Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Donald Peterson Student Travel Award!
Established in 2005, this award supports students and recent graduates from graduate archival programs within North America to attend SAA’s Annual Meeting. The goal of the scholarship is to stimulate greater participation in the activities of SAA by students and recent graduates. This participation must include either a presentation of research during the Annual Meeting or active participation in an SAA-sponsored committee, section, or roundtable.
Click here to preview the application and/or to apply. All applications must be submitted online and include the following:
- A 500-word essay describing the applicant's career goals and potential impact on the archival profession.
- Unofficial transcript to verify student status or copy of graduate diploma.
- Two letters of recommendation from individuals having definite knowledge of the applicant's qualifications.
Nominations will be accepted until February 28, 2021.
If you have any questions regarding the award or the application process, please contact Krista Oldham, Donald Peterson Student Travel Award Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the details on awards from previous years, please visit the Donald Peterson Student Travel Award on the SAA webpage. Please feel free to pass along this announcement to colleagues.
2021 Recipients: As the 2021 SAA Annual Meeting will be held virtually, 2021 recipients will receive complimentary registration to the 2021 virtual conference. They will also receive complimentary registration and travel support to the 2022 Annual Meeting in Boston (or the next annual conference that is held in person). The award cannot be extended past the next in-person annual conference.
Donald Peterson Student Travel Award Committee:
Krista Oldham (Chair)