Herbert Baker Scholarship (Royal Academy of Arts), 1945-
Start Date: 1945
Policy: The full details of the scholarship fund bequest are outlined in the Royal Academy, 'Annual Report, 1946', 1947, p. 67.
The following are extracts from the bequest:
'That the scholarships shall be open to advanced students from Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of the Dominions (including Rhodesia and Kenya) of the British Commonwealth for the purpose of fostering intercollaboration between the three arts of architecture, sculpture, painting and the fourth art of poetic literature'.
'That the first scholarship shall be awarded as soon as possible after my death to an architect by the use of enough capital at the commencement without waiting til interest has accrued; then in the second year after my death to a sculptor; in the fourth year to a painter and in the sixth year to a student of poetic literature and so on in rotation every two years'.
Organizing Institution or Venue
Organized by Royal Academy of Arts
Participants included Edward Charles N. Folkard
It was recorded in 1951 that 'the remaining £100 of his Scholarship in Sculpture was paid to E. C. N. Folkard, to carry out his programme of study in France'.
Selection committee members included Charles Thomas Wheeler
Appointed to a Committee selected to administer the new scholarship fund in 1947.
Citing this record
'Herbert Baker Scholarship (Royal Academy of Arts), 1945-', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [https://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/event.php?id=msib4_1264421250, accessed 23 Feb 2024]