ARMA International Educational Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

The ARMA International Educational Foundation is proud to announce that the number of scholarships that are available to second year graduate students in information management programs has increased. This year we be awarding up to a total of eight $3,000 scholarships. Please pass the information on to students who might be interested.

Thank you,
Pam Duane, CRM
Vice Chairman, AIEF

ARMA International Educational Foundation (AIEF) 2013 Graduate Level
Scholarship

The ARMA International Educational Foundation (AIEF) has established three scholarship programs to encourage development of the international records and information management community with an appropriately educated records and information management workforce.

GRADUATE LEVEL SCHOLARSHIPS

ARMA INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Six scholarships of $3000 are awarded annually, in the summer, to a full-time students entering the second year of a graduate records and information management program or equivalent library science or archival studies program which contains a significant number of records management and information courses at a recognized university or a college leading to a Masters or Doctorate degree or equivalent.

LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

One scholarship of $3,000 is awarded in the summer of 2013 to a full-time student entering the second year of a graduate records and information management program or equivalent library science or archival studies program which contains a significant number of records management and information courses at a recognized university or a college leading to a Masters or Doctorate degree or equivalent. Funding for this award is provided by leaders of ARMA International.

RITA HOLT EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

One scholarship of $3,000 will be awarded in 2013 to a full-time student entering the second year of a graduate records and information management program or equivalent library science or archival studies program which contains a significant number of records management and information courses at a recognized university or college leading to a Master's or Doctorate degree or equivalent. Funding for this award is provided by the Greater Washington DC Chapter of ARMA International in recognition of Rita Holt, a pioneer in the field who inspired many to become leaders in the profession through education.

Eligibility and Application Process

Application Requirements:

  1. Completed application form.
  2. Provide evidence of the intention to continue with the second year of such a program
  3. Submit an outline of the courses and related papers completed in the first year
  4. Submit evidence of being a member in good standing of ARMA International or another nationally or internationally recognized information management association
  5. Provide evidence of having attained a grade average of 80% or a B average or higher in the first year of their graduate degree program as indicated by the submission of an official transcript
  6. Prepare a 1000 or more word research essay which thoroughly explores an aspect of records and information management studies. If deemed appropriate by the AIEF, further agrees to allow the AIEF to publish the essay
  7. Agree to the terms and conditions of the Scholarship
  8. Submit one hard copy of a letter of application, the documentation indicated above and three letters of reference from individuals able to comment on the applicant's academic performance, involvement or interest in the records and information management community and leadership abilities
  9. Applications are due by June 30, 2013 and are to be submitted to:
    Preston W. Shimer, FAI
    Foundation Administrator
    ARMA International Educational Foundation
    1609 Terrie Drive
    Pittsburgh PA 15241
    USA

For further information, visit the Foundation Website http://www.armaedfoundation.org/.

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