MAAGI SCHOLARSHIPS ANNOUNCED!
AfriGeneas Scholarship Award
AfriGeneas, (AfriGeneas.com) is the premiere genealogy website and resource for African American genealogy. We are proud to announce that AfriGeneas has decided to support MAAGI by the offer of the AfriGeneas MAAGI Scholarship to cover the $300 tuition for one person to participate in the inaugural MAAGI.
Since the 1990s AfriGeneas has provided information for researchers of all levels. It is hoped that many who use the resources at AfriGeneas, will emerge as teachers, scholars and mentors to others. In an effort to foster the professional development of African American genealogists, the AfriGeneas scholarship award will be offered for one participant seeking enrollment in
Track #4: Genealogy As a Profession.
To enter, one should submit a 250 – 300 essay on what attending MAAGI would bring to your research, no later than June 10, 2013.
The winner will be announced on June 15th . Please include the following in your application:
- In 250 - 300 words a description of how participation in MAAGI will be of benefit to you and will enhance your genealogical goals to become a professional genealogist.
- Submit your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Evolution Consulting Group Scholarship Award
MAAGI is happy to announce that a scholarship has been set up for 1 person to have tuition covered to participate in Track 1, Beginning Methods and Strategies.
Evolution Consulting Group (ECG) offers a scholarship to be awarded to an individual who submits a paper based a “genealogy brick wall” they are experiencing and why they want to attend the MAAGI.
The paper should be at least 250-300 words written in WORD. The award carries a $300 value applicable towards the “registration” to attend the “Beginning Methods and Strategies” Track at the MAAGI, July 9-11 in St. Louis, MO, at the campus of Harris-Stowe State University.
The winner will be acknowledged at the opening session. Papers are accepted via email until June 10, 2013. For any questions or to submit entries, contact: email@example.com. In the subject line, please put “MAAGI-Brick Wall”.
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June 20, 2013
MAAGI Track 3: Pre & Post Emancipation Scholarship Announced
The Pre & Post Emancipation Track of MAAGI is pleased to announce the pending award of a scholarship to a participant of the Track 3 curriculum. The scholarship in the form of tuition reimbursement will be paid to the applicant presenting a 250-300 word essay in one of the following topics:
The Importance of Genealogy in the African American Experience
Post Emancipation Education in Canton County, Mississippi
The essay should be received not later than July 4, 2013.
Submit your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please submit via Word Document in font 12, line spacing at 1 ½. Please include the following in your application:
Essays will be judged by a lecture panel at the Institute. The winner will be announced during the preceding of the Institute. This scholarship is funded by the Mazalene Roberts Towner Foundation (MRT). MRT is a 24 year old organization established to make a small contribution to assist those in pursuit of educational objectives. Named for an inspirational teacher, and educational advocate, Mazalene Roberts Towner was a noted school teacher in Madison (Canton County) Missouri. For further questions contact: Janis Minor Forté, Track 3 Coordinator at e-mail: Fortejm@yahoo.com