Scholarships for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) in January 2018

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SLIG Scholarship Opportunities

Planning to attend the January 2018 SLIG? There are several scholarship opportunities available for SLIG students.

SLIG Jimmy B. Parker Scholarship

Deadline June 20, 2017

Named in honor of Jimmy B. Parker, whose legacy of service to the genealogical community covered more than 50 years, this full-tuition scholarship will be awarded to an individual who has “demonstrated commitment to genealogical excellence and community involvement”. The winner will be announced July 1st and their course of choice pre-reserved.  Full details here.

SLIG Scholarshp for First-Time Institute Attendees

Deadline June 20, 2017

This fund, opened at SLIG 2016, was created to enhance scholarship opportunities for SLIG students. Donations have been made by Maia’s Bookstore and SLIG students. More details and submission requirements may be found here.

ASG Scholar Award, American Society of Genealogists

This award provides “financial assistance for a developing scholar to attend one of five academic programs in American genealogy.” The award, which will be given in October, will apply toward a SLIG 2018 course of study. To find out more, visit their website.

AncestryProGenealogists Scholarship

Deadline TBD for SLIG 2019

Established to “foster and support professional genealogists in their ongoing development efforts”. Scholarship covers tuition and specific other expenses to attend one of the four US-based genealogical institutes.

Unfortunately, due to a lot of complicating factors, applicants won’t be aware of the courses to be offered for SLIG 2019 until after they have completed their application. For that reason, we offer the opportunity to have open dialogue with the director if needed to help you rank SLIG in order of attendance preference on your application.

You can learn more about the AncestryProGenealogists Scholarship on their website.

p.s. The SLIG Course I coordinate is Taking Your Research to the Next Level.  The SLIG 2018 dates are January 21-25. Registration opens on July 8th. Get your fingers ready to log in on that date!

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