Scholarship Deadline Extended for Joint Archives Meeting

The deadline for scholarships for the New York Archives Conference and Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. Joint Meeting has been extended to May 6, 2010:

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 6, 2010

The New York Archives Conference (NYAC) and the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (ART) are together offering six $100 competitive scholarships in order to enable more archives students, archivists, librarians, and others with archives or records management responsibilities to attend the New York Archives Conference June 2-4, 2010, at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY. Funds may go toward travel, lodging, meals, workshops, and conference registration. Each recipient is required to attend both meeting days (June 3-4).

Preference will be given to applicants who are:

•First-time conference attendees
       AND
•Permanent residents of New York
       OR
•Paid or volunteer employees working in an archival collection or records management position in New York
       OR
•Students enrolled in an archives administration or records management educational program in New York

All application materials must be received by 5 p.m. onMay 6, 2010, in order to be considered. Notification of awards will be made by May 11, 2010. Both the conference program and scholarship application form can be found at http://www.nyarchivists.org/ and http://www.nycarchivists.org/. (Note: You must be a current ART member in order to apply for that scholarship and may apply to only one of the two organizations for an award.) Questions and application materials may be directed to the Scholarship Review Committee at NYACSC@gmail.com. When sending materials, please ensure that they are in the .doc file format.
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