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Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students 2024

The Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship program was created by the Midwest Archive Conference (MAC) in honor of the late Archie Motley in 2004. MAC selects two winners for the $750 scholarship every year to support their graduate study of archival administration degrees. The Scholarship aims to promote diversity in MAC, and the archival profession at large.

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Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students 2024 – Overview

Scholarship NameArchie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students
Application Open Date
Application DeadlineMarch 1, 2024
Winners 2
Scholarship Amount$750
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Eligibility Criteria

Follow the requirements for applying for the Program:

  • Must be African, Asian (or Pacific Islander), American Indian, or Latinx descent.
  • Must have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a four-point scale.
  • Must have enrolled in a graduate program already, or have proof of acceptance for the upcoming academic year.
  • The program must have at least three courses listed in the SAA Directory of Archival Education.

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Application Process

To apply for the program, you will have to submit your application.

  • Completed Application Form (pdf)
  • Current resume that includes education, work history, involvement in campus or community organizations, membership in professional organizations, and any honors or awards received
  • Transcript from the applicant’s most recent academic program (unofficial transcripts will be accepted)
  • Essay of not more than 500 words outlining the applicant’s interests and future goals in archival administration
  • One letter of recommendation

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Selection Process

The MAC committee will consider a completed application form, recent official transcripts, two recommendation letters, and an essay. The essay must address the applicant’s interests and hopes for their future career in archival administration in no more than 500 words.


What is the application deadline?

March 1, 2024.

What is the Scholarship amount?



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