SAA Annual Meeting Travel Grant

The Delaware Valley Archivists Group is offering grants for members to attend the Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting, to be held virtually in August 2022.

 The application is open to one in-person travel grant and four virtual conference registrations. All DVAG members in good standing are encouraged to apply

Applicants should send a completed  application form and a copy of their resume to deadline to apply is 11:59pm on Friday, June 24, 2022.

Winner(s) will be announced no later than Wednesday, June 29th, in time for the winner(s) to take advantage of early bird conference registration.

Eligibility Requirements

All DVAG members may apply. However, we are particularly interested in supporting first-time SAA attendance, early career professionals, and students. Preference may be given to those in these categories. Applicants must be DVAG members in good standing as of June 24, 2022.

As the conference is being held virtually this year, funds may only be used towards registration for the Society of American Archivists (SAA) Annual Meeting from August 2 to August 6, 2021. Funds may not be used for pre-conference programs, tours, leisure activities, or alcohol.

Requirements for Winners

The winner(s) must share an account of their conference experience. Ways to do so include, but are not limited to, writing a blog post on their experience for DVAG’s blog or live tweeting one session per day while at the conference. Submissions are due by September 1, 2022.

Additionally, the winner(s) must plan a post-conference wrap-up event with the assistance of the DVAG Planning Committee.

Winner(s) must submit expense receipts to DVAG’s Treasurer by September 1, 2022 and will get reimbursed (rather than receiving a check outright). Given the limited funds, we encourage the winners to take advantage of early bird registration, which ends on July 23, 2021.

Grant recipients of the virtual registration will be compensated for full registration price. The recipient of the on-site conference registration will be compensated $750 for travel, registration, and boarding. Grant recipients and their award amounts will be decided based on need, institutional support, and the importance of this conference to their professional development.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to

SAA Grant Committee Members

Beaudry Allen

Kate Fitz-Henry

Shaun Kirkpatrick

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