AncestryProGenealogists is receiving applications for scholarships to four genealogical institutes: Genealogical Institute on Federal Records (Gen-Fed), Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), Institute on Genealogical and Historical Research (IGHR), and Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). One scholarship is available for each institutes, and includes tuition, round-trip transportation, and hotel.
“The scholarships will be awarded to qualified applicants who demonstrate a commitment to genealogy as a profession, a desire for professional development, and the ability to communicate that commitment in writing,” according to the website. Though the scholarships focus on genealogy as a profession, “aspiring or practicing professional genealogists” will be considered.
Applications are due electronically by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 31, 2016, or postmarked by December 31, 2016 and received by January 5, 2017. For more information, visit their website or email firstname.lastname@example.org.