The application period for SAA's 2017 Josephine Forman Scholarship is now open!
The purpose of the Josephine Forman Scholarship is to provide financial support to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival science, to encourage students to pursue a career as an archivist, and to promote the diversification of the American archives profession. The scholarship is given to applicants who demonstrate excellent potential for scholastic and personal achievement and who manifest a commitment both to the archives profession and to advancing diversity concerns within it.
The recipient of the award will receive a scholarship of $10,000. Awardees also may be invited to attend the annual meeting of the General Commission on Archives and History and/or the Quadrennial Historical Convocation, with funding provided by GCAH. Also included is complimentary registration to the SAA Annual Meeting in the year in which the scholarship is received.
For more details and application information please visit: http://www2.archivists.org/governance/handbook/section12-forman
The deadline to apply is February 28, 2017.
The Josephine Forman Scholarship Subcommittee
Elizabeth Nielsen (Chair), Oregon State University
L. Dale Patterson, United Methodist Church Archives
Jennifer Kinniff, Johns Hopkins University
Allyson Smally, University of Chicago