Specialty Group Grants and Scholarships

FAIC administers grants and scholarships for some of AIC's Specialty Groups. Funding is available to individuals participating in professional development activities or projects.

Electronic Media Group (EMG) Grant to Attend AIC Annual Meeting


EMG offers scholarships to help EMG members defray costs to attend the AIC Annual Meeting. The grant prioritizes students, recent graduates and members who are presenting at the Annual Meeting. However, the application is open to all EMG members. Awards will be given at the discretion of the EMG scholarship committee based on available funds. Deadline for receipt of applications is December 15.

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Objects Specialty Group (OSG) Grant to Attend AIC Annual Meeting


OSG offers scholarships of $500 to help defray costs for OSG members to attend the AIC Annual Meeting. The grant prioritizes students, recent graduates and members who are presenting at the Annual Meeting. However, the application is open to all OSG members. Deadline for receipt of applications is December 15.

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Photographic Materials Group (PMG) Professional Development Stipend


The PMG Professional Development Stipend was established in order to encourage PMG members to pursue research, publication, or other projects that advance and support the field of photograph conservation. Individual stipends are awarded in amounts up to $1,200. Deadlines for receipt of applications are March 15 and October 15.

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Wooden Artifacts Group (WAG) Scholarship Fund


WAG created this scholarship fund to promote accessibility to the field of wooden artifact conservation and encourage growth within the Wooden Artifact Specialty Group. This fund is available to financially supplement internships and educational experiences in the field of wooden artifact conservation, and targets pre-program interns and emerging conservation professionals. Deadline for receipt of applications is March 1.

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