Board for Certification of Genealogists® Scholarship for African American Students

Board for Certification of Genealogists® Scholarship for African American Students

Board for Certification of Genealogists® Paul Edward Sluby, Sr. Scholarship for African American Students (applications due by 15 March 2021)—open to African Americans interested in attending one of five listed genealogical institutes.

Applications for scholarships for African Americans to participate in national genealogical institutes are due 15 March 2021.  Scholarships will be awarded to up to three African American students, to cover up to $1,700 of the tuition, travel, and lodging expense of attending one of five premier national institutes, including the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR). BCG will also waive its final application fee of $300 for scholarship recipients who submit portfolios of work to be considered for certification within three years of the announcement of an award.

Applicants are required to submit an essay and a sample of their genealogical research. It is anticipated that scholarship recipients will be awarded in May 2021, so that recipients can take part in institutes scheduled for 2022. Those wishing to apply should fill out the required application form and submit with supporting materials as required to [email protected]

Visit the BCG website for complete details and to download the application form.

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