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Avg. Amount Awarded
94
Days
March 1 2022
Application Deadline
N/A
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Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Students of Color

Description

To provide financial assistance to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival administration and to encourage ethnic diversification of the Midwest Archives Conference and of the archival profession as a whole. Scholarship of $750 and complimentary 1-year membership to MAC. The applicant must be a student of African, American Indian, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Latinx descent and currently enrolled in a graduate, multi-course program in archival administration or accepted into such a program for the next academic year. The applicant must also have a grade point average of at least 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale) in their most recent academic year. The applicant must also be either a resident of the MAC region or registered in a qualified program, onsite or online, that is based in the MAC region. The graduate program must offer at least three courses in archival administration or be listed in the current SAA Directory of Archival Education. If the program is not listed in the SAA Directory of Archival Education, the applicant must provide proof of the three-course standard by submitting copies of course descriptions from the institution's current departmental catalog. Applications are due March 1, 2021 and must include the following documents: Completed Application Form (pdf). Transcript from the applicant's most recent academic program (unofficial transcripts acceptable). Essay of not more than 500 words outlining the applicant's interests and future goals in archival administration. Two letters of recommendation.

Amount Details

$750
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Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
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  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently

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Contact Rebekah McFarland
Certified Archivist
rmcfarland@slw.org
Address Sisters of the Living Word
Arlington Height, IL 60004