Saturday, November 13, 2010

Jean Thomason Scholarship for IGHR

I received the following announcement from Beth Ashmore at Samford University Library. If you are employed by a library and would like to attend the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research then this is a great opportunity to have your tuition paid by scholarship.

Applications for the Jean Thomason Scholarship for IGHR are due by December 1, 2010 and will be reviewed by a Samford University Library committee. The winner will be announced in January.

Please include the following in your application:

   * Name
   * Address
   * Email
   * Phone
   * The name of the Library where you are employed
   * The length of time you have worked in a library
   * The average number of hours (monthly) spent working with patrons
   * The name of the course you plan to attend
   * In 500 words or less (1 printed page), a description of how participation in this course will benefit your patrons
   * A letter of support from a supervisor or colleague

Please send your application to:

   Thomason Scholarship
   Samford University Library
   800 Lakeshore Drive
   Birmingham, AL 35229

Or email it to with the subject line "IGHR Scholarship"

For more information or to submit your application via email, visit the IGHR website at

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