Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference
P.O. Box 1773
Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone number 717/ 713-9973
Fax number 717/ 245-1439
All applications should be sent by email, to the current chair of the MARAC Education Committee by the deadlines listed:
Current Chair of the Education Committee:
MARAC MEETING & TRAVEL AWARDS
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) offers travel awards of $400 and $250 for attendance at each of its join conference with the New England Archivists (NEA) in Boston March 18-21, 2015.
Scholarship funds may be used for conference registration, workshops, lodging, conference meals, and other travel expenses. Persons meeting the criteria outlined below are encouraged to apply.
QUALIFICATIONS: For this award, an individual must currently:
TO APPLY: Submit a current resume, a cover letter including a statement of the expected benefits of attending the MARAC meeting, and a letter of reference from a person with knowledge of the applicant's work or educational program. Send application materials to Brian Keough, MARAC Education Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
DEADLINES: For the joint MARAC/NEA conference scholarship, the deadline for receipt of applications is February 1, 2015.
LEONARD RAPPORT MODERN ARCHIVES INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIPS
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) provides scholarship funds to attend the Modern Archives Institute. The scholarship award covers the tuition, and up to $750 in travel expenses with demonstration of need, a submitted budget, and receipts.This scholarship is established in honor of MARAC member Leonard Rapport and is known as the Leonard Rapport Modern Archives Institute Scholarship.
QUALIFICATIONS: For this scholarship, an individual must currently be employed in the MARAC region in an archival or archives-related position.
APPLICATION: Applicants should submit a resume; a cover letter including a statement of the expected benefits of attending the Institute; and two letters of recommendation from persons having knowledge of the applicant's work and qualifications.
DEADLINES: Applications for the summer Institute scholarship should be received no later than May 21.
FURTHER INFORMATION: Individuals accepting the scholarship agree to write a report on the experience for possible publication in the Mid-Atlantic Archivist.
For further information about the Modern Archives Institute, including dates, see http://www.archives.gov/preservation/modern-archives-institute/. Please note that, though the Institute fills months in advance, a space is reserved for the MARAC scholarship winner.
All scholarship applications should be sent by email to the current chair of the MARAC Education Committee by the deadlines listed.