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Professional Development Scholarships Available for Archivists, Museum Professionals, and Librarians Featured

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Press Release from Oklahoma Department of Libraries (DOL)

The Oklahoma Historical Records Advisory Board is offering 50 scholarships of up to $160 each to cover registration costs to professional development programs for archivists, museum professionals, librarians, and students of library science, museum studies, and related fields.

Scholarships will be awarded on a first come, first-served basis. Please refer to criteria below to determine the professional development program’s eligibility.

Act Fast!

Deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 16, 2020.

Click Here to Apply

Award notification will be made Monday, September 28, 2020.

Scholarship activities must begin after October 4, 2020 and be completed by December 15, 2020. Applicants must live in Oklahoma and are limited to one program request in their application.

Programs must meet the following criteria:

1. The program is offered by one of the following organizations:
National Association of Government Archivists and Records Administrators
Northeast Document Conservation Center
Society of American Archivists

2. Registration for the program must not exceed $160.

3. Program will be available between October 5, 2020 and December 15, 2020.

4. Program topic must relate to any aspect of historical records collections including paper, photographs and electronic media. Examples of topics include preservation, emergency preparedness, digitization and digital curation. Programs that focus on artifacts are not eligible.

If you have questions, please contact Jan Davis at 405-522-3191 or via email

These scholarships are provided by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Oklahoma Historical Records Advisory Board with funding provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The Oklahoma Museums Association is assisting with the collection of applications on behalf of OHRAB.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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