Marilyn A. Papp Graduate Scholarship for Study in Chinese Art and Culture
The Marilyn A. Papp Graduate Scholarship for Study in Chinese Art and Culture
Deadline for proposals: December 31, 2012
The amount of the award is variable and may be renewable. Funds may be used for graduate school
tuition or fees, room and board, travel for research purposes, travel to Phoenix, Arizona for viewing
and research on paintings in the Marilyn and Roy Papp collection of Ming and Qing paintings, or for
other purposes approved by the awards committee. The award is intended for graduate students in
the history of Chinese art or related fields of Chinese cultural study (including Chinese history).
Eligibility: In order to qualify, scholarship applicants must be U.S. citizens or have an existing green
card, student visa (or similar credentials) at the time they apply for the scholarship, and must be
admitted to an appropriate institution of graduate study in the United States. Applicants must
demonstrate a bona fide financial need and demonstrate merit in their current or past studies, and
must be reasonably anticipated to perform well in their graduate study. Applicants need to remain a
student in good standing with their institution.
Applicants must submit the completed application form and attach the following:
- Cover letter describing your study and progress to date as well as current funding and how you
would use an award from the Marilyn A. Papp Scholarship Trust;
- curriculum vita;
- an official transcript;
- proof of citizenship/visa status.
Advanced students should also attach their dissertation proposal. Application materials and three
letters of recommendation should be sent to