Thursday, March 15, 2012

Scholarship - Society of Indiana Archivists

Society of Indiana Archivists
2012 Annual Meeting Scholarship

The Society of Indiana Archivists will award the Krasean Memorial Scholarship for an individual to attend the SIA annual meeting on Saturday, 28 April 2012, at the University of Indianapolis.

The recipient will be awarded $150.00 scholarship to cover expenses of attending the meeting.

Registration fee for the meeting will be waived.

The deadline for scholarship applications is Monday, 16 April 2012.

Eligibility for the scholarship: Must be a student or a recent graduate from an MLIS, MA in history, MA in museum studies program, or a related field, with three or fewer years of post graduate work experience.

To apply: Write a statement of interest (250 to 400 words) about why you want to attend this annual meeting and how it would benefit you. Include in your statement a brief outline of your archival education and work history, and a description of your long-term professional goals. Also include your contact information (name, mailing address, phone, e-mail address) and contact information for your institution or employer.

Please send the statement via email or mail to:

Michael Vetman
Indiana State Archives
6440 E 30th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46219


Carol A. Street
Ball State University
University Library
Muncie, IN 47306.

For more information on the annual meeting please visit the SIA website:

The recipient is expected to write a brief (150-300 word) statement about their experience of attending the meeting which will be published in the SIA Newsletter.