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Scholarships Available for Program in New England Studies

Scholarships available for Program in New England Studies

Boston – February 2017 – Historic New England and a group of generous donors are providing multiple scholarships for Program in New England Studies. The scholarships are available to mid-career museum professionals and graduate students in the fields of architecture, decorative arts, material culture, preservation or public history. Candidates from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Program in New England Studies is an intensive week-long exploration of New England decorative arts and architecture that runs from Monday, June 19 to Saturday, June 24, 2017.

Participants travel throughout New England to hear lectures and presentations by some of the country’s leading experts in regional history, architecture, preservation, and decorative arts. There are workshops, visits to Historic New England properties, other museums, and private homes and collections.

Standard Scholarship Applications

The scholarship covers the full registration fee, housing at a local university, and a travel stipend of $200. Applications should include: a resume or curriculum vitae (limit five pages) and a statement (limit two pages) explaining why you’d like to attend Program in New England Studies and how you expect the program to benefit you and your career.

Diversity Scholarship

Historic New England offers a specific scholarship to encourage the participation of individuals from diverse backgrounds. Applicants must represent a racial or ethnic minority group in the U.S. including but not limited to American Indian or African American or Black, Hispanic or Latino/a, Asian, or Pacific Islander. The scholarship covers the full registration fee, housing at a local university, and a travel stipend of $200. Applications should include: a resume or curriculum vitae (limit five pages) and a statement (limit two pages) explaining why you’d like to attend Program in New England Studies and how you expect the program to benefit you and your career.

Submission Deadlines: The deadline is Friday, April 21, 2017. Applications must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. EST on April 21 to KTurino@HistoricNewEngland.org. Subject line should include “Historic New England Scholarship Proposal.” Successful applicants will be contacted by April 28, 2017.

Historic New England extends its thanks to Ralph Bloom, Decorative Arts Trust, and Tom and Alice Gould for making these scholarships available.

About Historic New England

Historic New England is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive regional preservation organization in the country.  It offers a unique opportunity to experience the lives and stories of New Englanders through their homes and possessions.  For more information visit online at www.HistoricNewEngland.org.

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Call For ALHFAM 2017 Conference Fellowship Applications

2017 ANNUAL MEETING & CONFERENCE – FELLOWSHIPS AVAILABLE!!

Genesee Country Village and Museum
Mumford, NY (20 minutes from Rochester, NY)
June 9-13, 2017
Breaking Through Barriers: Living History in Modern Times

Dear History Student or Emerging Museum Professional:

Love History? We invite you to join an organization of people who bring history to life! ALHFAM is an international organization with members located primarily in the United States and Canada. It has been an active, vibrant organization of dedicated people for over 45 years.

ALHFAM draws its membership from a broad spectrum of individuals and organizations involved in the collection, preservation or interpretation of material culture, traditional skills and historical processes. Members include volunteers, reenactors, institutional staff and vendors of goods or services. ALHFAM’s original focus on farming and agriculture has expanded to embrace disciplines from architecture to zymurgy and many in between.

ALHFAM’s Mission is to share practical knowledge and skills among those who make history relevant to contemporary lives. We draw strength from our diverse network of members, sharing experience, research and passion for participatory learning.

ALHFAM hosts both regional conferences and annual international conferences. This year’s annual meeting and conference will be held at Genesee Country Village and Museum in Mumford, New York on June 9-13, 2017. The theme is “Breaking through Barriers: Living History in Modern Times.”

As a history student or emerging museum professional, we invite you to join us and attend this exciting conference. A limited number of fellowships are available. To apply for a fellowship to cover the conference registration ($400) plus an additional $300 to assist with the cost of lodging or travel, please see the attached application form.

For additional information regarding ALHFAM and this year’s exciting conference, please visit www.ALHFAM.org . Membership in ALHFAM begins at only $25 (USD) for the student rate and $30 (USD) for individuals. More information including member benefits, can be found at http://www.alhfam.org/join-us

For questions regarding fellowships, please contact the chair of the fellowship committee at: Del.Taylor@ontario.ca

FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1

CALL FOR ARTICLE IDEAS: Familiar Challenges/New Ideas

Journal of Museum Education

CALL FOR ARTICLE IDEAS: Familiar Challenges/New Ideas

Have you and your colleagues experimented with something new—a program, a process, a collaboration, etc.—to solve a common problem that other museum educators face? The December 2017 issue of the Journal of Museum Education will feature case studies that present new solutions to problems common to the field. Tell us about your endeavors!

Learn more about submitting an idea at www.museumeducation.info/jme/call or contact guest editor Elisabeth Nevins at JMuseEd@gmail.com with questions.

The deadline to submit your idea is Friday, March 31, 2017.

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