Stipends

Available stipends

Western Museums Association (WMA) Annual Meeting 2019

Application deadline: July 5, 2019
Stipends available: 3

Boise, ID | October 4-7, 2019

RC-WR is offering three stipends in the amount of $650 each to applicants who wish to attend the WMA annual meeting in Boise. During this conference, RC-WR will be holding its annual CSI: Registrars service initiative, as well as the Annual Luncheon.

All applicants must be current RC-WR members in good standing (if you would like to apply but are not yet a member, go here to join for just $15/year). The following materials must be submitted by each applicant in PDF format:

  • Application letter stating reason for wanting to attend the conference, how attending will impact your professional development, and why you require financial assistance to attend.
  • Letter of recommendation from a supervisor or senior colleague in the field
  • Current Resume or CV

Send the above to RC-WR Vice Chair. Awardees will be notified by: July 12, 2019.

Thank you to the sponsors who made these stipends possible

State Conference Stipends Fall 2019

Application deadline: July 5, 2019
Stipends available: 2

Oregon Museums Association (OMA) Conference | John Day, OR | September 15-17, 2019

Utah Museums Association (UMA) Conference | Brigham City, UT | September 18-20, 2019

Museums Alaska (MAK) Conference | Kodiak, AK | September 25-28, 2019

Nevada Museums Association (NMA) Conference | Ely, NV | October 8-11, 2019

RC-WR is offering two stipends in the amount of $400 each for applicants who wish to attend their home state museum association’s annual conference. For the Fall of 2019, Members from Oregon, Utah, Alaska, or Nevada may apply for these stipends.

All applicants must be current RC-WR members in good standing (if you would like to apply but are not yet a member, go here to join for just $15/year). The following materials must be submitted by each applicant in PDF format:

  • Application letter stating reason for wanting to attend the conference, how attending will impact your professional development, and why you require financial assistance to attend.
  • Letter of recommendation from a supervisor or senior colleague in the field
  • Current Resume or CV

Send the above to RC-WR Vice Chair. Awardees will be notified by: July 12, 2019.

Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS) Conference 2019

Application deadline: July 19, 2019
Stipends available: 2

Philadelphia, PA | November 7-9, 2019

RC-WR is offering two stipends in the amount of $650 each to applicants who wish to attend this conference.

All applicants must be current RC-WR members in good standing (if you would like to apply but are not yet a member, go here to join for just $15/year). The following materials must be submitted by each applicant in PDF format:

  • Application letter stating reason for wanting to attend the conference, how attending will impact your professional development, and why you require financial assistance to attend.
  • Letter of recommendation from a supervisor or senior colleague in the field
  • Current Resume or CV

Send the above to RC-WR Vice Chair. Awardees will be notified by: July 26, 2019.