SVA Alumni Scholarship Award
Each year the SVA Alumni Society awards scholarship funding to final-year undergraduate and graduate students in support of the completion of their capstone thesis/portfolio projects and/or components thereof.
This year fifty-four students were selected from all departments at SVA to receive awards, and $62,800 will be distributed from the Alumni Scholarship Fund and various memorial and named funds. Please join the Alumni Society in congratulating this year’s Alumni Scholarship Award recipients. View the complete list of award recipients here.
Christina Milan, 2015 Scholarship Recipient
Christina Milan’s thesis investigates what motivates museums to adopt experimental display technologies, and to what extent new technologies impact the visitor experience.
Lauren Palmer, 2015 Scholarship Recipient
Lauren Palmer’s thesis research explores how arts periodicals are incorporating social elements—live events, symposia, exhibitions, and crowd-sourcing—into their practices.
Caterina Francisca, 2014 Scholarship Recipient
Barbara Eldredge, 2012 Scholarship Recipient
Thesis Excerpt: Missing the Modern Gun: Object Ethics in Collections of Design
Anna Kealey, 2012 Scholarship Recipient
Sarah Froelich, 2010 Scholarship Recipient
Thesis Excerpt: Dansk Designs: Reinventing the American Tabletop, 1954–1985