The Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) offers one scholarship of $400.00 for attendance at each of its semi-annual meetings. Scholarship funds may be used for conference registration, workshops, conference meals, lodging, and travel expenses.
For this scholarship, an individual must currently:
1. Be employed in the MARAC region in an archival or archives-related position, OR
2. Be enrolled as a graduate student in a program that includes courses in archival administration.
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 applicants work or educational program.
All scholarship applications should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with a hard copy by fax (202-208-1903) or mail to the current chair of the MARAC Education Committee:
National Archives Building
700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408
202-501-5390 ext. 279
The deadline for receipt of applications for the Spring conference scholarship is March 1; for the Fall conference scholarship, the deadline is September 1.
For information on upcoming MARAC meetings, including dates, see http://www.lib.umd.edu/MARAC/maraccon.htm.