‘Tis the season for the Society of American Archivists’ awards and scholarships! Below are brief highlights of each of the awards and scholarships currently open, which include financial support for archival education and attendance of the SAA Annual Meeting, as well as recognition of achievements in the archival field such as programming, finding aids, and publications. For more information and to apply, follow the links to the official SAA pages for each award. All applications and nominations are due February 28, 2018. Please consider nominating your colleagues and/or applying!
The Donald Peterson Student Travel Award Subcommittee invites applications from archival science students and recent graduates of archival programs. The award subsidizes travel to the SAA Annual Meeting for students presenting research or actively participating in an SAA-sponsored committee, section, or roundtable.
The Midwest Archives Conference is soliciting applications for the 2017 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students. The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival administration and to encourage ethnic diversification of the MAC membership and of the archival profession as a whole. Two $750 scholarships, accompanied by one-year memberships to MAC, will be awarded.
Seattle ARCH, an organization dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of Seattle’s Freeway Revolt, is seeking a limited-term, part-time assistant research archivist. For full details, click this link ARCH Research Archivist. The deadline for applying may be extended beyond March 15th.
February 9: Deadline to submit materials to be included in the forthcoming issue of the Seattle Area Archivists newsletter. See this previous post for more details.
February 12: Deadline for proposals for student presentations for our upcoming winter membership meeting. See this previous post for info.
March 1: Deadline for applications for the Northwest Archivists At-Large Student Scholarship and the Professional Development Scholarship. (Great timing: These scholarships can help you attend the Western Roundup 2010 meeting–including pre-conference workshops–being held in Seattle at the end of April!)
March 31: Speaking of the Western Roundup 2010 meeting, this is the last day for Early Bird Registration
April 6: And this is the last day to reserve a room at the conference hotel for the Western Roundup 2010 meeting