The Society of Georgia Archivists awards a scholarship for attendance at the Georgia Archives Institute held each summer in Atlanta. The purpose of the scholarship is to enhance archival education and membership. The scholarship is named for Carroll Hart, former director of the Georgia Department of Archives and History, founding member of the Society of Georgia Archivists, and founder of the Georgia Archives Institute.
The scholarship will cover an amount equal to the noncredit tuition for the Institute, but not to exceed $500, and a year's membership in the Society of Georgia Archivists. Please note that individuals must apply separately to the Georgia Archives Institute by April 1 and pay the application fee to the Georgia Archives Institute. After participating in the Georgia Archives Institute, the recipient will submit a brief article on the experience for use in the SGA Newsletter.
Individuals eligible to compete for the scholarship are:
Preferences will be given to applicants who do not have access to institutional support for attending the Georgia Archives Institute. Individuals may apply or be nominated by a supervisor or instructor.
To apply for the Carroll Hart Scholarship, please fill out and mail in our application, with all required supplemental materials, prior to March 1. Applicants are strongly encouraged to email applications to avoid problems with postal delivery. Please note that the application must be RECEIVED (not postmarked) by March 1, to qualify. For more information regarding this scholarship, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org