Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Society of Indiana Archivists Scholarship

2016 Krasean Student Scholarship

The Society of Indiana Archivists will award the Thomas Krasean Student Scholarship to attend the 2016 Society of Indiana Archivists Annual Meeting, held on Friday, April 8. The scholarship recipient will receive a complimentary registration to Annual Meeting and $150.00 to cover the expenses associated with attending. For 2016, we are additionally offering to the scholarship recipient a complimentary registration to the pre-conference SAA Workshop, held on Thursday, April 7.

Application Deadline:  Monday, March 14, 2016.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • An applicant must be either a graduate student enrolled in a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program, Master of Arts (MA) in History or Museum Studies program, or a related graduate program -OR- a recent graduate from one of the previously listed programs with five or fewer years of post-graduate work experience.
  • Recipient must be able to attend the Annual Meeting on Friday, April 8, 2016, where they will receive the check.

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 any work history, along with a description of your long-term professional goals. Please include your contact information (name, mailing address, phone, and e-mail) 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 attending the Annual Meeting and turn in a photograph (head shot) to be published in SIA’s News and Notes newsletter.
Please submit the information stated above via email to the committee members:
Jennifer Noffze:   JenN@childrensmuseum.org
Angela White:   angwhite@iupui.edu
Neal Harmeyer:   harmeyna@purdue.edu

Please direct any questions to Jennifer Noffze:   JenN@childrensmuseum.org.

The award recipient will be announced through the SIA listserv prior to the meeting.

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