Scholarship Opportunity – F. Gerald Ham and Elsie Ham
Submission Deadline - February 28, 2024 at 11:59 PM CST (Midnight)


Published: January 15, 2024 by Andy Wiegert

In January 1998, SAA Fellow, past president, and long-time member F. Gerald Ham and his wife Elsie established the F. Gerald Ham and Elsie Ham Scholarship Fund. The purpose of the fund, endowed in 2008, is to provide financial support to graduate students in a professional archival studies program. Criteria for selection of the award recipient includes the applicant’s past performance in her/his graduate program in archival studies as well as a faculty member’s assessment of the student’s prospects for contributing to the archives profession. Selection will be made based on merit.

A scholarship of $10,000. Also included is complimentary registration to the SAA Annual Meeting in the year in which the scholarship is received. The scholarship funds must be paid to the student’s academic institution.

Here is a link to the full text on the SAA page -

Here is a direct link to the application -



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