2014-2015 VRA Foundation Professional Development Grant: Call for ApplicationsPosted: June 16, 2014
Great opportunity for new professionals!
The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to announce that
it is accepting applications for two VRAF Professional Development Grants, one to
support the advancement of an emerging professional and the other to support the work
of an established career professional. These grants can be used to support conference
attendance, enrollment in a workshop, or participation in research activities. More
information, including the application form, is included below. For consideration, please
submit your application by Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 11:59 Pacific Time. If you have
any questions about the VRAF Professional Development Grant or the application
process, please contact Linda Callahan, firstname.lastname@example.org. The recipients of the
VRAF Professional Development grants will be announced by Wednesday, September
Award Amount: Each of the two 2014-2015 awards will provide a grant of $850. The
grant is for use between September 10, 2014 and September 9, 2015.
Eligibility: Applicants should be in the field of visual resources and image management,
and may include retirees, the currently unemployed, or students seeking educational and
training opportunities in support of broad access to cultural information. Membership in
the Visual Resources Association is not required. Statements of financial need will be
Acceptable Uses of Award Money:
• Transportation costs to and from the event venue
• Registration fees or tuition
• Required course materials (e.g., work books, DVDs)
• Meals – including meals in transit to and from the educational event
• Research expenses
(Grant monies may not be used to cover indirect costs at institutions.)
Application Deadline and Decision Announcement:
Applications for the 2014-2015 are due Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
The award decisions will be publically announced on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.
Guidelines and Application Form: http://vrafoundation.org.s119319.gridserver.com/