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Ali Bush ’19 is the most recent recipient of the Gabrielle
Jungels-Winkler Charitable Foundation Scholarship. Established by Gabrielle
Jungels-Winkler ’72 in 2000, the scholarship provides full tuition costs and a
stipend that can be applied to the cost of room and board for one graduating
senior annually who has been admitted into the Courtauld Institute of Art’s one-year
MA  in the History of Art program. To
date, 15 Scripps alumnae have been able to attend the Courtauld thanks to the

Bush was accepted into the section taught by Professor
Rebecca Arnold, a senior lecturer in the history of dress and textiles. Alumna
Marielle Epstein ’18 was in this section last year, and she and Scripps
classmate Chloe Bazlen ’18, both previous awardees of the Gabrielle
Jungels-Winkler Charitable Foundation Scholarship, will be graduating from the
Courtauld in July.

An art history major and media studies minor, Bush credits
her Scripps education with giving her the tools she will need to complete her
course of study at the Courtauld.

“After taking rigorous courses at Scripps with devoted
professors, I feel poised to take on my master’s degree. Writing my senior
thesis on late nineteenth-century prints and photographs also set me apart as
an applicant and makes the writing assignments I will have to complete feel
less daunting,” she says.

“Ali is joining an extraordinary
cohort of Scripps alumnae who have received MA degrees at the Courtauld,” notes
Mary MacNaughton, professor of art history and Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler
director of the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery.  “Ali’s interest in late 19th-century costume
was evident in her senior thesis on Henri Toulouse-Lautrec’s images of French
cabaret dancer Jan Avril. Now, Ali will learn about the creative innovations of
American and European fashion from World War I to the Cold War in Professor
Rebecca Arnold’s section Documenting Fashion: Modernity, Films…

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