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General Information

WHRAB Professional Development Scholarship

Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board

WHRAB Travel and Conference Scholarship | Wisconsin Historical Society

The Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board, in conjunction with the National Historical
Publications and Records Commission has allocated $1,800 annually in scholarship
aid to support continuing archival education for graduate students and archivists.

The Board will award up to six $300 scholarships, assisting individuals to attend either of the following conferences:

  • The Midwest Archives Conference annual meeting or Fall Symposium
  • The Wisconsin Historical Society’s annual Local History and Historic Preservation Conference


Applicants must be individuals who are full-time (minimum of 9 credits) graduate students currently enrolled in a Wisconsin institution of higher education, or archivists currently working (or volunteering) in a Wisconsin repository. Recipients are eligible for a Board scholarship no more than once each calendar year, and must use the funds to attend one conference indicated above. No advanced payments will be made; recipients will be reimbursed for conference-related expenses supported by documentation. Recipients are solely responsible for any tax obligations.

How to Apply

To be considered the scholarship the application below must be received no later than February 14, 2017, for spring conferences and no later than Friday, September 8, 2017, for fall conferences. Applications
received after respective dates will not be considered. 

Please note: Recipients will be notified by phone or email of their status by March 13 for spring conference and September 25 for fall conferences.

The completed application and required narrative should be mailed or emailed to:

The Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board c/o Tegan RiceWisconsin Historical Society 816 State Street Madison, WI 53706

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Have Questions?

For more information please contact WHRAB Program Assistant, Tegan Rice, by email below: