Scholarship & Internship Opportunities

Posted: January 13, 2015 by Martha in Jobs
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Check out these scholarship and internship opportunities for student archivists:

Mosaic Scholarship

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 who 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:

http://www2.archivists.org/governance/handbook/section12-mosaic

2015 Josephine Forman Scholarship

The purpose of the Josephine Forman Scholarship is to provide financial support to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival science, to encourage students to pursue a career as an archivist, and to promote the diversification of the American archives profession. The scholarship is given to applicants who demonstrate excellent potential for scholastic and personal achievement and who manifest a commitment both to the archives profession and to advancing diversity concerns within it.

The recipient of the award will receive a scholarship of $10,000. Awardees also may be invited to attend the annual meeting of the General Commission on Archives and History and/or the Quadrennial Historical Convocation, with funding provided by GCAH. Additional information is available at http://www2.archivists.org/governance/handbook/section12-forman

Smithsonian: Archives of American Gardens’ Internship

Archives of American Gardens offers paid and unpaid internships year-round to students enrolled in graduate programs who wish to gain professional experience in learning about the management of and providing public access to a photographic archive.

Lemelson Center Archival Internship

The Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, offers a full time, ten week, archival internship opportunity for one graduate student each summer. The internship stipend is $7,000. Housing, benefits and transportation are not provided.

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