Update: The State Library of Oregon has provided additional funding for Oregon applicants
NWA Native American Collections Roundtable Conference Scholarship 2024
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 Spokane, Washington May 8th - 10th, with the theme of:
To support this effort, the NACR is offering five scholarships to help cover conference expenses as an opportunity for continued professional development of award recipients.
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 scholarship awardees will be notified by February 23 and checks will be mailed after the conference is concluded. Conference attendance is required.
Following the conference, all awardees are expected to write a short report (example), due Monday, May 27, 2024, 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 12 Extended to Monday February 19.
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.