Scholarships

The IMLS-funded Metadata for You and Me (MYM) project is accepting applications for free registration for qualified participants in our upcoming workshops.

To qualify for this scholarship, an applicant must:

  1. Be a member of a principal minority group (American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African-American, or Hispanic / Latino).
    or
  2. Be able to demonstrate financial need for the registration fee waiver and the ability to apply the principles learned in an institutional setting.

Applications will be judged by the MYM project staff on a combination of merit and need. To apply, please send an email to sshreeve [at] uiuc [dot] edu with the following:

  1. The MYM Scholarship Application Form
  2. A brief letter of interest, including statement of need. Please indicate your eligibility for the scholarship in your letter.
  3. A resume or CV
  4. Names and contact information of two professional or academic references

Additional information about deadlines and acceptance will be posted along with individual workshop announcments.