SEMC Annual Conference Travel Scholarships
SEMC is pleased to offer Annual Travel Scholarships. The SEMC Scholarships are valued at $850: Annual Meeting registration ($350) plus a $500 travel stipend.

Those eligible for SEMC Travel Scholarships are:
- Students
- General Museum Professional
- Seasoned Museum Professionals (experienced museum professionals)
- Entry Level Professionals
- Historic House Museum Professionals
- African American Museum Professionals
- Museum Professional from the Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico ($1,000 travel)
- Small Museum Professionals (institution annual operating budget under $500,000)

a) Must be a current Individual or bundled member of an Institutional member of SEMC at time of application.
b) Not received a SEMC scholarship in past three years
c) Incomplete applications will not be considered. All parts of the application must be sent as a single submission online package. We will not collate your application.

a) Complete the online application form below
b) Complete the narrative questions below
c) Attach Your resume
d) Attach Two (2) letters of support from your museum sponsors and/or museum director.**(student submissions may have one letter of support from a museum sponsor and/or director, and one from an academic institution).

The following factors are considered by the Scholarship Committee:
a) Financial need (not necessarily institutional)
b) Evidence that the annual meeting program answers needs and concerns of the applicant
c) History of involvement in museums
d) Dedication to the museum profession in the Southeast
e) Professional references
f) Live at least 120 miles from the host city.

Deadline and Notification:
Applications must be submitted online by Friday, July 17, 2020.

Applications will be reviewed by members of the Scholarship Committee and all applicants will receive notification via email by Friday, July 31, 2020.

Questions? Contact SEMC Scholarship Committee Co-Chair: Glenna Barlow, 803-343-2187,
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