2014 Conference Scholarship for Students

treestone Indiana2STUDENTS: Have you been doing research on gravestones, cemeteries, or a closely related topic?  Would you like an opportunity to attend the next Association for Gravestone Studies Conference and Annual Meeting as a guest of AGS?  Enter the AGS Student Scholarship Competition.

The next AGS Conference will be held at Franklin College in Franklin, Indiana, June 17-22, 2014. 

Requirements: The applicant must be a graduate or undergraduate student at an accredited college or university, as well as a member of the Association for Gravestone Studies. A student membership is just $25 per year and includes the next published issue of Markers, four issues of the AGS Quarterly, and more. 

Application: Each applicant should submit a proposal for a twenty-minute presentation: a scholarly paper suitable for delivery at an academic conference, or a report of comparable quality on an on-going research project, to be presented at the Friday evening lecture session, June 20, 2014.  PowerPoint is the preferred presentation medium.  

Each entry should include the title, a summary or abstract and a PDF of the PowerPoint program, as well as a letter of recommendation from an academic adviser.  Your entry should consist of a cover letter, with attachments, emailed to Bob Drinkwater c/o This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The award will cover registration and activities fees, plus room and board for the full conference (about $525) and will include a cash prize of $200, which will be presented at the conference.

Deadline: March 31, 2014 

Address all questions to Bob Drinkwater, Scholarship Committee Chair, c/o This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Association for Gravestone Studies
Greenfield Corporate Center
101 Munson Street - Suite 108
Greenfield, MA 01301

413.772.0836 | info@gravestonestudies.org

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