Paul Mellon Centre Summer Travel Grants

The Center’s partner institution, the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (PMC) in London, funds a limited number of travel grants to the United Kingdom for Yale graduate students engaged in research on topics concerning British art and architectural history (including the decorative arts and design history, graphic art, and film). The maximum grant amount is $2,000 and may be used to visit specific sites, monuments, museums, collections, libraries, or archives; to visit leading scholars in the student’s field for consultations and advice; or to attend conferences.


Applications should be submitted through the Yale Student Grants database. You can locate this grant on the Yale Student Grants database by searching under the title “Paul Mellon Centre Summer Travel Grants.” Applications should include an outline of the project, the reasons for visiting the UK, a curriculum vitae, travel plans, and a budget. Applicants should also enclose a letter of recommendation from their advisor. The application deadline is Febraury 7, 2020, at 11 pm.

For further information or questions, please contact Research ( | +1 203 432 2824).

Library at the Paul Mellon Centre, photograph courtesy of the Paul Mellon Centre