Apply Now for Colonial Dames Scholarship to Jan/Feb 2002 Modern Archives Institute
sponsored by the Society of American Archivists and given in conjunction
with the Colonial Dames of America (Chapter III, Washington, D.C.), financially
assists two archivists each year to attend the National Archives
Modern Archives Institute. The institute is held twice each year: January/February
and June. The award covers up to $1,200 of the total tuition, travel,
and housing expenses at the institute (tuition is $645). To be eligible,
an applicant must be an employee of an archival institution or agency
with a fair percentage of its holdings in a period predating 1825; have
been employed less than two years as an archivist or archives trainee;
and actually be working with archives or manuscripts regardless of title.
Resumes accompanied by two letters of recommendation from persons having
definite knowledge of the applicants qualifications should be submitted
in triplicate (original and two photocopies) to:
Bill Brock, SAA Awards Committee Co-chair
for scholarship application to January 28-February 8, 2002, Modern Archives
Institute is November 1, 2001.
Deadline for scholarship application to June 3-14, 2002, Modern Archives Institute is February 28, 2002.
For more information on the Colonial Dames Scholarship, see Section XII of the SAA Council Handbook.