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2021 TAM and HT Scholarships Available

TN Association of Museums Scholarships

Deadline:  Friday, February 19, 2021

The Tennessee Association of Museums is pleased to announce our scholarship program for the 2021 Annual TAM conference.  

The Tennessee Association of Museums is offering scholarships to attend the 2021 Virtual Annual TAM Meeting.  These scholarships include conference registration and all virtual events associated with the conference.  

We are inviting any student, emerging museum professional or museum staff who is experiencing financial hardship due to the covid pandemic to apply. 

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter, explaining why you want to attend the conference and what you hope to gain to Debbie Shaw, TAM State Coordinator, at tnmuseums@gmail.com.  Please type 2021 TAM Scholarship in the subject line.  If you have any questions, please call Debbie Shaw at 615-495-3354.

Get an insider's look at the opportunities available at the Annual TAM conference from some of our former TAM Scholarship winners.  Click the link in their names to read about their TAM experience:

2019 TAM Scholarship winners:

Joseph Gamble - 2019 East TN Winner

Susan Holcraft - 2019 Middle TN Winner

Paige Brevick - 2019 West TN Winner

2019 TAM Scholarship winners with TAM Board Members

(L-R) Brooke Mundy, Melina Ludwig, Susan Holcraft, Paige Brevick, Joseph Gamble and Bethany Hawkins

2018 TAM Scholarship winners:

Rebecca H. P'Simer - 2018 East TN Winner

Ryan Baker - 2018 Middle TN Winner

Brooke Garcia - 2018 West TN Winner

2018 TAM Scholarship winners with TAM Board Members

(L-R) Brooke Mundy, Terri Jordan, Brooke Garcia, Rebecca H. P'Simer, Brad Kavan, Ryan Baker and Rene Rodgers

Humanities Tennessee


Deadline:  Monday, March 1, 2021

Humanities Tennessee announces the 2021 Tennessee Association of Museums (TAM) Conference scholarships.  TAM will hold the conference virtually March 17-19, 2021. Our scholarships cover the conference registration and an annual institutional membership fee, and are available to volunteers without museum-related backgrounds working for nonprofit museums with no paid, professional staff.

To receive an online application form, contact melissa@humtn.org.  The submission deadline is March 1, 2021.

2017 TAM Scholarship Winners:

Hannah Rexrode - 2017 East TN Winner

Bethany Caldwell - 2017 Middle TN Winner

Gabriel Short - 2017 West TN Winner

2018 TAM Scholarship winners with TAM Board Members

(L-R) Tracy Lauritzen-Wright, Hannah Rexrode, Bethany Caldwell, Gabriel Short and Brooke Mundy

PO Box 330984   Nashville, TN 37203   (615) 495-3354   tnmuseums@gmail.com

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