Apply for NHPRC Fellowship in Archival Administration

 

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) is now accepting applications for the 2002-2003 academic year from archival professionals interested in applying for the NHPRC Fellowship in Archival Administration.

The Commission views the fellowship as an opportunity for professional archivists with two to five years' experience to gain new or additional experience with archival administrative procedures and problems. The fellow will participate in a wide variety of archival administrative experiences, as well as formal management or supervisory training, during the nine to twelve months the fellow will be associated with the program.

The fellow's stipend is $35,000, with a benefit payment of $8,750. Host institutions are awarded $1,500, to interview prospective applicants and to use for the fellow's professional travel during the fellowship year.

The host institution for the year 2002-2003 is the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives in Cincinnati, Ohio. Applications from potential fellows are due by March 1, 2002.

The Commission encourages those interested to contact the Commission staff to discuses their applications. Application forms are available from:

National Historical Publications and Records Commission
National Archives and Records Administration, Room 111
7th and Pennsylvania Ave
NW Washington, D.C 20408

The forms are also available on the Commission's Web site: www.nara.gov/nhprc.

For further information, please contact Michael T. Meier of the Commission staff at (202) 501-5610, ext. 252 or e-mail at: michael.meier@nara.gov.