NWA Native American Collections Roundtable Conference Scholarship 2021
One of the main goals for the Native American Collections Roundtable [NACR] is to bridge access for individuals working with, or aspiring to work with Native American collections with the Northwest Archivists [NWA] Annual conference, as participant or presenter. To support this effort, the NACR is offering 25 scholarships to cover conference registration as well as an annual membership to Northwest Archivists as an opportunity for continued professional development of award recipients.
Information professionals working within, affiliated with, or interested in working for tribal information institutions with Native American collections located in one of the five member states (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington) are encouraged to apply.
Due to COVID-19, the meeting will be held virtually from May 10th – May 14th. Past scholarship recipients are welcome to apply, however, priority will be given to new applicants.
Eligible applicants will meet at least one of the following criteria and reside in one of the five member states:
A. Tribal member working with Native American collection(s);
B. Individual working for tribal information program;
C. Individual working with Native American collection(s);
D. Tribal member interested in working with Native American collection(s).
All awardees are expected to write a short report (example) by June 30, 2021, about their conference experience to be published on the NWA and NWA-NACR blogs.
Applications will be reviewed and evaluated by current members of the NWA NACR Scholarship Committee based upon the answers provided to the required questions in their application. Considerations will be made to provide geographic representation in the awards. The application is available at:
The application deadline is Monday April 5, 2021. All applicants will be notified within three weeks of the application deadline.
The committee may contact you for additional information post-application submission.
Please direct any questions about the scholarship and application process to:
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: “NACR Scholarship”.