The 2018 Kansas City Host Committee is pleased to offer fellowships to increase diverse participation at the AASLH Annual Meeting thanks to a generous $20,000 grant from the William T. Kemper Foundation. The scholarship is open to full-time, part-time, and volunteer staff from institutions in the region comprising Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, and Iowa. Preference will be given to people who expand the diversity of the conference in areas such as ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and organizational capacity to support the conference’s theme “Truth or Consequences.”
The scholarship will be provided to cover the Annual Meeting registration fee, additional meeting events, travel, and hotel expenses at the amount of $800 for fellows outside the Kansas City metropolitan area, and $400 within the metropolitan area. Deadline to apply is July 1.