This blog is the place to exchange ideas, news, issues and thoughts about diversity and multiculturalism in museums. The Multicultural Initiatives Committee is a Texas Association of Museums Affinity Group.

Friday, 2 January 2009

Multiculutral Scholarships Available to attend TAM Conference!

The Texas Association of Museums is offering a limited number of full scholarships for the Annual Meeting to be awarded to minority professionals currently working in Texas museums. Applicants must be early-career and/or new to the Texas museum profession. These scholarships will include meeting registration, one workshop, one luncheon, one breakfast, and an evening event. The scholarship recipient(s) will be responsible for his or her travel, lodging, and incidental costs.

For more information on the Annual Meeting, to be held in El Paso, please visit the TAM website.

Following the meeting the recipient (s) will be asked to write an article for the TAM quarterly e-newsletter, The TAMALE, offering observations on the state of diversity in the museum profession and/or their observations on diversity based on the annual meeting.

To apply, send a resume, references, and a one-page letter stating reasons for applying for the scholarship to the TAM office. This information is to be received no later than January 30, 2009. Representatives of the MIC will assist in evaluating applications and selecting winners. Notification of the award(s) will be made by February 6, 2009

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