AncestryProGenealogists genealogical institute scholarships available

Ancestry ProGenealogists Scholarship Program
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 scholarships@ancestry.com.

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