Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Scholarship - Modern Archives Institute


The Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) is accepting
scholarship applications for one individual to attend the Winter 2010
Modern Archives Institute. The scholarship award covers the tuition, and
up to $500 in travel expenses with demonstration of need, a submitted
budget, and receipts. This scholarship is established in honor of MARAC
member Leonard Rapport and is known as the Leonard Rapport Modern
Archives Institute Scholarship.

QUALIFICATIONS: For this scholarship, an individual must currently be
employed in the MARAC region in an archival or archives-related

APPLICATION: Applicants should submit a resume; a cover letter including
a statement of the expected benefits of attending the Institute; and two
letters of recommendation from persons having knowledge of the
applicant's work and qualifications.

DEADLINES: Applications for the winter Institute scholarship should be
received no later than November 1; the recipient will be notified by
December 15.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Individuals accepting the scholarship agree to
write a report on the experience for possible publication in the
Mid-Atlantic Archivist. For further information about the Modern
Archives Institute, including dates, see
http://www.archives.gov/preservation/index.html .

Please note that, though the Institute fills months in advance, a space
is reserved for the MARAC scholarship winner.

Send all original application materials to:

Brian Keough, Head

M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives

University at Albany, SUNY

Science Library 352

1400 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY 12222


518.437.3931 (ph)

518.437.3930 (fx)