TAM is proud to offer the following scholarships for members to attend the Texas Association of Museums 2020 Annual Meeting. Providing scholarships is critical to TAM fulfilling our mission to strengthen Texas museums. Donate to the various scholarship funds today by clicking HERE.
The Glenda Morgan Scholarship Fund
For nearly 40 years the Glenda Morgan Scholarship Fund has been used to underwrite educational training costs for Texas museum professionals. The “complete package” registration scholarship is valued at $450. Interested applicants must hold a current individual TAM membership to be eligible.
The Sage Scholarship
In honor of Sandy Sage's 15 years of service to TAM, last year we established a "complete package" registration scholarship to TAM Annual Meeting in her name. The Sage Scholarship is directed to established museum professionals with 15+ years in the field. The “complete package” registration scholarship is valued at $450. Interested applicants must hold a current individual TAM membership to be eligible.
TAM Affinity Groups
Affinity Groups are small-group networks within TAM that bring members together around shared interests. Active Affinity Groups are offering scholarships to TAM 2021. Applicants must apply through the Affinity Group. For contacts, visit page at button below.
Collection Managers Committee (CMC)
(CMC) is offering one scholarship registration (level randomly selected). CMC's Application is available here.
TAM IDEA (Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, Access)
(Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, Access) is offering one scholarship registration (level randomly selected).
Art Affinity Group (AAG)
(AAG) is offering one scholarship registration (level randomly selected).
Texas Association of Museums Educators’ Committee (TAMEC)
(TAMEC) is offering one scholarship registration (level randomly selected).
Museum Emerging Leaders of Texas (MELT)
(MELT) is offering one scholarship registration (level randomly selected).
Please read below for additional and separate scholarship opportunities:
Austin Museum Partnership (AMP)
The Austin Museum Partnership (AMP) is partnering in offering scholarships to TAM 2021: Roots & Reckoning in San Antonio, TX April 10th-13th. If you are an AMP Member or your employer is a member of AMP, you are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The scholarship will cover full registration costs + $100 to be used for associated expenses. To apply, email AMP for the application (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Museum Association of Waco (MAW)
The Museum Association of Waco (MAW) offers one (1) scholarship for the registration fee including add-on events or workshops (up to $500) will be awarded for the January to June period. To qualify for the scholarship, the individual must be a staff member of an active MAW institutional member and have been at your current institution longer than 6 months. Additionally, the conference must take place within the months of January to June to be considered. Application and more details.
TO APPLY TO TAM SCHOLARSHIPS
By applying, candidates are submitted to receive registration to either Level 1 or Level 2 registration to TAM 2021. All scholarship recipients will also receive an annual individual membership with TAM. Recipients will be responsible for their travel, lodging, and incidental costs. Previous recipients are not eligible. Following the Annual Meeting scholarship recipients will be asked to fulfill specific requests such as writing a blog about their experience or evaluating their sessions. A total of X scholarships will be awarded for TAM 2021. Scholarships are made possible by the support through the listed Funds below. Application deadline has been extended to Friday, April 2nd, 2021