Announcement: 2015 Marilyn McNitt Memorial Scholarship

The Marilyn McNitt Memorial Scholarship funds a student to attend Michigan Archival Association Annual Meeting in Holland, Michigan, June 11-12, 2015. The scholarship covers lodging for two nights and conference registration. The recipient will also receive a $200 stipend for travel costs and a one-year membership to MAA. The scholarship winner will be invited to write an article for the MAA newsletter, Open Entry, about the conference experience.

The scholarship is open to graduate students in an archival science program or related field. To apply, please submit a completed application form and essay to Sarah Roberts at rober472@msu.edu.  The deadline for applications is April 17, 2015.

Marilyn McNitt was an archivist at the University of Michigan’s Bentley Historical Library for twenty-five years. Her commitment to researchers and students was an inspiration to fellow MAA members.  The scholarship honors her years of dedication and service to MAA.

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