Greater Dayton Chapter
Waymon Underwood Scholarship
Please consider applying for The Waymon Underwood Public History Scholarship, provided by The Greater Dayton Chapter of ARMA. This scholarship, in the amount of $500, is offered specifically to students in the WSU Public History Program.
The award may be used in any fashion to support the student’s pursuit of their degree or future employment, whether for tuition, books, to assist with travel/ expenses for interviews or internships, etc. Submit your letter of interest by March 2, 2012
Applicants will be considered based on the following criteria listed in order of importance:
Interest and Experience – Student who has indicated and/or demonstrated an interest in a career in records management or archives (possibly already working/volunteering in field).
Scholarship – Academic standing from graduate work (especially within Public History Program) or undergraduate studies.
Letter of application – Content and quality (not more than two pages)
Interested students should apply by writing a letter of application with the above criteria in mind and submitting it to:
Head, Special Collections and Archives
Director, Public History Program
Wright State University
401 Dunbar Library
Or via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline is March 2, 2012.
ARMA, The association of information management professionals, was established in 1956, and has over 10,000-plus members worldwide. They include records managers, archivists, corporate librarians, imaging specialists, legal professionals, IT managers, consultants, and educators, all of whom work in a wide variety of industries, including government, legal, healthcare, education, financial services, and petroleum in the United States, Canada, and 30-plus other countries.