Pamela H. Simpson Presenter’s Fellowship Opportunity

In memory of Pamela H. Simpson, whose commitment to mentoring young scholars touched the lives of numerous students and colleagues, the VAF Board of Directors has renamed the Annual Presenter’s Fellowships the Pamela H. Simpson Presenter’s Fellowships.   Since 1989, the VAF Board of Directors has allocated funding for financial assistance to students and young professionals presenting papers at VAF annual conferences. Awards are intended to offset conference and travel cost for students, and to attract developing scholars to the organization.   Any person presenting a paper at a VAF annual conference who is currently enrolled in a degree-granting program, or who has received a degree within one year of the annual conference and merits financial assistance, is eligible to apply. The Pamela H. Simpson Presenter’s Fellowship is a one-time award not to exceed $500. Previous awardees are not eligible to apply, even if their status has changed. Recipients of Simpson Fellowships are … [Read more...]

NCPE/NPS Spring 2015 Internships

The National Park Service and the Department of the Interior have posted a list of all available paid internships for January-May 2015. Most of the internships are located in Washington, D.C. and are 400 hours or more. Applications are due by October 24, 2014. For more information on the internships offered and how to apply, click here! … [Read more...]

Guest Speaker: Lauren Fly, Paintings Conservator

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Marstel-Day Award for Innovation in Environmental Stewardship

Have you thought of a solution to a seemingly permanent environmental issue? The Marstel-Day LLC is giving a $2500 award to support the best proposal they receive. Here's more information! … [Read more...]