Edward Weldon Scholarship Applications Open June 1

The 2019 Society of Georgia Archivists Scholarship committee is proud to announce the opening of applications for the Edward Weldon Scholarship.  Applications will be accepted June 1st– July 5th.2019.
The Society of Georgia Archivists’ Edward Weldon Scholarship provides funding for registration for an SGA member to attend the Society of American Archivists (SAA) annual meeting. The Edward Weldon Scholarship was established in 2000 to recognize Ed’s leadership in furthering the preservation and access of Georgia’s historical records.
The scholarship covers only the amount of the early-bird-Advance registration fee. The award recipient is responsible for covering any costs associated with travel and accommodations. Please note that the scholarship winner is responsible for submitting their SAA meeting registration by the early-bird/advance registration deadline. After the SAA meeting, the recipient will submit their SAA registration receipt to the SGA Treasurer for reimbursement, as well as a brief article on the experience for use in the SGA Magazine.
Individuals eligible to compete for the scholarship are:
·         must be members of SGA (as of February 1 of the current year)
·         residents of the State of Georgia
·         Preference will be given to applicants who do not have access to institutional support for attending the Society of American Archivists annual meeting
To apply for the Edward Weldon Scholarship, please fill out the application, with all required supplemental materials, prior to Friday July 5th. Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the digital application to avoid problems with postal delivery. Please note that the application must be RECEIVED (not postmarked) by July 5, 2019, to qualify.
For more information regarding this scholarship, please contact: scholarships@soga.org

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