NWA Native American Collections Roundtable Conference Scholarship 2023
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 a participant or presenter. This year, the conference will be held in Salem, Oregon, May 3rd - 5th, with the theme of:
To support this effort, the NACR is offering three scholarships to help cover conference expenses as an opportunity for continued professional development of award recipients. Two $500 scholarships have been allocated to applicants from Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. One $750 scholarship has been allocated to applicants from Montana and Alaska to help cover higher travel costs.
Past scholarship winners are welcome to apply, but priority will be given to new applicants.
Eligible applicants will meet at least one of the following four criteria:
1. Tribal member working with Native American collections;
2. Individual working for tribal information programs;
3. Individual working with Native American collections;
4. Tribal member interested in working with Native American collections.
The scholarships will be awarded by March 6; NWA will be notified of scholarship recipients, register them, and return conference registration confirmations to awardees. Recipients must attend the conference.
Following the conference, all awardees are expected to write a short report (example), due Friday, June 2nd, 2023, about their conference experiences, to be published on the NWA and NWA-NACR blogs.
You may apply by filling out the application form by Monday, February 13.
Applicants will be evaluated based on the case made in addressing the required questions in their application. Considerations will also be made to provide geographic representation in the awards.
Please direct any questions about the scholarship and application process to email@example.com, include “NACR Scholarship” in the subject line.