Grants and Travel Stipends

The Association of Midwest Museums and Wisconsin Federation of Museums
Joint Virtual Conference, November 1-5, 2021

2021 Conference Stipends

The Midwest Registrars Committee is offering 9 stipends for members to attend the Association of Midwest Museums and Wisconsin Federation of Museums Joint Virtual Conference from November 1-5, 2021. A total of 6 stipends of $100 each will be offered to cover the full virtual conference registration and 3 stipends of $50 each will be offered to cover full registration for students/furloughed museum workers, breakout session library access only, or half of the fees for the full conference.

Applicants must be active members of the Midwest Registrars Committee and work or attend college in the Midwest region. Selections will be based on the materials submitted to the Travel Stipend Committee. The recipients attending the full conference will attend the MRC virtual business meeting during the conference, and all recipients will write one article for the MRC Courier about a session at the conference.

Please note that applicants awarded the MRC Travel stipend between 2017-2019 will not be considered.

To apply, complete the application and attach the required additional information. Application deadline is October 1, 2021. Recipients will be announced by October 15, 2021.

Download the application here:
MRC Travel Stipend Application (WordDoc)
MRC Travel Stipend Application (PDF)

Application forms will be accepted through October 1, 2021.
Please send your completed applications or any questions to:

Leslie Ory Lewelle, lory@artsmia.org

OR:

Leslie Ory Lewellen, Registrar for Collections
Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 Third Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN  55404 

Please feel free to forward this announcement on to other registrars in your area! Recipients must be current voting MRC members, but applicants may join MRC when they apply.