Society of Indiana Archivists Student Scholarship

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2017 Thomas Krasean Student Scholarship

The Society of Indiana Archivists will award the Thomas Krasean Student Scholarship to attend the 2017 Society of Indiana Archivists Annual Meeting, held on Friday, March 31, 2017. The scholarship recipient will receive a complimentary registration to the Annual Meeting and $150.00 to cover the expenses associated with attending.

Application Deadline: March 10, 2017

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, March 31, 2017, where they will receive the check.

To Apply: Submit 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) reflection about their experience attending the Annual Meeting and submit it along with 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 A. Harmeyer harmeyna@purdue.edu

Please direct any questions to Jennifer Noffze.
The award recipient will be announced through the SIA listserv prior to the meeting.