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Three Scholarships Available for 2014 Annual Meeting

AASLH Small Museum Scholarship
Now in its eighth year, AASLH’s Small Museums Committee is offering scholarships to any AASLH members who are full-time, part-time, paid, or volunteer employees of small museums. The $500 scholarship will cover the cost of registration and the Small Museums Luncheon. Any remaining funds can be used to offset travel and/or lodging expenses.To qualify, the applicant must work for a museum with a budget of $250,000 or less and either be an individual member of AASLH or work for an institutional member.

Douglas Evelyn Scholarship for Minority Professionals
The Evelyn Scholarship is named in honor of Douglas Evelyn, AASLH president from 1992-1994, and recognizes Evelyn’s strong support of AASLH’s professional development mission. A primary objective of the Douglas Evelyn Scholarship is to increase culturally diverse participation at the AASLH annual meeting and in all of the association’s programs. The scholarship includes annual meeting registration fee, a one-year individual membership in AASLH, and $500 toward travel and hotel expenses.

Robert Richmond Scholarship
The Heritage League of Greater Kansas City offers a $500 scholarship and complimentary registration for beginning professionals to attend the American Association for State and Local History annual meeting in honor of Robert W. Richmond, Heritage League founder and past president 1985-1986 of the American Association for State and Local History. To apply for the Robert W. Richmond Fund Scholarship,new professionals (less than 5 years in the museum profession) from Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, or Iowa, who are Heritage League members-in-good-standing and have never attended an AASLH conference, should submit a letter of application discussing their goals in the history field, and how their organization will benefit from their participation in the AASLH annual meeting. With this letter, attach a current resume and a letter of support from their supervisor or board chair

  • Deadline: July 1
  • Applications should be sent to: Richmond Scholarship Fund Committee, Heritage League of Greater Kansas City, P.O. Box 7298, Kansas City, MO 64113.