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Subject: AIC award deadlines

AIC award deadlines

From: Jeanette Spencer <spenceraic>
Date: Monday, October 4, 1999
AIC Awards, Funds and Grants

Deadline: November 1, 1999

    *   Samuel H. Kress Conservation Publication Fellowship

    FAIC was awarded a grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation to
    implement the Samuel H. Kress Conservation Publication
    Fellowship.   The intention of the Samuel H. Kress Conservation
    Publication Fellowships is to increase the written body of
    knowledge available for the conservation field. The grants
    provide support for members of the AIC holding Professional
    Associate and Fellow status and employed full-time in
    educational and cultural institutions, regional centers, or
    private practice.  These prestigious awards allow conservation
    professionals release time from work obligations to prepare
    book-length manuscripts. Fellowships are limited to $18,000 and
    are for a one-year duration.

Deadline: November 15, 1999

    *   AIC/Heritage Preservation Joint Award for Outstanding
        Commitment to the Preservation and Care of Collections

    AIC and Heritage Preservation annually confer the joint award
    for Outstanding Commitment to the Preservation and Care of
    Collections.  This award is presented to an organization that
    has been exemplary in the importance and priority it has given
    to conservation concerns, and in the commitment it has shown to
    preservation and care of its cultural property.  The nominee
    should be a not-for-profit organization of any size responsible
    for cultural property that may include collections, historic
    sites and structures.

    *   Rutherford John Gettens Award for Outstanding Service

    The Rutherford John Gettens award is bestowed upon an AIC member
    in recognition of outstanding service to AIC.  Outstanding
    service is identified as:

        1.  Service on the board, committees, task forces, and
            working groups.

        2.  Service on the editorial board of AIC publications.

        3.  Service in Specialty Group activities i.e. officers,
            editors of publications, program chairs.

        4.  Service in public outreach activities and education of
            allied professionals.

        5.  Fund raising for AIC programs.

        6.  Promoting the importance of conservation and the work of
            AIC to national, regional and local leaders in
            government, business, media, public and private

    *   Sheldon & Caroline Keck Award

    Candidate should have a readily accepted mentoring role,
    providing advice, consultation, and motivation to beginners,
    nonacademic trainees with high craft skills, practitioners who
    wish to broaden their skills, or conservation students at all
    levels.  Candidate must be an AIC Fellow or Professional
    Associate. Candidates qualify by the following criteria:

        1.  The introduction of pre-program applicants into a
            private, regional or museum conservation laboratory to
            explain the basics of conservation procedures,
            approaches, and ethics in any specialty, including
            conservation science.

        2.  The development and supervision of internship and
            apprenticeship training in any specialty.

        3.  The instruction of students at a college or university
            in pre-program preparatory conservation program, a
            master's level program, or a doctoral program.

        4.  The development and teaching of courses and workshops.

December 15, 1999

    *   University Products Award for Distinguished Achievement in

    The University Products Award for Distinguished Achievement in
    conservation recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of
    conservation professionals who, through substantial efforts,
    have advanced the field of conservation and furthered the cause
    of conservation through public outreach and advocacy. The award
    consists of a commemorative plaque, $5,000, and up to $500 to
    help defray travel expenses to AIC's annual meeting, where the
    award is presented by University Products.

        1.  The nominee must be an AIC Fellow or Professional

        2.  The nominee must have at least 20 years of experience in
            the field of conservation.

        3.  The nominee must have made valuable contributions to the
            field through treatment projects, innovative techniques
            and inventions, research, creation of
            conservation-related programs and/or publications.

        4.  The nominee must have actively furthered the cause of
            conservation through public outreach and advocacy.

February 3, 2000

    *   Carolyn Horton Fund

    The Carolyn Horton Fund is used to support continuing education
    or training including attendance at meetings, seminars,
    workshops, and other events.  It is specifically reserved for
    assistance to current members of the AIC Book and Paper
    Specialty Group. Approximately $1,000 is available each year,
    which may be divided among qualified applicants.

    *   George Stout Memorial Fund

    The George Stout Memorial Fund is restricted to use for special
    lectures at Annual Meetings and/or financial aid to students in
    defraying their travel costs for attending professional

For further information or to receive an application for any of the
awards, funds and grants listed above, please contact the

    AIC office
    Fax: 202-452-9328
    infoaic [at] aol__com

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:23
                 Distributed: Tuesday, October 5, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-13-23-009
Received on Monday, 4 October, 1999

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