2011 Conference Scholarships

The deadline for applications for the Annual Conference Scholarships has been extended to NEXT Friday, March 11, 2011. The winners will be notified by Friday, March 18, 2011.

Scholarship Information

This year the Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums will award at least ten scholarships to support the attendance of the 2011 Annual Conference of the Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums (CWAM) in Durango, CO April 14-17, 2011. Each scholarship recipient will receive a conference registration fee waiver plus a cash grant of $200 to help offset expenses. The deadline for applications is March 4, 2011. Award recipients will be notified by March 18, 2011.

Applicants are required to submit a letter of recommendation from their institution’s director, board member, or other supervising authority (such as a faculty advisor) and a brief essay explaining how they will benefit from attending the meeting and how they will apply what they learn at the meeting at their institution.

Scholarship recipients are required to attend the Opening Session of the annual conference, as well as the Business Lunch, during which they will be recognized. Following the conference, scholarship recipients are also required to write a short article for the CWAM newsletter covering a session they attend at the annual meeting. Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously received a scholarship.

Click here for the Scholarship Application

For questions please contact Fay Bisbee.

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