The Mosaic Scholarship gives monetary and coaching backing to understudies of shading seeking after graduate schooling in recorded science. It urges understudies to seek after a vocation as an annalist and advances the expansion of the American documents calling.
The honor is given to candidates who exhibit brilliant potential for academic and individual accomplishment and who manifest a responsibility both to the files calling and to propelling variety worries inside it.
- Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada.
- Must be of American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, Middle Eastern/North African, or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander descent.
- currently enrolled in a graduate program or a multi-course program in archival administration, or have applied to such a program for the next academic year.
- Shall have completed no more than half of the credit requirements toward her/his graduate degree at the time of the award.
- Also, is in a graduate program during September 1 or the fall semester/quarter immediately following the award
- May have full-time or part-time status.
- Moreover, the applicant must submit a 500-word report to the SAA Council upon completion of the second semester.
If certain conditions arise, the following shall apply:
- if the award exceeds tuition fees for one semester, the balance may be carried over to the next semester
- When the recipient drops out of the archival administration program, all unused fees shall be returned to SAA
- Also, if the recipient’s tuition is paid in full by another scholarship or award, the recipient shall decline the Mosaic Scholarship.
As the SAA and SAA Foundation budgets permit, up to two scholarships of $5,000 each.
In addition, each scholarship recipient receives a one-year complimentary membership in the Society of American Archivists as well as complimentary registration to the Society’s Annual Meeting for the award year.
Application Deadline and Requirements:
Click here to apply. All applications must include the following:
- A cover letter stating interest in the scholarship and how the applicant meets eligibility requirements.
- Official transcripts from the applicant’s most recent academic program.
- Essay of not more than 500 words outlining the applicant’s interest in the archives profession as well as how they would advance diversity concerns within it.
- In addition, two letters of recommendation.
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