2014-2015 VRA Foundation Professional Development Grant: Call for Applications

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, lcallaha@mtholyoke.edu. The recipients of the

VRAF Professional Development grants will be announced by Wednesday, September

10, 2014.

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

strongly considered.

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)

• Lodging

• 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/

index.php/grants/professional_development_grant/

Application Form:

http://vrafoundation.org/downloads/VRAF_PDGrantCall_for_Applic2014.docx

http://vrafoundation.org/downloads/VRAF_PDGrantCall_for_Applic2014.pdf

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