Funding Available Through SSA Scholarships
Don't pass up these opportunities to obtain financial assistance in
professional development and annual meeting attendance! Apply for one
of these SSA Scholarships today!
-A. Otis Hebert Jr. Continuing Education Scholarship: Named in honor of
SSA's founding president, this scholarship is intended to further the
professional development of a working archivist in the Southwest. This
scholarship may be used to support attendance at a workshop, archival
institute, or another archival continuing education activity. The
scholarship is for an amount up to $1,000.
-John Michael Caldwell Student Scholarship: Named in honor of former
SSA officer and board member, the Caldwell student scholarship is
intended to help an SSA member enrolled in a graduate archival education
program attend the SSA Annual Meeting. It covers registration and
travel, lodging and per diem expenses up to $600.
-SSA Annual Meeting Scholarship: Provides financial aid to a working
archivist with limited funding to attend the SSA Annual Meeting. It
covers registration and travel, lodging and per diem expenses up to
NEW THIS YEAR
-David B. Gracy II Student Scholarship: Named in honor of archival
educator and SSA member, David Gracy, this scholarship is intended to
provide book and tuition expenses up to $600 to an SSA student member
enrolled in a graduate library, archives or public history program
within the society's region.
- SSA Workshop free registration: Legal Issues in Digital Archives (this
year only): The Society of Southwest Archivists is offering free
registration to the SAA Workshop entitled Legal Issues with Digital
Archives, to be held at the SSA annual meeting in Phoenix, Arizona in
May 2012. This workshop is one in a series offered by SAA to complete
the Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) Curriculum and Certificate Program
Eligibility requirements and application guidelines and forms can be
found at: http://Southwestarchivists.org
Applications must be postmarked (or emailed) by Saturday February 11th,
2012. For more information, contact Scholarships Committee Chair Brian
Brian Collins, C.A.
Texas/Dallas History Division, 7th floor
Dallas Public Library
1515 Young Street, Dallas, Texas 75201