (up to $2,000)

The William Edwin Bryan, Jr. Traveling Fellowship in Art history was established by Wm. Edwin Bryan in 2008. The purpose of this fund is to provide financial assistance to students participating in the art history study abroad course, known as HART in the World.  Application submissions are directly requested of course interested students by the faculty instructor.

Submit your application via email to Nicole Wade, Department Administrator, new2@rice.edu.

The Mary Ellen Hale Lovett Travel Fellowship (up to $4,000)

The Mary Ellen Hale Lovett Travel Fellowship, through the generous support of Mr. H. Malcolm Lovett, provides students with the unique opportunity to enhance their educational experience at Rice by traveling to significant sites to conduct field research in art history, architectural history, and film and media studies.