Saturday, January 12, 2013

Scholarship - Society of American Archivists

The application period for the Society of American Archivists' (SAA) Mosaic Scholarship is currently open, with a deadline of February 28, 2013. The Mosaic Scholarship was established to provide financial and mentoring support to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival science, to encourage students to pursue careers in archives and to promote the diversification of the American archival profession. The award is given to applicants to demonstrate excellent potential for scholastic and personal achievement and who manifest a commitment both to the archival profession and to advancing diversity concerns within it. Up to two scholarships of $5,000 each will be awarded. In addition, each scholarship recipient receives a one-year complimentary membership to SAA and complementary registration to the Society's Annual Meeting. For more information on the scholarship, eligibility requirements and instructions on applying, please visit: Good Luck! The Mosaic Scholarship Selection Committee: Harrison W. Inefuku (chair), Iowa State University Krystal Appiah, Library Company of Philadelphia Cheryl Beredo, Cornell University LaNesha DeBardelaben, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Jennifer Marshall, University of South Carolina Mona Vance, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library -- Harrison W. Inefuku Digital Repository Coordinator 204 Parks Library Iowa State University Ames, Iowa 50011-2140 515-294-3180,