[78-L] ARSC Conference Grants 2021: Deadline Reminder

Bill Klinger klinger at modex.com.invalid
Fri Jan 8 16:55:01 PST 2021

The Outreach Committee of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections
(ARSC) posts the following message.


Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is now accepting applications
for ARSC Conference Grants for the 55th Annual Conference, to be held
virtually, May 13-15, 2021.

The grants are designed to:
-- encourage ARSC members and non-members to attend their first ARSC
-- reach out to college students and professionals in the early stages of
their careers
-- promote mentoring and professional development opportunities
-- advance scholarly research and publication, and
-- support ARSC members who desire to participate more actively in the

The ARSC Conference Grants Committee will use a portion of the grant funds
to specifically enable BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) and
LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Intersex,
Asexual) people to attend their first ARSC conference. Persons who do not
identify as BIPOC or LGBTQIA are encouraged to apply for the Conference
Grants, as well.

Grant recipients are awarded:
-- complimentary registration for the entire ARSC Annual Conference, to be
held online in 2021, and
-- gratis registration for the Pre-Conference Workshops, also to be held
online in 2021.

All applications and supporting materials must be received by January 15,

For more information, visit:
or e-mail David R. Lewis, ARSC Conference Grants Committee Chair :
arsc.travel.grants at gmail.com 

The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is a nonprofit organization
dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings -- in all genres
of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods. ARSC is unique in
bringing together private individuals and institutional professionals --
everyone with a serious interest in recorded sound.


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