Stipends

Available stipends

The Western Museums Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting

Application deadline: July 31, 2017
Stipends available: 4

September 20-23, 2017

Edmonton, Alberta

The theme of the 2017 Annual Meeting is UNITE, and will focus on the ways museums can demonstrate courageous leadership, undertake controversial projects, and make a positive impact in their communities.

RC-WR offers our members four registrations stipends, $750 each. One stipend is available for a presenter, two travel stipends, and one stipend will be awarded at the RCWR annual luncheon. Registration is open, apply today!

DEADLINE: July 15, 2017 (two early bird stipends) and July 31, 2017 (two late bird stipends)

Obligations

Stipend awardees will be required to write about a session that they attend at the conference for publication in the RC-WR newsletter.

To apply

You must be a current member of RC-WR and submit:

  • Letter of application (indicate how attending will benefit your professional development)
  • Current resume
  • Letter of recommendation from a supervisor or previous client.

Send the above to RC-WR Vice Chair.

Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS) Biennial Conference 2017

Application deadline: August 15, 2017
Stipends available: 1

November 3-5, 2017

Vancouver, British Columbia

RC-WR offers our members one travel stipend for $650. Registration is open, apply today!

Obligations

Stipend awardees will be required to write about a session that they attend at the conference for publication in the RC-WR newsletter.

To apply

You must be a current member of RC-WR and submit:

  • Letter of application (indicate how attending will benefit your professional development)
  • Current resume
  • Letter of recommendation from a supervisor or previous client.

Send the above to RC-WR Vice Chair.

Museum Computer Network 2017

Application deadline: August 30, 2017
Stipends available: 1

November 7-10, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA

“Looking Back, Thinking Forward, Taking Action”

Every year MCN explores topics of relevance to museum practitioners working with, or affected by, digital media and technology. In 2017, MCN will focus on how museums can use technology to innovate and emphasize transparency, individual action, and institutional bravery.

RC-WR offers our members one registration stipend for $500. Be looking for an email announcing stipends available to our members. Registration opens June 29, 2017.

Obligations

Stipend awardees will be required to write about a session that they attend at the conference for publication in the RC-WR newsletter.

To apply

You must be a current member of RC-WR and submit:

  • Letter of application (indicate how attending will benefit your professional development)
  • Current resume
  • Letter of recommendation from a supervisor or previous client.

Send the above to RC-WR Vice Chair.