Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Society of Indiana Archivists Offers Student Scholarship

Press release received from the Society of Indiana Archivists:

2015 Krasean Student Scholarship

The Society of Indiana Archivists will award the Krasean Student Scholarship to attend the 2015 Society of Indiana Archivists annual meeting. The scholarship recipient will receive $150.00 to cover the expenses associated with attending the SIA annual meeting and complimentary registration. If the recipient has already paid registration fees, they will be reimbursed.

Application Deadline: Monday, March 23, 2015

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Applicants must be a member of the Society of Indiana Archivists
  • A graduate student enrolled in Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Program or Master of Arts (MA) in History or Museum Studies or a related graduate program OR be a recent graduate from these programs
  • Recipient must be able to attend the award reception on April 11, 2015

To apply: Write a statement of interest stating why you want to attend the annual meeting and how it will benefit you. Include in your statement a brief outline of your archival education and work history, and a description of your long-term professional goals. Please include your contact information (name, mailing address, phone, and e-mail address) and contact information for your institution or employer. Statements should be limited to 200-400 words.

Additionally, the recipient is expected to write a brief (150-300 word) statement about their experience of attending the meeting that will be published in the SIA Newsletter.

Please direct any questions to Carol Street at castreet@bsu.edu.

The award recipient will be announced on March 27, 2015.

Please submit applications via email to:
Carol Street castreet@bsu.edu
Bethany Fiechter bfiechter@library.in.gov

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